The group behind the Best Memphis Burger Fest is behind a new signature food event, the 901 Popper Throwdown, happening at High Cotton Brewing Co. The free, family-friendly event will feature jalapeño popper cook-offs, a jalapeño eating competition, live music, and High Cotton brews. Food samples will be provided at the team’s discretion in exchange for donations. Besides popper festivities, attendees can enjoy a Grateful Dead tribute from Hiway Hi-fi at the Jack Pirtle’s Chicken stage as well as an area for family-fun activities such as face painting, Henna artists, a game truck, sidewalk chalk and more. Proceeds from 901 Popper Throwdown benefit Memphis Pets Alive

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 (rain or shine)

Time: Noon – 7 pm

Where: High Cotton Brewing Co., 598 Monroe Avenue

Admission: FREE

Concessions: Food samples may be provided at the teams’ discretion. No coolers or outside beverages are permitted and are subject to forfeit the event entrances. EVERYONE BUYING BEER WILL BE CARDED!

Can I compete in a cooking competition?  Yes, download a Cooking Competition Entry Packet

PROHIBITED ITEMS:
No instruments
No weapons or firearms of any kind
No back packs or duffel bags
No camel packs or bota bags
No glass containers
No outside food/beverage unless approved at the gate
No coolers
No pets with the exception of service animals
No drones

By and photo credit: jalapenothrowdown.com