Event Information


The 35th Annual My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge is a local festival featuring the #1 condiment in the U.S. – Salsa! This annual culinary competition features over one hundred freshly made salsas and professional “chefs” will compete for the judge’s vote while attendees enjoy all the chips and salsa they can eat! The Salsa Challenge proudly features restaurants, businesses and individuals competing to make the best tasting salsa in their category. More than 10,000 people are expected to come and taste freshly made salsas, listen to live music, enjoy margaritas, cold beers, and vote for their favorite salsa chef.

My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge is the largest annual fundraiser for the Arizona Hemophilia Association.  The Arizona Hemophilia Association is a volunteer-based 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with inherited bleeding disorders, while advocating for a cure.

2019 Salsa Challenge:

Saturday, April 13, 2019
10:00am – 6:00pm


Sloan Park – the Chicago Cubs Spring Training Facility
2330 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201



Ticket Prices:
From Open until Feb 28th | $5.00
From 3/1 until 3/17 | $10.00
From 3/18 until 4/12 | $12.00
Day of the Event | $15.00

Salsa Competition


Jose Cuervo Margarita Mix-Off
Kids can also enjoy a day of fun at the event’s KidZone, featuring interactive activities for the entire family including multiple bounce houses, inflatable obstacle course and more.

Still have questions about the Salsa Challenge? Call us at (602) 955-3947 or Contact Us today!