Culinary Events, Festivals & Fundraisers

These posts are as of February 2019.

Foodstock 2024 to host over 50 food trucks at Peoria Sports Complex

Arizona Poke Wars to bring out 7 competitors

Get Fried on 420 in downtown Phoenix

Laveen BBQ returns for its 72nd year

Nom Nom Events has 4 food festivals coming up

The Southwest Cajun Fest returns to Chandler for another year

The Arizona Salsa Fest coming to State Farm Stadium in March

The Downtown Chandler Barbeque Festival returns for a 2nd yearThe Tomaso Maggiore Culinary Arts Foundation collecting pans

Spirits of Mexico Cultural & Tourism Festival is this weekend

Tickets to go on sale for the 15th annual Devour Culinary Classic

Westin Kierland Resort hosts OktoberWest this Saturday night

The 8th Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival is a month away

The Scottsdale Taste of Italy coming to Scottsdale Stadium

Dining for Dreams dinner features 5 food entrepreneurs

BETMGM partners with Four Peaks for Oktoberfest

Downtown Mesa BBQ Classic to award $10,000 to winners

Sedona Winefest returns for its 14th year in September

German beer, food and culture are celebrated at Oktoberfest

“Baseball for Babbo” fundraiser honors restaurant’s founder

Taco Fest Phx comes to downtown Phoenix this Saturday

Festvin 2023, a 4-day wine festival returns to the Wrigley Mansion

The Shop Beer Co. hosts ina Good Fest on May 13th

Cottonwood to host 6th Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival

The Original Taste celebrates 50 years this weekend

FnB host’s Blue Watermelon Project night of food & wine fundraiser

Arizona Wine Month is here and the Grand Festival is weeks away

The Camp Verde Wine & Pecan Festival is back for its 22nd year

“Little Italy” comes back to Phoenix and first event Sun City

Breweries host The Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque and Bands Festival

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild hosts the return of the Arizona Strong Beer Festival

Crowd funding is getting popular for local concepts

Tickets on sale for Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival

Four Peaks Oktoberfest coming to Tempe Beach Park

Mystical Pizza Festival launches this weekend in Sedona

Scottsdale’s Taste of Italy arrives in October

7th Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival returning to Downtown Phoenix

The return of Phoenix Vegan Restaurant Week in September

Sour & Sweet Beer Fest coming to Scottsdale in August

Bell Bank Park is the new home of the Arizona Taco Festival

Puppies and Pancakes at Daily Dose on June 25th

Queen Creek Olive Mill hosting Tavolo dinner

Culver’s “From Wisconsin With Love” Food Truck stopping at Phoenix Zoo

Tempe Beach Park is the place to be for Foodie Fri-YAY in May

Arizona Tiki Oasis 2022 returning to Scottsdale

Project Roots AZ “Taste of the Garden” to feature locally grown food

Camelback Inn to host a Winemaker Weekend with Paul Hobbs

Tap into Mesa brings blues, brews & food festival to downtown Mesa

KNIX BBQ & Beer Festival expands to Tumbleweed Park in March

Wines to flow at the 4th annual Verde Valley Wine Festival

Chefs Rochelle Daniel & Samantha Sanz headline James Beard dinner

The FRIED French Fry Festival returns to downtown Phoenix

Downtown Camp Verde is the place to be for pecans & wine in March

A double header of food festivals coming February 5th & 6th

Forty8 Live! and Angry Crab Shack team up for Cajun festival

Arizona wineries pouring at 9th Annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival

The Metro Phoenix Night Market to showcase over 12 Asian food vendors

AZ Women in Food Collaborative Dinner is next week

Robert Irvine fundraiser at Sanctuary Resort to benefit military members

Local First Arizona announces the return of “Devour at Home” in 2022

“In the Lane” holiday cocktail event celebrates the spirit(s) of the season

Blue Watermelon Project connects chefs & farmers with students

Italian Association of Arizona brings a taste of Italy to Scottsdale

T-Mobile presents the 6th Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival

Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival returns

San Francisco chefs coming to Phoenix for cannabis infused dinner

Fab Chef’s Table offers gourmet food delivery service

Phoenix Vegan Restaurant Week launches mid-September

Mark Tarbell to host 7th Harvest Moon Feast to benefit C-CAP

The Arizona Taco Festival is coming back for its 11th year

Honeybee Events & The Herb Box invite you to Summer & Wine dinner

The Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival safely returning next weekend

Chef Aaron May hosts celebrity chef friends for Big Boy Cook Club launch

Guy Fieri is bringing his Flavortown feast to Phoenix

JBF Women of AZ collaborate on creative meals for a limited time

Devour at Home, a virtual Devour Culinary Classic coming February

Dough Riders Wood Fired Pizza Co. rises out of pandemic

Alice Cooper’s non-profit & Ailoi Burgers team up for teen burger contest

Food trucks battle for “Best “Slider” at Slider Throwdown

Momma’s Organic Market adds 2 new farmer’s market locations

September brings the return of Arizona Restaurant Week

2020 Arizona Food & Farm Forum hopes to go off as scheduled April 28th & 29th

Surprise to host inaugural Rib Fest Showdown in April. April 25th & 26th Postponed, no new date set!

Uncorked: AZ returning to Scottsdale for its third year April 18th 2020

Epicuriad 2020 has 15 chefs cooking for children’s brain tumor research May 2nd

The largest BBQ event west of Texas moves to Tumbleweed Park March 28th Postponed, no new date yet!

New restaurants join the line-up for Arizona Restaurant Week May 15th -24th

Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival is back March 21st and 22nd

Sour Beer and Cider festival coming to the Gem City March 21st Rescheduled for October 24th. Purchase tickets good then. Details to come.

Billy Ray Cyrus and award winning chefs headline Sunset Sessions March 13 & 14th 2020. Concerts and culinary festival cancelled, car auction to go on as planned.

Bao down at the upcoming Arizona Bao & Dumpling Festival March 21st- Postponed, no date set.

Bulleit Bourbon to again throw Derby Day party at Turf Paradise May 2nd Cancelled!!

Verde Valley Wine Festival is back for its 5th year Mother’s Day weekend May 9th 2020. Re-scheduled to Nov. 6th & 7th

Founders Food Fest part of LPGA Founders Cup festivities March 21st & 22nd

Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival back for its 7th year

Devour the World kicks off Devour Week 2020 in Peoria

Gilbert Pizza Festival slices up crave worthy food for first annual event March 21st. Tentatively postponed until April 25. Tickets to be valid then. Those wanting a refund can email until March 21st. Check back to details.

KMLE Country Chili, Bourbon & Beer Festival brings the heat

Top Chef John Tesar coming to 2020 Nirvana Food & Wine Festival April 16th-19th 2020. Postponed until Fall, stay tuned for details.

French fries and live music return to the FRIED Festival April 18th Postponed!

The Arizona Native Edible Experience is coming to Scottsdale

The Angry Crab Shack Southwest Cajun Fest returns for its 6th year

Local chefs on board for RS Gala for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

The Pressroom to host Nom Nom Noodles Festival.

Donuts and pizza are in good supply this weekend in downtown Phoenix

Fried Chicken & Beer at the 1st annual Chimac Festival

Dia de los Muertos 4 day celebration at Ghett’ Yo’ Taco

Dish It Out to raise money to fight childhood hunger

Polo, Champagne and French Fries make for an interesting trio

Save the date: 2019 Slider Throwdown is returning to Kierland Commons

Hance Park Conservancy hosts 4th Annual Noche en Blanco

Brie and Nikki Bella pair their wines at Hearth ’61 cuisine

Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest returns to Civic Space Park

Chef Vincent Guerithault gets “Toast & Roast”ed for 50 years in the kitchen

The 9th annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival set for Aug. 22 -25

Tickets are on sale for the Phoenix Pizza Festival in downtown Phoenix

Downtown Chandler gettin’ ready to host 8th Annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest

Downtown Tempe Brunch Crawl is back with more restaurants

Mark your calendars for 2019 Fall Arizona Restaurant Week

Crow’s Dairy and Deep Sky Vineyard tasting at Farmboy Market

James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” stops in Phoenix

6th annual Tilted Earth Music & Wine Festival returns to Verde Valley

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa offers Winemaker Dinner Series

Bulleit Bourbon hosts Kentucky Derby party at Turf Paradise

Festival in the Pines makes its return to Flagstaff after 10 years

Rune Wines & Farmboy pair up for “Blue Zones” pop-up dinner

Get fried on 4/20 at Fried: French Fry & Music Festival

My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge returns April 13th

Nirvana Food & Wine Festival grows to five exciting days

“Smoked” to feature locals chefs & cocktails at unique food event


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