Culinary Events and Food & Wine Festivals

These posts are as of February 2019. For older posts please use “Search”

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 dave@phxfest.com 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