Strong Beer Festival tickets go on sale Black Friday

Once you wake up from your turkey coma on Black Friday make your way down to Arizona Craft Brewers Guild’s Tempe office as tickets for the Strong Beer Festival go on sale. Other locations around Arizona will also offer the best prices for the February 8th festival before they increase December 3rd.

“The only gift better than tickets to the Arizona Strong Beer Festival is tickets that come with a Festival t-shirt or hat,” says Rob Fullmer, Executive Director of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild. “Locals can visit the Guild office on Black Friday for the best ticket prices in town plus Arizona Strong Beer Festival and Arizona Beer Week swag you won’t find anywhere else.”

This year’s festival marks its 20th anniversary and brewers will collaborate on special beers for the festival. The festival is part of the annual Arizona Beer Week from February 6th – 16th with over 200 events planned.

Strong Beer Festival tickets on sale

The Guild’s office at 201 E. Southern Ave. #109 will be selling tickets from 8 a.m. -1 p.m. starting at $40.  Discounted tickets, with no online fees, will be available at the following locations from Black Friday, Nov. 29 through Mon., Dec. 2: 8-bit Aleworks, 12 West Brewing Co., Arizona Wilderness, Bone Haus Brewing Co., Brewers Connections, Front Pourch Brewing Co., Growlers USA – High Street, Hungry Monk, Huss Brewing Co., Lumberyard Brewing Co., Oro Brewing Co., Tap & Bottle, and Throne Brewing Co.

General admission tickets are $40 then go up to $64.33 on Tues. Limited amounts of VIP tickets (in person only) are $70 then $85.22 next week. VIP tickets include a food voucher, access to VIP area, a private restroom and access to specialty beers. New this year is Super VIP tickets which are $90 then $106.51. Included are all the above plus Friday wristband pick up, express entry and entry to the Brewer’s reception on Sunday.

“You have to act fast if you want to score tickets to the best beer festival of the year, especially with this year’s added collaborations” says Fullmer. “Our VIP tickets typically sell out well before the new year.”

A complete line-up of brewers, entertainment and food will be available soon at http://arizonabeerweek.com/arizona-strong-beer-festival/. You can also purchase tickets at the link.

The festival will be at Steele Indian School Park at 300 E. Indian School Rd. in Phoenix from 1 – 5 p.m.

Black Friday restaurant deals around the Phoenix area

2 weeks from today the madness that is Black Friday (Nov. 25th) will be here. Retailers aren’t the only one offering the deals, many of your favorite restaurants around the Phoenix area are offering deals to those that prefer to eat and drink than shop. Below is a list of where to find the restaurant deals around the Phoenix area and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Scottsdale.

Ticoz Latino Kitchen

All day on Black Friday November 25, Ticoz Latin Kitchen will offer 1/2 off appetizers and “Weary Shopper Sangria” for 1/2 off. Additionally, their Corona, Corona Lite and Imperial beers by the bottle will be 1/2 off all day.

5114 North 7th Street. More information available online at www.ticozaz.com or by calling 602-200-0160.

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Eklectic Pie – 2 locations

Buy one 11 inch pizza, get one free. (limit one per person, may not be combined with other offers)

PLUS by four, $10 gift cards, get one $10 gift card free

Both locations open daily at 11:00 a.m.

eklecticpie.com

Eklectic Pie Mesa

1859 South Stapley Drive

480-207-1613

Eklectic Pie Chandler

2990 East Germann Road

480-855-7342

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El Palacio

Enjoy special offers including half off gift cards, $3 margaritas and $4 Fire & Rice (drink made with rumchata and fireball whiskey)!

El Palacio

2950 E Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85249

(480) 802-5770

http://www.epfamilyrestaurants.com

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Drexyl Modern American Restaurant

Enjoy happy hour all day on Black Friday.

Drexyl

8877 North Scottsdale Road

480-840-1861

http://drexylusa.com

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Tavern Americana

Celebrate Black Friday, November 25th with a gift card special. Buy $100 in gift cards and get $25 extra!

Tavern Americana

20469 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale

(480) 502-6740

http://urbantaverngroup.com/tavernamericana/

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The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s

All Day Happy Hour!

20% Off All Local Retail (THE MARKET IS A PROUD MEMBER OF LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA)

Black Friday Power Lunch $24.99 11am – 5pm

First Course

Butternut Squash Bisque

Second Course

choice of

Cuban Sandwich

Bolognese

Chicken

Sweet

choice of

Bread Pudding

Chocolate Mousse

Plus, a glass of house wine

The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s

3603 E. Indian School Rd., Ste A

Phoenix, AZ 85018

602-579-5327

themarketphx.com

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SCOTTSDAZZLE

Christmas Tree Lighting, Soleri Bridge: 5:30 p.m., November 25, sweet treats and cocoa will be offered, live music and more! Mayor Jim Lane and members of the Scottsdale City Council will be on hand to light the one-of-a kind to Arizona tree, imported from Italy. The tree boasts over one million customizable lighting options and will glow nightly on the Soleri Bridge.

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Marcellino Ristorante

Marcellino Ristorante will offer their “lite bites and sips” menu from 12 noon until close on Friday, November 25.  (menu is normally offered from 4 pm – 6 pm) The Lite Bites menu includes appetizers and drinks ranging from $6-$10.

Marcellino Ristorante

7114 E Stetson Drive

Scottsdale

480-990-9500

www.MarcellinoRistorante.com

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WINK 24:

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend and Black Friday at Wink 24.  Wednesday, Nov 23 and Friday Nov 25, Purchase a single serving bottle of Tattinger Champagne and second bottle is a penny!

Biltmore Fashion Park

2502 E. Camelback Road

Phoenix, 85016

602-954-5278

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