Chocolate & Wine Experience

Friday, January 27

Treat your taste buds and your charitable side to the most decadent event of the year celebrating two of life’s sweetest indulgences.

$60 GENERAL ADMISSION

Includes unlimited bites and 12 drink samples
Buy 10 tickets, Get 2 Free!

$75 EARLY ENTRANCE
SOLD OUT

Enter into the event one hour early to have the first sips and bites of the night

TO EAT

Aioli Burger
Evo
Mr. Nelson's Cookies
Nothing Bundt Cakes
NutWhats
Posting Wine Cafe
Salted Serenity Sweets
Stone Grindz
Talking Stick Resort
XO Confections
Yancey's Fancy
Zak's Chocolate

TO DRINK

Angels & Cowboys
Aridus Wine Company
Attilio Ghisolfi
Cannonball Wine Company
Farm Collective Napa Valley
Georges Duboeuf
Grand Canyon Brewing
Ironstone Vineyards
Klinker Brick Winery
LL Cellar 433
Lovely Rita
New Age Wine
Pillsbury Wine Company
Quinta do Vallado
Quintessential Wines
SanTan Brewing Company
Su Vino Winery
The Armanetti Group
Vina Eguia

 

LIVE MUSIC

 

THE WALKENS

The Walkens  are  Arizona’s  premier  corporate event and wedding  band.  They  perform  over 100 events  a  year for  clients  such as  the  Arizona Diamondbacks,  Seattle  Seahawks, Fox,  PayPal  and  more. They  have  shared the  stage   or  opened  for  national  acts  like  the  Gin  Blossoms, Tonic, Trapt,  Darius Rucker,  Collective  Soul  and more!

SPONSORS

AZ Foodie
FIJI - official water
Fotobot
Lyft
Pinspiration
Tremaine Ranch - decor sponsor
Yelp

SPECIAL THANKS

Chocolate Tour of Scottsdale
Elite Restaurants
The Saguaro Scottsdale

TO EXPERIENCE

GET CRAFTY

Make your own wine cork ornament or key chain courtesy of Pinspiration

LEARN

Learn about the process of chocolate making

POSE

Snap a photo in our Photo Booth!

LISTEN

Live Music by The Walkens

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PAINT

Painting with chocolate

GUESS

Guess the correct number of chocolates to win Festival tickets

WIN

Enter for your chance to win a Chocolate Tour of Scottsdale and other great prizes!

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POSTCARD STATION

Send a postcard to a friend/family member. Don’t worry – we’ll handle the postage!

Get Toasting!

Grab a marshmallow and an open flame at the S’mores bar courtesy of the Saguaro Scottsdale

WHEN & WHERE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

7:00-8:00PM Early Entrance
8:00-11:00PM General Admission

SAGUARO SCOTTSDALE

4000 N Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Saguaro Scottsdale

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do I get with my ticket?

Tickets to the Chocolate & Wine Experience are all-inclusive. Your tickets gets you drink samples, unlimited food samples, and access to all event experiences.

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Tickets will be sold at the door for an elevated price and according to availability. In years past, this has been a sell-out event, so we always encourage you to purchase tickets in advance. 

Will this event be indoors/outdoors?

The event will be both indoors and outdoors.

What is the dress code?

The dress code for the evening will be cocktail attire (dress to impress!)

What charities does this event support? 

The host organization, Scottsdale League for the Arts (SLA), is a nonprofit that raises money for local arts and arts education programs. 100% of net proceeds raised at events goes directly back to the community through the SLA’s annual grants program. To view a list of this year’s recipients, click here.

Is my ticket tax deductible? 

The tax deductible amount of your ticket purchase is limited to the excess of the amount contributed over the fair market value of the ticket less any associated taxes and fees paid. You should work with your tax professional to determine the tax deductible amount (if any).

Where can I park?

Valet parking is available. There is also a lot located on the Southwest side of the hotel.

Do I have to be 21 or over to attend this event?

Yes, no one under the age of 21 is permitted to attend this event. All IDs will be checked prior to entrance. 

How can I learn more about becoming a vendor?

If you would like to learn more about becoming a vendor at this or any other events, please contact:
Lindsey Mackney
Event Manager & Marketing Specialist
lmackney@scottsdaleculinaryfestival.org