Scottsdale Culinary Festival
Saturday, April 8 | 12-9PM & Sunday, April 9 | 12-6PM
The Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend provides the opportunity to taste as many foods from as many restaurants as your stomach will allow on acres of park bliss.
We encourage all of our attendees to please drink responsibly.
*Due to the high number of expected attendees, lawn chairs will not be permitted.*
$12 ONLINE | $15 DOOR
Tickets include admission into the Festival, access to specialty areas (except the beer garden), and live music. Food and beverage sold separately. All ages welcome. 12 and under FREE.
$150 SATURDAY | $125 SUNDAY
Tickets include everything in general admission plus premiere entertainment viewing, catered food inside the VIP tent, complimentary drinks throughout the grounds, exclusive demo seating, and access to the beer garden. MUST BE 21+.
$42 ONLINE | $45 DOOR
Tickets include everything in general admission plus 20, 4-oz beer samples and a souvenir tasting mug. Food sold separately. MUST BE 21+.
WHAT TO EAT
PLEASE SEE LIST BELOW OF RESTAURANTS OFFERING GLUTEN FREE, VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN OPTIONS **MAKE SURE TO GRAB AN EVENT MAP TO SEE WHERE EACH RESTAURANT IS LOCATED
GF = GLUTEN FREE | V = VEGETARIAN | V+ = VEGAN
Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q GF, V
Squid Ink Sushi V
Lulu’s Sorbetto GF, V, V+
Marigold Maison GF, V, V+
Pita Jungle GF, V, V+
DC’s Smokin BBQ V
Beignet Babe V
Sonata’s Restaurant GF
Honey Bear’s BBQ GF, V
Angelo’s Italian Ice V, V+
Pork on a Fork V
Aioli Gourmet Burgers GF, V, V+
Bourbon Jacks V
Jamba Juice GF, V
The Crepe Club GF, V
Nina’s Concessions V
Paula Jacqueline Cakes and Pastries V
Spinato’s Pizzeria V
The Neighborhood Treatery GF, V
Two Brother’s Tap House V
Tukee’s Tamales GF, V
Merkin Vineyards Osteria V
Bodega 13 GF, V
SAT 12-9 | SUN 12-6
PRIVATE CABANA SEATING Want an more private experience? Private cabana seating is available for groups with all the perks of VIP tickets plus your own private lounge space. Treat your family, friends or clients to this exclusive opportunity. Limited cabanas available. MUST BE 21+.
VIP AT THE FESTIVAL
SAT 12-9 | SUN 12-6
VIP TENT Tickets include everything in general admission plus premiere entertainment viewing, catered food inside the VIP tent, complimentary drinks throughout the grounds, exclusive demo seating, and access to the beer garden. MUST BE 21+.
SAT 12-6 | SUN 12-6
New to the Scottsdale Culinary Festival in 2017, the Festival’s Local Lounge presented by Hensley Beverage Co. will showcase local wineries, spirits, and craft beer from around the state of Arizona. Must be 21+.
SAT 12-7 | SUN 12-6
The beer garden presented by Four Peaks Brewing Company gathers 200 specialty beers and some of your favorite local establishments to create a party unto itself. Talk to craft brewers and distributors as you enjoy superior sights, sounds and suds. Tickets get you admission into the Festival, 20 four oz. beer samples, and a souvenir tasting mug. MUST BE 21+.
SAT & SUN 12-5PM
Brought the kids along? Make sure to stop by for face painting, bouncy house, carnival games (with prizes!), crafts, and more! FREE admission with your Festival admission ticket. Kids 12 and Under free.
TEEN COOK OFF: CHALLENGE TO THE CHEFS
PRELIMINARY ROUNDS SATURDAY
Watch young chefs from around the Valley compete in this exciting culinary challenge! Five teams compete, only one can win. FREE with admission.
TITO'S HANDMADE VODKA DECK
SAT 12-9 | SUN 12-6
Get the party started by heading to the two-level Tito’s Handmade Vodka deck for cocktails with a view overlooking the Festival’s Cactus stage. MUST BE 21+.
BIG GREEN EGG TENT
Visit the “Grill-tainment Zone” hosted by Big Green Egg. Experience incredible flavors of wood-fired cooking on the Big Green Egg. Interact with our chefs while they cook Latin favorites such as Tacos Al Pastor, grilled corn, rice, pizza, desserts and more.
THINGS TO DO
20 Bands across 3 stages
Chef Demonstrations inside of the Center for the Performing Arts
Raffle prizes available
See who takes home Best Booth, Best Food & Best Dessert!
Food from over 40 of the Valley’s favorite restaurants
Extra large yard games throughout the Festival grounds
CULINARY EXPERIENCE TENT
Meet, listen and learn from experts in the culinary world
TEEN COOK OFF
See AZ Teens compete in a cook-off challenge. Winner to be awarded a scholarship on-stage Sunday!
WHEN & WHERE
APRIL 8 & 9
SCOTTSDALE CIVIC CENTER MALL
7380 E 2nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251