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Scottsdale Culinary Festival

 

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 12-9PM & Sunday, April 14, 2019 | 12-6PM

The Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend brings a world of food, music and fun to one place!
Taste Arizona’s restaurants all while enjoying a park setting at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Scottsdale Culinary Festival on April 13-14, 2019.

We featured 35+ restaurants, Four Peaks Beer Garden, Tito’s Handmade Vodka Lounge, chocolate and wine sampling, spirits tastings, family fun zone, live bands on 3 stages all weekend with headliner Berlin featuring Terri Nunn on Saturday night, and more. Net proceeds support local arts programs.

2019 Winners:
Best Pizza – Bored Baker Pizza Maker
Best BBQ – Pork on a Fork
Best Dessert – Four Peaks Brewing Co.
Best Booth – BobbyQ BBQ
Most Original Dish – 3 Amigos
Best Food – Pokitrition
Best Beer – Deschutes Brewery

FESTIVAL MAP

THINGS TO DO

EAT

Get a taste Arizona’s culinary flavors – 35 restaurants all in one place.

LIVE MUSIC

Live music on 3 stages all weekend!

CULINARY DEMOS

Culinary demos in 2 demonstration areas – one inside, one outside!

DRINK

Four Peaks Beer Garden
Wine Garden
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Deck
Spirits Lounge
Chocolate & Wine Sampling

AWARDS

Compare your favorites with the winners our judges select. Categories include Best Food, Best Dessert, Best Booth and more!

Family Fun Zone

Fun for all ages!

CULINARY DEMOS

SAT & SUN

Culinary demos on two demonstration stages all weekend feature topics to improve your enjoyment of cooking and eating! We’ve curated knowledgable and fascinating experts on many topics related to all things food!

FOUR PEAKS BEER GARDEN

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+.

VIP AT THE FESTIVAL

SAT 12 pm – 9 pm | SUN 12 pm – 6 pm

VIP Tickets include everything in general admission plus premiere entertainment viewing and catered food inside the exclusive VIP tent, complimentary drinks throughout the grounds, and access to the Beer Garden. MUST BE 21+.

TITO'S HANDMADE VODKA LOUNGE

SAT 12 pm – 9 pm | SUN 12 pm – 6 pm

The Tito’s Handmade Vodka Lounge serves everyone’s favorite vodka in specially crafted cocktails. MUST BE 21+.

LIQUID ARIZONA

SAT 12 pm – 5 pm | SUN 12 pm – 5 pm

Liquid Arizona presented by Phoenix Magazine features hometown spirits, wines and craft beers from around the state of Arizona. (Beverage tasting cards available for purchase inside this event. Must be 21+ to sample alcoholic beverages.)

FAMILY ZONE

SAT & SUN 12 – 5 pm

Family Fun Zone

A family destination for fun, games and prizes!, learning opportunities, crafts, and more! FREE admission with your Festival admission ticket – children 12 and under free.

CHOCOLATE & WINE PRESENTED BY CELEBRITY CRUISES

CHOCOLATE & WINE PRESENTED BY CELEBRITY CRUISES

SAT 12 pm – 5 pm | SUN 12 pm – 5 pm

CHOCOLATE & WINE PRESENTED BY CELEBRITY CRUISES

Sample Chocolates from XO and Pralines of Prescott plus Jackson Family Wines in this special area hosted and sponsored by Celebrity Cruises. Sample cards available for purchase inside the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. MUST BE 21+.

Enter to win a free cruise. Details at the event

SELFIE BANNERS & POSTERS THRU TIME

Take selfies all around our world tour of food and fun. Look for our selfie banners, snap and post with the hashtags on the banners.

We’ll also feature our collection of posters starting with Vincent Price featured on our first poster and through the years!

CORPORATE CABANAS

SAT 12 pm – 9 pm | SUN 12 pm – 6 pm

PRIVATE CABANAS

This home base for your corporate party has all the perks of VIP plus we provide catered food in your private outdoor lounge located near the Stella Artois Stage at stage left. Treat your clients or employees to this exclusive opportunity. Limited cabanas available. MUST BE 21+.

SPECIAL THANKS!

HOST SPONSOR

 

SPONSORS

 
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Three Amigos
Sub Zero Wolf
Stella Artois
SRP
ReelTaste
Pro Em
Phoenix Magazine
Kalil Bottling Co.
Java Monster
Hensley
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Expressions Home Gallery
Cornerstone Home Lending / Kelly Zitlow Group
Core water
Celebrity Cruises

Good taste all year!

Foodie explorers: retain your passport from the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and explore the restaurants featured at the festival all year long. Please visit their businesses and let them know you saw them at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. They support us, please support them!

Participants

Restaurants and Food Exhibitors
Aioli Burger
Angelo's Italian Ice & Gelato
Bobby-Q BBQ Restaurants
Butta Cakes
Canyon Bakehouse
Donut Bar
Famous 48
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Grimaldis
Honey Bear's BBQ
Kasai Asian Grill
La Señora
Loco Patrõn Mexican Brewery
Nina's Concessions
Perry Ranch
Pitch Pizzeria
Pokitrition
Pork on a Fork BBQ
Rodizio Grill
So Delicious
Social Hall
Sushi Roku
Susie's Mexican Cafe and Lounge
The Crepe Club
The Nitro Live Icecreamery
Trapp Haus BBQ
 
Food Trucks
Bored Baker Pizza Maker
Don Jose' Mexican Food
Floridino's Pizza & Pasta (Pizza Muffin Truck)
Jeztecos
Kono Pizza

WHAT TO DRINK

Quench your thirst with these world-class beverages:

Throughout the Festival Grounds
Bud Light
Cantaguas
Core water
Cuties Lemonade
Diet RC Cola
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Hensley Beverage Company
Java Monster
Kicking Horse Coffee
Michelob Ultra
RC Cola
Shock Top Brewing Co.
Stella Artois
Three Amigos
Tito's Handmade Vodka
 

In the Four Peaks Beer Garden

Alaskan Brewing Company
Arizona Light Lager
Barrio Brewing Co
Boochcraft
Callaghan Vineyards
Crush Craft Cider
Deschutes Brewery
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Guinness
Hensley Beverage Company
Hop Valley Brewing Company
Huss Brewing
Kona Brewing
Loco Patrõn Mexican Brewery
Lumberyard
Mother Road Brewing Company
Mudshark Brewery
New Belgium Brewing Co.
Oak Creek Brewing
Odell Brewing Company
OHSO
Old Ellsworth
Prescott Brewing Company
SAMUEL ADAMS
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Smirnoff
Stella Artois
Stone Brewing Co.
The Shop Beer Co
TRULY HARD SELTZER
 
In Liquid Arizona Presented by Phoenix Magazine
Adventurous Stills
Barrio Brewing Co
Callaghan Vineyards
Hensley Beverage Company
Lumberyard
Mother Road Brewing Company
Mudshark Brewery
Oak Creek Brewing
Pitch Pizzeria
Prescott Brewing Company
Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine
Sand-Reckoner
The Shop Beer Co
Three Amigos
 
In the VIP Experience Tent
Angelo's Italian Ice & Gelato
Michelob Ultra
Smirnoff
Stella Artois
Three Amigos
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

AND MORE:

Bad Pickle Tees
Bath Fitter
Celebrity Cruises
Renewal by Andersen
SnapBooth
Stella & Chewy's

Frequently Asked Questions

Are kids free?
Ages 12 and under are admitted for free.

Will the Festival be held rain or shine?
Yes

Are pets allowed?
No, we do not allow pets of any kind, and we only permit service dogs for people who are visually impaired.

Are there ATMs at the Festival?
There are ATMs located throughout  the Festival grounds. All vendors will accept cash, and many accept credit cards too.

Where can we park the car?
Convenient, free parking is available at the following locations:
Civic Center Library Garage – Drinkwater Boulevard at East Second Street
Civic Center Lot and Garage – Wells Fargo Avenue
Old Town Parking Corral – East Second Street and Brown Avenue

What items are prohibited on the festival grounds?
Alcoholic Beverages
Fireworks or Explosives
Illegal Substances & Weapons
Lawn chairs
Large Coolers or Bags
Pop-up Tents/Canopies
Beach/Picnic Umbrellas
Flag Poles
All animals
Bicycles, scooters, skates/rollerblades may not be ridden on festival grounds
Entry will be denied if you have any of the above. All bags may be subject to search.

Can I bring a folding chair and blanket into the festival?
Folding chairs are prohibited. Blankets are allowed.

Can I leave the Festival and return the same day?
Yes, you may exit and re-enter with a valid hand stamp

Can I bring a tent into the festival?
Personal tents and canopies are prohibited

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE ARTS.

100% of net proceeds support arts programs in Arizona. More than $4.5 million donated since 2000.