Scottsdale Culinary Festival


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

    The Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend brings together the many tastes of the Arizona culinary scene 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.*


    APRIL 13 & 14

    Saturday 12-9PM
    Sunday 12-6PM


    7380 E 2nd Street
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    Scottsdale Civic Center Mall

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much are tickets?
    One day General Admission Tickets: $12 Online/ $15 door
    VIP Tickets: $150 Sat/$125 Sun
    Beer Garden (included General Admission ticket): $42 online/$45 door
    Kids 12 and under: Free
    Tickets at the door are based on venue capacity.

    How do I pay for food and beverages?
    Cash and credit will be accepted at each individual booths. ATMs will be located around the grounds. This year we will NOT be using tickets.

    Are kids free?
    Children ages 12 and under will be admitted for free.

    Will the Festival be held rain or shine?

    Are pets allowed?
    No, we do not allow pets of any kind, and we strongly discourage you from bringing a service dog unless you are visually impaired.

    Are there ATMs at the Festival?
    There are ATMs located throughout  the Festival grounds. All vendors will accept cash, but some will accept credit card as well.

    If we are driving by car, where can we park?
    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 from being brought onto 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 Pets (except Service Animals)
    Bicycles, scooters, skates/rollerblades may not be ridden on festival grounds
    Failure to comply with the above may result in entry being denied. 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 NOT allowed