Scottsdale Culinary Festival



Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Scottsdale Culinary Festival in 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

Frequently Asked Questions

Are kids free?
Ages 12 and under are 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 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


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