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Scottsdale Culinary Festival

 

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

This year’s festival features 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.

GENERAL ADMISSION

$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.

VIP EXPERIENCE

$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+.

BEER GARDEN

$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+.

WHEN & WHERE

APRIL 13 & 14

Saturday 12 – 9 PM
Sunday 12 – 6 PM

SCOTTSDALE CIVIC CENTER MALL

7380 E 2nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Scottsdale Civic Center Mall

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!
Saturday night headliner – Berlin featuring Terri Nunn

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!

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING

Get ready for Berlin to “take your breath away” on Saturday, April 13th!

Berlin, the hit band with the top single “Take My Breath Away” featured in “Top Gun” will be playing on the Stella Artois Stage of the Festival this year!

Plus more than 20 bands on 3 stages!

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 – 6 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.

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+.

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SPECIAL THANKS!

HOST SPONSOR

 

SPONSORS

 
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Sub Zero Wolf
Stella Artois
SRP
Pro Em
Phoenix Magazine
Java Monster
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Core water

WHAT TO EAT

Calling all foodie explorers: a ticket to the Scottsdale Culinary Festival is your passport to explore a world of unique restaurants all on our festival grounds.

Participants

Restaurants and Food Exhibitors
Aioli Burger
Butcher's Choice
Canyon Bakehouse
Don Jose' Mexican Food
Floridino's Pizza & Pasta (Pizza Muffin Truck)
Four Peaks Brewing Company
La Señora
Pokitrition
Rodizio Grill
So Delicious
Social Hall
Sushi Roku
 
Food Trucks
Floridino's Pizza & Pasta (Pizza Muffin Truck)

WHAT TO DRINK

Quench your thirst with these world-class beverages:

Throughout the Festival Grounds
Bud Light
Canada Dry
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
Barrio Brewing Co
Callaghan Vineyards
Deschutes Brewery
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Four Peaks Brewing Company
Guinness
Helio Basin
Hensley Beverage Company
Hop Valley Brewing Company
Huss Brewing
Kona Brewing
Lumberyard
Mother Road Brewing Company
Mudshark Brewery
New Belgium Brewing Co.
Oak Creek Brewing
Odell Brewing Company
Prescott Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Smirnoff
Stella Artois
Stone Brewing Co.
The Shop Beer Co
 
In Liquid Arizona Presented by Phoenix Magazine
Arizona Distilling
Barrio Brewing Co
Callaghan Vineyards
Hensley Beverage Company
Lumberyard
Mother Road Brewing Company
Mudshark Brewery
Oak Creek Brewing
Prescott Brewing Company
Roger Clyne's Mexican Moonshine
Sand-Reckoner
The Shop Beer Co
Three Amigos
Three Wells Distilling
 
In the VIP Experience Tent
Arizona Distilling
Michelob Ultra
Smirnoff
Stella Artois
Three Amigos
Three Wells Distilling

AND MORE:

Bad Pickle Tees
Renewal by Andersen

WHERE TO STAY

Need a place to stay? Save with special discounts at nearby hotels

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
Ages 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?
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.