Are you looking for a unique culinary experience? Look no further than Scottsdale, Arizona! Every year, the city hosts a variety of events that celebrate good food, fashion, music, dancing and more. From the Street Eats Food Truck Festival to Canal Convergence and AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Read on to learn more about these amazing culinary events in Scottsdale. The Street Eats Food Truck Festival is a one-day lifestyle event that celebrates good food, fashion, music, dance and more.
Every February, foodies flock to Salt River Fields in Talking Stick for two days of feasting and fun. This gastronomic festival offers something for all palates, with over 40 exclusive trucks on its list of vendors offering treats that range from wood-fired pizza and squashable filet mignon burgers to succulent lobster rolls and delectable crepes. The Street Eats Food Truck Festival also features a local vendor's market, live music, lawn games, competitive food contests and a free children's area. Every November, the Scottsdale Boardwalk comes alive for Canal Convergence. Now in its tenth year, this large-scale, multi-day public art exhibition draws diverse crowds with its free immersive experiences, live music, engaging performances, interactive workshops and delicious culinary offerings.
Art aficionados can choose from Canal Convergence's varied selection of local food stalls and trucks, ranging from Korean fusion cuisine and award-winning mustache pretzels to refreshing Italian sorbets and Mexican popsicles made from scratch. In addition, beer enthusiasts can visit the Soleri Plaza open-air tavern and winery to savor a locally brewed snack.
AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews, held annually in November at Salt River Fields in the Center Field Concourse area of Talking Stick, is a vibrant celebration of Arizona's burgeoning liquor and craft beer scene. The Spirits-Forward festival showcases Arizona's local breweries, wineries and distilleries with an afternoon full of tastings and tastings in an informal outdoor setting. In addition to the wide variety of alcoholic beverages, AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews offers plenty of photo ops and patio-style games, early access VIP options, and plenty of on-site food trucks serving snacks and snacks. Each year, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival highlights dozens of local food vendors and Arizona-based restaurants in an outdoor setting at the Park-like Scottsdale Civic Center.
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and the Scottsdale Public Art are divisions of Scottsdale Arts. In addition to delicious snacks and beverages, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival also features informative cooking demonstrations, live music performances and unmissable VIP experiences. The single-day food festival includes a series of exciting cooking demonstrations, exclusive dishes prepared by chefs, expert-led alcoholic beverage tastings, live music and entertainment, photo ops with celebrities and culinary personalities, and an exclusive VIP lounge with unlimited tastings and early access to this extravagant Scottsdale culinary event. Founded in 1978, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival is the oldest food festival in Scottsdale. The Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend provides an opportunity to sample as many foods from as many restaurants as your stomach will allow in 25 acres of paradise in a park.
This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the Scottsdale Culinary Festival.