Scottsdale, Arizona is a city that offers some of the most delicious culinary experiences in the country. The Scottsdale Culinary Festival, founded in 1978, is the oldest food festival in the city and provides something for all tastes. With more than 40 vendors, this gastronomic event is held at the Park-like Scottsdale Civic Center and features local food vendors and Arizona-based restaurants. The single-day food festival, held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, includes a series of exciting cooking demonstrations, exclusive snacks prepared by chefs, expert-led alcoholic beverage tastings, live music and entertainment, photo sessions with celebrities and culinary personalities, and an exclusive VIP lounge with unlimited tastings and early access to this extravagant Scottsdale culinary event.
In addition to delicious snacks and beverages, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival also offers informative cooking demonstrations, live music performances and unmissable VIP experiences. Scottsdale is also home to many horse farms and operating ranches in North Scottsdale. With its incredible culinary scene, there are plenty of annual events you won't want to miss. The Scottsdale Culinary Festival is one of the most renowned traditions in Old Town and a great way to experience the best of what the city has to offer.