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2017 ARIZONA - April & May 2017
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events

(see also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014)


April 7-9, 2017  SAHBA Spring Home & Patio Show 2017
Tucson, Arizona
Attend Tucson's largest home and garden show produced by the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA). You'll find the very latest in home improvement trends, remodeling ideas and outdoor living.

April 8-9, 2017  Annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival
Scottsdale, Arizona
As the longest running festival of its kind in the United States, the festival draws more than 40,000 visitors looking to enjoy fabulous food, fun and festivities (not to mention idyllic weather!)  Attendance: 40,000

April 22, 2017  Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

May 14, 2017  MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday).


2016 ARIZONA - April & May 2016
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events

(events waiting for new dates)

April 2, 2016  28th Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival
Mesa, Arizona
This craft beer tasting extravaganza will showcase more than 200 brews from 50-plus breweries from across the state, country and around the globe each providing samples of their proudest brewing achievement. As a locally-organized fund raising event, all proceeds benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona, a non-profit radio reading service helping 49,000 people in Arizona with print disabilities.


April 2, 2016  8th Annual Blessing of Sonoita Vineyards - Elgin, Arizona
10:00am to 4:00pm.  Lunch is available @ $10/plate from The Steak Out and Overland Trout     Tickets: $20   Admission includes: 4 Food and Wine Pairings, 6 Drink Tickets, Winery and Vineyard Tours, Live Music All Day, and Souvenir Giveaway To First 100 People!   Also, Horseback rides and a 2hr trail ride from Arizona Horseback Experience

April 4, 2016  Wingstock: Where Music and Chicken Meat
Mesa, Arizona

April 4-6, 2016  NFRA Executive Conference - Tempe, Arizona
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association

April 9-10, 2016  13th Annual Polish Festival - Phoenix, Arizona
Please join us for the Polish Food Festival, which will be hosted by Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, Phoenix, Arizona.  Delicious Polish cuisine and traditional folk dances, fun activities for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION & PARKING, Saturday 10 am - 9 pm, Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM.

April 16-17, 2016  5th Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival
Elgin, Arizona
11am-5pm at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in Sonoita/Elgin Arizona. The celebration commemorates the 31st anniversary of Arizona’s only American Viticulture Area (AVA).  An AVA is a designated wine grape-growing region in the United States distinguishable by geographic features, with boundaries defined by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), United States Department of the Treasury.  The day will be filled with new wine releases, acclaimed winemakers, award-winning wine, gourmet food, a professional two-day chili cook-off and live music.  Tickets $25.

May 7, 2016 - Verde Valley Wine Festival - Clarkdale, Arizona
The Verde Valley Wine Festival is Northern Arizona's premier Wine and Culinary festival of the year presented by Four Eight Wineworks and the non-profit organization, Made in Clarkdale, at the historic Clarkdale Park from 12 PM - 4 PM. The event will highlight the community of Clarkdale and the Verde Valley at large with the goal of offering the finest wineries, breweries and restaurants committed to creating homegrown products and authentic experiences for locals and visitors to enjoy from around the world.

May 14, 2016  Annual Kingman Wine & Food Festival - Kingman, Arizona
The Kingman Chapter of the Mohave Community College Foundation is pleased to invite you to Kingman’s 4th annual Wine & Food Festival.  Food and wine festivals are the perfect way to get a little taste of everything.  Area restaurants, wine purveyors, chefs and local vendors team up to provide an enjoyable day for the entire community. Bring your friends and wine-loving palate and sip the day away!  Enjoy a delectable array of full-bodied and rich reds, crisp whites, and a great many Arizona specialty wines.  Share your love of wine, food and live contemporary music with friends while mingling with other wine lovers.

May 21-22, 2016  Willcox Wine Country Spring Festival
Willcox, Arizona
The Willcox Wine Country Festival is a two-day fun-filled event at historic Railroad Park in downtown Willcox.  Your $15 tasting fee includes 6 wine tastings, a commemorative glass & live entertainment. Additional tasting tickets may be purchased at the hospitality kiosk. There are two Willcox wine festivals each year. The spring wine festival is held on the 3rd weekend in May and the fall festival is on the 3rd weekend in October.

May 26, 2016  Flavors of Phoenix - Phoenix, Arizona
Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala and provides each table of attendees with a local chef who will prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The meal that is delivered will showcase the signature dishes of our culinary experts and take you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner "foodie" and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.


2015 ARIZONA - April & May 2015
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events

(events waiting for new dates)

May 2, 2015  Arizona Barbecue Festival - Scottsdale, Arizona
This years’ Fest will include an expanded Redneck Games Arena,  an exciting line-up of bands to keep everyone rockin’, actual Super Macho wrestling shows, a Vodka Lemonade Party Tent , and a TONS of BBQ! New this year: “The Bacon Thing!” It’s bacon paradise for lovers of the swine.


2014 ARIZONA - April & May 2014
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events

(events waiting for new dates)

May 2-3, 2014  Show Low BBQ Throwdown - Show Low, Arizona
KCBS sanctioned event. $10,000 prize fund.




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