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2018 ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 2018
Food Festivals & Local Food Events
(see also: 2017)
Jan 31-Feb 2, 2018 - Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show -Phoenix, AZ
February 3, 2018
SAVOR Food & Wine Festival
Tucson Botanical Gardens, 11am-3pm. Tucson’s culinary prestige and slow food movement has been growing each year, and now is the time to Savor. Indulge in the flavors of Southern Arizona’s culinary arts during this inaugural Southern Arizona Food and Wine Festival surrounded by the colorful floral blooms of the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Featuring up to 40 of the regions finest chefs and local restaurants highlighting exceptional menu tastings, this foodie festival will showcase the diversity of the tasty talents throughout the region and conscious cooking. The event will also present fine wine, spirits and craft beer tastings. Tickets: $70 per person (in advance) $75 day of the event. Includes menu and dessert samplings from local chefs, restaurants, wineries, breweries and selected spirits.
February 8-18, 2018 Arizona Beer Week - Statewide, Arizona
Arizona Beer Week, inarguably one of the best weeks of the year for the state’s craft beer lovers happens every February. The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild celebrates craft beer with over 200 events on tap from Flagstaff to Tucson and every brew-lovin’ burg in between. Presented by The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild.
February 9-11, 2018 15th Annual Gourd Festival
Casa Grande, Arizona
Wuertz Farm's Annual "Running of the Gourds" Gourd Festival. Admission $8 (Kids FREE). * Over 100 Gourd Artists & Vendors * Arizona Gourd Society's Judged Show * 4 Days of Reserved Classes (Registartions opens in November) * Kindergourden * Sonoran Desert in Gourds * Flash Gourden * Games * Mini Gourdster Races (Saturday) * Non-Stop Live Musical Entertainment * Wide Variety of Food Booths * Thousands of Dried Gourds for Sale!
February 10, 2018 - Sweet and Savory 2018 - Elgin, Arizona
Sonoita Vineyards. Join us for a sweet and savory wine tasting and food pairing, with lunch catered by Happy Cookers Catering! Includes the souvenir glass, 5 food and wine pairings, and lunch.
February 9-11, 2018 - Stagecoach Village Fine Art & Chocolate Affaire
Cave Creek, Arizona
February 9-11, 2018 - 7th Annual Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival
Thunderbird Artists, producer of award-winning fine art and wine festivals, lines the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection of juried fine arts, fine wines, delectable chocolates and musicians in the Southwest for the Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival. Patrons love strolling throughout spectacular paintings, bronzes, glass, stone, copper, clay sculptures, photography and jewelry, while listening to live musical entertainment and sipping fine wines. The Scottsdale Waterfront is a superb backdrop, which adds romance to the event with reflections across the waters. The Waterfront is located minutes away from 500 specialty shops, boutiques, over 75 contemporary, upscale restaurants and outdoor cafés, high-rise residential buildings and the Scottsdale Art District. The festival also hugs the Southwest’s largest shopping mall – Arizona Fashion Square.
February 10, 2018 27th Annual Bisbee Chocolate Tasting
Support the Copper Queen Library by enjoying great chocolate!
February 10, 2018 Arizona Strong Beer Festival - Phoenix, Arizona
Although strong beers (those with high alcohol content) are the focus at the festival, a huge variety of craft beers — as well as specialty styles and unique, just-for-this-event brews — are made available to festival-goers, who will receive a commemorative tasting glass and tasting tickets. And because food and beer just naturally go together, there will be plenty of top-notch food vendors on hand, serving up tasty eats that wash down well with frosty suds. A DJ will keep the atmosphere rockin’. Presented by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17, 2018 - Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival
Oro Valley, Arizona
Join the Arizona wine industry at the Historic Steam Pump Ranch for the Annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival. Enjoy some of Arizona’s wines and interact with the winemakers whose creations will amaze. The centerpiece of the venue is a historic 1800’s ranch house. The event will feature exclusive tastings from 20 of Arizona’s vineyards and wineries, live local music, and great vendors.
February 17-24, 2018 National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
2017 ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 2017 - Food Festivals & Local Food Events
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February 25-26, 2017 Annual Yuma Lettuce Days - Yuma, Arizona
CANCELLED. For the first time in recent years, Yuma Lettuce Days will not be on the schedule of events for Yuma Ag Week in 2017. "Upon careful consideration, it has been determined that the annual festival requires further research and evaluation to identify how Yuma Lettuce Days fits our mission and, perhaps, develop ways to make the event more sustainable," reads a statement from Linda Morgan, YVB Executive Director. Attendance: 25,000.