U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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January 6-7, 2017 Arizona Wine Growers Grand Wine Festival
The Festival celebrates the best in Arizona’s four wine growing regions. More than 30 wineries will be pouring over 150 wines. The festival offers wine tasting and sales by the glass, bottle, and case. Other programming includes music, wine seminars, a small selection of vendors, and an auction on Saturday. Located in the Lath Pavillion at Heritage Square, festival hours are 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
January 7-9, 2017 AFBF 98th Annual Convention - Phoenix, Arizona
The American Farm Bureau Federation is the nations’ largest general farm organization with over 6 million member families in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The Convention is an opportunity for members to come together for educational and networking opportunities. Delegates will adopt policies for the coming year and elect leadership to guide these policies forward. The Convention offers a preview into the future of agriculture. Educational conferences, exhibitor seminars and technology, give attendees the opportunity to learn information that can be used in everyday life and experience what’s next in agriculture. Attending the AFBF Annual Convention provides unfettered access to Farm Bureau leaders, educational experts and corporate partners.
January 13-15, 2017 2nd Annual Sculpture & Wine Festival
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Thunderbird Artists. Patrons will be awestruck by the beauty of strolling through the stunning juried sculptures, comprised of bronze, stone, copper, clay, wood, metal, glass, gourd, steel, found objects and mixed media. Patrons will savor the delightful and relaxing ambiance of sipping fine wines while listening to musicians and admiring the stunning array of small, medium, life-sized to even monumental sculptures. Thunderbird Artists’ has partnered with top wine experts to judge and select the finest wines across the nation. Thunderbird Artists juries the artists and trusts their wine associates to select superior wines from throughout the global market. Oftentimes the wines available for tasting at the festivals are those unattainable in the open market.
January 20-22, 2017 - 24th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival
This award-winning fine art festival features more than 165 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad.
Artists will be exhibiting paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures in bronze, clay, metal, stone and wood, sparkling hand blown glass, one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry, photography, batiks, intricate gourds and much more!
This festival also combines fine art and fine crafts with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for sampling. For $10, patrons will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass with six tasting tickets; allowing them to enjoy their magnificent wine, all while strolling throughout thousands of original works of art and listening to live music. In downtown Carefree, at the intersection of Easy and Ho Hum streets. Hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Admission is $3.00 for adults and free for Carefree residents. Parking is free all weekend.
January 27, 2017 Chocolate and Wine Experience - Scottsdale, Arizona
At Saguaro Scottsdale. Chocolate and wine, an indulgent combination of flavors and sophistication, takes center stage. Hosted by the Scottsdale League for the Arts, event highlights include 10 local chocolatiers, 10 local wineries, a chocolate lovers dream photo booth, chocolate painting, chocolate art displays, chocolate massages, local chocolate beers, chocolate fountain, wine tasting, wine glass etching and more. General Admission to the Chocolate and Wine Experience is $60. Admission is all inclusive and includes access to select museum exhibits, food, drink and access to all of the event activities.
January 28-29, 2017 Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival
Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater. Food & Drink; Speakers; Entertainment.
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