2013 ARIZONA - January to March
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events
events still waiting for new dates
February 16-23, 2013 Arizona Beer Week - Statewide, Arizona
Grab your mug and join us for the statewide celebration of craft beer. Over 100 independent events are on the horizon, including beer tastings, beer-pairing dinners at restaurants, beer seminars, pub crawls, home brewer confabs and whatever else beer lovers across the state decide to do in homage to their favorite sudsy adult beverage. Presented by The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild.
March 2, 2013 25rh Annual Great Arizona Beer Festival - Tempe, Arizona
With your paid general admission ticket you can taste up to 24 three ounce samples of micro-brewed and specialty craft beers and receive a souvenir sampling mug. There will be live music, plenty of food (on sale), games, contests, and give-aways! The festival runs from 2 - 6 pm each day.
March 2, 2013 35th Annual Arizona State Open Chili Championship
Casa Grande, Arizona
Held at Ed Hooper Park, the event will feature live music, arts & crafts, and car & motorcycle shows. Chili cup sales to benefit Len Colla Recreation Center.
March 4-8, 2013 National School Breakfast Week 2013 - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children. Each year, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) helps schools to celebrate NSBW with a fun theme – this year it is School Breakfast--Go For The Gold.
March 9-10, 2013 Annual Yuma Lettuce Days - Yuma, Arizona
'The Winter Lettuce Capital of the World'. Over 90 percent of the country's winter vegetable crops are grown in this area! Lettuce leads the way as the number one producing crop grown in the Yuma area. Produce Display, Cabbage Bowling, Homegrown Cooking Contest, Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demonstrations and the 'World’s Largest Salad'. Attendance: 25,000.
March 9-10, 2013 Tucson Festival of Books Culinary Stage - Tucson, Arizona
Chefs who are also best-selling authors are featured on the Culinary Stage. Presentations include live cooking demonstrations. Celebrity chefs and regional masters share their kitchen tips, demonstrate techniques and discuss the latest food trends.
March 9-10, 2013 15th Annual Litchfield Art & Culinary Festival
Litchfield Park, Arizona
More than 250 extraordinary fine artists and craftsmen, irresistible culinary samplings, and lively entertainment. A Culinary Pavillion featuring some of the region's top chefs conducting cooking demonstrations. Dozens of festival eateries will be dishing up a world of flavor complimented by a superb selection of fine wine, micro-brews and refreshing margaritas. Attendance: 90,000.
March 10-12, 2013 79th Annual NIOP Convention - Scottsdale, Arizona
The National Institute of Oilseed Products is an international trade association with the principal objective of promoting the general business welfare of persons, firms and corporations engaged in the buying, selling, processing, shipping, storage and use of vegetable oils and raw materials.
March 15-17, 2013 9th Annual Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Thunderbird Artists presents this juried fine art festival, featuring over 125 of the nation's most accomplished artists. In addition, this festival features fine wines from around the world, live musical entertainment, gourmet food, and much more!
March 19, 2013 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless other across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture
March 21-24, 2013 Festival of The West 2013 - Scottsdale, Arizona
Celebrating all things Western. Includes Chuck Wagon Cooking Competition, Western Trade Show, Entertainment, and More.
March 23, 2013 Great American Barbeque & Beer Festival - Chandler, Arizona
The sweet aroma of BBQ will fill the air when thousands of hungry festival goers will be out in full force enjoying the food, craft beer, live entertainment, kid’s zone, farmer’s market and eating competitions. 20,000 pounds of BBQ and 200 kegs of beer.