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2017 ARIZONA - MAY 2017
Food Festivals & Local Food and Beverage Events

(see also:  2015  -  2014)


May 12-14, 2017
22nd Annual Peach Festival
Queen Creek, Arizona
Schnepf Farms, orchards will be open for picking, peach foods sampling tent, peach pie eating contest, peach pit toss, arts & crafts, carousel rides, petting barn, honeybee rides, live entertainment. 7:30 am – 4 pm.  $5, children 12 and under are free.

May 13, 2017  7th Annual ameriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival
Phoenix, Arizona
A new location this year at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix. With so much more room for activities and centrally located in the heart of Phoenix, the new location will allow for more beer, food, and fun.  Celebrating the canned craft beer revolution from 1pm – 6 p.m. Featuring more than 250 canned craft beers from over 100 local and national breweries across 40 states, including beers not previously available in the state of Arizona. Other highlights include live music, food, a beer science garden, seminars, beer Olympic games and a rare beer garden.

May 13-14, 2017 - 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  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, 2017  MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sun).


May 19-28, 2017
Arizona Restaurant Week: Spring
Statewide, Arizona
More than 200 restaurants offer specialty prix-fixe dinners.  This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare – it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week.  $33 or $44 three-course - prix-fixe menus available.

May 20, 2017  7th Annual Kingman Wine & Food Festival
Kingman, Arizona
The Kingman Chapter of the Mohave Community College Foundation is pleased to invite you to Kingman’s annual Wine & Food Festival.  Area restaurants, wine purveyors, chefs and local vendors team up to provide an enjoyable day for the entire community.  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 20-21, 2017  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. Just an hour's drive east of Tucson on I-10 - the Willcox Wine Country Festival is a perfect getaway for Phoenix & Tucson residents. It's not too far, but feels a world away.  Saturday & Sunday 11am to 5pm both days.  Admission to the festival is FREE - listen to music and browse vendor and wine booths without charge. There are several downtown shops and cooperative events within walking distance.  Tasting glasses and tickets may be purchased for $20-$25.  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 25, 2017 - 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 - 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 - 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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