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September 15-16, 2020
NLS Food Evolution Summit
Scottsdale, Arizona
The Annual Food Evolution Summit features the ideal peer-to-peer networking environment for Top Level Executives in New Product Development (NPD), Research and Development (R & D), Innovation and many other related fields within the food industry. Be a part of the Industry's Must Attend Event featuring thought leaders from the world's leading food manufacturers, discussing the key issues affecting the current and future growth of your business.

September 18-27, 2020  Arizona Restaurant Week: Fall
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.

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September 1, 2019  Southern Arizona Salsa, Tequila & Taco Challenge
Tucson, Arizona
For nearly a decade, cocktail craft and culinary creativity is taken to a new level at Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance’s Annual Salsa, Tequila & Taco Challenge. Tequila infused popsicles, sno-cones, and mixed drinks will surprise attendees with refreshing colors, while kimchi, blueberry-jalapeno and “Smokeless Fire” salsas will spice up their palettes.

September 5-7, 2019  Northern Gila County Fair
Payson Event Center, Arizona
The Annual County fair is truly a “home-grown” fair featuring everything from farm animals to blue ribbon pies. This year there will be live entertainment, educational booths, food, and fun for children of all ages. Horse show & livestock, small animals, agriculture, floriculture, handicrafts, lapidary, fine arts, photography, and other exhibits will be on display.


September 8, 2019 - Annual Wine in the Woods - Flagstaff, Arizona
EVENT CANCELLED.  With our apologies, The Arboretum will not be hosting the Wine in the Woods – AZ Style event this year.  The Arboretum is currently transitioning in our operations, which involves streamlining staffing and reviewing our programs and events with the sole purpose of strengthening The Arboretum’s future sustainability and longevity, while adhering to our mission of increasing the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and plant communities native to the Colorado Plateau.

September 13-15, 2019 - AEA National Convention - Tempe, Arizona
American Emu Association.  Emu farmers from across the United States and around the world will attend the 3 day American Emu Association (AEA) National Convention  AEA members along with other emu growers, will meet for 3 days of education and demonstrations with a chance to meet new people and visit with old friends.

September 14, 2019 - Bacon, Blues & Brews - Tucson, Arizona
Bacon. The Blues. Brews. Three of the worlds greatest joys mashed together for an afternoon of awesome!  Join Tucson Originals Restaurants Tucson’s oldest association of local independent restaurants at Brother John’s Beer Bourbon & BBQ for the annual Bacon, Blues & Brews event.  Guests will be treated to unlimited small bites of bacon-themed dishes from a growing list of participating restaurants. There will also be live music and six beer tastings from local craft breweries.  Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door.

September 14, 2019  8th Annual Rockin' Taco Street Fest
Chandler, Arizona
A food, music and cultural celebration, Rockin' Taco Street Fest will feature creative tacos including fish, shrimp, chicken, carnitas, carne asada, veggie and more from two dozen local restaurants. Wash it all down with fresh fruit fresca, Mexican cerveza, tequila tasting, margaritas and more. Plus, save room for elote, churros and palettas! Other event highlights include live entertainment, wrestling, taco eating competitions, a salsa competition,  low rider car show, margarita hut with flair bartending, mariachi bands, ballet folklorico dancing, niños play zone and a piñata party.

September 14, 2019  GCCGA Annual Steak Fry and Meeting
Workman's Creek, Arizona
Gila County Cattle Growers Association.

September 14-15 & 21-22, 2019  My-Oh-My Apple Pie Weekend
Willcox, Arizona
A celebration of all things Apple Pie!


September 19-20, 2018
James Beard Foundation's Taste America
Phoenix, Arizona
James Beard Foundation’s Taste America national epicurean tour, featuring one-night-only collaborative dinners.  Enjoy a unique, one-night only menu created by a Taste America All-Star joined by an elite team of notable local chefs. These exclusive dining events are perfect for the food enthusiast, as well as offering ideal entertaining opportunities for executives, clients, media, and VIPs.  See website for ticket prices and details for each city.

September 21, 2019
Cooks and Chords
Scottsdate, Arizona
Cooks & Chords is a night of culinary and sensory delights, sure to tempt senses. This year’s event will be at Mayo Clinic’s beautiful reception area nestled among the foothills of scenic Scottsdale. Stations of chef-prepared dishes paired with delicious wines and beers and wonderfully-appointed acoustic music will tantalize as you browse our raffle and silent auction.

September 28-29, 2019 - 11th Annual Sedona WineFest
Sedona, Arizona
At the Historic Posse Grounds Park, this two-day wine festival celebrates the wine growing industry of Arizona and will feature great wines from the Verde Valley, Prescott & the Southern Arizona Regions, enjoy Sedona cuisine, live music, vendors, an exclusive Premium wine area.

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September 11, 2018  Chef Series: Big Bites for Our Littles
Prescitt, Arizona
Chef Kevin Binkley, of Binkley’s in Phoenix, is bringing his culinary mastery to Prescott to benefit the children of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, a Prescott nonprofit whose mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring one-to-one mentoring relationships to positively change their lives. This first event in the YBBBS Chef Series: Big Bites For Our Littles will feature Chef Binkley’s signature multiple-courses, crafted from locally-grown ingredients, in an intimate gathering at The Ranch House in Talking Rock. This exclusive evening at Talking Rock offers only 60 seats, and those are going quickly. To take part in this truly unique evening, while helping YBBBS defend the amazing potential in every child, visit for tickets or call (928) 778-5135. Tickets: $325 each.

September 21-22, 2018 - Annual SalsaFest - Safford, Arizona
Events include the Salsa Challenge for both amateurs and professionals, jalapeno eating competition, salsa slurp competition, hot air balloons, chihuahua races and costume contest, and kids korner.

September 29, 2018  Yavapai Cattle Growers Annual Calf Sale & BBQ
Peeples Valley, Arizona
Calf judging workshop, quarterhorse sale, western art, crafts and jewelry, sport shooting trailer, wildlife display and more.

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waiting for new dates

September 2, 2017 - 13th Annual Phoenix Cooks - Scottsdale, Arizona
For one day, the Valley’s best chefs convene to share a variety of vibrant ingredients combined into the tastiest dishes that intrigue the palate, enhance your culinary experience and benefit Banner Children’s.

Food Festivals & Local Food & Beverage Events

waiting for new dates

September 12, 2015 - Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event
Scottsdale, Arizona
The Scottsdale spice culinary event is on hold until further notice.



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