Two Glorious Days of Food, Music, Drinks, Demos and Competition Set for Scottsdale Culinary Festival’s 40th Anniversary, April 14-15, 2018

Apr 4, 2018

Two Glorious Days of Food, Music, Drinks, Demos and Competition Set for Scottsdale Culinary Festival’s 40th Anniversary, April 14-15, 2018

Arizona’s tastiest fundraiser, Scottsdale Culinary Festival, returns on Saturday, April 14 – Sunday, April 15, 2018, for two glorious days packed with food, music, drinks, demos and competition. Hosted by the Scottsdale League for the Arts, this year marks the 40th anniversary of this beloved fundraising event. This year’s national headliners will be 90’s pop-punk, Everclear and Eve 6, performing live on Saturday, April 14th with over 20 more bands performing on four stages throughout the weekend. General admission, beer garden and VIP tickets are available for both days online at www.scottsdalefest.org.

Th is year’s participating local, chef driven restaurants and food trucks include:

  • Aioli Gourmet Burgers
  • Angelo’s Italian Ice & Gelato
  • The Baja Catering Company
  • Barbeque Company Grill
  • Butta Cakes
  • Cornish Pasty
  • Doughlicious Desserts
  • Famous 48
  • Flourish
  • Good Fortune Kitchen
  • Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
  • GRUBSTAK
  • Honey Bears BBQ
  • Kono Pizza
  • Lalo’s Mexican Cuisine
  • Lulu’s Sorbetto
  • Modern Tortilla
  • Mr. Mesquite Taqueria
  • Nina’s Concessions
  • The Nitro Live Icecreamery
  • Old Town Gringos
  • Pho King Food Truck
  • Pokitrition – Sushi Burritos & Poke
  • Pork on a Fork
  • Roka Akor
  • The Saguaro
  • Sakana Sushi & Grill
  • Shake Shack
  • Sonata’s
  • SuperFarm SuperTruck
  • Tom’s BBQ
  • Tommy Bahamas
  • Yaya’s Mexican Bar & Grill
  • Zoe’s Kitchen

Scottsdale Culinary Festival Quick Facts

  • When: Saturday, April 14, 2018, noon – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 15, 2018, noon – 6 p.m.
  • Price Points: General Admission
  • $12 presale online
  • $15 day of
  • Kids 12 and under are free
  • Beer Garden
  • $42 presale online
  • $45 day of
  • Includes GA to the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and access to the Beer Garden + a souvenir tasting mug for 20, 4 oz beer samples to redeem within the Beer Garden.
  • VIP
  • Presale only
  • $150 Saturday
  • $125 Sunday


Includes access to exclusive VIP area with private catering by Aioli Gourmet Burger, Butta Cakes and Tommy Bahama – while supplies last, reserved chef demo seating, eight drinks to redeem throughout the Festival, a tasting card for Liquid Arizona, and access to the Beer Garden + a souvenir tasting mug for 20, 4 oz beer samples to redeem within the Beer Garden.

Where: Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 7380 E Second Street, AZ 85251

Tickets: www.scottsdalefest.org

Highlights:

30+ local restaurants and food trucks

Everclear & Eve 6 – performing live on Saturday, April 14th

Liquid Arizona –a lounge featuring local wine, spirits and beer

Beer Garden – 200 specialty craft beers, food and music

Teen Cook Off – local high school culinary students competing for scholarships

Chef Demos – local chefs showcasing their talents with cooking demonstrations

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stardust Lounge – Tito’s cocktails, music, shaded zone

VIP – exclusive tented area with catered food, drinks and shaded seating

Family Zone – bounce house, games, and crafts for kids

Held at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, the City of Scottsdale is proud to be the host sponsor of the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. The City of Scottsdale is a premier destination for things to do in Arizona.

Special thanks to the 2018 Scottsdale Culinary Festival sponsors: The City of Scottsdale, Hensley Beverages, Four Peaks Brewing Company, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Phoenix Magazine, Common Ground Culinary Group, Phoenix NewTimes, Lincoln Motor Company, 3 Amigos Tequila, Sub-Zero, Cox, Stella Artois, Lyft, Kind Bar, Powercrunch, Yelp, Elite Restaurants, Vienna Beef, Monster and Fiji Water.

Two Glorious Days of Food, Music, Drinks, Demos and Competition Set for Scottsdale Culinary Festival’s 40th Anniversary, April 14-15, 2018

Featured News

Country’s Best Barbecuers will Show Off at Inaugural Event

Mar 3, 2020

READ MORE

Chili, Bourbon & Beer Festival Brings the Heat

Jan 23, 2020

READ MORE

Celebrate the Spice of Cajun Culture

Dec 20, 2019

READ MORE

Chart Topping Country Music Star Lee Brice to Headline KNIX BBQ & Beer Festival

Nov 12, 2019

READ MORE

Town of Gilbert Announces Its Signature Oktoberfest Event

Aug 15, 2019

READ MORE

HDE Agency Reports Record-Breaking Season with More Than 140,000 Attendees

Jul 1, 2019

READ MORE

Latest News

Country’s Best Barbecuers will Show Off at Inaugural Event

Mar 3, 2020

READ MORE

Chili, Bourbon & Beer Festival Brings the Heat

Jan 23, 2020

READ MORE

Celebrate the Spice of Cajun Culture

Dec 20, 2019

READ MORE

Chart Topping Country Music Star Lee Brice to Headline KNIX BBQ & Beer Festival

Nov 12, 2019

READ MORE