18 Fall Food Festivals in Metro Phoenix
|AZ Taco Festival is always a favorite.|
AZ Taco Festival
When: Oct 20-21, (11am-7pm -- competition both days)
Where: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road Scottsdale
How much: $12 admission / tastings $2
What to eat / drink: Participating bars/restaurants include Wildhorse Grille, the Four Seasons, Distrito, La Hacienda, El Hefe, Dos Gringos, Sandbar, Frank & Lupe's, Rubio's, Tonto Bar & Grill, Green New American Vegetarian, Chuck (Grayhawk's Food Truck) and Manuel's.
Taste of Greece Peoria Greek Festival
When: October 26-28 (Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 11am-10 pm, Sunday 12-8pm)
Where: St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church, 7950 W. Pinnacle Peak
How much: $3
What to eat / drink: featuring fresh saganaki, moussaka, souvlaki, Greek pastries all prepared daily by church chefs and a Loukoumades eating contest
penandfork.com Pie Social 2011: the spread.
When: November 3, 2 to 6 pm
Where: 2nd Street and Roosevelt
How much: Sponsored by Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row, this event offers two options: Bring two pies and get five tasting tickets, or pay $10 for five tasting tickets.
What to eat: Pie baked by "celebrity" bakers competing for top honors, as well as pies baked by community members -- including you.
Peoria Beer Festival
When: November 3, 6-10 pm
Where: Peoria Sports Complex,16101 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria
How much: $55 each for VIP, $30 for general admission and $25 for designated drivers
What to eat / drink: distributors include Crescent Crown, Young's Market and Diamondback Wine & Spirits and restaurants include Texas Roadhouse, Johnny Fox's Public House and AJ's Fine Foods.
La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Culture
When: Nov 6-7 (12-9pm)
Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 East 2nd Street, Scottsdale
How much: free
What to eat / drink: Latin inspired food & drinks
When: Nov 10-11 (Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-6pm)
Where: Armenian Apostolic Church, 8849 E. Cholla St., Scottsdale
How much: $1
What to eat / drink: Armenian versions of Mediterranean fare