17 Food Festivals in Metro Phoenix: Chow Bella's Fall 2013 Guide

Categories: Events, Seasonal

Katie Johnson
Crooked Sky Farms roasting chiles at the first RoRo Chile Pepper Festival

Summer is coming to an end, and while the rest of the country is in mourning, we're celebrating. Now begins the time when the Valley of the Sun comes to life, and now that we can actually stand to be in that sunshine, our favorite season is finally kicking off. Bring on the fall and with it a calendar full of food festivals!


Rockin' Taco Street Fest
When: Saturday, September 14 (4 to 10 p.m.)
Where: El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina of Chandler
How much: $5
What to eat / drink: Homestyle Mexican cuisine, award-winning salsas, taco-eating contest, and Corona

Flagstaff Fall Craft Beer Festival
When: Saturday, September 21 (1 to 4 p.m., VIP admission at noon)
Where: Pepsi Amphitheater, Flagstaff
How much: $29 GA, $49 VIP
What to eat / drink: Hors d'oeuvres by Taverna Greek Grill accompany samples from 24 brewing companies (Grand Canyon, Four Peaks, Mudshark, Leinenkugel's, and more).

Roosevelt Row Chile Pepper Festival
When: Saturday, September 28 (5 to 11 p.m.)
Where: A.R.T.S. Market
How much: $15 admission (salsa samples included; food and beverages sold separately)
What to eat: Last year's winners were Jobot Coffee Shop's chiles and La Salsa Caliente's salsa. Also look for local food trucks and restaurants.

Location Info

El Palacio of Chandler

2950 E. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Pepsi Amphitheater

2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, AZ

Category: General

Roosevelt A.R.T.S. Market

408 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Del Frisco's Grille

2425 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church

2716 N. Dobson Road, Chandler, AZ

Category: General

National Bank of Arizona

6001 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Stagecoach Village

7100 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, AZ

Category: General

St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church

10320 N. 84th Ave., Peoria, AZ

Category: General

Salt River Fields

7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Dos Cabezas Wineworks

3248 Highway 82, Sonoita, AZ

Category: General

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: General

Peoria Sports Complex

16101 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, AZ

Category: Music

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