Taste some of the best brews from across the nation at AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival, channel out your inner artist at the Chalk Art Festival, celebrate Hispanic culture at Día del Niño and other events happening across the Valley April 27-29.

 

AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival

 

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April 28

The 8th annual AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival is coming back to Margaret T. Hance Park this Saturday. Ticketholders may choose up to 20 samples from the selection of 250 craft beers from over 100 breweries across the nation. Plus, there will be an assortment of beers otherwise not available in the state of Arizona. Entertainment includes live music, food, a beer science garden, beer Olympics and a rare beer garden.

Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W Culver St Phoenix, AZ

 

Chalk Art Festival


April 28

Both East and West Valley residents can enjoy the annual Chalk Art Festival, held at Tempe Marketplace and Westgate Entertainment Center on April 28. Local artists will create colorful illustrations on large canvas murals for both shopping center guests to enjoy. The whole family can join in on the fun at the KidsZone or the community participation mural area, where amateur artists are encouraged to practice their chalk art skills. 

Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe 85281

 

Día del Niño at Phoenix Zoo and Heard Museum


April 29

Spend Sunday at the Phoenix Zoo celebrating children, animals and Hispanic culture at Día del Niño. Free with zoo admission, the family-friendly festivities include carousel rides, lucha libre wrestling matches, folklorico dances, animal encounters, piñatas, arts and crafts and more.  

Phoenix Zoo, 455 North Galvin Pkwy Phoenix

 

The Heard Museum will celebrate Children’s Day with a community celebración that includes free admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians. The festivities include arts, storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages.

Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix

 

FOODstock

April 28

FOODstock brings together over 90 food trucks to the West Valley for one of the largest local festivals of its kind. Held inside the Peoria Sports Complex, the festival will offer full-size dishes and $3 samples from each and every truck. For those of age, a full bar will be available. Entertainment includes live music, bounce houses, a barrel train, face painting, Knockerball and more.

Peoria Sports Complex 16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria 85382

 

Junk in the Trunk


April 27-29

Junk in the Trunk will bring together over 170 vendors selling vintage, antique and handmade goods. The curated exhibitors will offer apparel, art, décor and more. In addition to hours of shopping, visitors will also be able to enjoy food, drink, live music and endless vintage design inspiration.

WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale 85260

 

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