The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, Arizona Cocktail Weekend and Street Eats Food Truck Festival top our to-do list this weekend in Phoenix.
As top trainers from around the world compete, guests are invited to watch and celebrate the beautiful Arabian horse breed with behind-the-scenes barn tours and activities for families. There's also shopping from 300 vendors and an international cuisine court.
WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85260
More than 20 events are on the bill for the annual Arizona Cocktail weekend, featuring everything from parties, spirit tastings, and educational seminars, to cocktail competitions, drinks specials and dinners.
These are the weekend's signature events:
Join The Cocktail Jam for a night of music from DJ Z-Trip and wildly-inventive, one-of-a-kind cocktails.
Pop-up versions of renowned bars from around the state, country and across the globe gather under one roof at Top Bars.
Root for your favorite at the Devour Bartending Competition as they compete for the title of Arizona's Star Bartender.
More than 55 food trucks are dishing out all types of food, with every menu including a $2 sample. The event will include live bands, lawn games, eating contests, local vendor marketplace, kid's zone, cooking classes and more.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N Pima Rd., Scottsdale
This chilly weather is no match for the chili (and bourbon, of course) that you'll find this weekend in downtown Chandler. The Chili Bourbon Festival returns with country music, lawn games, eating competitions and more. Local restaurants will offer a variety of spicy, traditional and regional chili bowls and sides, and local home cooks have the chance to compete in a chili cook off.
Dr. AJ Chandler Park
178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler