For all lovers of tacos, vegetarian eats, chocolate and wine, there's a treat for you in Phoenix this weekend. Check out the details on all the food fests happening around town.

 

Chocolate and Wine Experience

January 27

This decadent event is part of spring's Scottsdale Culinary Festival, and allows patrons to treat their tastebuds to one of life's best pairings: chocolate and wine. More than 30 vendors are pouring the fruits of the vine and dishing out a selection of sweet confections for guests to sip and sample. If you have a serious sweet tooth; you'll be happy to know the bites are unlimited; general admission also includes 12 drink samples. 

The Saguaro Scottsdale, 4000 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale 85251
(480) 945-7193 

 

Tacolandia

January 28

Unlimited taco samples. Now that we have your attention, here are the rest of the details: Phoenix New Times' inaugural fiesta is going down on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Hance Park. Your ticket price gets you unlimited tastings from 30 taquerias from the likes of Barrio Cafe, Tacos Chiwas, Tapacubo and more, plus access to live entertainment and cash bars. 

1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix 85004

Tacolandia
Tacolandia

 

AZ Vegetarian Food Festival

January 28-29

This two-day celebration for vegans, vegetarians, flexitarians and curious foodies highlights a healthy and sustainable lifestyle through samples from restaurants and vegetarian food companies, plus a chance to interact and learn from health and wellness vendors. Enjoy live entertainment, cooking demos and a full schedule of speakers.

Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater, 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale 85251


Grape Arizona Wine Event

January 29

Raise a glass to Arizona's vineyards at this tasting affair in historic Heritage Square. 16 local wineries are on hand to pour samples and sell bottles, wine merchandise and limited releases. Culinary partners including Beckett's Table, The Larder at DeSoto Market, Southern Rail and more Phoenix favorites will also be serving up bites to complement the tastings. 

113 N. Sixth St, Phoenix 85004

Grape Arizona Wine Event
Grape Arizona Wine Event

 

Dogs' Day in the Garden

January 28

Enjoy a good stroll with a four-legged friend (and walk off all the food festival samples mentioned above) in one of the area's most scenic settings: the Desert Botanical Garden. The trails are open for a special day of canine companionship and activities such as photo ops, treats for the pooch, and even a space-limited doga (dog yoga) class. 

1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 85008
(480) 941-1225

 

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