Local First Arizona's Fall Festival, Dia de los Muertos celebrations and the inaugural AZ Barrels, Bottles and Brews highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.
Arizona Fall Festival
Join Local First Arizona for Saturday's celebration of all things Arizona. This free and family-friendly event features more than 200 locally-owned businesses, food samples from some of Phoenix's best restaurants, local chefs and locally-produced beer and wine.
200 E Moreland St., Phoenix
AZ Barrels, Bottles and Brews
More than 25 local breweries will gather at the Salt River Fields with samples produced exclusively in Arizona. Wander through the park while enjoying releases from Arizona breweries, perfect varietals from Arizona wineries and exemplary tastings of the finest spirits distilled in the state.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale
Dia de los Muertos Celebration at Desert Botanical Garden
Saturday and Sunday
Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Garden at this two-day family-oriented festival that uses music, dance and storytelling to explore the beauty and meaning of this special holiday. Each day ends with La Procesión. Based on an ancient tradition, guests and performers will march as a community through the Garden to honor the departed.
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix
St Mary's Basilica's Dia de los Muertos Festival
Experience mariachi, ballet folklorico, local artisan, free kid’s activities, a car show with trunk altars, food trucks, live entertainment by the Andres Martinez y Ritmo Latino Band, and visit the ofrenda (altars) to honor our loved ones.
St. Mary's Basilica
231 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ
Veggie lovers unite at Southwest VegFest for a day of fantastic food, unique vendors, relaxing meditation and more at this free event.
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix
azcentral Wine and Food Experience
Embark on a culinary exploration showcasing the best food, wine, beer and spirits from local and national chefs. The national tour makes it's way to Phoenix this weekend with a variety of restaurants, wineries, breweries and distillers in tow.
Monterra at WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale
Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival
The streets of Carefree transform into a gallery this weekend as they make way for nearly 165 artists and over 5,000 original masterpieces of fine art. Take a self-guided art walk before browsing the extensive collection of domestic and imported wines up for tasting. Shop watercolors, oils, sculptures, woodwork, jewelry, and more and enjoy six samples of wine plus a souvenir glass for $10.
American Lebanese Festival
The annual American Lebanese Festival features authentic Lebanese cuisine, music and entertainment. Come experience Lebanese culture, folk life, traditional Dabke Dance and more.
St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church Festival Grounds
5406 E Virginia Ave, Phoenix