Phoenix temperatures are cooling down, but the Chile Pepper Festival is bringing the heat. The best local restaurants, chefs, and gourmet food trucks line the streets of Roosevelt Row with their chile pepper-inspired and infused cuisine. Hang out in the Deschutes Beer Garden, listen to live music, dance to salsa music, and more. Get your tickets and start giving your taste buds a pep talk: the hottest festival of the season hits the streets of Phoenix this Saturday.
Roosevelt Row Arts District, 128 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix
Spicy samples galore!🔥 Get ready for #Chilefest2017 this Saturday, featuring the best restaurants in town. Sink your teeth into the most delicious chile pepper-inspired cuisines, paired with jalapeño margaritas, cold beer, and live music all night long! Do you have your tickets yet? Snag them early at chilepepperfest.org! (link in profile) #rooseveltrow #dtphx
Get a taste of Munich this weekend without leaving Phoenix. Lace up your dirndl and throw on your lederhosen this Saturday for SanTan Brewing's 11th annual Oktoberfest. Kick off the Fall season as you dance to polka music, enter a brat eating contest or stein holding competition, and witness a weiner dog race. As if you even needed more convincing, Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers will return to the stage as the sun goes down.
Downtown Chandler, 178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Somos Peoria. Along with a live concert and additional entertainment, attendees will be able to enjoy a delicious variety of traditional foods, arts and crafts shopping and an activity zone that includes inflatables, carnival rides, rock wall, face painters and more. A cigar bar, beer and margaritas will also be available.
Old Town Peoria, 10510 N 83rd Ave, Peoria
Donut lovers unite in downtown Phoenix this Sunday. Feast your eyes (and your stomach) on the valley's best donuts at this inaugural indoor festival. Local favorites set up shop, showcasing traditional and gourmet donuts for you to judge in the People's Choice competition. Grab your tickets here because you donut want to miss this.
monOrchid, 214 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix
September 29-September 30
The Goldrush Music Festival returns to Rawhide this weekend, with renowned headliners including DEADMAU5, Illenium, Steve Aoki, Vince Staples, Slushii, and more. Purchase tickets and view the lineup schedule here.
Rawhide Western Town, 5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler
Death Cab for Cutie at The Van Buren, Saturday
Dierks Bentley at Ak-Chin Pavilion, Saturday
J Balvin at Comerica Theater, Saturday
Goo Goo Dolls at The Van Buren, Sunday