Scottsdale Culinary Festival-April 5-10
One of the greatest food festivals in Arizona is the Scottsdale Culinary Festival, six fun-filled days of food, wine, chocolate, live music and picnics. Start off the week with The Kick Off Party, hosted by SKYY Vodka at SHADE lounge at the W Scottsdale. Sip on newly created cocktails and nibble on endless hors d'oeuvres. Satisfy your sweet tooth with The Chocolate & Wine Experience, where some of the Valley's best pastry chefs will make delectable delights for you to try, paired with fitting wines, located at Degree 270 at Talking Stick Resort. The Eat, Drink & Be Pretty party on Friday, April 8 offers food from local restaurants, flirty drinks and cocktails, and a fashion show displaying all the springs newest trends. Prices of each event varies. www.scottsdaleculinaryfestival.org.