4 Food Festivals We’re Most Excited About Happening in Arizona

Now that Arizona is slowly inching towards the Fall season, it’s time to see what the cooler temperatures bring us in terms of festivals! What’s better than cooler temps combined with quality food and great fun? We’re not so sure either so we have decided to compile some of our favorite upcoming festivals that are looming around the corner. 


Arizona Restaurant Week – September 21-30

From September 21-30, the very best restaurants in the valley participate in offering foodies the opportunity to enjoy a prix-fixe dinner ($33 or $44 per person). Some of our local participating restaurants include The Keg Steakhouse + Bar in Gilbert and Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Chandler! Check out the full list of restaurants that are scattered all over the valley and try out some new flavors!

Chile Pepper Festival – September 29

If you’re a fan of spicy foods, you’ll enjoy this chile-infused event by trying the most delicious chile pepper-inspired cuisine Phoenix has to offer. With live music, onsite chile roasting, salsa dancing, talent show, this festival is sure to draw in quite the crowd. Located in downtown Phoenix, this is a great event for family and friends to enjoy! For more information about the vent, click here!

Arizona Donut Festival – September 30

This will surely be Homer Simpson’s dream come true. It is exactly as it sounds, a full on Donut festival! This event will be located in downtown Phoenix and will offer donut fans a full variety, even vegan donuts! There will also be live music, art and kids that are 12 and under are free to attend! 

Rockin’ Taco Street Fest – September 15

Tacos aren’t just for Tuesdays. In fact, it can be eaten all day on a Saturday as well! This tacolicious festival will be in Downtown Chandler and will feature a multitude of entertainment such as wrestling, live music, eating competitions and, of course, an abundance of creative tacos from 20 local restaurants and purveyors. Kids 12 and under are also free to attend! 

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