Pop open a cold one at this annual beer festival celebrating American-made craft brews. More than 60 national and local breweries serve up their best drafts at the Scottsdale Civic Center, where festival-goers can enjoy live music, food, beer games and a beer garden. This is a 21-and-older event.

DETAILS >> Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd. General admission tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the gate and include a four-ounce souvenir sample can; VIP admission is $100 and includes a souvenir can, access to the VIP beer garden and food tent, private restroom access and a brewer meet and greet. (602) 276-2499 or

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