Wander the scenic Scottsdale Civic Center Mall while nibbling on treats from more than 50 local eateries, enjoying live entertainment or watching cooking demonstrations from the Valley’s best chefs. You can also browse the Epicurean Expo, experience the Tiki Hideaway or become an educated cocktail drinker at “Cocktail Culture.” All-inclusive VIP passes are available. A portion of the proceeds go toward Arizona arts and education.
DETAILS >> Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd. $10-$125 for general admission, $5 for military personnel, free for children 12 and younger and seniors; food and beverages are sold separately. (480) 945-7193 or http://scottsdalefest.org.