Discover a wide range of culinary delights and entertainment at this week's local foodie events.
From a complimentary wine tasting of summer-ready wines at Tap & Bottle Downtown, to the Willcox Wine Country Festival offering a weekend filled with wine, fine arts, and artisan foods, there's something to satisfy every palate. Don't miss out on the Ice Cream Sunday Social at Coronet Cafe, where you can build your own ice cream sundae and enjoy a delightful evening of great food and refreshing treats.
Don't forget, you can always check out our Things to Do section on the website to check out what's going on any day of the week.
If you're an owner of a local food truck, it's likely you've seen Mark Whittaker of Tucson Foodie wandering around, following his nose to your delicious cuisine. Now, and for the first time ever, he's throwing a party with a handful of his favorite mobile eateries.
From 5 - 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, Tucson Foodie presents Mark's Food Truck Fiesta at 4004 N. Stone Ave., located in front of Hem & Her Bridal.
The participating food trucks include Tacos Sabrozon, Samurai Sombrero, Duke's Delicious Pizza, Banhdicted, Red Captain Coffee, The Sweet Coqui, and Morty's Backyard.
The event is free (aside from what you purchase from each food truck), restrooms will be on-site, and there will be available parking on the property.
Cool off with a complimentary wine tasting of summer-ready wines! Tap & Bottle will be pouring three easy-drinking wines that are perfect for any pool party.
@reservation_sensationfrybread will be right outside, serving up loads of fried goodies to satisfy your hunger!
Live Music from Gila Bend and the Classless Chaps starts up at 8 p.m.
Enjoy a weekend of wine in Willcox!
Fri. May 19 - 6:00 pm till 9:00 pm – Chamber of Commerce Wine Benefit Dinner
Sat. May 20 - 11:00 am till 5:00 pm - Wine Festival - $35 per person pre-sale / $45 at the gate. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and ten tasting tickets.
Sun. May 21 - 11:00 am till 5:00 pm - Wine Festival - $30 per person pre-sale / $40 at the gate. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and ten tasting tickets.
Featuring 16 of Arizona’s best wineries along with over 30 non-winery vendors including fine arts, artisan foods, vintage vendors, and non-stop entertainment along with 2 food trucks.
Bring your family to the Living Lab on Saturday, May 20th from 8 - 11 a.m. to taste food grown in and harvested from the Sonoran Desert. Learn how to harvest, prepare, and eat native edible plants. Younger kids will also enjoy meeting the hens, story, and song time, and the kids playhouse. Activities for older kids and teens include learning real programming skills by coding a digital food forest using Scratch and stone carving. All materials will be provided.
8 a.m. - Nature activities
9:30 a.m. - Song and Story Time
11 a.m. - Program Ends
Family Saturdays happen every third Saturday of the month.
Of course, any celebration calls for a feast. So, on this day visitors will be fed the traditional food for this festival, pozole de trigo. This soup contains wheat grains among many other hearty ingredients. As Mission Garden continues to mature we hope to feed people, just as San Ysidro did near Madrid in the late 11th and early 12th centuries. Come and experience this taste of history! Fresh flour tortillas and bolillo bread roles will be available too.
There will also be a limited number of bread loaves for sale from Barrio Bread. Other festival participants will include Tucson Chocolate, Iskashitaa Refugee Network, and others.
The festival is free. Your monetary gifts are appreciated.
The Midtown Farm and Flower & Bullets want to celebrate their 10-year anniversary and recent purchase of the property with you. This will be a great time to learn about our plans and ask questions.
There will be jumping castles, food trucks, music, Mujeres Verdes Mercado, and live performances. See you there!
Taste a wide selection of craft beer, hard ciders, lagers, and ales from Arizona’s finest brewing companies as you travel around the Zoo in this one-of-a-kind sampling event. Listen to live music in the Event Garden and in Tanzania, enjoy games and fun photo ops, and take home a commemorative tasting glass. Pub-style food will be available for purchase throughout the Zoo.
21+ only event.
Cost: General Admission: $50 | Zoo Member: $45 |Designated Driver: $25
OKASHI's first ice cream pop-up! They will be located on the small patio in front of The Coronet Cafe: 353 South Meyer Avenue. The evening will be nice and warm - perfect for some great food, a cold, delicious beverage, and a build-your-own ice cream sundae!
Menus are pictured on Instagram.
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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and food. Addie has her Masters in Legal Studies and hopes to one day apply that towards helping people (and animals) around the globe, while traveling and tasting along...