The 2016 Taste of Arizona, hosted by the Boy Scouts of America will include a BBQ competition in addition to the over 60 local and nationally recognized food, non-food and alcohol vendors, local bands, kids zone and local celebrity chef demonstrations on December 3, 2016 at Mesa Riverview Park.
Prior to the Taste of Arizona, they will also host a 5K and 10K fun run and competitive race. All proceeds from the events go to support local Phoenix area Boy Scouts of America troops. Racers get free entry to the Taste of Arizona festival.
Tickets are only $7 pre-sale, $10 at the gate. VIP will run you $45. Check out their Eventbrite page for more information and to purchase advance tickets.
Food vendors (restaurants, caterers or BBQ teams) can register prior to November 11th by contacting Steven P. at steven.pomerantz (at) scouting.org.
This should turn out to be a great event, in even better weather with plenty to do and eat with the entire family. See you in December!