Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

Italian Festival 2017


  • Civic Center Mall 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 United States

The 4th annual Italian Festival brings Italian culture, food, fashion and more to Scottsdale for its biggest year yet. Sponsored by The City of Scottsdale and hosted by the Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c(3) non-profit, this two-day celebration is on Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26, 2017.  The event features everything from live music to unique, hand-crafted Italian items. There will be wine tastings, authentic Italian cuisine and performing artists from Italy. 

COST:    $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Visit www.italianfestivalaz.com/ or www.italianassociation.org/ for event details.