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An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel 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.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Gelato Festival Scottsdale


  • Kierland Commons 15205 North Kierland Boulevard Scottsdale, AZ, 85254 United States (map)
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After eight European editions, the Gelato Festival, the most important event dedicated to the artisanal Italian gelato, has come to America and is stopping in Scottsdale! Gelato Festival America will spread awareness of Italian artisanal gelato through a contest in which gelato artisans and chefs will compete with original gelato flavors they have created for the event. 

On October 20-21, the Gelato Festival will take place at the Westin Kierland. Tickets are $25-35 (children 2 and under free) and includes entry, samples, seminars, and fun and games such as Gelato School and a gelato-eating contest. Take advantage of limited pre-sale discounts. For more information, visit www.gelatofestivalamerica.com or purchase tickets at EventBrite.