SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival - Tucson's Best Foodie Festival!

Savor Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival in Tucson

SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival is a daytime foodie festival that takes place annually at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

Featuring over 50 of the region’s finest chefs, wineries, breweries, local foods, and restaurants, SAVOR is a not-to-be-missed culinary event in Tucson.

Attendees sample a variety of foods, wines, beers, and other cocktails in an upscale outdoor environment.


What is the date for the 2023 SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival?

The Savor Food & Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2024.

Where is the SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival located?

The festival is held in midtown Tucson at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson.

What are the hours?

The festival hours are 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

Why would I go to the SAVOR Food & Wine Festival?

  • To sample menu items from area restaurants
  • To taste local wines, beers, and cocktails
  • To support chefs, restauranters, and musicians from our community
  • To see flowers, succulents, artwork, and displays at the botanical gardens
  • To have a memorable outing with family and friends
  • To champion the work of a local arts non-profit

How much does it cost?

General Admission Tickets are $115. A limited number of VIP Tickets are also available for $150.

Tickets include libation and menu samplings from over 50 local wineries, breweries, distilleries, restaurant chefs, and food purveyors in Southern Arizona. PLUS, full access to the Tucson Botanical Gardens exhibits!

What is the parking situation?

Parking is free.

What should I wear?

Average Tucson temperatures in January range in the 40s-70s, often with blue skies and lots of sun. The festival is entirely outdoors so good walking shoes and light layers are best. Sunglasses and hats are also advised.

What should I bring with me?

  • Cash for various knickknacks and wares that may be available for purchase
  • A phone for fun photo opps
  • A designated driver if you plan to sample alcoholic beverages

Are bathrooms available?



Tucson Botanical Gardens is a lovely urban garden in central Tucson.


Can kids attend the SAVOR Food & Wine Festival?

SAVOR is a 21+ event.


What hotels do you recommend in the area?

Be sure to check out our resort guide for a number of excellent options. Arizona Inn would be an especially good pick since it is only two miles from the botanical gardens.


Which accounts should I follow on social media prior to and during the event?

Be sure to follow the three below accounts for coverage -

We also recommend that you follow the accounts of participating restaurants, wineries, and breweries.

What else do I need to know before I go to the SAVOR Food & Wine Festival?

  • Participating vendors are often "mom & pop" small businesses. Take the time to get to know the owners and support them in their entrepreneurial endeavors - both during and after the festival.
  • This is a popular event! Tickets may sell-out in advance so buy yours ahead of time.

That just about covers it. Have a great time!

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