Saturday, February 8, 2020
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A collaborative culinary festival celebrating our region's culinary best! The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, Local First Arizona and the Tucson Botanical Gardens partner to present Southern Arizona's most well revered celebration of the culinary arts.
Tucson’s culinary prestige and heritage food movement has been growing each year, and now is the time to SAVOR. Indulge in the flavors of Southern Arizona’s culinary arts at the 7th Annual SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival surrounded by the colorful floral blooms of the Tucson Botanical Gardens.
Featuring over 50 of the region’s finest chefs, wineries, breweries, local foods and restaurants highlighting exceptional menu tastings. This foodie festival will showcase the diversity of the heritage foods and ingredients throughout the Southwest region.
A creative collaboration with SAACA, Local First Arizona and Tucson Botanical Gardens to highlight and promote independently owned local restaurants and showcase their culinary expertise. The event seeks to raise awareness of the rich and vibrant culinary community in Tucson and to showcase the Tucson Botanical Gardens’ beautiful grounds. The event raises funds for the three presenting organizations programming and events, as well as provide exposure and value to the participating restaurants, wineries and breweries.
**NEW IN 2020: VIP ADMISSION INTO SAVOR**
VIP ADMISSION: Ticket includes RESERVED parking lot across the street from the venue; one hour early entry into the event (11:00 AM- 12:00 PM); plus all General Admission access for $125 per person.
GENERAL ADMISSION: Ticket includes libation and menu samplings from over 50 local wineries, breweries, distilleries, restaurant chefs, and food purveyors in Southern Arizona, immersive arts experiences, plus full access to the Tucson Botanical Gardens exhibits for $79 per person.
21 and Up Event.
Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Tucson Botanical Gardens, a tranquil oasis in the heart of Tucson, strives to be recognized and respected as the best small public garden in America.
RESTAURANTS & EATERIES
2019 Featured Arts Experiences
- Live Music throughout the event
- Photo booth Masquerade with handmade masks created by Riddlemetrue's Leathercraft
- Live Painting by Eli Farias, Donovan White and Jesse Perry
- Tucson Botanical Gardens newest art exhibit will be on display - "Out of the Woods" featuring tree inspired sculptures by Robert J. Wick
2019 Live Music Schedule
West Stage (Historical Gardens Courtyard)
11 AM – 1 PM | Adam Townsend (Acoustic Pop)
1 PM – 3 PM | Matt Meza (Rock)
11 AM – 1 PM | Cynthia Hilts (Jazz Piano)
1 PM – 3 PM | Jacob Acosta (Acoustic Pop)
11 AM – 1 PM | Jamie O’Brien (Americana / Celtic)
1 PM – 3 PM | Pat Kelley (Folk Americana)
Porter Hall Gallery
12 – 2 PM | Mark Willis (Piano)
10:30 – 11:30 AM | Mariachi Sol Azteca