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Chiles & Chocolate


Now - November 9, 2014 | NEW TIME! 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spicy decadence awaits you this fall at the Desert Botanical Garden! Enjoy the sweet life while spending an afternoon—or a weekend—sampling your way through the outdoor beauty of one of Phoenix’s natural gems. Delight your taste buds with indulgent gourmet chocolates, zesty salsas and other unique Southwestern treats. All products are available for purchase from local vendors, and the sweet sounds of DJ Miguel Ivery will definitely keep this weekend sizzlin’!

Entrance to the Festival

  • Entrance to the Chiles & Chocolate Festival is included with paid Garden admission. Become a member today for unlimited annual admission.
  • Members are free and must show Member ID to be admitted.

Vendors & Entertainment


Spice doesn’t apply solely to food! Be sure to stop by Boppart Stage for hot Latin beats by DJ Miguel Ivery and fiery dance performances throughout the day.


A complete list of vendors will be coming soon!

Fine Print

  • Programming subject to change.
  • This event will be photographed/videotaped for promotional purposes.


  • Call 480 481.8188, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily

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