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ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 A RACE WILL IMPACT GARDEN ACCESS FROM 6-10 A.M.. ONE OF THE TWO N. GALVIN SOUTHBOUND LANES FROM VAN BUREN TO THE ROUNDABOUT WILL BE CLOSED. ALSO, ALL OF N. GALVIN WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN THE ROUNDABOUT AND E. MCDOWELL ROAD. VISITORS WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE GARDEN NORTHBOUND ON GALVIN FROM VAN BUREN. PLEASE ENTER AND EXIT VIA THE MAIN GATE.

Chiles & Chocolate Festival

November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free with paid Garden admission or Membership.

Questions

  • Call 480 941.1225 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

An ideal recipe for a sweet and spicy weekend. Sample and shop your way through Arizona's top chile and chocolate vendors. Indulge in gourmet chocolates, zesty sauces, fresh fire-roasted chiles and other handcrafted delights. Listen to catchy musical mixes and enjoy fiery live performances of Brazilian, Caribbean and Latin dance on Boppart Courtyard. 

Daily Entertainment

DJ Seduce (Miguel Ivery), owner of Afro:Baile Records fills the air with hot beats from Latin America and beyond. He will be joined by Latin, Caribbean, and South American dancers.

Cooking Demonstrations

Saturday, Nov. 11

  • 12 p.m. – Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events
  • 2 p.m. – Gertrude’s 

Sunday, Nov. 12

  • 3:30 p.m. - Special Guest, Chef Jeff Smedstad of Elote Café and Cookbook signing

Vendors

  • Check back in October for a full list of participating vendors. 
     

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