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The Best of Phoenix A’Fare is Here

Posted at 2:10 PM, Oct 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-10 17:10:11-04

Mouth-watering food, refreshing beer, relaxing wine and fun entertainment? Yes, please!

Mark your calendars, because on Saturday, Oct. 13, the 19th annual Best of Phoenix A’Fare, presented by the Phoenix New Times, is back! This year the event will be held at The Van Buren in Downtown Phoenix. It’s bound to be a show-stopping night. 

Those attending can expect unlimited food samples from Phoenix’s top 40 restaurant picks. That’s right the best (of Phoenix’s) unlimited food samples that you all voted on! Oh, and did we mention that your ticket will also include 12 free drink vouchers? This is a 21 and over event so it’s the perfect way to get your adult on and mingle while sipping on your Tito’s drink. 

The event is meant for Phoenicians all over the Valley to come together and celebrate everything this sunny city has to offer, specifically the BEST it has to offer *wink, wink*. 

According to The Van Buren, this year’s event will be benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. So you can wine and dine all for a good cause. 

You’re probably also wondering which restaurants will be sampling at the event, right? We’ve got you covered. We’ve listed some of the food and liquor vendors below, but you can peep the full list on their website. Your mouth will water (just sayin’). 

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. There are two different types of tickets you can purchase on their site.

General Admission: This $45 ticket includes samples of cuisine, wine, beer and of course entertainment. 
VIP Admission: Feeling extra luxurious? For $65, you’re granted early access to the event, a VIP goody bag, and samples of cuisine, wine, beer and of course, entertainment. 

You can also purchase group tickets too. Tickets at the door are on a first-come, first-serve basis. The event has sold out quickly in the past so it’s recommended to get yours in advance. That way you don’t miss out on some bomb food and drinks. 

Happy “besting!”