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Get Ready to Rock the Guac

Celebrate National Guacamole Day at Rock the Guac, where the Valley’s top chefs will be competing for the title of Top Guac. The event is Friday, September 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., held here at our Sands venue and hosted by the founders of the Arizona Taco Festival. Enjoy all the guac you can eat, snacks, two Patron margaritas or Corona cervezas, and live music.

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AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival

Explore delicious craft brews at the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, May 14 at the Scottsdale Civic Center. Enjoy samples from a selection of over 250 beers, a beer science garden, and beer games. 2 Fat Guys Grilled Cheese Truck, Brat Haus, Charred Wood Fired Pizza and more will be serving up savory fare. Local bands including The Hourglass Cats and Dry River Yacht Club will keep the party going.

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SMoCA Mix: Fashionably Avant-Garde

SMoCA, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, is hosting the 4th annual SMoCA Mix: Fashionably Avant-Garde, on Saturday, May 7. The event will showcase avant-garde fashions from local and international designers, with proceeds benefiting the museum.

Los-Angeles based fashion house For the Stars will present featured designers Rocky Gathercole, known for his provocative designs who will showcase a custom dress Katy Perry wore for her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance in Arizona along with 20 garments designed exclusively for SMoCA Mix inspired by the architecture of …

Battle of the Burgers

Join the Valley’s best chefs and restaurants in a Scottsdale Culinary Festival cookoff as they compete for the title of Best Burgers in the Valley. The Burger Battle is happening right here at Hotel Valley Ho on Thursday, March 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Burger Battle

Taste all the burgers and vote for your favorite. A panel of chefs and culinary experts will also give out the Judge’s …

Spirited Sipping at Arizona Cocktail Week

Get ready for the 5th Annual Arizona Cocktail Week, happening February 13-21 and suited to bartenders and keen cocktail enthusiasts alike. There’s a full lineup of delicious events, many of them happening right here at the hotel.

Cocktail Carnival

The Cocktail Carnival on Saturday, February 13 is the fun kick-off event happening poolside, with creative cocktails, boozy treats, performers, and some “secret …