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Come celebrate the best of Arizona beer at the AZ Craft Beer Awards & Festival!

PHOENIX magazine, in partnership with the Arizona Craft Brewer's Guild, is proud to present the 2nd Annual AZ Craft Beer Awards, recognizing the best in Arizona brewing! The Festival, held on October 21, 2023, will be the celebration of these awards, bringing the beer community together so we can all enjoy the best Arizona has to offer!

October 21, 2023

VIP Entry: 12:00 PM

General Admission Entry: 1:00 PM

Event ends: 5:00 PM

VIP Admission includes:

  • Early Entrance at 12:00 PM
  • Access to the shaded VIP Patio on the second floor of the Heritage at Sportsman’s Park building
  • 20 Drink Tickets (4 oz of beer per ticket)
  • Commemorative Sample Cup
  • VIP Designated Driver ticket excludes drink tickets and commemorative cup

General Admission includes:

  • Entrance at 1:00 PM
  • 15 Drink Tickets (4 oz of beer per ticket)
  • Commemorative Sample Cup
  • General Admission Designated Driver ticket excludes drink tickets and commemorative cup

A portion of the proceeds will go to our charity partner, AZ Craft Brewer’s Foundation

Participating Breweries:

  • 8-Bit Aleworks
  • Huss Brewing
  • Bone Haus Brewing
  • Saddle Mountain Brewing
  • Ranch Hand Brewing
  • Simple Machine Brewing
  • Old Ellsworth Brewing
  • Four Peaks Brewing
  • Desert Monks Brewing
  • Uncle Bear's Brewery
  • Grand Canyon Brewing + Distillery
  • College Street Brewhouse
  • Grand Avenue Brewing
  • Kitsune Brewing
  • PHX Beer Co
  • Front Pourch Brewing
  • Greenwood Brewing
  • Oro Brewing
  • OHSO Brewery + Distillery
  • Walter Station Brewery
  • Greenwood Brewing
  • Throne Brewing
  • Hundred Mile Brewing
  • State 48 Brewery
  • The Brewery at Tirrito Farm
  • Arizona Wilderness Brewing
  • Wren House Brewing
  • THAT Brewery
  • Mudshark Brewery
  • Mother Road Brewing
  • Chestnut Sports Club
  • Catalina Brewing
  • Pedal Haus Brewing
  • Dragoon Brewing

Participating Vendors:

  • Six Byrd Cider
  • Schilling Cider
  • Waterbird Spirits
  • Puro Tequila Soda
  • Popped Artisan Popcorn
  • Pelon's Food Truck
  • Melted Envy Mac & Cheese
  • The AZ Fry Guy
  • Turn Em Red Seasonings
  • Merkin Vineyards
  • Butt Rubz Beef Jerky
  • Lumberjaxes Axe Throwing
  • Wicked Rain Taproom


VIP Entrance

VIP ticket holders and VIP designated drivers will be allowed entry into the event at 12:00pm. General Admission entry will begin at 1:00pm.


The AZ Craft Beer Awards & Festival will take place on the western lawn of the Cardinals Stadium, in Glendale. There will be plenty of parking available in the W4 and W2 parking lots. The entrance into the event will be on the east side of the lawn, across the street from Gate 1 of the stadium.

Bag Policy

This event will have a clear bag policy. All bags must be clear so that we can see what is inside. Bags are subject to search on entry. If you bring a bag that isn’t clear, you will not be allowed entry into the event.

Outside Food

Absolutely no outside food will be allowed. The only exception is pretzel-necklaces. Don’t worry, we will have quality nosh available at the festival for purchase.

Water Bottles

Empty water bottles and sealed water bottles will be permitted. There will be water available to refill your water bottles.

ID Check

All attendees will be required to show a valid ID upon entry to the event. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter the event.


We’re sorry, but no pets will be allowed at this event.

NO Weapons

Weapons of any kind will not be allowed inside the event.


This is a rain or shine event! If there might be rain, come prepared. There will be no refunds given.

Use Common Sense!

We’re all here to have a good time and drink good beer. If you have doubts about something you’re doing or bringing, play it safe and don’t do it or bring it.

If you have any questions or concerns, email us at events@citieswestmedia.com


Venue Information

Heritage at Sportsman's Park
9600 W. Sportsmans Park South
Glendale, AZ 85305

Organizer Information

PHOENIX magazine

6310 East Thomas Road
suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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