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Outdoor Events this Weekend - April 26

Arizona Craft Spirits and Cocktail Festival

When: Saturday, April 27

Where: Dr AJ Chandler Park, Chandler

Mix, Mingle and Sip your way throuh Arizona Craft Spirits & Cocktail Festival(formally Chandler Craft Spirits Festival)

This event features a variety of distilleries from Arizona and beyond. Do you love cocktails? This is the event for you. Do you love a Tiki Lounge? How abou a Speakeasy? We have those. 

Sip on premium spirits that include whiskey, vodka, gin, rum and carefully crafted cocktails plus some craft beer and a little wine thrown in the mix. Enjoy our different areas including the Tiki Lounge, Speakeasy, Music by Hourglass Cats, Aunt B and Mix Tape, vote on your favorite cocktail and spirit. Enjoy yard games and more.

Arizona Sangria Craft Beer Food Truck Festival

When: Saturday, April 27

Where: Mesa Riverview Park

While the Spring weather is still here come on out to our 5th Annual Sangria Festival and enjoy some cocktails, sangrias, craft beers, margaritas and mojitos. Shop with our vendors and find that artisan treasure, eat at one of many food trucks from around the valley!  We are co hosting our first ever Chihuahua races and dog costume party benefiting the Maricopa Animal shelter, they will also have dogs on hand for you to fall in love a special someone and give them a forever home.   Lucky Dogs Cocktails have rolled out two more growler designs to add to your collection and bring your existing growler to fill it on up with the libation of your choice! We will have live music all night and start out the day with some reggae and steal drum to get that blood pumping! It is open to the public, but must be 21 to purchase a ticket and glass for the  unlimited tastings.(food not included) But we will have a cash bar and Uncle Bears Beer Truck for those of you who just want to come on out and enjoy the day and have a drink or two, and enjoy the food trucks, and vendors.  Uncle Bears Breweries have tickets on sale at each of the 4 locations around the valley for $5 off!   This is a dog friendly event with a dog costume contest open to all breeds and Chihuahua races. Bottomless Tasting Tickets with embossed glass $35 (does not include food, purchased separately).

Water Lantern Festival

When: Saturday, April 27

Where: Kiwanis Park

Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrate life together. Water Lantern Festival brings together individuals from all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life to join in one emotional and memorable night. At the Water Lantern Festival, we cherish these moments and will do our best to help you have a memorable experience that you'll never forget as you witness the beauty of thousands of lanterns reflecting upon the water.



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