Two Events Offer Independents Week Fun for Phoenix

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Independents Week is just around the corner, and this year, Local First Arizona brings you two exciting events to eat and drink your way through the Week! During Independents Week (6/25-7/4) we encourage you to "go local" by supporting as many locally owned businesses as possible. Join the thousands of consumers and hundreds of businesses who participate in this statewide celebration of the local and independent businesses that are the backbone of the Arizona economy. Plus, make sure to grab some golden coupons at the kickoff event to redeem 20% off at the over 400 participating businesses. Start at our Food Crawl at the Food Hall and end your Indie Week adventure with our Downtown Phoenix Pub Crawl. Find out all of the details below!

Food Crawl at the Food Hall


At this year's Food Crawl at the Food Hall at DeSoto Central Market, there are many opportunities to win fabulous prizes and gift cards from local businesses! The fun begins on Saturday, June 25th at 5PM, Sign up here

See all the options below, and start planning your strategy to win:

  • Grand Prize: Support your independent businesses by spending the most money throughout the night and get two free tickets to attend the 2017 Devour Culinary Classic. If you're a card-carrying Localist, you'll also get bonus prizes of two free tickets to the Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition plus two tickets to Deerhoof at Crescent Ballroom in addition to tickets to the Classic. You can register to be a Localist at the event or online at
  • Explore Phoenix Award: Fill out the entire passport and be entered to win The Independents Package, including 4 tickets to Deerhoof at Crescent Ballroom, a Dinner Date with Devour Chef Stephen Jones of The Larder + The Delta, a $100 gift card to The Gladly, a Localist membership for self or gifting, a pair of tickets to Localist event Private Shopping Hour with Loren North, and a 20% off coupon to the Root Salon.
  • I Dig It: Independents Award: Be the first to complete and turn in your Independents Passport and you will win a $50 gift card to Dig It Urban Gardens.
  • Craft Cocktail Award: Support your independent bartenders (Spend the most $$ at the bar) and win two tickets to the 2017 Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition.
  • RSVP Award: Those who pre-register are entered to win $50 Devour Phoenix Restaurant Coalition member gift card of their choice. Must be present to win.
  • Get Social Award: Get the most likes on an Instagram post at the event and receive a $50 Devour Phoenix Restaurant Coalition member gift card of their choice plus two tickets to Deerhoof at Crescent Ballroom. Must tag #IndieWeekAZ and #AZLocalist in post to win.
  • Must use the tags: #IndieWeekAZ and #AZLocalist

  Independents Week Pub Crawl

Pub Crawl

Celebrate Independence Day early! Sunday, July 3rd at 6PM we’re hitting the streets of Roosevelt Row in Downtown Phoenix for our 4th Annual Independents Week Pub Crawl enjoying $4 libations, live music and prizes along the way! Meet us at DeSoto Central Market for your pub crawl map, golden coupon, and red tickets for your $4 special before moving onto the next stop.

Turn up the volume and play our scavenger hunt game for great prizes, including a bonus prize for the person who brings the most people! Play with your friends, or go for the win solo - either way you're bound to win big!

Free to attend, open to everyone 21+, participants are responsible for any food and beverages they purchase. Sign up here

$4 Drink Specials Announced!