Scottsdale League for the Arts presents the Cocktail Society kick-off party with the theme “Shaken, Not Stirred” on Friday, April 12, launching three days of food, fun and fundraising as part of the Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend. The event showcases top-shelf spirits, 007-worthy cocktails from Phoenix’s top cocktail masters, and culinary creations from 10 restaurants. Entertainment this year will feature secret-agent-themed fun and live music.

The 21-and-over event starts at 007 (7:00 p.m.) and runs until 10:30 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, located at 7380 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale. Bond-inspired attire is encouraged at the Cocktail Society.
Following the Cocktail Society is the iconic weekend-long Scottsdale Culinary Festival presented by the City of Scottsdale at the Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza, featuring local restaurants, culinary demos, live music and more on April 13 and 14.  

The City of Scottsdale is a premier destination for activities in Arizona and is the host sponsor of the Cocktail Society and the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. Both events benefit the Scottsdale League for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that donates proceeds to arts programs in Arizona.

Tickets are $75 online before April 1, then $85 online or $100 at the door.For tickets visit or for more information visit