The competition heats up at this year’s Burger Battle, as 17 restaurants showcase their take on the perfect burger in this charity fundraising showdown on Friday, March 22, 2019, at Scottsdale Waterfront at Southbridge. Burger aficionados are invited to cast their vote in the People’s Choice competition at this all-inclusive event for ages 21+ and enjoy unlimited burger tastings, fries, milkshakes and beer; live music; lawn games; and more. Restaurant contenders also compete for a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships and title of “Best Burger” through an anonymous presentation to a panel of celebrity judges and culinary experts. VIP tickets are $85 for private lounge seating and bar, and early entrance at 6 p.m. General admission starts at 7 p.m. and costs $65. Scottsdale Waterfront at Southbridge is located at 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 85251. For an up-to-date lineup of participants, visit https://scottsdalefest.org/burgerbattle/.