Food & Beverage

Your Food & Beverage Guide

Dive into inspired food and beverage menus crafted to delight every palette in addition to award-winning Greater Palm Springs Area staples.

Our concessions feature market-style outlets that offer a mix of hot, fresh prepared food selections complemented by a variety of grab-and-go meals and self-serve snack and beverage options including vegetarian, gluten-free, and kosher options.

Outdoor Picnic Patio (immediately after you have your ticket scanned):

Big Chicken – While offering the fan favorite M.D.E. sandwich, Shaq’s Big Chicken will also introduce a new Acrisure Arena signature menu item – The Shaqtus, with pepper jack cheese, pickled jalapenos, and Fuego sauce

Pronto Pizza – Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis will feature “grandma slices” made fresh from scratch, with toppings such as margherita and sausage and peppers, along with her Caesar’s pasta salad.

Tanner’s Prime Burgers – Premium all-natural smashburgers made from local beef with beef tallow French fries. Brandt Beef, located 82 miles from the arena, is focused on sustainable practices, including a head-to-toe program that provides the beef tallow fries.

Casa Escobar – Grandma’s recipes from this family-owned Los Angeles institution will showcase tacos and guacamole

Koko’s Bavarian –Jumbo Bavarian pretzels with dipping sauces along with smoked sausages

Cabana Bars – Frozen cocktails, liquor, wine, and beer brings the resort pool to the Arena. Featuring specialty El Cristiano tequila drinks at their cabana

buzzbox Bar located at Acrisure Arena

Inside marketplaces throughout the arena will feature local and regional fan favorites, including:

CV BBQ – The husband-and-wife team, Sean and Yvette Smith bring open-pit barbeque to hungry guests from their Indio restaurant.  You’ll find smoked meats and sides with The Marf (tri-tip topped with mac and cheese) being featured.  Their famous tri-tip, a popular cut for the central valley region, also comes from Brandt Beef

Fisherman’s Market and Grill – This Palm Springs staple will showcase their famous Fish & Chips, along with a new poutine fry, smothered in lobster gravy. Owner Lou Pagano and his son Joe do their own sourcing and transportation from the San Pedro docks every day to ensure the freshest seafood available in the valley

Grab & Go’s – Located throughout the main concourse and premium level, guests will find quick stops for beverages, Hempler’s All Beef Hot Dogs at select locations, and packaged snacks like Melissa’s Clean Snax and Brandini Toffee Popcorn, which began as a young entrepreneur’s project to pay for a trip to Italy that grew into a renowned Palm Springs business

The arena will also host an array of portable carts to make the availability of food and beverage quick, convenient and simple for guests. The carts will include:

  • E&E Pels Lemonade – After 40-plus years of serving the Greater Palm Springs area their scratch-made Italian ices, Gina and Tim Uschyk will be scooping Cathedral City’s favorite dessert along the main concourse
  • KettleMitas Kettle Corn – Gladys Jimenez’s Hispanic-woman-owned business offering its sought-after kettle corn has made its way from local festivals and high schools to its first permanent outpost in Acrisure Arena
  • CV Empanadas – House-made chicken and beef empanadas will be available on the main concourse.
  • CV Nachos – Loaded with gooey cheese and fresh produce, these nachos also offer an Impossible plant-based option
  • Draft Beer – Local breweries such as Coachella Valley Brewing Company and La Quinta Brewing. Guests can even make it a michelada using Indio-based Mix 38 Chevelas mix

Acrisure Arena will also host two, dynamic bar areas for fans. First, two end-stage bars will offer a great view of the action on the ice and feature specialty cocktails from Milagro Tequila and Garrison Brothers Whiskey, respectively.

Additionally, guests can also access two center-ice bars, which are spacious and offer cocktails, beer, and wine, where they can find either Michelob Ultra Gold at the Michelob Ultra Gold Bar or a wide variety of local buzzbox cocktails at the buzzbox Bar.

The Premium Concourse will also have two full bars for premium-level ticketholders, with a full complement of beverages. Premium food options will include curated bowls with themed top-your-own offerings, an impossible sloppy jane, a carving station, plus all the traditional fan favorites.