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Our spring 2020 festival is now virtual

Spring 2020 Virtual Festival

Our art community needs your support more than ever. Connect with our artists on social media and shop online. Our spring 2020 virtual festival is now available here.

An Experience For All

The Artists

The Tempe Festival of the Arts is a well-loved community event that showcases over 350 artists from around the country. This urban fine art festival features visual artists from around the country.  The Application for Fall 2020 is currently open and will close September 15th. 

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The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 100 Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist magazine and has received the prestigious Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association. The spring and fall events each attract nearly 225,000 visitors to the Downtown Tempe over the course of a 3-day weekend.

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Event Details

December 4 - December 6, 2020 
10a - 5:30p • Free Admission
Live Music • Street Performers
Beer & Wine Gardens • Food Trucks

Get Involved


Individuals and Groups are welcome as volunteers at the Tempe Festivals of the Arts. Each festival requires about 350 volunteers to help manage on-site functions important to the conduct of the event. Sign up solo to meet new people. Or, sign up with your group to fulfill employers’ and organizations’ volunteer commitments while having fun!



The Tempe Festivals of the Arts’ semi-annual events are among the oldest and largest arts festivals in the Desert Southwest. The Fall Festival spans 50 years, and the Spring Festival is 42 years old. These two events are routinely ranked among the top fine art festivals in the nation, and draw artist participation from throughout all 50 states and North America.