Celebrate Our 50th
Anniversary
Festival of Flavors
Festival Sounds
Musical Stages
Join us November 30th - December 2nd, 2018

Celebrating 50 Years

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The Tempe Festival of the Arts is a well-loved community event that showcases over 350 artists from around the country. This fall we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the festival. Celebrate with us on Saturday, December 1st at 3pm, located in the intersection of 5th Street and Mill Avenue as Mayor Mark Mitchell and the founding event producers recognize 50 years of Tempe tradition. 

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 fall we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the festival.  This urban fine art festival features visual artists from around the country.

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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

November 30-December 2, 2018
10a - 5:30p • Free Admission
Live Music • Street Performers
Beer & Wine Gardens • Food Trucks

Get Involved


Volunteer

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!

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Sponsor

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 almost 50 years, and the Spring Festival is almost 40 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.

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