Spring Festival Entertainment

The festival presents well-known local and regional music at multiple locations throughout the event. More than two dozen street entertainers are on-site for your enjoyment. You’ll find henna artists, face painters, musicians, magicians, caricature artists, along with other fun entertainment.

Live Music Stages

Centerpoint Stage

11:30 am Boketto
1:30 pm Karen O & The No No No's
2:30 pm DJ JonnY Rogers
4:00 pm Sassy & The Sneak Attack
11:30 am There is Danger
1:30 pm La Luz De Luna
2:30 pm Sugahbeat
4:00 pm Walt Richardson Band
11:30 am Serena Nicolle Band
1:30 pm Outside The Line
2:30 pm Kim E Fresh
4:00 pm Clint Stevens


Hayden Station Stage

12:30 pm Josh Bierman & The A Team
2:30 pm Emerald Strings
4:00 pm DJ JonnY Rogers
12:30 pm The Dance Loft
2:30 pm Haymarket Squares
4:00 pm Studio 3
12:30 pm Phoenix Conservatory of Music
2:30 pm Solomon Trio
4:00 pm Kim E Fresh

*Entertainers and set times subject to change.


3rd Street Acoustic Space

Take a seat, relax and enjoy the acoustic sounds and free-spirited vocals, guitarists, drum circle collectives and singer/songwriters from around the Valley.

12:00 pm Jake Dean Band
2:00 pm LuMar
4:00 pm Seth Roche Duo
12:00 pm Tatiana Crespo & Ali Salcedo
2:00 pm Sean Golightly
4:00 pm AZ Rhythm Connection
12:00 pm Zavier Pike
2:00 pm Phoenix Conservatory of Music
4:00 pm AZ Rhythm Connection


Unplugged Lounge

Kick your feet up and dig some of the Southwest’s greatest acoustic instrumentalists at the Unplugged Lounge, located smack dab in the middle of the intersection of 5th Street and Mill Avenue. Unplugged Lounge offers plenty of seats and shade to take in legendary guitar work by the likes of recording artists like Jack Alves, Miguel Melgoza, Haley Green, Cassidy Hilgers, Corey Floden and Cori Rios.


Street Performers

Don't miss the array of talented street performers, entertainers and buskers scattered throughout the festival footprint all weekend long. Enjoy dozens of amazing musical and performing arts experiences throughout the footprint of the Tempe Festival of the Arts, including:

  • Atomic Balloons
  • Street Drum Corps
  • Furious Styles Crew
  • Stilt Circus
  • Bluegrass Camp with Jam Pak - (Now located at 5th Street East)
  • Face painting
  • Henna Shoppe and more!


Experience the Portal

Portals are immersive spaces that connect people separated by distance and difference for conversation, education, collaboration, and play. Walk inside the Portal to come face-to-face and talk with people from around the world that you would otherwise never meet. It's FREE! Visit as many times as you'd like. Each visit will be a different experience as you connect with different people from around the world.

The Portal will be open 10:00am - 5:30pm during the festival weekend. To get to the Portal, check out its location.

Learn More


If you are interested in performing at the festival, please contact Krislyn Powell, Krislyn@downtowntempe.com.