about this event
For 50 years, the Scottsdale Arts Festival has brought world-class art, live music, and tasty eats to the heart of Old Town Scottsdale and is recognized as one of the top art fairs in America. Attracting nearly 25,000 loyal visitors annually, guests will enjoy the best in visual, culinary, cultural, and performing arts throughout the beautiful 20-acre Scottsdale Civic Center Mall (Park). The festival showcases more than 170 jury-selected artists from the United States and Canada, ranging from painting, sculpture, glass, and ceramics to jewelry, photography, and other media. Festivalgoers will enjoy live music and entertainment under the sun as a central part of the Scottsdale Arts Festival, and they can explore hands-on activities for all ages, giant yard games, museum visits, and more. Foodies, feeling hungry? Don’t worry, the Festival brings culinary eats directly to you with a lineup of exceptional Valley gourmet food trucks and eateries.
The Festival is a major fundraiser for Scottsdale Arts and proceeds support the dynamic and diverse performances, exhibitions, installations, and arts education and outreach programs presented by Scottsdale Arts.