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Phoenix Festival of the Arts - Expired Event

Location Margaret T. Hance Park
67 W Culver St,
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Dates
December 08, 2017 - December 10, 2017 - CONFIRMED!
Description:

From Phoenix Festival of the Arts Website:

Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to announce the sixth annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts. This years event returns to Margaret T. Hance Park, December 8-10, 2017. Hours vary by day.
More than one hundred art vendors and cultural organizations are scheduled to participate in this years Festival. Its a perfect time to connect with the community and shop for holiday gifts. Festivalgoers will also be able to enjoy delicious local food truck cuisine and top-notch music performances taking place throughout the Festival.
Those wishing to express their inner artist can get their feet wet with the Phoenix Mural Project a hands-on community art project organized by acclaimed local muralist, Hugo Medina. The Phoenix Mural Project has become a signature component of the Festival and allows community members to paint and create alongside professional local artists.
Looking for some delicious grub? Look no further! Phoenix Festival of the Arts features some of the best food trucks in town. Sit back, relax, and catch some tunes at the Festivals beer and wine garden presented by Hensley Beverage Company.
Festival entertainment will include performances by local bands and solo artists, dance and hip-hop ensembles, spoken word poets, choral groups, and more. Lineup coming soon!
Event Facts:
What: The Sixth Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts
Dates: December 8-10, 2017
Hours:
Friday, December 8 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Dogs Allowed: YES
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004 (deck park above the I-10 Interstate freeway)
Parking/Transportation: Limited public parking available in the Phoenix Center for the Arts parking lot (enter from 3rd Street, just North of Moreland). Street parking is also available on 1st and 2nd streets.
Tip: Avoid the hassle and take METRO Light Rail to the McDowell/Central Ave or Roosevelt/Central Ave. Bike racks are also available. To find out the best way for you to take public transportation to the Festival, click here to plan your trip. For rates and other details see www.valleymetro.org.
Park & Ride Locations:
7th Avenue/Camelback Road
19th Avenue/Montebello Avenue
19th Avenue/Camelback Road
38th Street/Washington Street
Central Avenue/Camelback Road
Dorsey Lane/Apache Boulevard
McClintock Road/Apache Boulevard
Price Freeway/Apache Boulevard
Sycamore Street/Main Street
Presenting Organization: Phoenix Center for the Arts
Supported By: Arizona Community Foundation, Lou & Evelyn Grubb, APS, City of Phoenix Parks & Recreation, Arizona Humanities, Whole Foods, Hensley Beverage Company, Total Sounds Productions, SRP, Cutco, US Bank, Phoenix New Times, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Schuster Printing, Radio Phoenix, S&M Moving Systems, and Bear Essential News.
Event Highlights: Three days of live arts and entertainment, plus over 125 arts and cultural exhibitors, a hands-on community mural, food trucks, a beer & wine garden, a Family Zone play area and more!
Phoenix Arts & Culture Directory: This take-home guide to all things arts & culture in Phoenix will feature information on the participating arts and cultural organizations. 5,000 will be handed out at the festivalfor free!
Information: info@phoenixfestivalofthearts.org or 602-254-3100
Hashtag: #phxfestivalofthearts
Facebook: Phoenix-Festival-of-the-Arts
Twitter: @PhxFestivalArts, @PhxCenterArts
Instagram: @phoenixfestivalofthearts
Festival Mission Statement: Phoenix Festival of the Arts is an annual celebration of arts and culture in the Valley of the Sun. The festival serves to stimulate both economic and cultural growth, and encourages the entire community to explore artistic, cultural, and educational activities surrounding a central theme. Locals and visitors alike are invited to join in for a weekend-long event full of arts and humanities, entertainment, vendors and local cuisine. Info: www.phoenixfestivalofthearts.org
Five main components of the event:
Art vendors, who will be selling locally made original art.
Participation of Valley arts and cultural organizations, small and large.
Performances from poetry, choirs, dance, hip-hop, symphony, and folk.
Family Zone, which will be a hands-on area for the youth to discover and play with art.
Delicious food from local food trucks and beverages provided by Hensley.
Phone602-254-3100
Event Websitehttp://phoenixfestivalofthearts.org
Show hoursFri 12-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-5
Application Deadline2017-08-15
Public Admission PriceFREE
Application URL: http://phoenixfestivalofthearts.org/applications/


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