Scottsdale Arts Festival - March 14 - 16th

Scottsdale Arts Festival – March 14 – 16th

Looking for an enjoyable afternoon in the beautiful Arizona weather?  What better way to spend a day outside with the family than a trip to the Scottsdale Arts Festival, located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona.  This nationally recognized art festival is a celebration of the visual, performing and culinary arts.

The 44th Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival is being held March 14 – 16th at the Scottsdale Civic Center, 7380 East Second Street.  This event hosts 200 artists from across the nation, as well as live entertainment, gourmet food trucks and even a 40-foot-long bounce house for the kids.

Recognized since 1971 for its quality fine arts, the Scottsdale Arts Festival showcases artists working in painting, glass, ceramics, sculpture, photography, jewelry and more. Pieces are available to purchase directly from the artists or through the Festival’s online art auction.

Entertainment is provided on two separate stages from some of Arizona’s best local bands.  The Phoenix Street Food Coalition schedules a variety of gourmet food trucks to offer something for everyone’s tastes. Imagine Nation offers family-friendly art activities to keep the kids engaged and enjoying the day together as a family.  The Happy Rainbow bounce house is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages!

Named one of the top art festivals in the nation by readers of American Style Magazine, as well as voted Best Arts Festival by readers of the Phoenix New Times, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

Times: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the entrance.

Single-Day Pass: $8 (valid for any single day)

Two-Day Pass: $12 (valid for any two days)

Special Pricing:
$5 for students (student pricing not available online)

FREE for children 12 and under.  FREE for members of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and SMoCA

FREE parking is available in the following locations:

  • Wells Fargo Avenue and Second Street
  • Second Street and Brown Avenue
  • Drinkwater Boulevard and Second Street

For more information, visit the website at