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Top 5: Art & Food Festivals, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

Top 5: Art & Food Festivals (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 Art & Food Festivals — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace

12601 E. Hwy. 60,
Gold Canyon, AZ 85118
(520) 463-2600
royalfaires.com/arizona
Escape the rigors of the 21st century and travel back into the past with Arizona’s Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace. The festival showcases events such as a jousting tournament, a day-long feast and a 30-acre circus.


Fountain Festival of the Arts & Crafts

16837 E. Palisades Blvd.,
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 837-1654
fountainhillschamber.com
The Fountain Hills Festival of the Arts & Crafts runs from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11 and features nearly 500 artists, artisans, food, live music and a beer garden.


Tempe Festival of the Arts

310 S. Mill Ave., #A-201,
Tempe, AZ 85281
(602) 997-2581
tempefestivalofthearts.com
The Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts runs from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, attracts nearly 225,000 guests and features more than 400 artists. Although the festival’s primary focus is on visual art and artists, it also includes musical performances, street artists, vendors and sponsored exhibits.


Scottsdale Arts Festival

7380 E. 2nd St.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 994-2878
scottsdaleperformingarts.org
The Scottsdale Arts Festival runs March 8-10 at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and features nearly 200 jury-selected artists. Alongside the showcased artists are 22 bands and 12 food trucks.


Scottsdale Culinary Festival

(480) 945-7193
scottsdalefest.org
This culinary adventure annually draws nearly 40,000 visitors who attend more than a dozen events. Featured within these activities are hundreds of restaurants, dozens of chefs and a large selection of wines and spirits. Takes place April 9-14, 2013.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

 

Top 5 Arizona Art & Food Festivals (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Art & Food Festivals (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Art & Food Festivals — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Scottsdale Arts Festival

7380 E. Second St.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-499-TKTS (8587)
scottsdaleartsfestival.org
The award-winning Scottsdale Arts Festival – scheduled for March 9-11, 2012 – features 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the U.S., top-notch live music and entertainment, delicious fare from the Valley’s gourmet specialty food trucks, fun activities for kids and families and much more.


Tempe Festival of the Arts

310 S. Mill Ave., #A-201,
Tempe, AZ 85281
602-997-2581
tempefestivalofthearts.com
The twice-annual Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 200 art festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist and has received the Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association. The Tempe Spring Festival of the Arts is March 30-April 1, 2012. The Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts is November 30-December 2, 2012.


Fountain Festival of the Arts & Crafts

Avenue of the Fountains,
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
480-837-1654
fountainhillschamber.com
The Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts is held in the second full weekend in November and features some 500 artists and artisans and gourmet food provisioners. More than 200,000 visitors attend to this event to do their holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and entertainment.


Scottsdale Culinary Festival

Scottsdale Civic Plaza,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-945-7193
scottsdaleculinaryfestival.org
From April 17-22, 2012, you can look forward to numerous talented chefs, a larger variety of foods to savor and even more captivating entertainment. The Scottsdale Culinary Festival has something to satisfy every palate.


Arizona Renaissance Festival

12601 E. Hwy 60,
Apache Junction, AZ 85118
520-463-2600
royalfaires.com
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park attraction with a 12-stage theater, 30-acre circus, arts and crafts fair, and jousting tournament all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure. Saturdays and Sundays, February 11 – April 1, 2012.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012