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4th Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts
Locally-grown Valley favorite returns December 11-13, 2015

Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to announce the fourth annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts, presented by Portland on the Park. This year’s event will expand to take place on the east side of Margaret T. Hance Park and surrounding streets (Moreland and 2nd Street), on December 11-13, 2015. Hours vary by day.

PFA_Photos_Promo5 More than one hundred art vendors and cultural organizations are scheduled to participate in this year’s Festival. It’s 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. This year’s mural project is sponsored by new adjacent development, en Hance Park.

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 Festival’s beer and wine garden presented by Hensley Beverage Company.

Festival entertainment, sponsored by Clean Air Cab, will include performances by local bands and solo artists, dance and hip-hop ensembles, spoken word poets, choral groups, and more. Lineup will be announced soon.

For more information, visit phoenixfestivalofthearts.org or call 602-254-3100.


Event Facts

What: The Fourth Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts

Dates:  December 11-13, 2015

Friday, December 11 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Where: Hance Park (1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004), Moreland, and 2nd Street

Parking/Transportation: Limited street parking available. Avoid the hassle and take METRO Light Rail to the McDowell/Central Ave or Roosevelt/Central Ave. Bike racks are also available.

Presenting Organization: Phoenix Center for the Arts and Portland on the Park

Supported By: The Grubb Family, Arizona Community Foundation, SRP, Clean Air Cab, APS, en Hance Park, Hensley Beverage Company, AZ Humanities, S&M Moving Systems, US Bank, New Times, Bear Essential News, Schuster Printing, Arizona Commission on the Arts, City of Phoenix Parks & Recreation, and City of Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture.

Event Highlights: Three days of live arts festivities – 100+ arts and cultural exhibitors! Plus a hands-on community mural, food trucks, live entertainment, 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 Festival…for free!

Information: info@phoenixfestivalofthearts.org or 602-254-3100

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Twitter: @PhxFestivalArts @PhxCenterArts
Instagram: @PhoenixFestivalOfTheArts
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Photos by Patrick Rapps