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Step’s Junk Funk at Phoenix Festival of the Arts
December 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm MSTFree
Phoenix Festival of the Arts is back and better than ever at Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to present the sixth annual event December 8-10, featuring more than 150 art and food vendors. It’s a perfect time to shop for local art and celebrate the season.
Live entertainment, taking place on 3 stages, includes local bands, solo artists, dancers, choral groups, spoken word artists, comedians, art demonstrations, and more!
The Phoenix Mural Project, a hands-on community art project organized by acclaimed local muralist, Hugo Medina, is a signature component of the Festival, allowing community members to paint and create alongside professional local artists.
The Family Zone, presented by the Phoenix Center for the Arts Teen Artist Guild, provides fun, free activities for families all day long. Activities include face painting, the teen art show & sale, and lots of fun with Phoenix Youth Circus Arts
Beer and wine, sponsored by Hensley Beverage Company, can be carried throughout the Festival grounds. This year’s food vendor lineup includes 2 Fat Guys Grilled Cheese, Satay Hut, Fluffy Vegans, Cactus Corn, Paletas Betty, White Eyes Fresh Fry Bread, Freak Brothers Pizza, Royal Solitude Coffee, Local Lunchbox AZ, Mamma Toledo’s The Pie Hole, RockStar Hot Dogs, and Wandering Donkey.
The Festival Main Stage, sponsored by Rebel Lounge, includes some of the best local bands in town. The Entertainment Pavilion, sponsored by Muse, features art demonstrations, circus performances, dance ensembles, spoken word poets, choral groups, and more! The Acoustic Stage, sponsored by Soliloquies, will offer up some amazing up-and-coming solo and duo acts from around the Valley.
For more information, call 602-254-3100.
What: The Sixth Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts
Dates: December 8-10, 2017
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.
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.
List & Schedule of Entertainment: https://phoenixfestivalofthearts.org/entertainment/
Friday, December 8, 2017 ~ Muse Entertainment Pavilion
12:00pm Anne Rasmussen – Ceramics Demo
1:00pm Step’s Junk Funk
2:00pm Steve Bunyard – Ceramics Demo
3:00pm Arizona School for the Arts performance
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