Tempe events: Tempe Festival of the Arts

Author: Nancy

Posted on: November 29, 2016
Last updated on: January 22nd, 2018 at 10:16 am


Tempe events include the Tempe Festival of the Arts in Downtown Tempe from December 2-4, 2016. This popular event brings more than 300 artisans who display and sell hand-made works of art in a multitude of media, including photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and lots more. You’re sure to find a few of your favorite things and unique holiday gifts for others on your shopping list.

In addition to the artists’ booths, the festival features live music, street performers, food and beverage vendors, sponsor exhibits, entertainment booths and three beer and wine gardens. New this year, kids can see works by their peers and create their own works of art in the Kids Block.

The Tempe Festival of the Arts takes place in in Downtown Tempe along Mill Avenue and the adjacent streets, December 2-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.tempefestivalofthearts.com/.

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. See what’s happening below and view a complete listing of Tempe events, or call (480) 894-8158 for more information.

November 30: Walk-in Wednesdays Open Mic Night
Tempe Center for the Arts 

November 30-December 17: 3-D Astronomy Shows
ASU Marston Exploration Theater

November 30-January 8: ZooLights
Phoenix Zoo

December 1: Beyond the Bricks: Thursday Night Live – Rock Lobster
Hayden Square Amphitheater

December 1-10: Stray Cat Theatre: Anything You Hear and Only Half of What You See
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 1-10: ASU Art Museum Stores Holiday Sale
ASU Art Museum & ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center & Brickyard Gallery

December 2: Pyrotechnica at Tempe Marketplace
Tempe Marketplace District Stage

 December 2: hello Friday 
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 2: ASU Choirs and Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Gala!
ASU Gammage

December 2: Christmas with Pick and Holler
Tempe History Museum 

December 2-3: Desert Frost Over
The Marquee

December 2-3: Comedian Nick Cannon
Tempe Improv 

December 2-4: Tempe Festival of the Arts
Downtown Tempe

December 2-10: Childsplay presents A Very Hairy Javelina Holiday
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 3: First Saturday for Families at the ASU Art Museum
ASU Art Museum

December 3: Dave & Buster’s Breakfast with Santa
Dave & Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace

December 3: Ratio
Tempe Marketplace District Stage

December 3-18: Danish Christmas at the Petersen House
Petersen House

December 4: YG at The Marquee
The Marquee

December 4: 6th Street Market
6th Street Park

Tempe Festival of the Arts

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