The Tempe Spring Festival of the Arts returns to Downtown Tempe March 8-10, 2024. The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 20 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 receives more than 1,000 applications from artists across the country. From these applicants, a jury comprised of members of the local art community selects the top artisans in each category to participate in the Festival. During the Festival, a new jury then selects the best overall artist and the top artist in each category.
Participants are separated into 18 different artistic categories for judging, ranging from woodwork to photography to ceramics and even wearable art. More than 350 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets, presenting unique and handmade artwork that offers visitors a distinctive shopping experience. The spring and fall events each attract nearly 225,000 visitors to Downtown Tempe over the course of a 3-day weekend.
Visit the Festival of Arts event website for additional details.
For more information on events in Tempe, visit our Tempe Events Page.
Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 5:30 pm