The Fountain Hills Great Fair is a three-day juried art fair featuring nearly 500 artists and artisans from across the United States and around the globe, and attracts 200,000+ visitors. The complex jurying process is aimed at balancing traditional and cutting edge art, unique “one of a kind” craftsmanship and consumer appeal. A wide variety of specialty foods…from salsas to designer oils and vinegars, hand-made pasta and spice mixes will delight the foodies as well.
Many artists, like Amado Pena, have “groupies,” who have collected their work and introduced to their friends across three decades. Many families, especially those with out of town visitors make enjoying the art, musical entertainment and food offerings an annual tradition. The free entertainment is staged in the center of the festival, and includes Jazz, Native American, Acoustic and New Age music is performed periodically throughout the three days of the festival.
Eighteen different food booths and convenient local cafes offer a wide arrangement of culinary delights. Center stage area, Beer Garten and East-end food court have lots of seating to have a munch and look over your wonderful “finds.” Great breakfast, lunch and rest stops are situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. Drop in and see us at Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate on the Avenue of the Fountains…we love to see the wonderful treasures you’ve found…
- Live music entertainment
- Shaded seating areas
- Free Admission
- Free Parking
The entire area is handicapped accessible, and scooters available for rent at the intersection of Verde River Drive and the Avenue of the Fountains. As a consideration of others, to please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the Fair!
Learn more at www.FountainHillsChamber.com.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 26, 27, 28
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Avenue of the Fountain/Saguaro Blvd.
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February not only brings beautiful weather but also The Great Fair to Fountain Hills!
Starting Friday February 21st at 10 am, the Avenue of the Fountains and Saguaro Boulevard will come alive with arts and crafts from all over the country. Almost 500 different artists converge on Fountain Hills to show and sell their unique pieces. The artisans work in many mediums that are sure to catch your eye and draw you in to their booths. There is definitely something for everyone. The Great Fair is not just art, but music and delicious food also can be enjoyed at your stroll the isles. The VFW has a beer garden that is a great place to sit and relax while looking over your wonderful purchases. There are many shaded seating areas around the Fair so that you can people watch and enjoy the atmosphere as you spend the day in the beautiful surroundings that are Fountain Hills.
The Great Fair runs Friday February 21st – Sunday February 23rd. It is open daily 10-5 pm.
Please stop by and see us at Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate. We are located right in the middle of the event on the Avenue of The Fountains.
Save the Date! The world-famous Fall Art Festival is coming November 8, 9 and 10th in Fountain Hills!
Festival of Fine Art, Fountain Hills Arizona
The crisp mornings and beautiful days will provide the perfect opportunity to increase your art collection, outfit your home or buy some hand-crafted holiday gifts. Hundreds of artists and crafters gather on the Avenue of The Fountains and Saguaro Boulevard to sell unique art, jewelry, clothing items, gourmet foods and more. For some, just a day in the sunshine and the smell of festival food is enough of an attraction!
Artisans come from all over the country to our picturesque Sonoran Desert. Not only are there diverse artists but delicious foods are offered too! Everything from savory salsas and home made jerky to sweet dipped fruits. The American Legion hosts a beer garden that gives a welcome break from all that walking and shopping!
The Avenue of The Fountains is also lined with shops year round who love to welcome the visitors for the Festival. They offer a wide range of items from food and jewelry to one of a kind gifts.
The Fountain Festival Art Show starts Friday November 8th at 10 am. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10-5.
While you’re there, stop by Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate for some free popcorn and priceless information about homes, condos and lots for sale! Check us out at http://www.SonoranLifestyle.com or our Relocation Guide at http://www.MoveToFountainHills.com. Our address is 16824 E Avenue of the Fountains. Just follow the smell of the popcorn!
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The Southwest’s Premier Art Fair returns to Fountain Hills!
The Fountain Hills Great Fair is held the last full weekend of February. This three day juried art fair features 500 artists and artisans from across the United States and around the globe, and attracts 200,000+ visitors. There is plenty of food and drink, and the local AM Vets offer their Beer Garden for those who want the just enjoy friends, food
The Beer Garden with the scenic Fountain as the backdrop. February 22,23,24.
Truly something for everyone, and never the same from year to year, the Great Fair is one of the top 5 Art venues in the Southwest. Dozens of talented musicians lighten the mood, providing free entertainment throughout the show and at the central stage on Saturday and Sunday.
Friday is traditionally the day for “serious shoppers”… vendors look forward to seeing their regular customers who take advantage of the smaller crowds to have an unhurried visit. Although many Artists have been part of the Great Fair family for more than 2 decades, the juried show welcomes fresh talent every spring. Buying direct from the artists makes Gallery-quality art very reasonable.
One of the many artists that have unique and fun items
The Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate Team invites you to take a break with us when you come downtown to the Fair. Catch your breath and show us your treasures…we never tire of seeing all the treasures you can’t resist!
and a wonderful view.