Frisco Arts in the Square returns for the seventh year

Frisco Square will transform into an outdoor art gallery once again this weekend.

The seventh annual arts festival Arts in the Square will take place from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 2-3 . Proceeds from the event benefit the Frisco Education Foundation and Frisco Family Services.

Arts in the Square The seventh annual Arts in the Square takes place April 2-3.[/caption]

The event, which is free, will feature more than 120 local and regional artists selling their handmade creations. Artists ranging from potters to painters to photographers will sell their pieces to visitors. The festival includes live music, arts and crafts and other performances.

"Arts in the Square provides the community with a high-quality cultural event," said Mark Flynt, president of Frisco Square Property Owners Association. "This family-friendly festival brings a great Fine Arts experience to the Frisco community."

Flynt said the the festival has grown to more than 25,000 in attendance. He said the collaboration with Frisco Square and Frisco ISD to bring the event to the community every year is also important and makes it possible to give back to organizations.

"This collaboration gives an excellent opportunity to promote the [artistic] talents of the Frisco ISD students in a widely recognized art festival," Flynt said.

For more information go to www.friscosquare.com/aits.
By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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