Tempe Festival for the Arts to feature live music, food and 16 categories of art displays

350 artists will have work on display on and around Mill Avenue in Tempe (Courtesy of Tempe Festival for the Arts)
350 artists will have work on display on and around Mill Avenue in Tempe (Courtesy of Tempe Festival for the Arts)

350 artists will have work on display on and around Mill Avenue in Tempe (Courtesy of Tempe Festival for the Arts)

Hundreds of artists in woodwork, ceramics, photography and more will be on display at the 45th Annual Tempe Festival for the Arts in downtown Tempe, which will take place March 25-27.

The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., per a news release, and will highlight 350 artists from across the country. Booths will line the streets of downtown Tempe on Mill Avenue and surrounding areas. According to the release, artists will compete for "top honors" in 16 different categories separated by artistic mediums.


There will be art available for purchase, as well as food and other gift items. Live music will play from four different stages throughout the event. Other forms of entertainment will include chalk muralists, jugglers and henna artists.

More information about the festival can be found at the event website.
By Katelyn Reinhart

REPORTER, Chandler/PHX METRO

Katelyn joined Community Impact Newspaper in February 2022. She grew up in the Phoenix area and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in journalism and mass communications. Katelyn is proudest of her work when she is covering local communities — bylines include The Arizona Republic, Artzbeat, The State Press and more.