The Avenue of the Fountains in Fountain Hills is normally a busy thoroughfare for local residents. Each November, however, it is closed to vehicular traffic, and becomes transformed into the Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts, one of the largest arts and crafts events in the Valley of the Sun. With between 400 and 500 booths, you can find original works of art in every price range, hand crafted clothing and hats, knick knacks, local food items and more.
The Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts is presented by the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce.
When is the Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts?It is always the second weekend of November.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Sunday. November 11, 2012
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where is it?In Fountain Hills, on the Avenue of the Fountains. Here's a map and directions to the famous fountain in Fountain Park. This festival isn't in the park, but it's right near it. They have excellent signage, so follow the signs to the festival once you are in Fountain Hills.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?There is no charge to get in. Parking is free and plentiful, but there are tens of thousands of people attending this festival, so be patient when looking for a parking spot. There is a large lot for people with handicapped plates / placards.
What else should I know?More than 150,000 of your friends and neighbors will be at the festival with you. Free musical entertainment is also provided. Watch for the famous fountain! It will go off every hour on the hour.
What if I have more questions?For more information, contact the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce at 480-837-1654 or visit them online.
Page 1: Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts Schedule and Description
Page 2: Ten Tips For Visiting the Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.