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45th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts begins March 25

Mar 19, 2022, 12:00 PM
(Photo: Tempe Festival for the Arts)...
(Photo: Tempe Festival for the Arts)
(Photo: Tempe Festival for the Arts)

PHOENIX– The 45th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts is set March 25-27 in Downtown Tempe to celebrate more than 350 artists from around the country.

Spectators can enjoy 16 different art categories from wood, photography, ceramic, glass and jewelry as well as entertainment options such as musicians, jugglers, henna and caricature artists among other options, according to a press release.

Guests can also enjoy street performers, live chalk muralists and buskers all weekend long from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily on Mill Avenue.

There will be more than 20 different food options that incorporate many tastes from around Tempe in form of a food court, food trucks and snack and drink vendors, according to the release.

The food can also be complemented by three different beer and wine gardens at the event. The festival will offer interactive, kid-friendly programs over the whole weekend.

For more details about the festival, check out the website.

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45th Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts begins March 25