Discover a masterpiece at the 46th Scottsdale Arts Festival

Scottsdale Arts Festival (submitted photo)

Scottsdale Arts Festival (submitted photo)

Celebrating all things creative, the 46th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival is to be held the weekend of March 11–13 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Civic Center Park.

Long recognized as one of the top art fairs in America, the Scottsdale Arts Festival features 170 jury-selected artists from coast to coast, continuous live music and entertainment on two stages, gourmet food trucks, fun activities for kids at the Imagine Nation family area, free admission to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and more.

The festival opens at 10 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and ends at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Other highlights include a headline concert with the California-based jazz/pop band Leftover Cuties at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, and the Local First Arizona Marketplace offering a tantalizing selection of artisan goods.

The Scottsdale Arts Festival is presented by the nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for members and children 12 and under. Additional information is available online at or through 480-499-8587.

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