Tempe Festival Of The Arts 2013
Tempe Festival of the Arts was included on the Top 200 art festivals here in the country according to Sunshine Artist Magazine. The event also received several prestigious awards already, such as the Pinnacle Award coming from the International Festival and Events Association as one of those many awards.
This festival is also considered as a kind of juried art festival wherein applications are widely open to all craftsman and artists from various categories. The event belongs to a certain community whose eclectic nature and diversity is an integral part of its overall personality and is also a good reflection to the good qualities that the community possesses.
The Tempe Festival of the Arts happens twice in every year during the fall and spring season. This year’s celebration will take place on December 6th – 8th for the 2013 fall festival and for spring festival it will be held on March 28th – 30th, 2014, starting from 10:00am until dusk.
This year’s Tempe Festival of the Arts offer tons of fun and exciting activities that everyone can sincerely enjoy. Some of the activities may include the following:
Arizona Wine Festival
Arizona Wine Festival Garden was among the most awaited highlights of the celebration, most particularly for those wine lovers. Over 8 of the best wineries in the Valley will participate during the festival with their own products for tasting and even selling. This will certainly compliment to the inviting ambiance of this fine art festival. Arizona wineries will also be selling their very own fruits of the vine either per case or per bottle on-site. Admission is for FREE.
The Art of Beer
This event, The Art of Beer, is the newest highlight of this year’s Tempe Festival of the Arts. For this event, four of the microbreweries in Tempe will be serving their very own brewed products for tasting. The event provides great opportunity for all visitors to taste various microbrewery crafts here in Arizona. This event will be held at 7th Street, west of Mill Avenue. Beer tasting costs $5 if by the glass and $10 for five sample tasting tickets. (Guests must be 21 years old before they can join the beer tasting event plus they also need to present their IDs). Participating Brewers include: Sleepy Dog Brewery, Cartel, Four Peaks Brewery, and Huss Brewing Co.
Adjacent to the Art of Beer and Arizona Wine Festival Gardens is the festival stage where everybody can enjoy well-known regional and local music. Several street entertainers are also present during the event to entertain guests and help them enjoy their days. You can easily find magicians, face painters, musicians, stilt walkers, caricature artists, and many more.