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Fountain Festival of Fine Arts Begins Friday, Nov. 11th

Twice a year, the Avenue of the Fountains is home to one of the biggest gatherings in the Southwest. The Fountain Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts, also known as the Fountain Hills Art Fair, is back this weekend.

Fountain Hills Art Fair

500 Artists from Fountain Hills, around Arizona, and around the world will display and sell their works to an audience that also convenes from around the state and the world for this famous festival. This is happening right outside the doors of The Sonoran Lifestyle Team office at 16824 E Avenue of the Fountains. Stop in and say hello and enjoy a bottle of water and get recharged for more shopping.

Buyers will be happy because this is a juried show. Artists compete just to be able to show their work in the festival. That means only the top artists in each category are accepted. So buyers know the art on display is of the highest quality!

The intersection of Avenue of the Fountains and Saguaro Boulevard will again be converted into a massive food court full of kettle corn, fry bread, funnel cake, a cordoned-off beer tent for those 21 and older, and much more.

Fountain Hills Art Festival

This year’s Art Fair begins on Friday, November 11th, and will continue through Saturday and end on Sunday, November 13th. 10:00 AM-5:00PM Rain or Shine!

Attendance is yet again expected to be in the tens of thousands each day, so be sure to get there early for good parking.

For more information, see FountainHillsAZ.gov.

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Back 2 School Bash

Celebrate the end of summer with us at the Fountain Hills Back to School Bash event on August 20! There will be so many free activities, you won’t know what to do first. Festivities begin at 6:30 pm and it all wraps up at 8:30 pm.

Inflatable water slides and games will be scattered throughout Four Peaks Park for your little ones to play on. Try to dunk your friends in the dunk tank too. Water and fun – what more could you ask for?

Yard games will also be set up to enjoy. Toss a bean bag and challenge your friends to a fun competition of cornhole. Strike a target with a bow and arrow. Toss balls into a pit. Test your luck and spin the wheel. There are unlimited amounts of fun here!

Food trucks will be on-site to serve up some delicious food. After you fill your bellies, break out your dance moves and grove to the beat provided by a DJ. The MCSO and fire department vehicles will also be there to show off their cool trucks and vehicles.

Show some support for a neighborhood in need and donate canned goods for St Mary’s Food Bank. There will be collection bins on site. For more information, please call Kim Wickland at (480) 816-5108.

Visit fh.az.gov for additional information about the Bash.