A three-day celebration of creativity and the arts, the 48th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 9–11, at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Civic Center Park. Known for its high-quality art and beautiful park setting, this year’s Festival will showcase 175 jury-selected artists from throughout the United States and abroad who work in painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography and other media.
Throughout the weekend, numerous Arizona bands and performers will provide continuous live music and entertainment on two stages, featuring blues, country/folk, jazz, R&B, rock and more. Salt Petal is the headliner for the concert on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Other performers will include The Blood Feud Family Singers, Muskellunge, Miguel Melgoza, Treasurefruit, Las Chollas Peligrosas, Cold Shott and The Hurricane Horns, The Haymarket Squares, BD Frank, Cecile Hortensia, Power Drive Band and Painted Soul Featuring Desiree White.
Foodies will enjoy a moveable feast from the Valley’s gourmet food trucks and eateries, including Barrie’s Original Kettle Korn, Even Stevens, Hibachibot, Local Lunch Box, Lu Lu’s Italian Ice, The Maine Lobster Lady, Paletas Betty, Press Italian, Que Sazón, Satay Hut, Soundbite by Short Leash, Sweet Street Mini Donuts, Tom’s BBQ and United Lunchadoras.