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Certified Local Fall Festival

Certified Local Fall Festival

The Certified Local Fall Festival is a free family-friendly event celebrating all things local to Arizona.

See Ya There!

See ya There!

Our 2016 date is yet to be determined.


Live entertainment

The event features live entertainment from some of Arizona's most talented musicians and performance artists at the Credit Union West Entertainment Stage! The 2015 event featured AJ Odneal, Murrieta, Lost In The Sun, Teraplane Station, Saga Mambo and the Loose Cannon Blues Band.


100+ local vendors

The festival featured 100+ vendors with some of Arizona's favorite local businesses, food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants and food trucks, and a beverage garden. Check out our 2015 vendors!

Beverage Garden

See who will poured at the 2015 Arizona Beer & Wine Garden



A big thanks to all our sponsors who made the 2015 festival happen. A complete list of our sponsors are here!

Title Sponsors


Upward Projects

Pinnacle Cart

Hensley Beverage Company 


Pride Group

The Certified Local Fall Festival is an annual celebration of all things local to Arizona.

Entrance to the Certified Local Fall Festival is free, with crafts and activities for kids and families. $1 food tickets will be available for purchase at the Fall Festival. Entrance to the Beer and Wine Garden is free, only 21+ allowed. Drink samples will be available for 2 food tickets. Local business vendors will be selling a variety of unique gifts and products, prices vary. Attendees will also be able to purchase raffle tickets and bid on silent auction items on site.

Local First Arizona strives to reduce landfill waste at this event. We will have recycling and composting bins and volunteers to help attendees mitigate their waste. Help us have an eco-friendly event by riding the light rail and bringing a reusable water container to fill at our water station.

All Things Arizona

Thanks to Rick D'Elia, D'Elia Photographic, for many of the Fall Festival photos we are using.

Top 10 Ways to enjoy the Fall Festival

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Certified Local Fall Festival

  1. Bring the whole family, well-behaved dogs included! Entrance to the festival is free, and there will be tons of activities going on throughout the festival for kids, adults, and everyone in between.

  2. Don't worry about parking, ride the light rail! The Certified Local Fall Festival is located at Portland Parkway conveniently located across from the Roosevelt St. and Central Avenue light rail station. 

  3. Arrive early, as the first 500 attendees get a gift bag stuffed to the brim with goodies from over 50 local businesses!

  4. Get your holiday shopping started early, as vendors from all over the state will be selling unique items you won't find anywhere else. You're also sure to get some great deals at this year's silent auction.

  5. Sample delicious morsels from some of the best restaurants and food trucks in Arizona. Samples are available for just $1! 

  6. Taste Arizona-made wines, beers, and spirits in the Beverage Garden; samples are just $2. Must be 21+ to enter. 

  7. Enjoy live entertainment all day long from some of the best local acts at the entertainment stage!

  8. Test your luck with this year's raffle, tickets will be $3 a piece or 2 tickets for $5. We're giving away 20 prizes an hour, including restaurant gift cards, free oil changes, museum memberships, and more!

  9. Declare yourself a localist: stop by the Local First Arizona booth to be hear about the Localist campaign. 

  10. Connect and engage with your community. This event is all about bringing the community together to celebrate all things local to Arizona.