Thanks to everyone who came to the 12th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival! These are the details from our 2016 event. We'll be posting 2017 information soon, subscribe to our emails to stay in the know and check out our events calendar for what's coming up next.
Watch our 2016 Recap Video:
Thanks to our Title Sponsors who helped make this event possible
Experience Arizona-Grown Food, Fun, and Entertainment
100+ Local Vendors
The festival features 100+ vendors with some of Arizona's favorite local businesses.
Sample Local Restaurants
Enjoy food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants and food trucks.
Arizona Beverage Garden
Enjoy dozens of locally-made beers, wines, and spirits in the Hensley Beverage Garden (21+). See participants.
Raffle & Silent Auction
Test your luck with the raffle and online silent auction, we'll have 200+ items up for grabs! Buy tickets and start bidding.
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 (children may enter with adult supervision). 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. View a full list of our Fall Festival vendors here!
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.
Win Amazing Prizes, Items, Gift Certificates, Experiences, and More
Support LFA's fundraising efforts and buy some raffle tickets! Tickets are one for $3 or two for $5 and you have the chance to win amazing prizes from locally owned businesses. Drawings are held every hour on the day of the Festival and you don't need to be present to win. Online pre-sale of tickets has ended, but you may purchase tickets on site at the festival.
Start your holiday shopping with local gifts & support Local First Arizona by participating in our online auction! Bid on great items from gift baskets, sports memorabilia, event tickets, staycations, jewelry, restaurant experiences, pet products, home accessories and more - all from locally owned businesses across the state. Auction closes Sunday, November 6.
VOLUNTEER AT THE CERTIFIED LOCAL FALL FESTIVAL!
We are seeking volunteers to help make this our best Fall Festival to date! Are you interested in helping out? There are a variety of positions and shifts available, you can sign up and find more information here.
Fact: When you support local businesses over national chains, up to 4 times more money stays in the local economy to support local jobs and communities!
When you spend your money with local businesses, your money stays in the local community. That adds up to make a huge impact that creates prosperity for Arizonans across the state. Join us at the Certified Local Fall Festival to celebrate all things local and discover local businesses in your community!
GETTING TO THE FALL FESTIVAL
The Certified Local Fall Festival has a new home at Hance Park! The festival will take place near Moreland Street between 1st and 3rd Streets. If you use Google or Apple Maps, you should route to 200 E. Moreland St., Phoenix, AZ 85004.
It is recommended to ride the Valley Metro Light Rail to either the Central Avenue and Roosevelt Street stop or the Central Avenue and McDowell Road stop, or utilize other forms of public transportation. Street parking is available in the area. Valley Metro has a full list of park-and-ride stops and below is a detailed parking map.
FEATURED ACTIVITIES AT THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL
Sponsored by Local First Arizona
Stop by the Local First Arizona booth and show us your Localist card to receive your Fall Festival Passport which will allow you to win awesome prizes.
Sponsored by Kidstop Toys & Books
Kidstop Toys has the most unique games and crafts, stop by their booth to see what they've got!
Thank you to all of our sponsors!
The Hensley - Quench Beverage Garden
Thanks to Rick D'Elia, D'Elia Photographic, for many of the Fall Festival photos we are using.