The Arizona Fall Festival is Your One Stop Event for Everything Arizona

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The Arizona Fall Festival is Your One Stop Event for Everything Arizona

It doesn’t get any more Arizona than this.

Phoenix, AZ (July 16, 2018) - The Arizona Fall Festival, a free and family-friendly celebration of all things uniquely Arizona, will be hosted at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will be the 14th annual family-friendly festival hosted by Local First Arizona.

The Arizona Fall Festival is the only large-scale festival to feature exclusively Arizona-owned businesses and organizations. The Arizona Fall Festival will highlight the best of Arizona, including:

  • More than 200 participants and vendors representing Arizona’s favorite local businesses;

  • Food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants, local chefs, and food trucks;

  • The Hensley Beverage Garden featuring Arizona-produced wine, beer, and spirits;

  • Live entertainment on multiple stages showcasing exclusively Arizona talent including cultural groups from across the state;

  • Games and entertainment in the Sports Zone with several of Arizona’s professional sports teams;

  • The official ‘Kid Zone’ featuring crafts, games and activities for kids and families.

The Arizona Fall Festival will also be introducing some new activities and components this year:

  • The Hensley Beverage Garden will have VIP Area with special chef tastings;

  • The entertainment lineup will feature local favorites including Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra and Fairy Bones;

  • Expanded activities including lawn games and activities from GoDaddy, a rock climbing wall and bounce houses;

  • A farmers market experience from Sprouts Farmers Market to highlight local foods and products.

“The Arizona Fall Festival is all about celebration, connection, and discovery,” said Thomas Barr, Executive Director of Local First Arizona. “We want Localists of all ages to join us to connect with their favorite local businesses and find new favorites as well. We want Arizonans to feel connected to the local businesses in their communities, and we want local businesses to feel supported by their neighbors. Because when local businesses prosper, communities thrive.”

The 2018 Arizona Fall Festival is made possible through support from GoDaddy, Sprouts Farmers Market, and SRP. The event is both family-friendly and dog-friendly. More information can be found at http://localfirstaz.com/fall-festival/. The official event hashtag is #AZFallFest.

Event details:

What: 14th Annual Arizona Fall Festival
When: Saturday, November 3, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix (Near Moreland Street between 1st and 3rd Streets).
Cost: Free to attend. Tickets for food sampling and activities will be available for purchase. Vendors will be selling products and services.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/256516568488020/
Hashtag: #AZFallFest

About Local First Arizona:

Founded in 2003 by Executive Director Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona (LFA) is a community and economic development organization working to passionately build a diverse, inclusive and prosperous Arizona economy by innovatively connecting people, locally owned businesses, and communities. LFA educates consumers about the interconnectedness of the economy, trains small businesses to be more effective and more competitive, helps larger Arizona businesses and institutions tell their story as champions of Arizona, and creates programs and events that make it fun and easy to discover local businesses and buy local. Visit www.localfirstaz.com for more information and a directory of more than 3,000 locally owned businesses.


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