Nov 17, 2023 - News

Four metro Phoenix festivals this weekend

Illustration of "Weekend" in graffiti on a brick wall.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

We've officially entered our festival weather era.

Check out these fun events:

🎸 Gilbert Days Festival

When and where: Friday and Saturday 4–9pm | Gilbert Regional Park

Details: Join the annual celebration of the town with local vendors, food, music and inflatable attractions for the kids.

Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at the gate; children ages 12 and under are free with advance registration.

🎃 Family Fun Harvest Festival

When and where: Saturday, 10am–2pm | Arizona Boardwalk

Details: Bring the kids to pick and decorate mini pumpkins, get their faces painted and eat yummy local food.

Cost: Free. Register in advance to be entered into a drawing for admission to Arizona Boardwalk attractions.

🎨 Festival of the Arts

When and where: Saturday, 11am–6pm | Herberger Theater Center Pavillion

Details: Enjoy a lineup of dancers, musicians, artists' demos and more at this annual celebration. Kids can participate in hands-on crafts and activities; adults can hit the beer and wine garden.

Cost: Free!

🏳️‍⚧️ Pride on the Block

When and where: Saturday, 12–6pm | Portland Parkway Park

Details: Join local organizations to support the LGBTQ+ community during National Transgender Awareness Week. Enjoy local food and drinks, a DJ, live muralists and more.

Cost: Free!


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