Downtown Glendale Arts & Culture Fest
- Hours10 am - 6 pm
A collaboration between the City of Glendale and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) – the Downtown Glendale Arts & Culture Fest will feature immersive and experiential activities throughout Downtown Glendale. Engaging and community-minded experiences include an artisan market, interactive arts activities, downtown pop-up performances, and live art.
Already confirmed as featured performers are VESSEL, a theatre company dedicated to exploring innovative intersections between physical theatre, public art, installation, dance, visual arts, and multi-media technology. The atmospheric theatre performance by VESSEL will surprise and delight audiences, transforming the street into a stage. Performers playfully weave in and out of audiences and public space, creating a visual kaleidoscope.
Additional activations include over 75 food and artisan vendors along W Glenn Drive, between 57th and 58th Ave. The Civic Center Plaza and surrounding courtyards will host the official event beer and wine garden, a community chalk art competition celebrating the theme of Basketball and the Final Four celebration, live street painting art installations, a Glendale Community College performance courtyard, as well as a central live music stage, which will feature dance and live music performances throughout the day.