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By Ed Oliva | Agent in Fountain Hills, AZ

Fountain Hills Great Fair


February 24-25-26, 2012 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Now in its 26th year, this three day juried art fair features nearly 480 artists and artisans from across the United States and around the globe, and attracts 200,000+ visitors. Food booths, beer garden and seating areas abound throughout the venue, with great breakfast, lunch and rest stops situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. Live musical entertainment.

Facts about the Fair

 In ongoing tradition at the fair is the "Purple People."  Volunteers wearing purple sashes, assist the artists during the show, as needed. This has been a tradition for nearly 25 years. 
 Free Admission - Free Parking - Rain or Shine -  Scooters available for rent

We ask as a consideration of others, to please leave your pets at home for everyone's safety and enjoyment during the fair! 

Directions to the Fair

 From the South East Valley
Take 87 - (Country Club Drive) north to Shea Blvd., turn left at Shea Blvd.  At the first traffic light, turn right on to Saguaro Blvd.  Continue on Saguaro Blvd. to downtown and follow signs for parking.

From the South West Valley
Take 10 East to 202 East.  Exit 202 at 87 - (Country Club Drive). Turn left at exit, heading North.  Continue for approximately 12 miles to Shea Blvd.  Turn left at Shea Blvd. At first traffic light, turn right to Saguaro Blvd.  Continue on Saguaro Blvd. to downtown and follow signs for parking.

From the North West Valley
Take 101 South.  Exit at Shea Blvd. East.  Continue on Shea Blvd. for approximately 5 miles.  Turn left to Palisades Blvd.  Continue on Palisades Blvd. to downtown and follow signs for parking.

Info from the Fountain Hills Chamber Website

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