Explore your creativity at the Scottsdale Arts Festival through hands-on activities, giant yard games, music, museum visits, and more! 


Community Art Studio

Curious about art?

Explore a variety of art mediums at the Community Art Studio. From murals to music-making, we’re sure you’ll leave inspired. All ages welcome, all materials are provided, and no prior experience is necessary.

We are proud to partner with the following quality organizations and artists: Patti Hannon, Arizona Musicfest, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Free Arts of Arizona, Phoenix College, Rachel’s Young at Art Studio, and Scottsdale Artists’ School.

The Community Art Studio is located on the north side of City Hall.  



Giant Games Garden

Located in the lawn northeast of city hall

Partake in a variety of giant versions of your favorites such as Jenga, Connect 4, Tic-Tac-Toe, Checkers, Corn Hole, Yard Dice, and more.

Giant Games Garden is located in the lawn northeast of City Hall.



Scavenger Hunt

New this year at Scottsdale Arts Festival

Join us in a fun scavenger hunt for festivalgoers!

Learn how to play.



Free Admission

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA)

SMoCA will be open during Festival hours. Patrons can visit the Museum for free Friday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.