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Certified Local Fall Festival

All-day family-friendly fun for all ages!

See Ya There!

See ya There!

  • 2014 date to be announced
    • Free entry
  • Portland Parkway, Downtown Phoenix
    • 10 W Portland Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003
    • Next to Roosevelt/Central Ave Light Rail station, between Third & Central Avenues

Maps & directions

Participants

Participants

The festival features 100+ vendors with some of Arizona's favorite local businesses, food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants and food trucks, a beer and wine garden featuring Arizona-produced wine and beer.

2013 participants

Sponsors

Sponsors

Thanks to our 2013 event sponsors! Our title sponsors were APS, Pride Group, CopperPoint, Scott's Marketplace, and Wist.

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Bands

Bands

Live entertainment from some of Arizona's most talented musicians and performance artists. 2013 artists included:

Silent Auction

Raffle/Silent Auction

Each year we feature amazing items from local businesses: restaurant gift certificates, products, paintings, jewelry, event tickets, fun items for kids and our always-popular staycation packages.

View 2013 Silent Auction

View 2013 raffle items

Volunteer

Volunteer

Be a part of the community and volunteer your time at our Fall Festival. Please e-mail questions to volunteer@localfirstaz.com.

The Certified Local Fall Festival is an annual celebration of all things local to Arizona.

Entrance to the Certified Local Fall Festival is free, with crafts and activities for kids and families. $1 food tickets will be available for purchase at the Fall Festival. Entrance to the Beer and Wine Garden is free, only 21+ allowed. Drink samples will be available for 2 food tickets. Local business vendors will be selling a variety of unique gifts and products, prices vary. Attendees will also be able to purchase raffle tickets and bid on silent auction items on site.

All Things Arizona

Thanks to Rick D'Elia, D'Elia Photographic, for many of the Fall Festival photos we are using.

Top 10 Ways to enjoy the Fall Festival

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Certified Local Fall Festival

  1. Bring the whole family, well-behaved dogs included! Entrance to the festival is free, and there will be tons of activities going on throughout the festival for kids, adults, and everyone in between.

  2. Don't worry about parking, ride the light rail! The Certified Local Fall Festival is located at Portland Parkway conveniently located across from the Roosevelt St. and Central Avenue light rail station. 

  3. Arrive early, as the first 500 attendees get a gift bag stuffed to the brim with goodies from over 50 local businesses!

  4. Get your holiday shopping started early, as vendors from all over the state will be selling unique items you won't find anywhere else. You're also sure to get some great deals at this year's silent auction.

  5. Sample delicious morsels from some of the best restaurants and food trucks in Arizona. Samples are available for just $1! 

  6. Taste Arizona-made wines, beers, and sprits in the Beverage Garden, samples are just $2 and entrance is free (21+). 

  7. Enjoy live entertainment all day long from some of the best local acts at the Bookmans Entertainment Stage!

  8. Test your luck with this year's raffle, tickets will be $3 a piece or 2 tickets for $5. We're giving away 20 prizes an hour, including restaurant gift cards, free oil changes, museum memberships, and more!

  9. Declare yourself a localist: stop by the Local First Arizona booth to be the first to hear about the upcoming Localist campaign. 

  10. Connect and engage with your community. This event is all about bringing the community together to celebrate all things local to Arizona.

Videos

With Title Sponsor Wist
With Title Sponsor Scott's Marketplace
2012 Highlights