The 15th Annual Arizona Fall Fest
Phoenix, AZ (October 15, 2019): Localists rejoice! It’s our favorite time of year as Local First Arizona presents the 15th Annual Arizona Fall Fest, the biggest community celebration for all-things local in Arizona, on Saturday November 2, 2019 from 10am-4pm. The Arizona Fall Fest is free to attend for all ages and is held at Margaret T. Hance Park in the heart of Phoenix. Now in its 15th year, the event features over 200 local vendors and 30,000 attendees annually.
For the 15th Anniversary of the Fall Fest, here are 15 things that people can expect at the 2019 Arizona Fall Fest.
- Sample Tour of Arizona- The Fest boasts over 40 restaurants that will be serving up samples all day long (sample tickets available for purchase).
- Drinks: Sip, Sip, Hooray! – Hensley Beverage Garden with over 30 local breweries, wineries, and distilleries (sample tickets available for purchase).
- Music, Rock Out or Chill Out- Three live stages featuring some of the best local live entertainment sponsored by Zia Records and Carvana.
- AZ Fall Fest Passport- Get your passport from the Local First Arizona booth and start hunting for the vendors.
- Bid on the Silent Auction- Over 100 prizes valued at over $25k that include staycations, curated experiences and more, all for bid at the silent auction.
- Captivating Cultural Performances- Enjoy the best local and international performances of Arizona’s diverse cultures.
- Get the Latest State Forty-Eight Localist T-Shirt
- Explore the Kids Zone- Fun for all ages with games, musical instrument petting zoo, and more sponsored by Risas Dental.
- Sports Zone Overload, Get Active with Foothills Sports Medicine- Join the Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Rising, and Arizona Coyotes for games and activities in the sports zone.
- AZ Fall Fest is Sustainable- AZ Fall Fest was awarded the Platinum Level Green Event by ASU’s Sustainable Cities Network. Bring your reusable water bottle to fill up at the water stations.
- Follow our AZ Fall Fest Podcast- Listen and subscribe at localfirstazpodcast.podbean.com.
- Grab your Swag Bag- The first 500 families receive a free swag bag filled local gifts and items.
- Shop over 200 local vendors and find the perfect gift for the holidays, or a “treat-yo-self” purchase.
- Strut Your Pup- The 15th Annual Arizona Fall Festival is dog friendly, so bring the pooch for a fun afternoon.
- AZ Fall Fest Has Gone Digital- For the 1st time, attendees can engage with businesses at the event by downloading the MyHownd app.
“The Arizona Fall Fest began as a way to bring the best local places together and create
community pride for our state,” says Thomas Barr, Executive Director of Local First Arizona, “We want people to find their favorite local businesses, discover new local businesses, and be a part of this celebration of all things Arizona. When our local businesses are supported, our communities prosper.”
“This is an event that is all about discovery, celebration, and community,” says Kimber Lanning, Founder of Local First Arizona, “Seeing families that have grown up with us and this festival is incredible and we look forward to celebrating another 15 years.”
The Arizona Fall Festival is possible through the support of SRP, Get Assist, Sprouts, and Hownd. This event is free to attend for all ages. More details can be found at
http://localfirstaz.com/fall-festival/. The official event hashtag is #AZFallFest.
When: Saturday, November 2, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix (Near Moreland Street between 1st and 3rd Streets).
Cost: Free to attend. Tickets for food sampling and activities will be available for purchase.
Vendors will be selling products and services.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/479670462576201/
About Local First Arizona
Founded in 2003 by Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona (LFA) is a community and economic development organization working to passionately build a diverse, inclusive and prosperous Arizona economy by innovatively connecting people, locally owned businesses, and communities. LFA educates consumers about the interconnectedness of the economy, trains small businesses to be more effective and more competitive, helps larger Arizona businesses and institutions tell their story as champions of Arizona, and creates programs and events that make it fun and easy to discover local businesses and buy local. Visit www.localfirstaz.com for more information and a directory of more than 3,000 locally owned businesses.