Scottsdale Family ArtsFest at SkySong will be held at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center in south Scottsdale. The event is a partnership between Arizona State University, the Scottsdale Unified School District, the city of Scottsdale, Scottsdale Arts, and the SkySong development team.

Scottsdale Family ArtsFest at SkySong is a free, two-day festival of creativity that includes performances, interactive demonstrations, creative interventions, and culinary delights from local food trucks throughout the SkySong campus.
Over the course of the event, attendees will experience performances and art exhibitions delivered by Scottsdale Unified School District students, family friendly arts activities presented by Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation, and interactive demonstrations from city of Scottsdale departments.

The event starts on Fri., March 24 and runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. that day, and will resume Sat., March 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be several different areas to explore, including:

Center Stage will feature performances by SUSD bands, choirs, and orchestras. This area will also include hands-on, artist-led activities from Scottsdale Arts including puppetry, painting, and souvenir tote bags.

Art exhibitions from elementary, middle, and high school students will be throughout SkySong’s campus. A highlight includes bowls created by SUSD students that will be available for sale to support families facing food insecurity in Scottsdale.

The Café Stage presents smaller ensemble performances, interactive experiences presented by city of Scottsdale departments, and light refreshments.
Seed funding for the event was provided by a grant from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust to Arizona State University. Sponsorships for the Scottsdale Family ArtsFest at SkySong are available as well. For more information, visit