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Upcoming Events in Fountain Hills Arizona


January

9 Art Bazaar - The Arts Council presents its annual Art Bazaar, featuring original works by local artists. Visitors have the chance to speak directly to the artists. Artists' commissions and contributions from sponsors directly support the Arts Council's arts programs in the schools and fund scholarships for outstanding art students. 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM.

Address: Community Center, LaMontana & Ave of the Fountains , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-816-5200 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

February

28 Los Artistas Vaqueros of the Verde Valley - An exhibit and sale of four local cowboy artists, Carlos Hadaway, Doug Katonak, Paul Kolwaite and Harold Lyon, kicks off Fountain Hills Pony Express Days, 4:30-7 pm.

Address: The River of Time Museum , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-837-2612 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@riveroftimemuseum.org
Web: www.riveroftimemuseum.org
Fee: $15

28 Pony Express Days - For 50 years the Navajo County Hashknife Sheriff’s Posse with up to 30 riders participating, recreates the ride of the Pony Express from Holbrook to Scottsdale with stops and celebrations in communities along the way. It all culminates with their participation in Scottsdale’s annual Parada del Sol.

On this day, the riders gallop into Fountain Hills and are officially greeted at the Post Office in the early afternoon, followed by a free festive event, featuring music, food and drink at the Fountain Hills Community Center. 2-6 pm.

Address: The River of Time Museum, 12901 N. LaMontana Drive , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hashknifeponyexpress.com/default.asp
Fee: Free

12 - 14 Fountain Hills Great Fair - Each February the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts this three day event, which features nearly 500 artists and artisans from around the country lining the shaded Avenue of the Fountains. This festival attracts close to 160,000 visitors from the valley and out of state. In addition to having the finest professional artists and artisans from various parts of the country, this festival features the annual Hot Air Balloon Rally held at 7 a.m. on Sunday. There are great photo opportunities of balloons reflecting against the water with the fountain in the background. A unique tradition among the balloonists is to attempt to dip their baskets into Fountain Lake.

The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce Booth is located at the intersection of the Avenue of the Fountains and Verde River Drive, and is available to assist you.

Rain or Shine - Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Be sure to watch for the "purple people" at the fairs. They are over 300 volunteers who wear purple sashes and hand out programs and greet nearly 200,000 people attending each fair. They work in teams and each team works three shifts. Each team is then assigned a route. This has been a tradition for nearly 25 years.

Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com
Fee: Free Admission - Free Parking - Wheelchair Accessible

March

12 - 14 Eagle Mountain Market Arts & Crafts Festival - Original paintings, prints, rugs, jewelry, pottery, metal art, furniture, home & garden decor, food, Kid's Fun Zone, music, 10 am - 5 pm.

Ph: 480-488-2014 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

5 - 7 Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire - Unequaled in ambiance and quality of art, this Thunderbird Artists' Fine Art & Wine Affaire is a can't miss event for art Collectors and wine connoisseurs alike. Visit over 100 world-class juried artists displaying original art ranging from bronzes, jewelry, paintings, glass, stone, metal, wood and much, much more! 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM.

Address: Avenue of the Fountains , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-837-5637 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com
Fee: FH residents, free.

6 St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Festivities begin with traditional Irish music at the lake. Our famous fountain will turn emerald green at high noon. An appearance will be made by the Fountain Hills leprechaun offering his Irish goodies. 3:00 PM.

Address: Fountain Park, Saguaro Blvd. , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com
Fee: Free

April

3 Eggstravaganza - Over 10,000 eggs stuffed with candy and other prizes will be placed throughout the ball fields at Golden Eagle Park for children to find. The Easter Bunny will be available for hugs and pictures throughout the event. Children up to 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM. RAIN DATE: following Saturday.

Address: Golden Eagle Park, Take Palisades Blvd. to Golden Eagle Blvd. turn right into Golden Eagle Park entrance. , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-816-5252 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com
Fee: Free

November

29 - 31 Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts Fair - Each November the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts this three day event, which features nearly 500 artists and artisans from around the country lining the shaded Avenue of the Fountains. This festival attracts an estimated 150,000 visitors from all over the Valley and state, who come to appreciate and purchase fine art and enjoy some good food and entertainment Several musicians entertain the crowd at various locations throughout the fair, also selling their musical recordings. Shaded seating areas are provided near the food courts, making it the perfect way to spend a cool sunny November in Fountain Hills.

Rain or Shine - Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com
Fee: Free Admission - Free Parking - Wheelchair Accessible

11 Thanksgiving Day Parade - For the past 20 years, the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce has hosted the only Thanksgiving Day Parade in Arizona, locally referred to as the "Parada de Los Cerros" (Parade in the Hills).

The parade is held traditionally on Thanksgiving Day, offering a different theme each year. Participants include local businesses and organizations, schools, senior, youth, and church groups, which can include floats, groups and bands. 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM.

Address: Saguaro and El Lago Boulevards , Fountain Hills, Arizona
Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com

December

9 - 11 Holiday Luminarias - For three nights before Christmas, the Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts the lighting of the luminarias, with hundreds of volunteers making this event successful. For some volunteers, it has become a family tradition. Thousands of luminarias line the streets of downtown Fountains Hills and the shores of Fountain Lake each night for the three nights.

Lighting luminarias is a Southwestern tradition, dating back for centuries. Small lighted paper bags are assembled and distributed by the volunteers along the streets at sunset each day. This special tradition has added a warm welcome to the community's holiday spirit.

Ph: 480-837-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fountainhillschamber.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Fountain

From the Center of a man-made lake, one of the "World's Highest Fountains" sends a snow-white jet stream of water 560

Fountain Hills, AZ One Of A Kinds

Desert Canyon Golf Club

Desert Canyon Golf Club is a 6,415-yard par 71

Fountain Hills, AZ Golf Courses

SunRidge Canyon Golf Club

At SunRidge Canyon Gold Club, golf isn't merely a sport, It's an adventure. This 6,823 yard, par-71

Fountain Hills, AZ Golf Courses

River of Time Museum

If you enjoy history, whether you live in Fountain Hills or are just visiting, a visit to the River of Time Museum is a "must see."

Fountain Hills, AZ Museums

The Golf Club at Eagle Mountain

The Golf Club at Eagle Mountain, a Scott Miller designed course, features rolling hills, verdant valleys, box canyons and dramatic changes in elevation. The course provides golfers panoramic views of Camelback, Saddleback and Red Mountains. Opened in 1996

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