9 Fall Festivals in Metro Phoenix
What better way to prep for fall than by marking up your calendar with to-dos? Here's a list of fall festivals in the Phoenix area that are worthy of penciling in.
Courtesy of Mesa Arts Center
ReMix, ReMaster @ Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center will unleash its autumn art jamboree, ReMix, ReMaster, with a street festival that includes a "Farmers' mART of Inedible Produce in Glass, Metal & Clay," live graffiti art from Such and Champ Styles, painting from Lauren Lee and Kyllan Maney, and music from DJentrification. In conjunction with the street party, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum unleashes new exhibitions, including "Messin' With The Masters," in which modern artists' focus their quirky eyes on classic works, and Linda Ingraham and Tom Eckert's "From Lemons to Lingerie: The Still-Life Redefined" in the North Gallery. Admission is free; food and beverages cost extra. The get-down begins at 6 p.m. Friday, September 13, and continues until 10 p.m. Admission is free.
Funny or Die presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Laugh it up. The last stop for the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival coincides with the fall equinox and takes place at Ak-Chin Pavilion. On the bill will be comedians Jeff Ross, Chris D'Elia, Jim Jefferies, Hannibal Buress, Brody Stevens, and headliners Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords. The show starts at 5 p.m. Sunday, September 22. Tickets are $24 and up via www.ticketmaster.com.
1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ
Grand Ave. roughly b/t 7th and 16th avenues, Phoenix, AZ