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Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts formerly Mesa Arts & Crafts Festival (MACFest) is a free event for the public featuring unique artist creations, music and fun for the whole family. The 2017-2018 season events will be held on the first and third (1st & 3rd) Saturdays of each month, October through April (14 total during 7 months). Event hours will remain 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, set-up time starting at 7:00 am and take-down beginning at 4:00 pm,
*December shows will be* *2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. *set up time starting at 12:00 pm and take-down beginning at 8:00 pm.
Dates : Oct 7th & 21st, Nov 4th & 18th, *Dec 2nd & 16th, Jan 6th & 20th, Feb 3rd & 17th, Mar 3rd 7 17th, and Apr 7th & 21st *see December exception
We will also have an extra date: Nov 11th from 2 pm to 8 pm (will not be part of season package) in conjunction with Mesa Music Festival
MISSION STATEMENT: The Mission of Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts is to provide an environment that encourages the economic and artistic growth of emerging and established artists and crafters while revitalizing downtown Mesa and building a sense of community.
Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts is 100% run and organized by volunteers. It is with the help from people like you that our community can enjoy the Arts and Culture around us. If you want to be a part of something great in the community, sign up to volunteer below.
Volunteers tend the Information Booth at the festival on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Dec shows and additional show on Nov 11th from 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm They are there to help answer artist and public questions and information about downtown and the festival.