Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 19, 2009
This year, art and music lovers can enjoy the 32nd Annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts and the Circle K Tempe Music Festival during two consecutive weekends. The Tempe Festival of the Arts is being held March 27-29 and the Circle K Tempe Music Festival takes center stage on April 3-4.
More than 400 juried artists representing 18 visual art categories will fill the Mill Avenue District during the Tempe Festival of the Arts, March 27-29. In addition to exploring the variety of unique hand-made artwork, visitors will also be treated to live music, the Arizona Wine Festival, a cottage edibles section and hands-on activities for children. Street performers, sponsor exhibits and entertainment booths are also set up in the Mill Avenue District for festival patrons. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The following weekend, music lovers can enjoy live performances at the Circle K Tempe Music Festival on April 3-4 at Tempe Beach Park. The festival will feature multiple stages with over 30 bands including local, regional and national headliners, food booths and music-themed activities for both adults and children. This year's festival will feature Kid Rock as Friday's headliner with Cowboy Mouth and Tempe's own Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers as supporting acts. Saturday's lineup will feature 3 Doors Down and All-American Rejects. Festival hours are 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, April 3, and noon to midnight on Saturday, April 4.
Playing host to both festivals, be sure to experience the Mill Avenue District featuring over 100 unique shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Visit the dozens of specialty boutiques and dining options such as Urban Outfitters or Caffe Boa Bistro & Wine Bar or catch an independent film at The Valley Art Theatre.
About Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau:
The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization devoted to marketing Tempe, Arizona as a desirable visitor and group destination site. The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau's mission is to also provide visitors, media professionals and meeting planners with information on hotels, restaurants, entertainment and local points of interest. To learn more about Tempe, Arizona please call 480-894-8158 or 800-283-6734 or visit us at http://www.tempecvb.com.