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SKY ISLANDS FALL ARTISAN MARKET

October 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - October 15, 2023 @ 4:00 pm MST

Just a short scenic drive from Tucson, AZ, enjoy cooler temps, small-town richness in culture and art, and much more at the iconic Sky Islands Fall Artisan market in Patagonia, AZ. Preview all of the event program, participating artisans, food vendors, and your official guide to this time-honored tradition of music, art, and community. Begin planning your family-friendly trip to the Sky Islands.

Preview the participating artists, vendors, live performances, food vendors, and activities!OCTOBER 14 & 15The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and the Sky Islands Tourism Association (SITA) are proud to partner up again to present the 34th annual Fall celebration of arts and culture. With a thirty-plus year history of community outreach, this festival has been recognized as one of Arizona’s most well-attended community art gatherings, featuring fine artists, sculptors, weavers, potters, jewelry makers, crafters, live music, and food vendors from around the region.

Located in the heart of Southern Arizona and in the Eastern region of Santa Cruz County, the communities of Patagonia, Sonoita, and Elgin comprise “the Sky Islands.” The Sky Islands tout one of the most diverse environmental ecosystems in the nation and the first and oldest vineyard in the state. Sonoita and Elgin are home to 17 wineries and distilleries, with a historic hotel that honors local ranching families and Secretariat – the 1973 Triple Crown champion.

FREE ADMISSION
SATURDAY 9AM – 5PM | SUNDAY 10AM – 4PM
PATAGONIA TOWN PARK
325 McKeown Ave, Patagonia, AZ 85624​

GETTING TO THE FESTIVAL & PARKING DETAILS
Patagonia Town Park, 325 McKeown Avenue, Patagonia, AZ 85624
The festival is located on Arizona’s Scenic Route 82 between Sonoita and Nogales in the Town of Patagonia, approximately one hour South of Tucson and three hours from Phoenix. The event is rain or shine. Parking is available in the streets surrounding the festival with paid parking areas benefitting local schools.

Safety Note – If you are arriving to the festival between 8 am – 12 pm on Saturday October 14, please be mindful that the Nogales Bicycle Classic is also taking place on Highway 82 between Sonoita and Patagonia that morning. Be mindful of cyclists.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING DETAILSOVER 100 PARTICIPATING ARTISANS & VENDORS The 2023 Sky Islands Fall Artisan Market features over 100 artisans and exhibitors, displaying a variety of works, including artisan foods, jewelry, painting, sculpture, home goods, and more. Preview all of the artists below!

LIVE MUSIC ON THE GAZEBO MAIN STAGE
Saturday October 14, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Jam Pak Blues ‘N Grass (Youth Blues and Bluegrass)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Zach Farley & Friends (World / Folk)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Bessett and Callahan (Alt-Country)
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Sunny & the Whiskey Machine (Americana)

At Patagonia Fire Department Cookout:
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Rock On Wood (Acoustic Rock)

Sunday October 15, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Jam Pak Blues ‘N Grass (Youth Blues and Bluegrass)
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Mr. Boogie Woogie (Classic R&B)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Znora (Blues Rock)

FOOD VENDORS
Festival attendees can enjoy a variety of food offerings – from Patagonia Fire Department’s hamburger cookout to Food Trucks offering a variety of cultural cuisine, vegan/vegetarian entrees, gyros, sweet treats, and more.

Participating food vendors include:
• Hungary Express: Eclectic Funnel Cakes
• Gus’s Gyros and Lemonades: American & Greek Food – Gyros, Burgers, Lemonade, Fair Food,

Funnel Cake, and Hot Dogs
• I&C Kitchen: Frybread, Burritos, Tacos, & More
• Blackjack Citrus: Fresh-squeezed Lemonade, Fresh fruit infusions
• Sparky’s Cantina: Vegetarian, Baked Goods, Sandwiches, and other health foods
• Fiesta Filipina: Filipino cuisine, including pancit, pork skewer, lumpia, empanada, shrimp tempura
• Kettlelicious: Kettle Corner, Caramel Apple Dippers, & More
• Colonel Mustard’s & Mr. Ice Guy: New York-style hot dogs and Italian ice
• Patagonia Volunteer FIre & Rescue: Hamburgers, hot dogs, and cold beer

SOUTH 32 KIDSZONE
The festival will feature a weekend of fun, excitement, and entertainment for all ages. Children can partake in the SOUTH 32’s Kid Zone featuring interactive and Grab and Go Activities, balloon twisting and facepainting, and a free musical instrument workshop area. The SOUTH 32 KIDSZONE is located at the center of the festival grounds.FRIENDS OF THE PATAGONIA LIBRARY BOOK SALEThe Friends of the Patagonia Library Book Sale will take place, once again, on festival grounds, featuring hundreds of books, DVD’s and literary arts merchandise for sale. Help the Library by making a purchase at the sale, just North of the Main Gazebo Music Stage.SUPPORT LOCALSeveral Sky Islands regional local businesses are offering special discounts and deals throughout the weekend. Plan your trip by visiting www.visitskyislands.com/attractions/

Details

Start:
October 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am MST
End:
October 15, 2023 @ 4:00 pm MST
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Organizer

Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA)
Phone
(520) 797-3959
View Organizer Website

Venue

Patagonia Town Park
325 McKeown Avenue
Patagonia, AZ 85624 United States
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Phone
(520) 797-3959
View Venue Website


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