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Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Take a walk on the funky side as arts-and-crafts vendors take over historic downtown district twice a year.

Fourth Avenue Street Fair: Take A Walk on The Funky Side

December 11, 12, 13, 2020

The Fourth Avenue Winter Fair takes places Friday, Dec. 11 through Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to dusk each day. 

The Fourth Avenue Spring Fair will return to Tucson for three days (dates TBA) in March 2021.

More than 300 artists are excited to participate in this premier Tucson community event. Come, stroll the streets, all on one floor and closed to automobile traffic, with wide aisles and ever-changing wares. See why this fair that started in 1971 has Tucson-event longevity — we're now celebrating the 50th spring street fair and the 100th show. Fair admission is free. Ample parking is available on side streets and in nearby garages.

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    Things to remember before you head over:

    • Artist Booths - Over 350 booths featuring arts and crafts that cover the spectrum from fine art to country crafts. Don't forget to visit the booths on 7th Street between 4th Avenue and Herbert Avenue.
    • Food Courts - With over 50 food vendors selling an eclectic mix of good things to eat, you can find food on 4th Street, 5th Street, and 7th Street.
    • Stages - With two stages to choose from on 5th Street and 7th Street, our professional lineup includes top local performers playing all your top hits.
    • Disability Parking - Parking for persons with disabilities is available at 4th Street/5th Avenue, 4th Street/Hoff Avenue, 5th Avenue/Hoff Avenue.
    • Free Shuttle - You can take a FREE VIP Taxi Shuttle bus to the Street Fair. Stops are at Main Gate Square to University Blvd. and at 4th Avenue and Pennington Garage to 5th Avenue and 7th Street. *Shuttles are handicap-accessible. We also recommend parking along the four-mile Sun Link Streetcar route and using the streetcar.
    • No Pets - We want to make sure your four-legged family members stay safe. Please be sure to leave them at home.

    The Setting 

    Historic Fourth Avenue shopping and dining district has always been a step outside the ordinary with its local, independent shops, restaurants and pubs. But, twice a year, the draw is The Fair. This family-friendly tradition takes full advantage of our wonderful Sonoran Desert climate in spring and winter. The Historic Fourth Avenue District is one of Tucson's five dining-and-entertainment areas connected by the Sun Link Streetcar.

    The Vibe

    Savor the springtime sunshine (remember your hat and sunscreen). Meet and talk with merchandise-makers while shopping for arts and crafts — while products change every year, expect a selection of fine art, handmade soaps and salves, artisan foods and crafts, novelties, musical instruments, children's toys, jewelry, apparel and more. Indulge in carnival-style street food, sample local specialties at Tucson's finest food trucks. Groove to live entertainment on two stages rotating local musicians and performers for both grownups and kids.

    North Fourth Avenue Merchants Association

    The Fair is produced by the North Fourth Avenue Merchants Association, Inc., a local nonprofit. The funds are used to support the Avenue’s infrastructure, invest in local neighborhoods and other nonprofits, and to create other free community events throughout the year on Historic Forth Avenue.

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