Art is everywhere this Spring in Sedona Verde Valley!

Sedona Verde Valley truly has something to offer to everyone. Even though Spring is a perfect time to get outside, there is also a lot to do and see for all the art-lovers out there. We highlighted 3 great events that are happening soon in Sedona Verde Valley, be sure to mark your calendar!


1st Friday in the Galleries

On the 1st Friday of each month, from 5 to 8pm, members of the Sedona Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. These special art receptions give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene.

Light and music spills from open doors. Even the Sedona Trolley offers free transportation during the evening circulating among galleries. The first Friday of this month happens to be this Friday April 7th, and 16 galleries will be hosting art receptions.

Old Town Arts Festival

Head to the Verde Valley for a weekend of wine, art and earthy fun! The Verde Valley Arts Council will host its inaugural Old Town Cottonwood Arts Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 10 am to 9 pm. It will feature selected fine crafts from Arizona artists, as well as live entertainment, wine tasting by local wineries, and farm to table demonstrations hosted by the Muse Bistro.

The evening headline concert features world class Japanese Taiko drummer “Ken Koshio & Kenzoo’s Celebration of the Earth”. There are so many different events happening in and around Old Town Cottonwood that we can’t list them all here! Make sure to check their website for the latest information.

Tlaquepaque, a Taste of Provence

Head to Tlaquepaque Art & Craft Village on April 8th for a one day journey to Provence. Mix and mingle with 12 artists and craftsmen from Provence right here in Tlaquepaque during a fabulous day of cultural exchange and a delight for all of your senses.

Listen to the music and vocals from three outstanding French bands with songs in French and English. Watch as a master glass worker creates one-of-a-kind stunning glass beads and other objects of art. Experience live demonstrations of painting and drawing with a decidedly French flair. Taste delicious wines from the award winning wine country in Provence along with tasty little bites by a French chef.