Held against the backdrop of Sedona’s breathtaking red rock vistas, the Sedona Arts Festival will present its 30th annual fine art festival on Saturday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. Attracting artists from across the country, this renowned festival will showcase a diverse line-up of over 100 juried artists, as well as live music, raffle prizes, food, and the newly added beer and wine garden. The Sedona Arts Festival is held on the campus of Sedona Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road in West Sedona, with ample parking and transportation right to the front gate.
After a cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Festival is looking forward to welcoming back award-winning artists from its 2019 show including Michael McKee (Fountain Hills, Ariz., Dry Mediums), Kristin DeSantis (Allenspark, CO, Jewelry), Ceri Jones, (Mesa, AZ, metal), Nora Graf (Camp Verde, AZ, mixed media), Lee Hendrickson (Goodyear, Ariz., photography), Lyle Clift II (Pueblo, Colo., sculpture), and Alex Chitura from Ramona, Calif., the 2019 Overall Best of Show honoree for his incredible hand-carved sculptures from dry hard woods.
The festival will offer a variety of food truck choices, raffle prizes, as well as locally produced kitchen, bath and home items. Attendees are sure to enjoy a fabulous fall day in Sedona with amazing art, food, libations, and music.
Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. Admission is $15 and covers both days of the event. Tickets can be purchased online at www.sedonaartsfestival.org or at the gate. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Admission helps support arts education in Sedona and the Verde Valley through its Scholarships and Grants program.