Tempe Festival of the Arts: More than 1,000 local and national artists vie to participate in this annual event, which ranks among the top 200 art festivals in the country. Live music, a wine festival and beer garden, and a Kids Innovation Station round out the weekend. Dogs on a leash are welcome.
DETAILS >> 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Mill Avenue District, Mill Avenue between Third Street and University Drive, Tempe. Free. (602) 997-2601 or www.tempefestivalofthearts.com.