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.
From Phoenix and Tucson, take I-10 East and turn South about 30 minutes south of Tucson, near Vail, on AZ-83 towards Sonoita / Patagonia (Exit 281). Drive 25 miles until you arrive at four way intersection with a gas station and restaurants. Turn right (West) on the AZ-82 and drive another 12 miles. Once inside Town limits, AZ-82 becomes Naugle Avenue and the festival is located in the center of Town on your left hand side.
From Nogales, drive Northeast on AZ-82 for 17 miles. The festival is at the Town of Patagonia Town Park on your right hand side shortly after you enter town limits.
From Eastern Arizona and New Mexico, take I-10 West. Just past Benson, turn South on AZ-90 toward Ft Huachuca/Sierra Vista (exit 302). Drive 18 miles, turn West on AZ-82. Drive 32 miles and the festival will be on your left hand side in the large Town Park after your enter Town limits.
PARKING AT THE FESTIVAL
PARK AND RIDE AT PATAGONIA HIGH SCHOOL Location: 200 Naugle Ave, Patagonia, AZ 85624 (The North end of Town) $5 per car. All proceeds benefit Patagonia Union High School student programs. Two shuttles will be running both days of the festival weekend, 9 AM - 5:30 PM on Saturday and 10 AM - 4:30 PM on Sunday. The shuttle stop at the festival will be at the Northeast corner of the festival near Quiroga. Please note, the shuttles are not handicap accessible and as they are Patagonia School District vehicles, face masks are required while riding the shuttle. There is space for approximately 200 cars at the high school and school volunteers will be assisting with parking all weekend.
PARKING AT DOC MARK PARK Location: Near 417 McKeown Ave, Patagonia, AZ 85624 (Southeast corner of the Festival Site) $5 per car. All proceeds benefit Montessori High School student programs. This is directly adjacent to the festival site. There is space for approximately 75 cars at this site.
HANDICAP PARKING Designated Festival Handicap parking is along McKeown Avenue between 4th Avenue and Taylor Avenue. There is space for approximately 50 handicap parking spaces.
GENERAL ATTENDEE PARKING Additional parking is available along Naugle Avenue (State Route 82 inside Town Limits) and McKeown Avenue. Do not block residential driveways or business access or you are liable to be towed.
Surface Parking along Naugle Ave - 400 Spaces (Parallel Curb Parking on Naugle Ave). Parallel Car and Truck parking along the park curb and opposite the park is permitted inside Town limits. This is approximately 3000 feet of curb length on each side of the street. Cars parking opposite to the park curb must not block residential driveways or business access. Do not park on Naugle Avenue outside of Town limits (IE - on the shoulder of State Route 82). You are likely to be ticketed parking on this shoulder outside of Town limits and it poses a traffic hazard.
Surface Parking along McKeown Avenue - 40 Spaces (Parallel Parking on McKeown Ave from 4th Avenue South to the end of the park). Parallel Car and Truck parking along McKeown Ave is permitted as long as cars do not block private driveways. This is approximately 850 feet in length.
Patagonia Museum – 100 Spaces (Grass Field behind the Museum). This is a large grass field up School St at the Patagonia Museum. There will not be a shuttle running to this site. This is about a 15 minute walk to the festival.
SKY ISLANDS FALL ARTISAN MARKET
Over 30 years ago, the Town of Patagonia held its first fall festival to showcase extraordinary talent and artistry against the beautiful backdrop of their community, nestled at over 4000 feet in the mountains of Southeast Arizona. Now in its 32nd year, the festival attracts more than 20,000 visitors to Patagonia’s lovely tree-shaded park in the center of town over a festive weekend, presented by the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance in partnership with the Sky Island Tourism Association.