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MOON DUST FARMS
58 W. Main Street, Mesa, AZ
Hound Street Boutique has a permanent retail location inside the Moon Dust Farms store in downtown Mesa, AZ. (Please note that the downtown location is a NEW Location as of Sept. 1, 2018.) Moon Dust Farms is owned and operated by a local Queen Creek, Arizona family and showcases a wide variety of Arizona handmade products, including furniture and home decor, vintage clothing and accessories, fair trade organic chocolate, liquor aging barrels, and so much more!
Store hours are 10-5 Monday through Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday. You can contact Moon Dust Farms at (480) 253-1417.
GILBERT ART WALK
The Gilbert Art Walk is held October through April each year, usually on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays with extra days in the holiday shopping season. The Art Walk features over 30 juried local artisans and is held across the street from the weekly Gilbert Farmer's Market for one-stop local Arizona shopping. The Art Walk takes place under the Gilbert Water Tower in Downtown Gilbert on select Saturdays from 9am - 1am. If you haven't been out to this event, make sure to add it to your list. Downtown Gilbert is a "happening" place to be on Saturday mornings, with lots of restaurants open for Saturday breakfast and brunch, in addition to all the local farmers, bakers, and artisans.
Find Hound Street Boutique at the Art Walk on October 20 and November 24 in Fall 2018. Both the Art Walk and the Farmer's Market are pet-friendly.
MAMA'S MAKERS MARKET
May 12, 2018
Local Trade AZ will be taking over Town & Country marketplace in Phoenix on May 12, 2018 from 9am to 4pm. Over 70 handmade vendors will be there to help you finish your Mother's Day shopping with unique, one-of-a-kind gifts that will be sure to make Mom feel appreciated on her special day. In addition, Local Trade AZ has partnered with Mother's Grace to help moms who are in interim crisis get back on their feet. For every Trader Joe's and Whole Foods gift card donated, you get a free door prize!
Admission and parking are free. Most of the shopping is under shade, too! Town & Country is located at 2021 E. Camelback Rd in Phoenix, AZ.
VINTAGE & VINO
May 18-19, 2018
Shop. Sip. Sample. Play.
Vintage & Vino is returning to Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center in Queen Creek, AZ with over 100 vintage, upcycled, antique, and handmade vendors. Plus, you can sip and sample delightful wines from local and regional purveyors, as well as enjoy craft beer, mead, and mimosas. There is also a free kids craft zone for your little ones.
Parking is free and the market's hours are Friday 11am - 9pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm. Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center is located at 20464 East Riggs Road in Queen Creek. For more information, check out Vintage & Vino's page here.
PINE STRAWBERRY ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 26-27, 2018
Hound Street Boutique will be returning to beautiful Pine-Strawberry this Memorial Day Weekend - beat the Valley heat and come join us! The Pine-Strawberry Arts and Crafts guild has been sponsoring this festival since 1980 and they are pleased to bring you 80 booths of the finest handmade artisans for both inside and outside shopping. Plus, early shoppers (starting at 8am) can enjoy a pancake breakfast brought to you by the Pine-Strawberry fire department. Funds raised are used by the Fire Department and to help support other community needs.
The festival hours are 8am to 5pm on Saturday and 8am to 4pm on Sunday. Parking and admission are free. The festival is held at the Pine Community Center on Highway 87 in Pine, AZ.
PRESCOTT RODEO DAYS ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW
June 30, July 1-2, 2018
Come beat the heat and enjoy a getaway in beautiful Prescott, AZ for the Prescott Rodeo Days Arts and Crafts Show. This event is a gathering of hundreds of local and national handmade artisans at Prescott's Historic Downtown Plaza held in conjunction with the World's Oldest Rodeo (see here for all the details).
There is free parking and admission. The Arts and Crafts Show event hours are 9am-5pm Saturday thru Monday.
FAIRE ON THE SQUARE
September 1-3, 2018
Come celebrate the Labor Day weekend up in beautiful Prescott, AZ! Shop and support over 130 local and out-of-state artisans who handmake beautiful treasures that you can't find anywhere else. There's live music, yummy food, and it's even dog-friendly! Come get a head start on your holiday shopping and support your local communities. Prescott Courthouse Plaza is a beautiful location and is surrounded by lots of fun local shops and restaurants to explore, as well.
There is free parking and admission. The Arts and Crafts Show event hours are 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday and 9am-3pm on Monday (Labor Day).
October 13, 2018
Come join us for the 20th annual BARKtoberfest - a celebration of all things DOG! BARKtoberfest is hosted each year by Friends For Life Animal Rescue and this event has been voted one of Gilbert's Best Events. You don't want to miss it. There are games, prizes, local vendors, and all kinds of fun for you and your family - human and dog, both! Best yet, supporting this event raises money to help Friends For Life continue to rescue and find home for more animals.
There is free parking and admission. The event hours are 9am-1pm Saturday at 50 E. Civic Center Drive in Gilbert, AZ.
CAREFREE'S ENCHANTED PUMPKIN GARDEN
October 19-21 and 26-28, 2018
The Town Of Carefree's Enchanted Pumpkin Garden is the Valley's Not-To-Be-Missed Halloween Event and this year's event promises to be even bigger and better. While the Pumpkin Garden itself is the main event - featuring humorous Carefree pumpkins frolicking in action and working in their Carefree Pumpkin Town - there are Halloween themed activities for the entire family, including the Halloween Marketplace. For all the details and the event schedule, click here.
There is free parking and admission. The Pumpkin Garden located at 101 Easy Street, Carefree AZ and is open for viewing October 19-28. The Halloween Market is Friday-Sunday, October 19-21 and 26-28. Please see the host's website here for full schedule details. The event is outside and dog-friendly - however, at night it can get very crowded so it may be best to leave your pups at home for their safety.
November 2-3, 2018
Believe Marketplace is coming back to Chandler, AZ for its third year! Believe Marketplace is hosted by the Women's Ministry of Cornerstone Church and provides the opportunity to shop for rare finds, one-of-a-kinds, and unique gifts by showcasing a variety of artisans that offer vintage, eclectic and trendy handmade items! In addition to the Marketplace, Believe offers workshops, live entertainment, gathering areas for shoppers to relax and linger, a large selection of Food Trucks, an awesome Coffee Cafe , a Photo Booth to capture Market memories, free parking and more!! It's a grand total of over 11,000 square feet of adventure!
The market is located at Cornerstone Church in Chandler: 1595 S Alma School Road. There is an admission fee to the market. Parking is free. The market is mostly inside, so please leave your pups at home (unless they are service dogs.) Event hours are as follows:
Open market: 3PM-9PM
Open Market: 8AM-1PM
Vintage car Show: 8-11AM
SALT LAKE FAMILY CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOW
Nov. 9-11, 2018
Hound Street Boutique will be bringing all our handmade dog and cat themed goodies to the 19th Annual Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift show this holiday season. This show is a unique shopping experience for the entire family. You’ll find new gift ideas, original arts and crafts, sculpture, ceramics, specialty foods, home decor, clothing, furniture, floral designs, jewelry, skin care products, antiques, candles, toys and much more.
The Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show is held at the Mountain America Expo Center (formely South Towne). Kids 13 and under receive free admission, adult ticket prices are $13.50 and are good for all three days of the show. Show hours are 10am to 9pm Friday and Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. To purchase tickets and for parking information, visit their website here.
SWEET TO THE SOUL BOUTIQUE
Nov. 19, 2018
Sweet To the Soul Boutique is coming back to Peoria, AZ this November - you don't want to miss it! Sweet to the Soul is an Arizona based festival celebrating local shops. Over 250 vendors will be bringing their handcrafted home decor, accessories, clothing, furniture, baked goods, and more! Plus, the first 100 shoppers through the gate will get free swag bags. Come get a head start on your holiday shopping and support locally owned, independent, mostly women-owned businesses from your community.
Admission is only $5 for ages 18+ (17 and under is free) and parking is free for everyone! The event is held at the Peoria Sports Complex (16101 N 83rd Avenue, Peoria, AZ) from 9am-4pm on Saturday, Nov. 17.
TEMPE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-2, 2018
Hound Street Boutique is excited to be participating in the Tempe Festival of the Arts for the first time this holiday season! The Tempe Festival of the Arts is a well loved community event that showcases over 350 artists from around the country. This fall the Festival is celebrating its the 50th anniversary! This urban fine art festival features the best artists from around the country. In addition, there are two stages with live music all three days, a Kids Block including a K-12 Exhibition, a wine tasting event and many other features that make it a festival for the entire family.
The Tempe Festival of the Arts is located along Mill Street in downtown Tempe. Please see their website here for parking, driving directions, maps, and mass transit options. Admission to the festival is free. Festival hours are 10am - 5:30pm Friday-Sunday.
TUCSON 4TH AVE STREET FAIR
Dec. 7-9, 2018
Hound Street Boutique is excited to be returning to the 4th Ave Street Fair in Tucson this holiday season! The Tucson 4th Ave Street Fair is a 48 year-old tradition that brings together over 300 local, national, and international artisans in an celebrated community event that is fun for the whole family. The Winter Street Fair is a great event to shop for holiday gifts that are unique and beautiful creations you can't find in traditional big-box retailers.
The Tempe Festival of the Arts is located along 4th Avenue in downtown Tucson. Please see their website here for parking, driving directions, maps, etc. Admission to the festival is free. Festival hours are 10am - dusk Friday-Sunday. The event organizors request that you leave your dog(s) at home (except for bona fide service animals).
Dec. 14-15, 2019
Pinology market is coming back to Mesa, AZ! Pinology market hand selects each vendor to make sure that you get the best merchandise to choose from. It's as if they pull them straight off your pin board! We are confident that you will find plenty of goods to take home for yourself or as special gifts that will be cherished by the recipients for a long time to come.
Pinology Market is located at the Mesa Convention Center - 263 N. Center St, Mesa, AZ. Parking is free. Admission prices are as listed below. See the host's website here for full details and how to purchase tickets. This is an indoor event so please leave your pup(s) at home (except for bona fide service animals).
Early Bird Shopping:
Friday night ( Dec 14th) from 6pm to 9pm ($15)
Purchase tickets ahead ONLINE to get in at 5:30pm
Tickets will be available to purchase at the door ($15) at 6pm
Early bird tickets get you in both Friday night and Saturday
Saturday (Dec. 15th) from 10am to 4pm
Tickets available at the door ($7)
Kids 12 and under are free