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Sunday, 2:00 pm
El Puente Festival
Tempe Center for the Arts

Enjoy an afternoon of the Valley\'s most talented youth performers at the 11th Annual El Puente Festival, a free event presented by Cultural Coalition at Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) on Sunday, April 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. Known for its signature community parade across the bridge, or “el puente” in spanish, this festival brings together artists of all ages to highlight the importance of connecting traditional arts and culture practices from one generation to the next. High school mariachi music, elementary school ballet folklórico dances, theater performance by Borderlands Theatre, and free arts activities are just a few of the things attendees will enjoy during this event. The festival will have a variety of educational and arts activities for youth of all ages, including free books, hands-on crafts, and activities that get excited feet moving to the beat of the live music. Cultural Coalition will activate multiple areas of TCA including theater stages for professional performances, lobby areas for storytelling with puppets, and outdoor areas for food trucks and more! The 11th Annual El Puente Festival is free and open to the public thanks in part to the support of the City of Tempe, Raza Development Fund, Inc. and individual donors. Thank you to our sponsors and to everyone who supports the arts!