26th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

January 18th, 19th & 20th, 2019

Established 1993

The Town of Carefree Signature Event

101 Easy Street, Carefree, 85377

Admission $3.00 - Hours 10am - 5pm

Wine Tasting Ticket with Souvenir Glass $10.00


The Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival features more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad.  Artists will participate displaying paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures, sparkling hand blown glass, clay, metal, stone, wood, bronze, one-of-kind handcrafted jewelry, beautiful photography and much more!  

This festival also combines fine art and fine craft with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting. For $10, patrons will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass with six tasting tickets; allowing them to enjoy their magnificent wine, while strolling through over 5,000 pieces of original artwork, all while the soothing sounds of live music float through the air.

The festival will take place in downtown Carefree, at the corner of Easy and Ho Hum streets. Hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Admission is $3.00 and free for Carefree residents. Parking is free all weekend.  All together, this event promises to be a weekend to forever remember.

Featured Artist Jan 2019: sculptor, Austin Casson




Thunderbird Artists knows how important it is to be involved in the community and is dedicated to partnering with a non-profit organization for each of the events. This event marks the 25th Anniversary of the partnership between Thunderbird Artists, the Carefree/Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Carefree. Through hard work, dedication and unwavering standards, together we have created three first-class events in Carefree every year, that have stood the test of time. Thunderbird Artists believes in giving back and the Chamber receives 25% of admission and wine sales from each event.  The Town of Carefree also receives 25% of every admission sale.

Don’t miss this award-winning festival, the Town of Carefree’s ‘Signature Event’, which highlights the artistic works of more than 150 juried fine artists, live music, appetizing food, tempting chocolates and unparalleled wine tasting.  It takes place in downtown Carefree, on Ho Hum & Easy Streets. Hours are 10am to 5pm each day.  Admission is $3.00 and parking is free all weekend. A can’t miss event!