Southwest Arts Festival 2017

Southwest Arts Festival, Indio 2016, one of the area’s largest and longest-running juried art festivals, will feature traditional, contemporary, and abstract fine works of art by more than 250 acclaimed artists. The festival will take place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio in January 2017

Categories include clay, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography,printmaking, sculpture, textile, and other arts. One of Indio’s largest non-profit fundraisers, more than 200 community leaders and volunteers will contribute numerous hours to ensure its


Named one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association, the
Festival is a nationally recognized cultural event that attracts professional artists from
States as far away as Montana, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Maryland. Located at the
spectacular Empire Polo Club, a premier event destination and home of the world-renowned
Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, the Southwest Arts Festival, Indio 2017 will feature a variety of al fresco dining options and entertainment by talented local musicians. The Desert Sun and CBS Local 2 are Title Sponsors of the event.

The three-day family friendly festival will be open from 10 AM – 5 PM daily, and admission is Seniors – $8, General – $10, Three-Day Pass – $12, and Children 14 & under – Free. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the Indio Visitors Bureau at 760-347-0676.

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