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Main Street Arts District

Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
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Art Area

The Main St Arts Distinct is the area to tour galleries and purchase art. It was an unbearable hot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lollygal
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New York City, New York
Art Walk entertains

We always go to the Thursday night Art Walk. Besides visiting the galleries, and talking with some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marilyn D
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Temple, Texas
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
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“art walk” (27 reviews)
“fine art” (8 reviews)
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Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
Downtown Scottsdale
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"dining spots"
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"art lovers"
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"thursday evening"
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"indian art"
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"love art"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Main St Arts Distinct is the area to tour galleries and purchase art. It was an unbearable hot day--112 degrees, so we lost interest touring real fast.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go to the Thursday night Art Walk. Besides visiting the galleries, and talking with some of the artists, there is music. It is a much cooler way to explore the district at night

2  Thank Marilyn D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a cool place to be...there were entertainers in every corner with a varied repertoire from relaxing Jazz, country, a singing cowboy on a horse and even a talented harpist! We didn't have much time and didn't try any of the restaurants and it...More

Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Different interesting in and out of stores you have to really be in the mood it was close to 94° but it was still well worth walking in and out

Thank denise k
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

the breath of the art was truly surprising. went to at least 25 galleries and saw everything from A to Z. wound up buying a beautiful blown glass piece by a local artist

Thank Laurence C
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful art and lots of it... but this is expensive high end stuff. Ironically, it’s close to the super cheesy tourist shops too. Nice stuff to look at — but not in our budget!

Thank MeT1nT2
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Was enamored with the old arts district of Scottsdale. Some beautiful stores with amazing pieces of art. Nice restaurants and shops as well.

Thank kbqhills
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

First time in Scottsdale or Phoenix? Downtown Scottsdale, Fifth Avenue and the Arts District are a must see. Much of the flavor of the old west has been preserved, yet many of the shops are urban chic. Something for every budget can be found in...More

1  Thank V9405EBannm
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

You drive up and down two+ blocks of gallery after gallery after gallery - all different but all fun to visit. Lots of western art and everything else you can imagine! Looking for a new painting or litho or whatever for your home - if...More

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Even if you're not a fan of art you should take a stroll west of Scottsdale Blvd. and drop in in several galleries. The proprietors font seem to mind browsing. While the art seems to lean towards southwestern subjects you'll find much to admire.

2  Thank HuskerTraveler2
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Jim D
18 May 2017|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
There is an art walk along Main on Thursday nights (not so in the hotter summer months). Most of the galleries are open there, in addition to restaurants and bars.
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lisasocal2015
12 November 2015|
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Response from Curtez151 | Reviewed this property |
Agreed with the first poster. Good luck and enjoy the trip!
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lisasocal2015
12 November 2015|
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Response from Danelle R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but not so much you can't enjoy and look
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