The event takes place throughout the entire Melrose District – which is located along 7th Avenue from Camelback to Indian School roads– and is expecting more than 25,000 guests.
Open to the public and free to attend, the daylong event will feature more than 200 booths by local artisans and independent businesses; the “Melrose Patio” craft beer garden sponsored by Huss Brewing; a kid’s zone with face painting, video gaming truck, and more; and live entertainment with local bands.
Live entertainment for the event includes:
• 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. – the Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus, Phoenix Women’s Chorus and Voices of the Desert
• 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Josh West Trio, known for their appearance on NBC’s The Voice
• 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. – Haymarket Squares
• 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. – The Senators
The Melrose Street Fair will also boast a bevy of popular food trucks, each selling their most sought-after items, including:
• 2FG Grilled Cheese
• Circle R Farm
• Marcel Waffles Phoenix
• Costantino's Italian
• The Lemongrass Shack
• Cactus Corn
• Pizza Arno
• Hummus Xpress
• Yatai Ramen
• Satay Hut
• Mustache Pretzels
• The Panini People
Back as a partner this year is also Chester’s Classic Car Show, a massive car show that promises more than 200 vintage automobiles, each of which will be displayed at the event. At 3:15 p.m. on the main stage, car show trophies will be presented as in year’s past as well.
Parking is free throughout the neighborhood and general vicinity, and there will be pedicabs available for guests who do not wish to hoof it all the way from their spots.