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Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts (PAPA)

  • Parade procession on Grand Avenue
    1501 Grand Ave Phoenix, AZ
  • Dates: November 12, 2016
  • Phone: (602) 615-0899
  • Time: Procession begins at 6 p.m. during the Grand Avenue Festival
  • Price: Free

Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts is an art parade. This 100% audience participatory event encourages the community to express their creativity, share the streets of Phoenix and enjoy the company of local business, professional artists and local government. Over the last five years, more than 75 local and nationally recognized, professional artists and groups have contributed their talents including: a popular big band/marching band from Portland, Oregon; Japanese Taiko drummers; Hawaiian hula dancers; Brazilian samba musicians; a local puppet guild; a New Orleans style brass band; a local funk band, world renown stilt walkers and regional fire performers.