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Address: Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
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Unique, high-quality art

The arts district in Scottsdale is one of the best, most extensive collection of art shops and galleries that I have ever visited. I had been here in 2000 and was pleasantly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The arts district in Scottsdale is one of the best, most extensive collection of art shops and galleries that I have ever visited. I had been here in 2000 and was pleasantly surprised to find that the selection, variety and quality had not diminished from what I remembered. There is art for every taste, from old Western to modern, from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Beautiful Art Musems and Shops all over filled with class and even some contemporary or modern we found. Nice to do in evenings during the summer or late afternoons in the winter.

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you don't expect much you won't be disappointed. There are a very few exceptional shops selling exceptionally wrought creations, but not many. Most are way too touristy. Go to Santa Fe. Or Albuquerque.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Love the diversity and quality of art represented; and gallery owners/workers couldn't be more friendly!

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Surrey, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We've been coming to Scottsdale for 25 years and it was sad to see the Old Town in decline. That changed a few years ago and now, its looking good and has some wonderful shops. well done and keep it going.

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Flagstaff AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Follow the art trail to explore hundreds of galleries filled with art, jewelry and sculpture. After the art walk, ,endulge in one or more of the fine restaurants within walking distance.

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Whitehorse, Yukon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Lots of artisans and unique products available at a wide range of price points. Plenty of street artisans - as well as the usual street performers - including those who pose in frozen postures looking like statues and then move when you least expect it!! Shocking! Overall was a fun experience.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Just about every taste in art can be found on the Art Walk. It's not as good as in the Hey Days when many galleries offered wine tasting and appetizers. Take some extra time to stop for a glass of wine at the many bars and wine bars scattered about.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

great strolling thru the art district, especially on a Thursday evening when art walk is going on. free drinks, live music and lgreat weather

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We walked through on our way to the Farmers Market and loved seeing so much creativity on display, both inside the galleries and outside of them. The bonus was the mainly acoustic musicians playing on the corners. They didn't drown each other out at all.

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Address: Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale

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