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Main Street Arts District

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Address: Bounded by Main St. and 1st Ave., Scottsdale Rd. and 69th St., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ
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Best Galleries!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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206 reviews 206 reviews
65 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Bay Area, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Thursday night artists come out to show & sell their work and it is worth a look. Beautiful jewelry, art work, etc. Great prices and really personable people. Highly recommend a look if you have time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Arizona has just change the laws. Allowing local wineries to have frontage and taste wines in their shops. Enjoy the masterpieces of art along the walk and the fantastic galleries and wine tasting.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We spent 3 happy afternoons browsing the Main Street Art Galleries. The Art Walk on Thursday evening was a good opportunity to meet some of the artists, whose work we admired or had even bought.

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