Just looking at it might make you grin. Happy Gift, a smiling, candy-striped inflatable sculpture, will give some extra bounce to this weekend’s 44th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival. The art fest marks the U.S. debut of Happy Gift, created by Los Angeles-based art collective FriendsWithYou. People of all ages are invited to hop on, play and explore.


What: 44th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 16

Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St.

Cost: Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for children 12 and younger.

Info: (480) 499-8587 or ScottsdaleArtsFestival.org

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