Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008, I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond. Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival


The 25th Annual Fall Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, featuring Gilles Charest, will take place November 2-4, 10am to 5pm in the quaint town of Carefree. This festival was just named one of the BEST festivals in North America for 2018 and 2019, by Flight Network.

This festival also features 150 world-class artists from throughout the globe, wine and micro-brew tasting, spirit sampling, festival food, sweet treats and live music! Meet juried fine artists, from throughout the U.S. and abroad, exhibiting paintings in all mediums, bronzes, stone, clay, wood, glass, metal and mixed media sculpture, batiks, gourds, scratchboard, pottery, photography, one-of-a-kind jewelry and much more!

Admission is $3 for adults, 18+, and parking is free. Wine tasting is $10 and includes a collector glass and six sampling tickets. (Additional tickets may be purchased for $1) Address: 101 Easy Street, Carefree, AZ 85377