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Scottsdale Canal Convergence – 2021

The Canal Convergence returns to the Scottsdale Waterfront with a mix of artwork and performances designed to highlight the intersection of water, art, and light! The theme for 2021 is Art and Technology.

The public artworks are installed along the Arizona Canal and the Scottsdale Waterfront between Camelback Road and Goldwater Boulevard with a concert stage on Soleri Plaza near Scottsdale and Camelback roads. There’s a Community Roundabout on the bridge and plaza at Marshall Way, where you’ll find an information booth and merchandise. Paved pathways line both sides of the Arizona Canal, making the entire event wheelchair accessible. The art installations span a distance of approximately three quarters of a mile.

There will be a beer and wine garden at Soleri Plaza, where you’ll also find assorted food trucks on the weekends. Look for The Chicken Coop November 5th-7th. Food truck options for November 12th-14th include Hibotchibot, Lulu’s Italian Ice, and Mustache Pretzels.

When: November 5th-14th, 2021, 6-9pm

Where: Scottsdale Waterfront – approximate address for the Community Roundabout is 7025 East Via Soleri Drive, Scottsdale

Parking: There are parking garages and parking spaces in the area. Organizers recommend using the address 7025 East Via Soleri Drive for rideshare drop off and pickup, then entering Canal Convergence at Marshall Way. You’ll find bike racks on the northwest side of the Community Roundabout on Marshall Way. In addition, there are buses and trolleys that cover the area.