The Mesa Arts and Crafts Festival - MACFest is a free event featuring unique artist creations, music, and fun for the whole family. The Festival features the work of established and emerging artists and crafters including woodworking, metal crafts, food items, jewelry, photography, handmade soaps, and gift items are among the items. The 2016 - 2017 season will be held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays, Kick off begins October 1st, 2016 and runs through April 15th, 2017. Event hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The street on North MacDonald is closed to traffic, from Main to Pepper, but parking is available all around the downtown Mesa area.