Fiesta Arts Fair – Young Artists Garden

Making Memories for Life

Fun for Children of All Ages

Sponsored by Target | Valero Energy Foundation

The Young Artists Garden is the place for kids and teens to get creative and make some art. Talented artists, with the assistance of volunteers, will guide participants through the hands-on creation of Fiesta medals and crowns, clay sculptures, stained glass, and more. Each activity requires three coupons ($3.00).


  • Face Painting
  • Fiesta Crowns
  • Embossing Metal
  • Stained Glass
  • Painting & Collage
  • Monoprints
  • Beading
  • Pop-up Books
  • Clay
  • The Young Masters Project: Experience the work of Dali, Monet and Frida Kahlo! Students will create their own artwork inspired by the Masters, then dress up as the artist and hang their piece in a decorative frame for a photo! Put your photo on Instagram with the hashtag #FAF2017 for your chance to win a prize!



Where is the Young Artists Garden?
The Young Artists Garden is located in the River Garden tucked quietly away from the bustle of the Fair. The Young Artists Garden also features food vendors with special items to appeal to a kid’s appetite. PLEASE, no alcoholic beverages or smoking while in the Young Artists Garden.

How do I pay for activities?
Coupons for activities and food can be purchased at any coupon booth located throughout the Fair.  

May I leave my child while I enjoy other parts of the Fair?
The Young Artists Garden is a participatory learning experience. Parents are expected to participate alongside their child. We request that you remain with your child at all times.

My child or teen wants more art! How can I get more information on classes at SSA?
Staff will be on hand to answer questions about the Southwest School of Art Young Artist Programs and to register students for Summer Art Studios.