Family Friendly Children’s Festival Slated for Downtown Phoenix in 2017

Inaugural Phoenix Children’s Festival offers sponsors, vendor opportunities

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(Phoenix, AZ) – Phoenix will add a new major family-friendly event to the downtown landscape in 2017 as the inaugural Phoenix Children’s Festival takes place Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10 am – 6 pm, at CityScape, 1 E. Washington Street. Tickets and sponsorship information are now available at

“The Phoenix Children’s Festival will provide a variety of fun and entertainment for the entire family in addition to vital information on the health, welfare and education of their children,” says Carla Gentles, sponsorship coordinator for the Festival. “The event features over 100 sponsors, organizations, vendors and companies on-site delivering a full-day of adventure, and discovery in a family-friendly environment.” Proceeds from the festival will benefit children’s charities including the Back to School Clothing Drive, an Arizona nonprofit organization that provides new school outfits and uniforms, backpacks and school supplies to children in need.

Modeled after similar events around the country, the festival focuses on families with young children and is ideal for companies looking to reach and connect with this demographic. Additionally, companies looking to increase their corporate social responsibility and small businesses looking to drive more traffic to their local stores will find this a prime vehicle to accomplish these marketing goals. Individual ticket prices are $10 per person, children three and under are fee. Sponsorship packages include $25,000 for the title sponsorship; $20,000 presenting sponsors; $15,000 zone sponsors; $10,000 product sponsors; and $5,000 for information sponsors. Vendor booths and food trucks spaces are available for $750. More details and sponsorship packages can be downloaded at

The Phoenix Children’s Festival mission is to provide a family-friendly event filled with fun and entertainment and to provide parents with vital information regarding the health, welfare and education of their children. Along with education and entertainment, the festival is a vehicle to raise money for a designated charity.

Goode Wright Gentles (GWG Agency) is a public relations, event production and brand strategy agency. We help clients achieve success by providing insightful, creative, clear communications counsel. We create visible brand marketing opportunities through our event productions, sponsorship relationships and creative marketing that differentiate our clients from the competition and identifies customers in a crowded marketplace. Our deep roots and decades of professional experience and personal relationships in the Arizona market give us an intimate understanding of our dynamic Arizona community. We are committed to the philanthropic success of our clients and the growth and success of the Arizona economy.

Celebrating its 50th year anniversary in 2017, Back-to-School Clothing Drive is an Arizona 501(c) 3 nonprofit helps break down barriers to early childhood school success. Its mission is to provide new school outfits and uniforms, backpacks and school supplies to children in need. The organization builds the self-confidence and self-esteem of more than 25,000 students attending 260 Title I public elementary schools in 40 school districts throughout Maricopa County and northern Arizona.

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