TEMPE, Ariz., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Tempe Festival of the Arts and AT&T* announced the availability of a new mobile web app created to serve as a resource for attendees of the popular local arts event. The mobile interface will act as an informational hub for the nearly 225,000 expected visitors of the 37(th) Annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts on March 28-30.
"Festivals typically rely on websites to promote their events, but they are not always mobile-friendly," said Jerry Fuentes, president of AT&T Arizona and New Mexico. "This web app is sponsored by AT&T and is something that attendees can easily access on their mobile devices to help enhance their festival experience."
Attendees can utilize the app by visiting tempefestivalofthearts.mobi from their mobile web browsers. The easy-to-navigate app features a festival map and information on booths, artists, transportation, food and beverages, entertainment, and more.**
"We're excited to have a mobile source for everything the festival has to offer," said Kate Hastings, Tempe Festival of the Arts managing director. "Our guests will be able to use this app to guide their visit from start to finish with just a few taps on their smartphones."
For questions about the app while at the festival, attendees can visit the on-site Information Booth or AT&T tent.
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** Standard mobile data charges may apply.
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About Tempe Festival of the Arts
The award-winning Tempe Festivals of the Arts is among the oldest and largest festival of its kind in the Desert Southwest. The 37(th) Annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts is ranked among the top fine art festivals in the nation, and draws artist participation from all 50 states and North America. An urban street festival located on world-famous Mill Avenue in Downtown Tempe, more than $1.6 million of original art is sold on average at the Festival. The Tempe Festival of the Arts is an enterprise of Downtown Tempe Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization working with Downtown Tempe Community, Inc. to improve the vibrancy and excellence of the cultural, lifestyle and commerce experience in the Mill Avenue District.
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