The first weekend of Canal Convergence will feature new public art installations, entertainment and workshops on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24. at the Scottsdale Waterfront from 4–10 p.m. each day.

Canal Convergence will take place along the Arizona Canal between Scottsdale Road and Goldwater Boulevard over two weekends: Friday, Feb. 23, through Saturday, Feb. 24, and Friday, March 2, through Saturday, March 3, from 4–10 p.m. daily. The large-scale public art installations featured at the event also will remain on display throughout the week.

Visitors will experience nine days of cutting-edge public art installations suspended above and placed throughout the Arizona Canal at the Scottsdale Waterfront. Scottsdale Public Art will present a range of educational activities and engaging events including: screen-printing workshops, outdoor dance performances, community bike rides, a series of artist talks, poetry readings and a special VIP preview event on Thursday, Feb. 22. Live music by local bands will be featured on Friday and Saturday nights, and guests also may enjoy the beer, wine and food garden at Soleri Plaza.