The Heard Indian Fair & Market is a long-standing, nationally recognized event. It is the largest art market in Arizona. Furthermore, it is the second largest market of its kind in the country. Participants include more than 600 Native artists from 116 tribal affiliations in the U.S. and Canada. A variety of traditional and cutting-edge media dazzle visitors each year. Also noteworthy are live performances on two stages, storytelling and crafts, book signings, artists' demonstrations and featured artists. Held the first weekend of March, the Fair attracts over 15,000 guests. The event has become a gathering place for art lovers and the community to celebrate and learn about Native arts and cultures.