The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum℠

Join us for MIM’s inaugural music festival on Saturday, October 18, and Sunday, October 19! This two-day outdoor festival is set against the backdrop of the stunning Arizona desert and inspired by MIM’s commitment to celebrating musical traditions of the world. MIMFest will feature extraordinary musical acts from around the globe performing on two stages, street performers, dancers, some of Arizona’s finest food trucks, beers from Four Peaks Brewery, Arizona wines, activities for kids, and a special VIP area. It’s a celebration full of energy, excitement, and fun you won’t want to miss! 


From Latin rock and Ethiopian grooves to Celtic melodies and traditional bluegrass, MIMFest artists will offer attendees a one-of-a-kind musical journey around the world.


Enjoy global cuisine and family favorites from thirteen of the Valley’s top food trucks, beers from Four Peaks Brewery, and Arizona wines.


mimfest-vip2VIP EXPERIENCE

VIP passes include access to a fully shaded private lounge and exclusive viewing area, complimentary food and beverages, all-day museum admission, on-site parking (with the purchase of 2 or more VIP tickets), and more.


Look for a variety of pop-up performers in between performances on the main stages, including Hawaiian hula dancers, Japanese taiko drummers, a brass band, a caricaturist, and many more!

MIMFEST-kidsactivitiesKIDS’ ZONE

Kids can play instruments from around the world, make a musical craft, explore a musical “playspace,” sample a MIMkids Mini Music Makers class, and have their faces painted.


MIMFest and artist merchandise will be available for purchase.