INDIO -

The Indio Chamber of Commerce's 28th annual Southwest Arts Festival will start on Friday.

About 250 artists from around the country will showcase their work at the festival, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.

The festival, including food and live entertainment, opens at 10 a.m.and runs until 5 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and free for those 16 and under. A two-day pass is $12. No dogs are allowed.

Parking is $8 for valet and $5 at Monroe Street and Avenue 51. For more information, call (760) 347-0676 or go to indiochamber.org/southwest-arts-festival.