One Step Beyond Showcase Festival Scheduled for May 7

Festival will be a celebration that shines light on abilities, inclusion and opportunity for individuals who have intellectual disabilities.

(PHOENIX – April 11, 2023) One Step Beyond, a nonprofit organization that provides educational, vocational, recreation and performing arts programs for adults (18+) who have intellectual disabilities, today announced it is hosting its 2023 Showcase Festival on May 7.

“Our Showcases which highlight our participant’s hard work and performances are the highlight of the year,” said CEO Madison Blanton. “This year, in honor of One Step Beyond’s 20th anniversary, we decided to combine our recitals, talent shows, adaptive plays, musical performances and art displays with a community festival. The participants have been working hard and are super excited about sharing their talents and abilities with the Valley community.”

The festival will also feature a vintage-themed carnival with games, fun activities, raffles and interactive art as well as an outdoor picnic catered by food trucks and the OSBI Culinary Program.

The community is invited to join more than 300 One Step Beyond participants, family members, staff and community partners to celebrate the year’s accomplishments.

WHAT:             One Step Beyond 2023 Showcase Festival

WHERE:           Glendale Heroes Park at 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Glendale, Arizona

WHEN:             10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2023

TICKETS:          Free tickets are available via the One Step Beyond website at .

Individuals or businesses interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Suzanne Romaine at Suzanne Romaine

Individuals unable to attend the 2023 Showcase Festival but who are interested in supporting the One Step Beyond mission can make a monetary donation by visiting the One Step Beyond website at


Phoenix-based One Step Beyond, Inc. (OSBI) is a private, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive programming and services for adults who have intellectual disabilities. One Step Beyond empowers its members to achieve independence, self-sufficiency and employment through innovative culinary, education, fitness and arts programs as well as strategic partnerships with local businesses that enable participants to contribute to and achieve greater social participation in their communities. One Step Beyond has four locations in the Phoenix Metro area, including Glendale, Peoria, Scottsdale and Surprise as well as a location in San Carlos, California. For more information about One Step Beyond programs and services visit

One Step Beyond provides comprehensive programs that empower adults (18+) who have intellectual disabilities to be independent, effectively seek and maintain employment and achieve greater social participation in their communities.
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at Apr 11, 2023

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