One Step Beyond to Celebrate All Abilities at 2024 Showcase Festival Presented by BW Parts on March 23

(GLENDALE, Ariz. – March 11, 2024) – One Step Beyond, a leading Valley nonprofit organization that provides educational, vocational, recreation and performing arts programs for adults (18+) who have intellectual disabilities, invites the community to attend the 2024 Showcase Festival presented by BW Parts on Sat., March 23, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Glendale Heroes Regional Park, located at 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Rd in Glendale.

The event will feature diverse performances from One Step Beyond’s music and dance programs, as well as one-of-a-kind paintings, pottery, and additional art pieces for sale created by One Step Beyond participants. The One Step Beyond Catering Program will also be providing food at the event.

“Whether One Step Beyond participants are performing their favorite song on stage, showing off their moves in a new routine, or creating a piece of pottery–they give 100 percent,” says Madison Blanton, CEO of One Step Beyond. “The Showcase Festival provides an opportunity for the artists demonstrate their talents, and a chance for the community to connect as they witness the importance of inclusion in the art world and beyond.”

In addition to performances, the 2024 Showcase Festival will also feature games, activities, food trucks, partner booths, raffles, and more fun for attendees to take part in as they celebrate and witness the variety of talents of One Step Beyond participants. A $5 entry fee will cover games and activities for attendees. Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers will also be speaking at the event.

“The 2024 Showcase Festival promises to be a memorable experience, and you may just walk away with a new favorite local music act or an eye-catching art piece for your home,” adds Blanton.

To RSVP to attend the 2024 Showcase Festival, please visit

Sponsors include Glendale Arts Commission and Surprise Community Outreach.

Individuals or businesses interested in becoming a sponsorship should contact Suzanne Romaine at Suzanne Romaine If you are a volunteer group interested in being a part of the Showcase Festival, contact Madison Blanton at

If you are unable to attend but interested in supporting the One Step Beyond mission, you can make a monetary donation by visiting the One Step Beyond website at

About One Step Beyond, Inc.

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

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at Mar 11, 2024

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