California August Festivals


Art Festivals in California in August

BERKELEY: Berkeley Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival "Chalking Beautiful Music", 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Gourmet Ghetto. Location: 1511 Shattuck (approx.) North Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA  Free admission, $1 per chocolate sample; $10 box of chalk

BURLINGAME: Burlingame on the Avenue August 20-21, 2022. This fun annual festival held in August features over a dozen bands performing on Burlingame Avenue, as well as art demonstrations, artisan crafts and works for sale, and foods galore that you can purchase. Produced by Burlingame/SFO Chamber of Commerce, admission is free!

CHULA VISTA: South Bay Arts in the Park. Fantastic Live Bands, DJs and Dancing, Artisans galore with Great Food, Beverages and Cocktails throughout the event, Beach Activities, and much more! Chula Vista, CA

FORT BRAGG: Art in the Garden August 6-7, 2022 with live music by New Nashville West, The Real Sarahs with Alex de Grassi, Moon Rabbit and Mama Grows Funk. Food vendors, wine tasting, beer garden, featured artist, raffle with great prize. Location: Mendocino Coast Botanic Garden $25,

FREMONT: Fremont Festival of the Arts August 6-7, 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Art, Wine & Music Festival Downtown Fremont Fremont, CA Free admission
The Fremont Festival of the Arts is California's Premiere Art, Wine & Music Festival. Celebrating 30+ Years of Fun in the Sun! The largest street festival west of the Mississippi will feature entertainment and activities for all ages to enjoy, including more than 600 artisan booths, live music on two stages, street performers, an international array of gourmet cuisine, food trucks and tasty beverages, and a special kids area with rides and shows.  

GRAEAGLE: The Professional Artisan & Crafts Fair August 20-21, 2022 in Herb Rowe Park. Juried show features highest quality handmade items.  Location: Downtown Graeagle, Hwy 89,  Graeagle, CA. Free,

GUALALA: Art in the Redwoods Festival August 18-21, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 30-plus vendor booths, community and interest groups, live music, storytelling, great local food and drink, and fun activities for all ages. Gualala Arts Center Gualala, CA $6,

LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Festival June 24-August 28, 2022. Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA. $10,

LAGUNA BEACH: Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters

LAGUNA BEACH: Art A:Fair Art Festival 

LOS ALTOS: Los Altos Community Fine Art in the Park August 13-14, 2022, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Lincoln Park 199 University Avenue Los Altos, CA | Hosted by the Los Altos Rotary Club

MARTINEZ: Art in the Park August 21, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Susana Park one block from City Hall
Martinez, CA
Fine arts & crafts booths, live music all day featuring: Tamsen Donner Band, The New Frantics, Savage Band, Paper Kayak and more. Food trucks, wine & beer, silent auction. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission, free parking

MONTEREY: Monterey Outdoor Market August 6-7, 2022  Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm at Monterey Custom House Plaza includes artisan booths and specialty food. Admission is FREE!

PALO ALTO: Festival of the Arts August 27-28, 2022, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. University Avenue, between High and Webster. Over 300 fine art & contemporary craft displays, over 60 Italian Street Painters, Kids' Art Studio, specialty areas, stage & street entertainment, gourmet food, fine wines & micro-brews.  Free admission, festival-of-the-arts/

PESCADERO: Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival August 20-21, 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
IDES Grounds
Pescadero, CA
Free admission
Sorry, no pets permitted.
SCAA Fine Art Show plus music galore! Bands: Dave Hope, LitHoose, Three on the Tree, Blue, The Bundy Browne Express, This Way Up, Lucas Lawson and the Unturned Stone, Wing Brothers, Mariachi San Francisco, The DB Walker Band and The Gary Gates Band

REDWOOD CITY: Art on the Square August 26, 2022, 5-8:30 p.m. Held in conjunction with Music on the Square, Art on the Square features original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, created by local artists with work at prices for every budget.

SAND CITY: West End Celebration August 27-28, 2022 Location: Ortiz & Hickory St. Sand City, CA

SAN DIEGO: Artwalk Liberty Station August 6-7, 2022 Ingram Plaza, NTC Liberty Station, 2751 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Family-fun festival featuring Arts & Crafts with special section for juried, handcrafted fine arts & crafts, Gourmet Food Booths and beer & wine pavilion.

SCOTTS VALLEY: Wine & Art Festival August 20-21, 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. SkyPark, 361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, CA. $Free, Annual Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival Annual Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival invites you to enjoy fine art from nearly 100 artists, wine & beer tasting, great food, and live entertainment. The juried art show includes painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry, glass art, sculpture, etching, digital works, textile art and more.



Past events

BODEGA: Bodega Seafood, Art and Wine Festival August 25-26, 2018. Location: Watts Ranch 16855 Bodega Highway Bodega CA

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