California Festivals


July California Art Festivals

LAGUNA BEACH: Pageant of the Masters. The living art featured in this year's theatrical stage presentation.

LAGUNA BEACH: Art A-Fair Art Festival
Hours: Sun - Thurs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri-Sat 10 a.m. -10 p.m. Cost: $. 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna, Beach, CA.

LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Festival
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Cost: $fee. Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna, Beach, CA.

WRIGHTWOOD: Mountaineer Days July 6-7, 2019. Saturday 11 am. - 6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Wrightwood, CA, Downtown. Handmade arts and crafts sold by vendors in this mountain setting.

DAVIS: Davis Craft Fair July 7, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Central Park, C & 3rd Streets, Davis, CA. Art, Crafts, Vintage, Up-cycled, and Handcrafted, with the finest artisans in Davis, including instructors from the UC Davis Craft Center.  Free,

ALAMEDA: Alameda Summer Art Fair & Maker Market July 7, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Studio 23.
Over 65 local Alameda and Bay Area artists at this free outdoor art festival.
2309 Encinal Ave.
Alameda, CA 
Mingle with local emerging and established artists creating unique artwork during the fair! See  painting, sketching, sculpting and illustration and listen to music. With everything from comic book art to clothing, to metal sculpture,  something for everyone.  

MENLO PARK: Menlo Summer Fest July 20-21, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and University Drive Menlo Park, CA

OAKLAND: Art + Soul Festival  July 27-28, 2019, 12-6 p.m.

MORRO BAY: Art Walk July 12, 2019, 5-8 p.m.
Presented by Morro Bay Art Association. |

SEBASTOPOL: Street Printing Festival July 14, 2019, 11 a.m. -5 p.m. See how a three-ton machine used to even pavements and roads makes prints from hand-cut linoleum blocks. The blocks will are covered with ink, then paper and padding, and are run over, forwards and backwards by a bright yellow street roller. Visitors watch the print process and can buy a print which they have just seen created. Proceeds from sales of these limited editions will benefit the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. In the children's area, the kids will have fun printing.

PETALUMA: Art and Garden Festival July 14, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Petaluma, CA, Historic Downtown. The Art and Garden Festival with 145 booths features fine local crafters, artisans, gardeners. Free to attend, but you have to purchase a Tasting Package in order to partake in wine, craft beer, cocktails and food tasting. Chalk Art Contest, all ages $5-15 registration, on B Street between 4th & 5th Streets.

PASADENA: Rose Bowl Flea Market July 14, 2019, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA. The Rose Bowl Flea Market is filled with celebrity sightings because of its unique artisan designs and cutting edge products. $10-16,

PALO ALTO: Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival July 13-14, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join more than 140 clay and glass artists for the 24th annual Festival. Cost: Free. Co-sponsored by the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, event features hands-on clay activities, demonstrations, gourmet food and coffee, and more! Meet the artists and learn about their art. Enjoy  engaging activities, including hands-on pottery-making and wheel-throwing demonstrations. Location: Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newel Rd., Palo Alto, CA, Free, |

OLYMPIC VALLEY: Squaw Valley Art, Wine and Music Festival July 13-14, 2019, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: 1960 Squaw Valley Rd. Olympic Valley, CA. The Art, Wine and Music Festival is held on The festival features 30 fine artists, crafts makers, 10 bands. Free admission, wine tickets $25-30,

LOS ALTOS: Arts and Wine Festival July 13-14, 2019, 10 a.m.6- p.m. Location: Main and State Street, Los Altos, CA, Distinctive works of artists and craftspeople from many states, a dozen bands, Kidzone and vendors selling arts, food & wine. Free,

OXNARD: Channel Islands Harbor Art Fest July 13-14, 2019
Admission: Free. Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Address: Harbor Landing, 2800 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, CA. Juried show produced by West Coast Artists, Admission and parking are free to the public.

LOS ANGELES: Silverlake Flea Night Market Every Saturday 12-5 p.m. Location: Micheltorena Elementary School, 1511 Micheltorena St. Los Angeles, CA. Local Indie collections of hand selected and crafted items, clothing, and gifts. Free.

HOMEWOOD: Homewood 4th of July Fine Arts and Crafts Festival July 4-7, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pacific Fine Arts Festivals
Homewood Mountain Resort, 5145 West Lake Boulevard Homewood, CA,
More than 50 artists display and sell their original, collectable arts and crafts in media ranging from paintings, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, photography to much more. Homewood Mountain Resort is located off highway 89, just 6 miles southwest of Tahoe City.

CAMARILLO: Camarillo Fiesta & Street Fair July 18-21, 2019 Free admission!

PIERCY: Northern Nights July 19-21, 2019
Cooks Valley Campground
 A celebration of unity through music, yoga, art, culture, experiences, discovery and innovation. 

SACRAMENTO: Pacific Flyway Decoy Association Art Festival July 20-21, 2019
Double Tree Hotel
Annual wildlife art exhibition and sale, judged competitions, hands on art and educational activities, raffles, door prizes and lots more. Contemporary style decoy, gunning shorebirds, Junior Carver event, International Waterfowl, Wall-hangers and more.

EL MONTE: Chalk it Up July 12, 2019, 5-7:30 p.m.
Arceo Park
El Monte, CA
$2, ages 7-17 years
Superhero: Subject matter can be Spiderman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man or create your very own superhero. Be creative and channel your superhero power through chalk! Trophy and sidewalk chalk kit to winners for Most Original, Most Creative, Best Design, Most Colorful and Best of Show. First place winners will also receive a gift card. Limited Sign ups at Arceo Park, Baldwin Mini Park, Gibson Mariposa Park, Lambert Park, Mt. View Park, and Zamora Park. Sponsored by City of El Monte Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department. | chalk art

LOS ANGELES: Downtown Art Walk 2nd Thursday
The Downtown Art Walk is a monthly, self-guided tour of the art exhibition venues in Downtown Los Angeles, including commercial art galleries, public museums, nonprofit spaces, and grassroots arts venues. The event brings together art lovers and community friends to the ever-evolving Downtown Los Angeles COST: Free

OAKLAND: First Fridays July 7, 2017, 5-9:30 p.m. Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th. Oakland, CA, Artists, makers, street vendors, food trucks, performers, music, interactive art, and more.

RANCHO CUCAMONGA: SoCal Market Nights, Fridays starting July 7, 2017, 6-9 p.m. Location: Rancho Cucamonga Epic Center 8408 Rochester Ave. Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Food, Arts, Craft and Merchandise vendors. Free, Vendor opportunities: (909) 666 - 0227

OXNARD: Oxnard Salsa Festival July 27-28, 2019 at Plaza Park, Fifth and B Streets in Downtown Oxnard, CA. Street fair includes arts vendors. Free admission, $5 optional concert seating

RUNNING SPRINGS: Artisan Fair & Market Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2625 Whispering Pines, Running Springs, CA at Firehouse Park between the bank and library. Free,

GRASS VALLEY: Grass Valley Thursday Night Market  July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 2019, 6-9 p.m.
Mill, Main and South Auburn Streets
Downtown Grass Valley, CA
Thursday Night Market includes Farmer's Market, arts, crafts, food, and Summer Concert Series.

PACIFIC GROVE:  ArtWorks Third Friday ArtWalk July 19, 2019, 6-8 p.m.
ArtWorks @ Pacific Grove Event
American Tin Cannery, 125 Ocean View Boulevard
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Local artist's cooperative Third Friday Open House. Enjoy an evening of original art, lively conversation, refreshments and music by Blue Note

CORONADO: Art in the Park 1st & 3rd Sundays - July 21, 2019, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Event will be held on July 21, 2019.  host 50+ artists selling their unique original work in a variety. Location: Spreckels Park, Coronado, CA.

REDWOOD CITY: Summer Art on the Square July 12-27, 2019
Location: Hamilton at Courthouse Square, Redwood City, CA. Santana tribute band, Caravanserai
JEWELRY on the Square July 12, 2019, 5-8:30 p.m. with Music on the Square Featuring Careless Whisper
ART on the Square July 26, 2019, 5-8:30 p.m. with Music on the Square featuring Bayonics
ART on the Square July 27, 2019, 12-8 p.m. with the PAL Music Festival

CHULA VISTA: South Bay Salsa Festival July 27, 2019, 12-7 p.m.
Latin cuisines, cultural art activities, non-stop Salsa dancing, and festive Latin sounds of Puerto Rico. $, age 21+ only.

NEWPORT BEACH: Southern California Plein Air Painters Show July 27-28, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, CA
SOCALPAPA Fine Arts Juried Event and Display Sale. Artists paint the Upper Newport Bay in a juried plein air art competition featuring the Back Bay and OC Parks land. Several hundred additional original paintings for sale during the weekend Display Show. This is Socalpapa's conservation and fundraising effort for Newport Bay Conservancy. 35% of all sales will go to the Conservancy.

BIG BEAR LAKE: Big Bear Art Walk July 27-28, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bartlett Events Center, 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 Admission and parking are free,

SACRAMENTO: Second Saturday Art Walk. Location: Sacramento, CA, 16th Street to 24th Street, and I Street to Capitol Mall.  art vendors, music vendors, multi-use vendors, food vendors and more.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: Summer Arts and Craft Show July 4-28, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
South Lake Tahoe Middle School
2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA
July 4-7, 2019
July 12-14, 2019
July 19-21, 2019 at Round Hill Square
July 26-28, 2019
Featuring many vendors from all over the area with original, one-of-a-kind works, art and unique gifts and home decor.

VENICE: Venice Flea Market Every Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: 1010 Abbott Kinney Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Featuring Food Trucks, Bands & Music, Arts And Crafts.

ESCONDIDO: Niki de Saint Phalle's Queen Califia's Magical Circle
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Iris Sankey Arboretum Kit Carson Park 3333 Bear Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92025
Inspired by California's mythic, historic and cultural roots, the garden consists of nine large-scale sculptures, a circular "snake wall" and maze entryway, sculpturally integrated bench seating, and native shrubs and trees planted within the interior plaza and along the outer perimeter. The park's entrance is located five minutes from I-15 (Via Rancho Parkway Exit) at the corner of Bear Valley Parkway and Mary Lane.

ARCADIA: 626 Night Market July 12-14, 2019
Santa Anita Park
Performances music, entertainment, art walk, games, activities.

SANTA BARBARA: French Festival July 13-14, 2019
Oak Park  The French Festival includes a parade, music on multiple stages, dancing, arts

CAMPBELL: Campbell  Artwalk and Street Entertainment July 13, 2019, 2-6 p.m. in Downtown Campbell. E. Campbell Ave. and N. 1st St. Campbell, CA 95008 Music, entertainment, activities, makers and artists, food. Free,

POMONA: Pomona 2nd Saturday Art Walk July 13, 2019, 6-10 p.m.
Downtown Pomona
Tour galleries and visit the market in Shaun Diamond Plaza at W. 2nd St and Thomas St. featuring music, artisan crafts, jewelry, candles, clothing, food vendors and more.

CARSON: Original Rubber Stamp Convention July 13-14, 2019, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Carson Community Center
3 Civic Plaza Drive
Artist trading card contest, classes, mini lectures, and booths with designs from the U.S. and Canada
$9-10 admission,

SACRAMENTO: 2nd Saturday Art Walk July 13, 2019, 5:30-9 p.m.
16th Street to 24th Street, and I Street to Capitol Mall
Vendors display and sell art

OXNARD: 2nd Saturdays Makers Market July 13, 2019, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Collection at RiverPark
Artisans sell original handcrafted items at Park View Court across from The Annex Food Hall.

PLACENTIA: Artesanos Village Craft Fair July 13, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hecho en Mexico
173 W Santa Fe Ave
Placentia, CA. 92870
Artisans and crafters marketplace where artists meet on the 2nd Saturday

BANNING: Banning Peddlers Bazaar July 13, 2019, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Banning Chamber Of Commerce Lot, 60 E. Ramsey St. Hosted by Inspired Women Business Alliance. Buy, sell or trade.  artists, crafters, makers.

PASADENA: Makers Market July 13, 2019, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Big Bang Theory Way
Semi-monthly Maker's Market features 30+ makers, farmers market vendors, flowers, music and DIY programming. Presented by Old Pasadena Management District  and Artisanal LA.

MARTINEZ: 2nd Sunday Open Air Market July 14, 2019, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Downtown Martinez, 800 block of Main St. OR in the Main St. Plaza
Vintage, antiques, collectibles, arts.

NEVADA CITY: Nevada City Summer Night July 17, 24 & 31, 2019, 6-9:30 p.m.
Downtown Nevada City, CA
Historic district is closed to motorized traffic and filled with arts, crafts, classic cars, food, drink and music. 

SAN JOSE: San Jose Night Market July 18, 2019
Gordon Biersch Brewery
Games, street music, creative retailers, art vendors, craft beers, food

MARYSVILLE: Marysville Peach Festival  July 19-20, 2019. Historic Downtown Marysville
  great food, incredible line-up of entertainment, arts

GRAEAGLE: Arts and Crafts Fair  July 20-21, 2019
Town Park
Exhibitors offer quality, handmade crafts and fine

POWAY:  Craft Market  July 20, 2019.
Old Poway Park
Juried show features contemporary artists working in traditional arts and crafts.

MILL VALLEY: Mill Valley Makers Market  Craft Fair July 20, 2019.
The Lumber Yard
Artist's booths featuring American handcrafted goods.

COLFAX: Colfax  Craft and Flea Market July 20, 2019.
Colfax Sierra Vista Community Center
Event  July 20th, 2019.  fashion accessories, candles, soap, fabric art, baked goods,

MENDOCINO: Arts and Crafts Fair  July 20-21, 2019
Mendocino Art Center
Browse more than 40 artisan booths

LIVERMORE: Art Under the Oaks  July 20-21, 2019.
Alden Lane Nursery
Local artists exhibit their work

BERKELEY: Berkeley Bouquet Market July 20, 2019
1717 Fourth St
More than 80 local vintage collectors, makers, artisans

UPLAND: Upland Art Walk July 20, 2019
The Vintage Vault of Upland
Artists sell products.

LOOMIS: Loomis Market July 21, 2019
Blue Goose Event Center
Crafters, makers, creators, artisans and entrepreneurs.

CORONADO:  Art in the Park July 21, 2019, 50+ artists selling their unique original work in a variety
Spreckels Park

AUBURN: Art and Wine Faire  July 27-28, 2019
Downtown. music on multiple stages,

ALAMEDA: Alameda Art and Wine Faire  July 27-28, 2019
Alameda Park Street
Shop, browse and enjoy quality products.

SAN FRANCISCO: Treasure Island  Market July 27-28, 2019.
Heart of the bay on Treasure Island
Shop with local makers, artists, indie designers, antique collectors and vintage

TWAIN HARTE: Art and Wine Festival July 27-28, 2019.
Downtown Twain Harte
Craft and graphic artists showcasing

SANTA BARBARA: Old Spanish Days Fiesta July 31 - August 4, 2019.
La Cumbre Junior High; El Paseo Restaurant; Carriage and Western Art Museum & many other locations
Guided tours, historical parade,

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