California June Festivals


California June Art Festivals

TEMECULA: Art & Street Painting Festival June 8-10, 2018
Temecula's Street Painting Festival draws thousands of visitors a year and is part of the City of Temecula's Arts Festival. Over 100 muralists and fine artists create giant pastel murals on Main Street and Mercedes in Old Town Temecula during the event. Families, children, and beginners join in the creative endeavor

NOVATO: Art, Wine and Music Festival June 9-10, 2018. Two stages of music and entertainment, artisan wine, craft brews and vendors galore with fine arts and crafts. Free,

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.  777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna, Beach, CA.

SAN CLEMENTE: Paint San Clemente June 22-30, 2019
Location: City of San Clemente Community Center, 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, California 92672 Features a weeklong, citywide Plein Air (outdoor) Painting Competition with an estimated 100 artists participating each year.

LAGUNA BEACH: Sawdust Art Festival June 29-September 2, 2018
935 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

LOS ANGELES: BLOOM, Griffith Park's new Interactive Art Pop-up June 22-24, 2018, advanced ticket sales only
Large-scale installation art pieces, spread out over 100,000 square feet of lush grass include giant dandelions to wish under, a rolling field of pinwheel poppies and a Bed of Roses where visitors can play with rose petals and weave themselves into a sea of jacaranda.
Edible flowers and delectable treats are provided by Gourmet Sweet Botanicals
Picnic under the flower teepees
Food trucks
Honeylove, with a mission to protect the honeybees
Workshops ranging from photography to essential oils
Summer Solstice celebration featuring Leroy and the Bad Browns
Music class for kids, face painters, communal art projects and florists from Iris Barry Blooms weaving crowns of blossoms

SEBASTOPOL: Bibliophoria V June 22-July 29, 2018, Sebastopol Center For the Arts
282 South High Street
Sebastopol, CA
Opening reception is Friday, June 22, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m. The Gallery is open Tuesdays-Sundays
5th biennial international juried Book Arts Exhibition features 62 pieces in main gallery were selected from over 200 international entries, juried by Macy Chadwick. Graphic and sculptural works pay homage to the book emphasizing creative re-interpretations using books, book components and bookmaking methods.
Exhibiting in Gallery II is Blind Stitching, contemporary textile art sewn by feel by Claire Spector and  In Touch with Art exhibition of student artwork from the Earle Baum Center. Gallery III exhibition of artists books by Sonoma County Book Arts Guild "Bound and Unbound" is free to the public.

IRVINE: Studio Arts Festival June 2, 2018, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Heritage Community Park 14321 Yale Ave., Irvine, CA. The free to see juried festival produced by Irvine Fine Arts Center, showcases Southern California artists and their original works of art for purchase in ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, fiber and glass. The festival also features live music, art demonstrations, and food including ice cream sundaes served in handmade collectible ceramic bowls.

SAN DIEGO: Creative Braise June 2, 2018, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hands­on workshop that gets you in touch with your inner artist. Designed for all ages and all levels of experience, participants are lead by San Diego based photographer Paul M. Bowers  sandiego­

ART MAKING FOR EVERYONE Saturday, June 9, 2018 11:00 AM 4:00 PM As part of the Youth Alliance Exhibition SDAI is offering a free family workshop on Saturday June 9, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm. The workshop will be a fun and interactive art making activity for all ages lead by San Diego teaching artists. Community members can work together with artists Katherine Fortier and Jesi Salcedo, both part of arts education programs at Porter Elementary & Rosa Parks Elementary, to create their own Youth Alliance Exhibition inspired work of art. http://www.sandiego­­making­for­everyone YOUTH ALLIANCE 2018 Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:00 AM ­ Sunday, June 10, 2018 5:00 PM Eight organizations ­ Three group shows ­ One day of Art Making. The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI), a regional contemporary art center in Balboa Park, is pleased to announce Youth Alliance Shows 2018: a showcase of student artwork created during the past school year with eight local non­profit organizations including Art Reach, A4LSD, The Front Gallery, Casa Familiar, Outside Lens, CoTA, SDAI, and Words Alive! The exhibition marks the culmination of outreach programs that involved dozens of teaching artists, community volunteers, and hundreds of K­12 students and teachers. By giving the students an opportunity to show their work in a public art space, SDAI hopes to raise awareness for local arts education and connect students and their families with larger audiences to increase engagement with the arts. The Youth Alliance Exhibition features three group shows open M­F from 10 am­5 pm and 12 pm­5 pm on weekends with a free family workshop on June 9 from 11 am­4 pm. http://www.sandiego­­events/2018/5/16/youth­alliance­shows­2018 HIGH­KEY: COLOR OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Saturday, June 23, 2018 6:00 PM­ Sunday, August 12, 2018 5:00 PM San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park's contemporary art center, is pleased to present: High­Key: Color of Southern California.From neon signs to surfboards, Southern California color is amped­up and exudes a tangible energy. Local contemporary artists dive deep into the realm of color within a wide range of materials and interests. From painting, to assemblage, to video, to installation: they create vibrant sensorial encounters that speak to the experience of our time and place. Exhibiting Artists: Michael James Armstrong, Jennifer Anne Bennett, Claudia Cano, Max Daily, Sarah Farnsworth, Victoria Fu, John Brinton Hogan, Audrey Hope, John Oliver Lewis, Carolina Montejo, Joshua Moreno, Han Nguyen, Scott Polach, Matt Rich, Brianna Rigg, Eva Struble, Maya VanderSchuit, Allison Wiese, Tessie Salcido Whitmore...and more. Curated by: Elizabeth Rooklidge. http://www.sandiego­­events/2018/6/23/high­key­color­of­southern­california
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SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM FROM JULY 9­ AUGUST 10, 2018. Camp hours 9­3 Aftercare to 4pm K­12 OPTIONS Printmaking July 9­ July 13 | Ages 9 to 12 Printmaking camp invites students to experiment with techniques and processes used in historical and contemporary printmaking while examining these processes in the light of current social issues. Students will learn about the power of graphic design, communication, and visual art. Graffiti Camp for Girls July 16 ­ July 20 | Ages 12 to 18 Young women have an opportunity to learn and practice the skill of public art. First campers learn the fundamentals; second, campers come together to explore thematic possibilities for a group effort; and finally campers work collaboratively on a public mural. The goal of this camp is to create an immersive experience that promotes learning, nurtures confidence, and provides an outlet for creative expression. DIY Zine Camp July 23 ­ July 27 | Ages 10 to 18 Literature, comic books, photography, movies, illustration, any visual art ­­ Zine Camp is for students who love all of these and want to learn how to edit, create, and distribute art in DIY magazines. A zine is a self­published book or booklet that can be reproduced to share or sell. Moreover, Zine content is all­inclusive and can go beyond conventional material. This camp is about promoting creative possibilities and sharing ideas­­ tools that will last a lifetime! Activities include photography, screen printing, written word, drawing, collaging, and more. Stop Motion Camp July 30 ­ August 3 | Ages 5 to 9 The goal of this camp is to learn about stop motion, green screen technique, character design, lighting, and approaches to storytelling ­­ and to use these skills to create our own animated films! We will also spend time exploring and studying other experimental animated shorts. Tech + Sculpture Camp August 6 ­ August 10 | Ages 5 to 9 Campers will learn a variety of sculptural techniques, along with construction and design, used in making basic gizmos and machines. We will experiment with building objects and consider how they can be activated with the use of kinetics and technology, including sound and video. http://www.sandiego­­camp/ For images or more info: Contact Jessica Ballenger jballenger@sandiego­ 1­619­717­7342

OAKLAND: Montclair Fine Arts Sidewalk Festival June 22-24, 2018, 10am-6pm Fri & Sat/10am-5pm
Montclair Shopping District, Mountain Avenue at La Salle
Presented by the Montclair Village Association, this free festival celebrates art in the outdoors when more than 65 artists from the Bay Area and beyond will be displaying their wares against the scenic backdrop of Montclair Village and the Oakland Hills.

MORRO BAY: Embarcadero Art Walk 
Spend an enjoyable evening along the waterfront! Converse with many talented local artists about their fine art, jewelry, crafts and more! Enjoy refreshments provided by participating galleries and shops. Location: Marina Square Complex, 601 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442 Cost: FREE Event contact phone number: 805-772-1068 Jane Siragusa, Owner Gallery at Marina Square

SAN DIEGO: San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park Presents High-Key: Color in Southern California Dates: June 23- August 12, 2018 Open Tuesday-Thursday-Friday 10am-5pm Wednesday 10am-8pm Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5pm SDAI, San Diego's only contemporary art center dedicated to artists from Southern California and Northern Baja, presents its major summer exhibition: High-Key: Color in Southern California. Curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge, High-Key features nineteen artists who boldly experiment with the transformative character of hue, saturation, and light.

Past Events

IRVINE: Studio Arts Festival. Annual Studio Arts Festival is  juried, showcasing 85+ Southern California artists. Original art includes ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, fiber and glass. Also enjoy music, art demonstrations and food, including ice cream sundaes served in handmade collectible ceramic bowls. Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Irvine Fine Arts Center.  Admission and parking are free., (949) 724-6880.

YORBA LINDA: Yorba Linda Celebration of the Arts Sunday, June 4, 2017, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hurless Barton Park, and Thomas Losorda Jr. Field House
4704 Casa Loma Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA
Free admission & parking
(714) 996-1960 vendors and questions

FOSTER CITY: cityFEST June 3-4 2017
Foster City Chamber of Commerce presents the festival which includes arts & crafts booths.

SAN FRANCISCO: Union Street Festival, June 3-4, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (
Popular Arts and Craft Exhibitors and more.

SUNNYVALE: Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival, June 3-4, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   More than 325 of the areas best artists and craftspeople. Wine, Margaritas, Beer served at all Beverage Booths.

WALNUT CREEK: Art and Wine Festival June 3-4, 2017 Heather Farm Park Walnut Creek, CA 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday

LOS ANGELES: Edward Cella Art & Architecture 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 Culver City FREE 6-8pm opening 11am -6pm gallery hours (Los Angeles)
Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents a rare collection of artworks, ephemera, and personal correspondence by artist Richard Prince. 

SAN FRANCISCO: Union Street Festival  

SAN PEDRO: 1st Thursday Art Walk

GLENDALE: Montrose Arts & Crafts Festival June 3-4, 2017, 10 a.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2200, 2300 & 2400 Blocks of Honolulu Ave in the Montrose Shopping Park
Free Admission & Parking
Sponsored by the Montrose Shopping Park Association, more than 300 fine artists, crafters, food vendors, California Certified farmers, musicians and entertainers participate in the festival weekend. It is one of the oldest events of its type in California and is the largest public event in Glendale. Live entertainment, a children's activity area and a Food Court. 

SUNNYVALE: Art & Wine Festival June 3-4, 2017, 10 a.m.
Annual Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival
Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
Located in downtown Sunnyvale near Macy's/Target at the Sunnyvale Town Center on Washington Avenue & Murphy Avenue and surrounding streets. FREE Parking Located in 6 levels at Plaza del Sol (enter from Evelyn Avenue @ Frances Avenue) and FREE on the streets surrounding the Festival. More than 325 of the areas best artists and craftspeople. Wine, Margaritas, Beer served at all Beverage Booths.

SAN DIEGO: RB Alive Street Fair June 4, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bernardo Center Drive
San Diego, CA
35,000 attendees, around 300 booths. Arts and crafts, food and the services of local businesses, home repair and remodeling, pet services, schools, financial institutions, restaurants, medical and dental services, jewelry and gift items. Youngsters can find plenty of entertainment in the Kids Zone that will feature inflatables

SACRAMENTO: Kiwanis Art Fiesta June 3-4, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Shops at Pavilions
Fair Oaks Blvd. near Howe Ave.
Free admission and free parking. Families welcome. Fine artisans and their beautiful artwork. Walk along the sidewalks of in Sacramento while enjoying all varieties of mediums including glass, pottery, jewelry, photography, painting, sculpture, metalwork, and more. Talk with the artists. Some will even be creating new works during the weekend. Artwork of all shapes and sizes will be available to purchase at all price points. This event also features live music from local musicians throughout the weekend. Art Fiesta is one of the largest outdoor shows of its kind.

WINDSOR: Windsor Fine Arts Show June 1-4, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Huerta Gymnasium
Windsor, CA


BUENA PARK: Sugar Plum Festival - Summer Show June 8-10, 2017
Buena Park Downtown Mall
8320 On The Mall
Buena Park, CA 90620
Thurs 9 - 8; Fri 9 - 8; Sat 9 - 5
Handmade crafts. Find unique home decorations, garden and yard decor, beautiful jewelry, clothing, personalized gifts, ornaments, antiques and collectibles. Palate pleasing delights are the dips, jams, candies, breads, candied apples, soups, gourmet coffee, teas, cookies and handmade tamales.

REDWOOD CITY: Art on the Square  June 9, 2017 Time: 5-8:30 p.m. Location:  Downtown at 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, Ca.  Art on the Square 10th Anniversary!

LIVERMORE:  East Bay Open Studios June 10-11, 2017
Bothwell Arts Center
2466 8th St.
Livermore, California 94550
coming to Bothwell Sat, Jun 10, 2017 11:00am Sun, Jun 11, 2017 6:00pm 
Open Studios are free self-guided tours of artist studios and exhibition spaces. Artists pay a registration fee to participate and the event is free for the public to enjoy. The Bothwell Arts Center will have demonstrations and refreshments and live music. The art-loving, art-buying public enjoys one-on-one interactions with the artists and artisans

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES: Palos Verdes Street Fair June 10-11, 2017. Hours: Sat 10a-10p | Sun 10a-9p. Location: 501 Deep Valley Dr. Rolling Hills Estates, CA

SAN DIEGO: Festival of the Arts June 10-11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Juried art festival featuring nearly 200 artists displaying at Waterfont Park 1600 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA
$12-18 admission,

TEHACHAPI: Springtime Faire June 10-11, 2017, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Fine Arts & Handcraft Festival featuring over 45 vendors, music, food and free mystery raffle Location: Railroad Park 100 W Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi CA. Cost: Free  Call: (661) 330-8607.

MONTEREY: Summer Art Faire June 17-18, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Free admission,
Up to 60 juried artisans and crafts-makers presenting their original works. Location: Monterey State Historic Park, Outdoor Custom House Plaza is located between Fisherman's Wharf and The Portola Plaza Hotel on the Alvarado Street Mall, Monterey, California.

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