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Juried Art Shows in California 2021–2022.

Attend the Best Art Shows in California

Artists and art-lovers, you are in the right place! Since 1996, FestivalNet has listed events from coast-to-coast offering all event types! Not only event-goers and shoppers, but the fine artist and craftsperson can use FestivalNet to locate the perfect art show for their business. Whether you are interested in juried fine art shows or music festivals that welcome fine art booths as well, FestivalNet lists all types of art events. Once you are logged in as a member, you can search by attendance, event type, and so many other cool filters! Discover an art fair near you today.

Art on the Main

May 15 - 16, 2021

thewalnutfestival.org

(925) 935-6766
Downtown - Walnut Creek, CA

We invite you to apply, and join us in one of the East Bay's Premier Juried Fine Art Shows. Art On The Main is a 30 plus year tradition that is an annual celebration of the arts. The Walnut Festival Association is the sponsoring non-profit organization, made up of dedicated volunteers. Early registration $250 by March 1, 2021!

The Great Truckee Artisans Fair

June 26 - 27, 2021

greatamericancraftfairs.com

(702) 265-1699
Truckee River Regional Park - Truckee, CA

The Great Truckee Artisans Fair will feature a limit of 120 Juried vendors, 4 food booths and live music. It is the only Arts & Crafts Fair in Downtown Truckee.

Carlsbad Art in the Village

June 27, 2021

kennedyfaires.com

(760) 945-3758
State and Grand Streets - Carlsbad, CA

Art in the Village features local and regional fine artists in the beautiful coastal Village of Carlsbad. Media include oil painting, watercolors, photography, mixed media, new media, classical and contemporary sculpture, as well as jewelry making, woodworking, pottery, hand-painted clothing and accessories. Enjoy live acoustic music, artist demos & instruction throughout the day!

Graeagle Arts and Crafts Fair

July 17 - 18, 2021

greatamericancraftfairs.com

(702) 265-1699
Town Park - Graeagle, CA

Our booths feature only quality, handmade crafts and fine art by the exhibitors. Nothing is imported! While your at the fair, you can relax to the sounds of live music, and enjoy an assortment of food and beverages at the nearby specialty booths. Be sure to mark your calendars, and make our family tradition a part of yours!

Artwalk @ Liberty Station

August 7 - 8, 2021

artwalksandiego.org/libertystation

(619) 615-1090
Arts District @ Liberty Station - San Diego, CA

Celebration of visual arts featuring the region's top artists. Visit with the artists and learn about their work while purchasing original works of art. The beautiful grassy park setting and festival atmosphere make this a most inviting event. Free admission and the many galleries and artist studios at the ARTS DISTRICT at Liberty Station attract thousands to spend the weekend at the festival. Abundant free parking in the district.

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Expo

September 4 - 6, 2021

USsandSculpting.com

(619) 994-3752
Downtown San Diego Waterfront Pier - San Diego, CA

Top 8 Labor Day Weekend event in U.S. (CNN Travel), Top 20 Seaside Festivals in World (Amex), Top10 (USA Today)...International sand sculpting competition and dimensional art expo...9th annual...20 amazing sand sculptures...50 leading fine art exhibitors (hand-made wood, metal, glass, acrylic, ceramic, fabric, jewelry, more)...live music, entertainment...food and beverages...kid zone with huge sandbox and rides...

Historic Folsom's Peddler's Fair

September 19, 2021

historicfolsom.org

(916) 985-7452
Historic Sutter Street - Folsom, CA

The Peddler's Fair this year will bring a whole new variety of vendors to this large street event. Antique/Vintage or Flea categories will feature collectibles 15 years old or upcycled from such. Handcrafted items by Makers/Artisans will be at least 85-percent handcrafted and any new items will be Indie/Free-trade or Bazaar showcasing the unique small business owners. This mix of Artists, collectors and Makers are sure to please everyone.

Mission Federal Artwalk San Diego

October 2 - 3, 2021

missionfederalartwalk.org

(619) 615-1090
Streets of Little Italy Area - San Diego, CA

Mission Fed ArtWalk, San Diego's largest and longest-running art and music festival celebrates both visual and performing arts. The 36 year tradition takes place on the streets of San Diego's hippest artistic community Little Italy. 300+ fine artists including a large installation of Mexican artists. The festival attracts more than 100,000 affluent well-educated art lovers each year.

Paso Robles Art in the Park

October 16 - 17, 2021

pasoroblesartinthepark.com

(805) 440-8318
Paso Robles Downtown City Park - Paso Robles, CA

Paso Robles Art in the Park has quickly become the best show in the Central Coast of California. 135 high quality artists and craft designers from 4 western states exhibit at this show. Sales have been very strong for the past 3 years.

Sacramento Arts Festival

October 22 - 24, 2021

sacartsfest.com

(805) 667-9290
Cal Expo, California State Fairgrounds - Sacramento, CA

The 24th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival-the best ever in quality & variety returns to Cal Expo. The festival features 225 or America's best contemporary craftspeople & fine artist offering more than 15,000 original works. The event has become not only the premier art & craft show in Sacramento, but has also developed into one of the top art festivals in the country. The festival is strictly juried.

Sonora Victorian Christmas Festival

November 26 - 28, 2021

(831) 345-2006
Mother Lode Fairgrounds - Sonora, CA

A great Christmas festival with a tradition of a Christmas festival held this weekend for over 40 years. The festival is Victorian themed as the public love themed events especially at Christmas. The event focuses on unique high quality artisans with many people doing their entire Christmas shopping at this event and making a post Thanksgiving Christmas Festival a family tradition.

Alameda Art & Wine Faire

July 30 - 31, 2022

eckerstromproductions.com

(530) 347-8040
Downtown - Alameda, CA

Art & Wine Festival with beer, wine, music.

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California COVID Info

04/09/2021
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Mass Gathering Restrictions:

On January 25, 2021, Governor Newsom lifted all stay at home orders throughout California. Prior to this order the San Francisco Bay Area, the San Joaquin Valley, and Southern California were under stay at home orders.

California is currently in a regional and county-by-county approach to reopening. As of April 6, 2021:

  • 2 of 58 counties are under a Purple designation, only outdoor gatherings of a maximum of 3 households are permitted.

  • 22 of 58 counties are under a Red designation, indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 25 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

  • 32 of 58 counties are under an Orange designation, indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 50 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

  • 2 of 58 counties are currently under a Yellow designation, where indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged with a maximum of three households. Beginning Apr. 15, 2021, outdoor gatherings will be limited to 100 people. Indoor gatherings will be strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications (no food/drink except when following the standards in the guidance).

Show Canceled Events
The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire
April 3 - May 16, 2021

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, Irwindale, CA

Status: Updated 4/17/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 200
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Spring Contra Costa Crystal Fair
April 17 - 18, 2021

Spring Contra Costa Crystal Fair

Civic Park Community Center, Walnut Creek, CA

Status: Updated 11/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 34
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Day at the Docks
April 18, 2021

Day at the Docks

San Diego SportFishing Landings, San Diego, CA

Status: Updated 4/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 200+
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Spring Food Truck Festival
April 24, 2021

Spring Food Truck Festival

Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center, CA

Status: Updated 3/8/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 25
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival

Memorial Park, Cupertino, CA

Status: Updated 4/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 125
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Kennedy and Associates
April 24 - 25, 2021

Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA

Status: Updated 4/12/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 450
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Spring Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market
April 24 - 25, 2021

Spring Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Bates Nut Farm, Valley Center, CA

Status: Updated 3/8/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Clayton Art and Wine Festival
April 24 - 25, 2021

Clayton Art and Wine Festival

Downtown (Main Street & Marsh Creek Road), Clayton, CA

Status: Updated 4/24/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 110
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Simply Clear Marketing
May 1 - 2, 2021

Inspired Health, Home & Garden Expo of San Luis Obispo

Alex Madonna Expo Center, San Luis Obispo, CA

Status: Updated 7/30/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Springtime in the Pines Quilt Show
May 1 - 2, 2021

Springtime in the Pines Quilt Show

Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA

Status: Updated 4/21/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 20
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Calabasas Fine Arts Festival
May 1 - 2, 2021

Calabasas Fine Arts Festival

Calabasas Civic Center & the Commons, Calabasas, CA

Status: Updated 3/27/2019

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Hillside Farms Arts and Crafts Show - May
May 1 - 2, 2021

Hillside Farms Arts and Crafts Show - May

Hillside Farm, Norco, CA

Status: Updated 3/10/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
The Street Fair at College of the Desert
May 2, 2020 - May 1, 2021

The Street Fair at College of the Desert

College of the Desert parking lot, Palm Desert, CA

Status: Updated 4/2/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 225
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Palm Springs Vintage Market - May
May 2, 2021

Palm Springs Vintage Market - May

Palm Springs Cultural Center, Palm Springs, CA

Status: Updated 4/17/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Art in the Park at Dinosaur Caves - May
May 2, 2021

Art in the Park at Dinosaur Caves - May

Dinosaur Caves Park, Pismo Beach, CA

Status: Updated 8/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 60+
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Downtown San Rafael Farmer's Market
May 6 - September 23, 2021

Downtown San Rafael Farmer's Market

Downtown, San Rafael, CA

Status: Updated 3/12/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
San Rafael Summer Farmers Market
May 6 - September 23, 2021

San Rafael Summer Farmers Market

Downtown, San Rafael, CA

Status: Updated 2/22/2021

  • # of Exhibitors: 60
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce
May 8 - 9, 2021

El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival

El Dorado Hills Town Center, El Dorado Hills, CA

Status: Updated 5/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Spring Arts and Crafts Fair
May 8 - 9, 2021

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

Bernardo Winery, Rancho Bernardo, CA

Status: Updated 6/18/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 130
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee
May 13 - 16, 2021

Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee

Frogtown (County Fairgrounds), Angels Camp, CA

Status: Updated 4/30/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 125
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Contra Costa County Fair
May 13 - 16, 2021

Contra Costa County Fair

Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, Antioch, CA

Status: Updated 4/22/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Oakdale Chocolate Festival
May 15 - 16, 2021

Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Wood Park and surrounding area, Oakdale, CA

Status: Updated 9/29/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 200
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
The Beverly Hills Artshow
May 15 - 16, 2021

The Beverly Hills Artshow

Beverly Gardens Park, Beverly Hills, CA

Status: Updated 4/27/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 245
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $7,250