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Juried Art Shows in California 2020–2021.

Research local & national fine art events & calls for entry

High Hill Farm Festival - October

October 1 - 31, 2020

tahoefireglass.com

(775) 772-6165
High Hill Ranch - Placerville, CA

High Hill Farm Festival (H2F2) 2020 Located at High Hill Ranch in Placerville, CA, the High Hill Farm Festival is northern California's largest fall-time handcrafted event. H2F2 is a 100-day festival and features a 10-day Thanksgiving festival. All items must be handcrafted. Event juries until show is filled. Exhibitor fee $100 per week for 13 weeks, or $150 per week 1 to 12 weeks.

High Hill Farm Festival - November

November 1 - 30, 2020

tahoefireglass.com

(775) 772-6165
High Hill Ranch - Placerville, CA

High Hill Farm Festival (H2F2) 2020. Located at High Hill Ranch in Placerville, CA, the High Hill Farm Festival is northern California's largest fall-time handcrafted event. H2F2 is a 100-day festival and features a 10-day Thanksgiving festival. All items must be handcrafted. Event juries until show is filled. Exhibitor fee $100 per week for 13 weeks, or $150 per week 1 to 12 weeks.

Mission Federal Artwalk San Diego

November 7 - 8, 2020

missionfederalartwalk.org

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

Mission Federal 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

April 17 - 18, 2021

pasoroblesartinthepark.com

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

Largest Fine Art show in the county of San Luis Obispo. Paso Robles Art in the Park is in it's fourth year with an average attendance of 7000 for the two day weekend. High quality work does well at this show. Easy load in and out. Beautiful downtown park surrounded by restaurants. Over 90 corner booths available at no extra charge.

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!

Great American Craft Fairs

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!

Alameda Art & Wine Faire

July 24 - 25, 2021

eckerstromproductions.com

(530) 347-8040
Downtown - Alameda, CA

Art & Wine Festival with beer, wine, music.

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...

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

September 18 - 19, 2021

mvfaf.org

(415) 383-3470
Historic Old Mill Park - Mill Valley, CA

Long-running, prestigious art festival in a beautiful setting among redwood trees with musical and children's entertainment. Artist apply through Zapplication exclusively. Well attended by locals as well as Bay Area residents.

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.

Artwalk Carlsbad

September 25 - 26, 2021

artwalksandiego.org/carlsbad

(619) 615-1090
Armada Drive - Carlsbad, CA

ArtWalk Carlsbad is produce by the same team that brings Mission Federal ArtWalk to Little Italy each April and ArtWalk Liberty Station to Point Loma in August. This festival showcases some of the finest artists from Southern California and throughout the US and Mexico. The venue with its cool ocean breezes and sweeping vistas of the ocean provide a spectacular backdrop for art. music, food and fun in San Diego's affluent North County area.

Pacific Fine Arts Festivals

October 9 - 10, 2021

pacificfinearts.com

(650) 593-1068
San Carlos Avenue and Laurel Street - San Carlos, CA

Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, this Faire attracts huge crowds who come to take in the sights, sounds and tastes of this 30th annual event featuring fine arts and crafts, wine and beer, food, specialty pre-packaged food, live entertainment and a family fun zone. Spaces are 5x10, 5x20, 10x10 or 10x20 on asphalt. Overnight security. No electricity. Overnight parking. 290 artist spaces.

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.

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Juried Art Shows — upcoming

Show Canceled Events
Hayward Farmers Market - October
October 3 - 31, 2020

Hayward Farmers Market - October

Hayward City Hall, Hayward, CA

Status: Updated 4/1/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Virtual Art, For Heaven's Sake Fine Arts Festival
October 15 - 31, 2020

Virtual Art, For Heaven's Sake Fine Arts Festival

Online only at

Status: Updated 10/14/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Apple Smorgy Days
October 16 - November 29, 2020

Apple Smorgy Days

El Dorado Orchards, Camino, CA

Status: Updated 10/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Sunday Marin Farmers Market - November
November 1 - 29, 2020

Sunday Marin Farmers Market - November

Civic Center Grounds, San Rafael, CA

Status: Updated 10/21/2019

  • # of Exhibitors: 60
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Mother Lode National Art Exhibition
November 3 - 29, 2020

Mother Lode National Art Exhibition

Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

Status: Updated 7/8/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $4,000 total
Alpine Gingerbread Cottage
November 5 - 8, 2020

Alpine Gingerbread Cottage

Alpine Woman's Club, Alpine, CA

Status: Updated 10/13/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Irvine Holiday Faire
November 6 - 7, 2020

Irvine Holiday Faire

Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

Status: Updated 3/2/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100+
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Holly Days Artisan Faire
November 6 - 7, 2020

Holly Days Artisan Faire

Sacred Heart Parish, Saratoga, CA

Status: Updated 1/8/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Holly Days Gift Fair
November 7, 2020

Holly Days Gift Fair

Historic Downtown Vacaville, Vacaville, CA

Status: Updated 10/1/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: No
Grove Community Church
November 7, 2020

Holiday Marketplace at the Grove

Grove Community Church, Riverside, CA

Status: Updated 10/23/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 52
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Creative Arts Art Festival
November 7 - 8, 2020

Creative Arts Art Festival

Creative Arts Group Building, Sierra Madre, CA

Status: Updated 10/19/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Hayward Farmers Market - November
November 7 - 28, 2020

Hayward Farmers Market - November

Hayward City Hall Plaza, Hayward, CA

Status: Updated 4/1/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
November Monthly Show
November 7 - December 5, 2020

November Monthly Show

The PVAA Art Place, Montclair, CA

Status: Updated 3/10/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: na
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $50 Max
Heritage Holiday Craft and Gift Fair - Virtual
November 9 - December 8, 2020

Heritage Holiday Craft and Gift Fair - Virtual

Online only at

Status: Updated 10/29/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Holiday Gifty Art Sale - Virtual
November 9 - December 20, 2020

Holiday Gifty Art Sale - Virtual

Online only at

Status: Updated 10/29/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show - San Mateo
November 13 - 15, 2020

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show - San Mateo

San Mateo County Event Center, San Mateo, CA

Status: Updated 1/7/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 220
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Brea Nutcracker Craft Boutique
November 20 - 21, 2020

Brea Nutcracker Craft Boutique

Brea Community Center, Brea, CA

Status: Updated 1/13/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 250
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show - Sacramento
November 20 - 22, 2020

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show - Sacramento

Cal Expo - Pavilion Hall, Sacramento, CA

Status: Updated 1/7/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 300
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Mountain Mandarin Marketplace
November 20 - 22, 2020

Mountain Mandarin Marketplace

Auburn Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA

Status: Updated 10/27/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Jackalope Pasadena Indie Artisan Fair
November 21 - 22, 2020

Jackalope Pasadena Indie Artisan Fair

Central Park, Pasadena, CA

Status: Updated 7/6/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 205
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Central Coast Craft Fair and Boutique
November 27 - 28, 2020

Central Coast Craft Fair and Boutique

Veteran's Memorial Building, San Luis Obispo, CA

Status: Updated 2/29/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na