March 26 - 27, 2022
Carlmont Village Shopping Center - Belmont, CA
Carlmont Village Shopping Center brims with activity when the Handcrafted Originals Art Fair arrives in this quaint town. Belmont is nestled on the San Francisco peninsula, 20 miles south of the City and just north of San Carlos. The event is set among the Shopping Center's charming covered walks. Artist spaces line the sidewalk and are 4 ft. x 15 ft. long. No tents, but market umbrellas are welcome. No security or electricity. Overnight parking.
April 1 - 3, 2022
Indian Wells Tennis Garden - Indian Wells, CA
The Indian Wells Arts Festival is a colorful, diverse ecosystem of art. Artists travel from across the nation and from as far as Japan, Africa, Central and South America, Europe and beyond each year to showcase their contemporary and traditional fine art and high-quality craft. A total of 200 artists are selected to participate by jury, with the 18th Indian Wells Arts Festival's Primary Jury deadline set for November 30th, 2021, and 50 places held for the Secondary Jury deadline of January 10th, 2022. Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers, at an exquisite & world-famous venue, on April 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 2022
April 30 - May 1, 2022
West Valley College - Saratoga, CA
Rotary Club of Saratoga celebrates its 63rd annual Fine Arts Show April 30 & May 1, 2022. Beautifully remodeled West Valley College is the setting for 200 fine arts & fine crafts booths set on grass along the campus walkways. Art patrons shop this open-air gallery while strolling to light music & enjoying specialty beers/wines or take a respite with tasty on-site food booths. Located in Santa Clara County, nestled against the Santa Cruz Mountains, Saratoga is one of the nation's 100 wealthiest zip codes & home to 30,000 averaging a household income of $260,000. Marketing invites buyers from SF Peninsula to Monterey & over to Danville.
April 30 - May 1, 2022
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.
May 14 - 15, 2022
Weber Point Event Center - Stockton, CA
Visit Stockton, with the support of the City of Stockton, is planning the next great family festival. Stockton Flavor Fest, to be held May 14 & 15, 2022 at the Weber Point Events Center in Downtown Stockton, will be a celebration of the food, music, and cultures that make-up the diverse communities in Stockton. With the help of local nonprofits, organizations, artists and creatives, Visit Stockton hopes Stockton Flavor Fest creates a sense of pride and excitement for our community.
May 21 - 22, 2022
Montclair Village/Oakland - Oakland, CA
Montclair Village is a charming shopping district in an affluent area with a laid-back, small town feel, plenty of parking in the City-owned garage, & many small business retailers/restaurants. Spaces are 4'x13' lining the sidewalks. No tents but market umbrellas are welcome. No security/electricity. Free garage parking for 6'8" and smaller vehicles. Oversized and overnight parking in nearby lot. Up to 65 artist spaces.
May 28 - 29, 2022
Outdoor Amphitheater & Surrounding Area - Morgan Hill, CA
Family fun festival featuring arts & crafts, gourmet food booths, chef demonstrations, Mushroom educational exhibit and display, live entertainment on two stages, Street performers and strolling musicians, wine & beer gardens, Business display booths, Munchkinland for the kids with rides, games and kids entertainment.
June 10 - 12, 2022
Pomona Fairplex - Pomona, CA
Our show will feature displays and exhibits of the latest ideas in home improvement, remodeling, interior-design, decorating, and landscaping. In addition, we provide educational and informative seminars and demonstrations designed to help homeowners enhance the beauty and the value of their homes.
June 11 - 12, 2022
Ironstone Vineyards - Murphys, CA
Nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Murphys is a charming destination town & home to Ironstone Vineyards. Covering 12 lush acres, Ironstone Vineyards offers wine tasting, dining, gardens, & is a beautiful backdrop for the Obsession Wine & Art Festival. The Festival will be held in Ironstone's amphitheatre, a terraced venue in which up to 90 artists will showcase their handcrafted fine arts & fine crafts to locals and visitors from all over Northern CA. Live ambiance music is performed while patrons engage with the artists & shop. Delicious food & wine varieties provide a shopping respite & opportunity to appreciate the art & the Vineyard.
June 11 - 12, 2022
Monterey County Fair & Event Center - Monterey, CA
Celebrating our 62nd year, the Artichoke Festival celebrates the State Vegetable of California, the Artichoke! Have them steamed, fried, grilled, in burritos, in cupcakes, cheesecakes, and ice cream, and much more. The Artichoke Festival includes a Farmers Market, Artichoke Field Tours, Wine Tasting, Chef Demos, Musical Entertainment, a Quilt Contest, Ag Education by local farmers, 5K Family Fun Run, and more artichoke-centric contests and kid's activities, all on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. (A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.)
July 1 - September 4, 2022
Laguna Canyon Festival Grounds - Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Art-A-Fair is one of the premier fine art summer destinations in Southern California, and has been for more than 56 years. Adjacent to the popular Sawdust Festival and Festival of Fine Arts, Laguna Art-A-Fair is a two-month summer festival featuring 115 artists booths, with convenient "central cashier" service. Hosting a full spectrum of fine art and fine crafts, workshops, artist demonstrations, and live music, the show is open Friday - Sunday 10am-9pm, Monday - Thursday 10am-7pm.
July 9 - 10, 2022
Main and State Streets - Los Altos, CA
Opening Night concert, Saturday 5-7pm. On the second weekend of July, Downtown Los Altos will host one of the largest two-day, events in the Bay Area. The highly-rated Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival showcases the distinctive handcrafted works of artists and craftspeople from more than a dozen states. The Festival also features select vintages from local wineries as well as a wide variety of foods including Thai, Chinese, Mexican, All-American favorites like sausages, hot links and roasted corn, sweets of all kinds, and more. Enjoy free concerts.
July 16 - 17, 2022
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!
July 29 - 31, 2022
Kittredge Sports - Mammoth Lakes, CA
Experience the spectacular Sierra Mountains at this 48th annual Open Air Arts & Crafts Fair. The beautiful landscape and simplicity of life are what draw tourists back each year providing good sales for this event. Spaces are 10x10 or 10x20 on pavement. Afternoon set-up available the day prior to event start. No security. Limited electricity. Overnight parking for van-sized vehicles within the site. 40 artist spaces.
August 6 - 7, 2022
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.
August 19 - 21, 2022
Boatworks Mall lawn - Tahoe City, CA
Tahoe City Boatworks Mall is a marvelous host to our 12th annual event. Held off Hwy 28 (N. Lake Blvd.) on lawn area beside Boatworks Mall with stunning lake views & adjacent to customer parking. Spaces: a few 4'x15', most 10x10/10x20 on grass, some on dirt. Half of the spaces have a slant to them. Overnight security. Evening set-up available the day prior to event start. No electricity. No overnight parking. Up to 35 artist spaces.
August 27 - 28, 2022
Downtown - Palo Alto, CA
This high-quality multifaceted art celebration in downtown Palo Alto along University Avenue features 300 fine art and contemporary craft displays, over 60 Italian Street Painters, Kids' Art Studio, sculpture plaza, stage and street entertainment. As you stroll the event enjoy some tasty foods, fine wines and micro-brews. Public transit and free parking make visiting the free-admission festival easy and convenient.
September 17 - 18, 2022
Alameda County Fairground - Pleasanton, CA
The Cali Soul Food Fest presented by California Soul-Food Cookout & Festival, Inc. is a two-day event, combined with some of the greatest soul foods from across the Nation. Attendees will be able to enjoy our hand picked vendors from a different variety of mouth watering soul foods, American foods, Hispanic foods and other special order foods and beverages. More importantly enjoy the aroma of a good ole fashion cookout, bringing families and friends together to kick up and enjoy live music, delicious foods, and shopping.
October 8 - 9, 2022
San Carlos Avenue and Laurel Street - San Carlos, CA
Sponsored by the City of San Carlos, 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. 200 artist spaces.
October 15 - 16, 2022
Main Street Downtown - Half Moon Bay, CA
The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season's big event, drawing hordes to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for a fun-filled festival on historic Main Street. This year's festival hosts fine arts & crafts booths, live entertainment, parade, pumpkin related activities, food, beer & wine. Spaces are 5x10, 5x40, 10x10, 10x20 on asphalt. Overnight security. No electricity. Overnight street parking. 260 artist spaces.
Events in Vallejo, CA — upcoming
February 26 - 27, 2022
Solano County Fair Grounds McCormack Hall, Vallejo, CA
Status: Updated 12/4/2019
This California Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $4 - $5. This event will also include: kids corner with wheen of fortune, treasure digs, grab bags wire wrapping demonstrations.