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Festivals in Monterey, CA.
Ethnic Festivals, Jazz Music Festivals.

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.

Chico Spring Home & Garden Show

July 25 - 26, 2020

chicohomeshow.com

(530) 300-5703
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds - Chico, CA

The largest Home and Garden Show in the North State. Thousands of fire recovery victims rebuilding from the nearby town of Paradise, plus a very healthy local economy and a booming college town. Over 11,000 attend. Five buildings packed full and acres of outdoor displays.

Home Show Consultants

July 31 - August 2, 2020

homeshowconsultants.com

(951) 681-0644
Anaheim Convention Center - Anaheim, CA

The OC Home & Garden Show is coming to the Anaheim Convention Center. This is the largest home show in Southern California with over 700 booths which features 2 stages! There will be gardening/home improvement seminars as well as cooking demos! If you are in the business of buying or selling, remodeling, landscaping, furnishing, or decorating, I invite you to participate in one of the largest home shows in Southern California.

Artwalk @ Liberty Station

August 8 - 9, 2020

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.

High Hill Farm Festival - Aug/Sept

August 15 - September 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.

Carlsbad Art in the Village

August 23, 2020

kennedyfaires.com

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

Redesigned layout for COVID19 safety in mind!! 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!

Home Show Consultants

August 28 - 30, 2020

homeshowconsultants.com

(951) 681-0644
Long Beach Convention Center - Long Beach, CA

Since 1991, HOME SHOW CONSULTANTS has been producing highly successful Home & Garden Shows throughout Southern California. We have created award winning multi-media advertising campaigns, which target thousands of homeowners. Hundreds of exhibitors have come to depend on us to deliver the kind of attendees who generate, new customers, qualified leads and increased sales for their products and services.

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.

Morro Bay Art in the Park - September

September 5 - 7, 2020

morrobayartinthepark.com

(805) 440-8318
Morro Bay City Park - Morro Bay, CA

The second oldest fine art and fine craft show in the State of California. Beautiful setting in the quaint fishing village of Morro Bay, Ca. Situated 200 miles south of San Francisco and 200 miles north of Los Angeles. The best art show in San Luis Obispo county. Juried with high attendance. Sales are very strong. Very limited openings each year.

Bay Area Kidfest

September 5 - 7, 2020

kidfestconcord.com

(925) 408-4014
Downtown Concord @ Mt. Diablo High School - Concord, CA

3-day outdoor festival on Labor Day Weekend in downtown Concord, CA. Excellent exhibitor spaces and food court location on spacious grass and paved areas. New attractions, rides, entertainment added annually. Extensive media, marketing & promotional campaign. Admission only $6/person with canned food donation for Contra Costa Food Bank (or $7 without donation).

Anaheim Craft & Vintage Fair

September 19, 2020

eventsandculture.com

(714) 906-9630
Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church - Anaheim, CA

Craft fair outside booths. Ample parking, clean facilities and handicapped accessible. For app. please send email and three photos of your creations. This show does not have mulit-level marketing vendors. It is a craft and vintage show. Email us any question that you might have. We look forward to working with you, at this great event! All spaces are not filled for the 2020 event. Please stop on by to enjoy the shopping and food.

Historic Folsom's Peddler's Fair

September 20, 2020

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.

Contra Costa Con 2

September 20, 2020

ContraCostaCon.com

(925) 408-4014
Hilton Concord Hotel - Concord, CA

Family-friendly Contra Costa Con 2 celebrates comics, LEGO, toys, artists and illustrators and so much more in the heart of the Diablo Valley. Award-winning festival producers Bay Area Festivals present opportunity for vendors to market their products---new and collectibles-- including books, toys, art, comics, Disney, LEGO, GIJoe, Marvel, DC, Pop!, Funko, Hot Wheels, Star Wars, jewelry, commercial goods and services to our enthusiastic audience.

Walnut Festival

September 24 - 27, 2020

thewalnutfestival.org

(925) 935-6766
Heather Farm Park - Walnut Creek, CA

Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park starting Thursday September 24th through Sunday September 27th, 2020 for the Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, two stages of live music, a large carnival with more than 30 rides, Kid Zone, a showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen, designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more

Pacific Fine Arts Festivals

September 26 - 27, 2020

pacificfinearts.com

(650) 949-5282
Main and State Streets - Los Altos, CA

Los Altos lies in the heart of Silicon Valley, approximately 40 miles south of San Francisco and 10 miles north of San Jose. This event draws big crowds from surrounding affluent areas. The 41st annual Arts & Wine Festival hosts fine arts and crafts booths, live entertainment, kids' area, food, wine and beer. Spaces are 5x10, 5x20, 10x10 or 10x20 on asphalt. Overnight security. No electricity. Overnight parking. 300 artist spaces.

Artwalk Carlsbad

September 26 - 27, 2020

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.

Taste of Morgan Hill

September 26 - 27, 2020

morganhill.org

(408) 779-9444
Historic Downtown area - Morgan Hill, CA

Arts & Crafts, Gourmet food booths, Local wine & beer garden, entertainment bands, commercial vendors, custom classic car show, quilt show & kids zone. Saturday Street Dance 7pm - 10pm

Lafayette Art and Wine Festival

September 26 - 27, 2020

eckerstromproductions.com

(530) 347-8040
Mount Diablo Boulevard - Lafayette, CA

Art & Wine Festival in downtown Lafayette.

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.

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.

Waterfront Festival Featuring Art & Wine

October 3, 2020

brendamossaevents.com

(707) 646-9006
Harbor Square Park at the Suisun Waterfront - Suisun City, CA

16th annual Waterfront Festival featuring Art & Wine (all handcrafted) • Beautiful waterfront setting • Live music! 2 live bands! • Over 80 amazing artist, artisan and gourmet food booths! • Wine by the glass with souvenir glass! • Price: Free admission and Free parking! • Sponsored by the Suisun City Historic Waterfront BID. Easy to find! See you there!

Home Show Consultants

October 9 - 11, 2020

homeshowconsultants.com

(951) 681-0644
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.

Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival

October 17, 2020

harborfestival.org

(805) 564-5525
Santa Barbara Harbor - Santa Barbara, CA

The annual Harbor and Seafood Festival, held in October, draws thousands of people to the Waterfront to enjoy delicious seafood like fresh lobster and barbecued albacore, uni, clam chowder, plus a host of other seafood treats and marine-related information and demonstrations.  Live entertainment to enjoy throughout the day! And the beautiful and creative Arts & Crafts that are offered for sale, so you can take them home to enjoy all year! No Pets

Paso Robles Art in the Park

October 17 - 18, 2020

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 23 - 25, 2020

sacartsfest.com

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

The 23rd 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.

Chico Fall Home and Garden Show

October 24 - 25, 2020

ChicoHomeShow.com

(530) 300-5703
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds - Chico, CA

Chico and surrounding cities have a large number of people with disposable income. We welcome home and garden related craft vendors at special rates. Advertised with market saturation, make sure not to miss this huge home and garden show, it is a fantastic show for all types of vendors! Over 11,000 attend

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.

Sonora Victorian Christmas Festival

November 27 - 29, 2020

(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.

Rancho Solano Spring Fling Boutique

April 18, 2021

brendamossaevents.com/shows

(707) 646-9006
Clubhouse at Rancho Solano Golf Course - Fairfield, CA

Don't miss the SPRING edition of the popular Rancho Solano Holiday Boutique! * Handcrafted items from over 75 local and Bay Area artists and artisans! * Great Door Prizes donated by the artists and artisans - Sign up in the lobby! * Find a special something for yourself, your home ! * Unique items for Mother's Day, Father's Day, weddings, graduations! * FREE admission / plenty of Free parking! * Please bring a canned good for local food bank!

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.

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Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
August 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival

Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 7/3/2019

An Ethnic Festival organized by Monterey Scottish Games.
This California Ethnic Festival will have crafts exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 3 stages with Regional talent and the hours will be All Days 9am-dusk. Admission tickets are $15 - $30. This event will also include scottish athletic competitions.
Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc.
August 8 - 9, 2020

Artichoke Festival

Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 4/16/2020

A Festival organized by Castroville Artichoke Festival, Inc..
This California Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and 25 food booths. There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $15. This event will also include: art contests, cooking demos, kids' activities, wine tasting, rides, field tours.
Collector Automobile Auction Monterey
August 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Collector Automobile Auction Monterey

Downtown, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 6/14/2019

A Boat Auto Camping Show organized by Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions.
This California Boat Auto Camping Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 5+ food booths. Admission tickets are $1 - $1000.
Monterey County Fair
August - September 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Monterey County Fair

Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 7/25/2019

A State Fair organized by Monterey County Fair & Event Center.
This California State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 26 food booths. There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 12pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-11pm, Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-11pm, Mon 12pm-10pm. Admission tickets are $6 - $10. This event will also include: numerous activities - see web site, carnival.
Santa Rosalia Fisherman's Festival
September 11 - 13, 2020

Santa Rosalia Fisherman's Festival

Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 5/18/2020

An Ethnic Festival organized by Festa Italia Santa Rosalia Foundation.
This California Ethnic Festival will have crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 3pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm.
Sixth Language Capital of the World Cultural Festi
September 19, 2020

Sixth Language Capital of the World Cultural Festi

Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 11/26/2019

An Ethnic Festival organized by Brickman Marketing.
This California Ethnic Festival will have fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and 7 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm. This event will also include: exhibits, mini-language lessons.
Monterey Jazz Festival
September 25 - 27, 2020

Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Jazz Music Festival organized by Monterey Jazz Festival.
This California Jazz Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 8 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 4pm-11:30pm, Sat 11:30am-11:30pm, Sun 11am-11:30pm. Admission tickets are $50 - $375. This event will also include: workshops, clinics, panel discussions, jazz photo and art exhibitions.
Monterey Beer Festival
October 17, 2020

Monterey Beer Festival

Monterey County Fair & Event Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 7/2/2020

A Wine-Beer Event organized by Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation.
This California Wine-Beer Event will have commercial/retail exhibitors and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12:30pm-5pm. Admission tickets are $20 - $80.
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
November 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Casanova Oak Knoll Park Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 10/22/2019

A Craft Show organized by City of Monterey.
This California Craft Show will have fine art and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths.
Gem Faire - Monterey
November - December 2020 (dates not updated) ?

Gem Faire - Monterey

Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 4/24/2019

A Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show organized by Gem Faire, Inc..
This California Gem-Jewelry-Bead Show will have commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths.
The Jazz Bash by the Bay
March 2021 (dates not updated) ?

The Jazz Bash by the Bay

Portola Plaza Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 12/18/2019

A Jazz Music Festival organized by Jazzage Monterey.
This California Jazz Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 8 stages with International, National and Regional talent and the hours will be Fri 11am, Sat 10:30am, Sun 9am. Admission tickets are $tba.
Next Generation Jazz Festival
March 19 - 21, 2021

Next Generation Jazz Festival

Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 4/3/2020

A Jazz Music Festival organized by Monterey Jazz Festival.
This California Jazz Music Festival will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 6 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 7pm-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-5pm. This event will also include: instrument showcase, college showcase, workshops, clinics and more.
California Roots Music and Arts Festival
May 2021 (dates not updated) ?

California Roots Music and Arts Festival

Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 3/2/2020

A Roots Music Festival organized by California Roots Music and Arts Festival.
This California Roots Music Festival will have crafts exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 3 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 11am-11pm. Admission tickets are $65 - $450.
Monterey International Blues Festival
June 26, 2021

Monterey International Blues Festival

Monterey Fair and Event Center, Monterey, CA

Status: Updated 6/19/2020

A Blues Festival organized by Monterey International Blues Festival.
This California Blues Festival will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 12 food booths. There will be 1 stage with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-7:30pm. Admission tickets are $30 - $100.