While visiting our "Art Festivals Source" take a few minutes to tour our
web site and view the many fine art works of our member artists and
local art galleries.
Here you will find a listing of Art
Festivals, the months referenced are normally when the festivals are held. We suggest you visit the Festivals
web site to obtain the current dates. If you would like to add an event to this
listing, please access the "Email Mail Box" and send us the detailed information
and we will add it.
Southwest Arts Festival
Grounds - Indio, CA -
Scottsdale Art and Chocolate Festival
Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival
Scottsdale Arts Festival
La Quinta Arts Festival
- La Quinta Arts
Foundation presents the La Quinta Arts Festival
Annual Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival
Tempe Festival of the Arts
Bayou City Art Festival - Houston Texas
Austin Fine Arts
Festival - Austin Texas
Main St. Ft. Worth Art
Lompoc Valley. The
Spring Arts Festival -
Benicia Artists - Open Studios -
Spring Open Studio Hunters
Point Shipyard - San Francisco
Annual Sausalito Spring
Faire - Fine Arts & Crafts over 100 artists
The Marin Open Studio
First two weekends in May
Silicon Valley Open
Annual Clayton Art &
- Main Street in oldtown Clayton
Annual Berryessa Art and Wine Festival -
Penitencia Creek Park San Jose
ICB Building Winter Artists Open Studios
Normally the 1st two weekends in May Sausalito Artists - Sausalito Artist Studios
Los Altos Rotary Art Show
Park, Downtown Los Altos
Emeryville Arts and Music Festival -
Bay Street Emeryville Arts & Music Festival
Boulder Creek Art Wine & Music -
Ramon Art & Wind Festival -
San Ramon’s Central Park
Point Reyes Artists Open Studios
Point Reyes Open Studios Org
Sunnyvale Chamber of
Commerce, Art & Wine Festival - Annual Art & Wine Festival
San Francisco - Union Street Art Fair
Union Street between Steiner and Gough
Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival
Yorba Linda Art Alliance Art Festival
Hurless Barton Park &
the Thomas Lasorda Fieldhouse
Foster City Arts and
Wine Festival -
Leo Ryan Park, Foster City
Art at the Source Open Studios
Sponsored by Sebastopol Center
For the Arts
La Jolla Festival of the Arts -
La Jolla Country Day - School at 9490
Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, CA
Haight Ashbury Street Fair -
Haight Street from
Masonic to Stanyan Streets in San Francisco, CA
Berkeley's annual Live Oak Park Fair * -
1301 Shattuck at Berryman, Berkeley.
The Annual Novato Festival of Art,
Wine & Music
Burlingame Art In The Park -
Fremont Festival of The Arts
- On Paseo Padre
Sonoma's Annual Salute to the
Sonoma Salute to the Arts, Northern
Park City Arts Festival
- Park City Utah
Alameda Park Street
Art and Wine Festival -
Burlingame Art & Jazz Festival -
Bodega Bay Seafood
Art & Wine Festival -
local seafood, wine, beer,
art and crafts festival
Palo Alto Festival of the
University Ave Palo Alto, Ca
Fiesta De Artes - The Fiesta is a venue for artisans
from he Bay Area.
Tiburon Art Festival - August 28-29 -
Tiburon's downtown Historic Ark Row
Sausalito Art Festival
Normally held on the Labor Day Weekend
Millbrae Art & Wine Festival
- Millbrae, CA
Kings Mountain Art Fair -
Woodside California -
Annual Art in
the Redwoods Festival -
The Art in the Redwoods
Mountain View Art & Wine
Festival - Mountain View, CA
Annual Newark Days -
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
- Annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival magical redwoods at the foot of Mt. Tamalpais, in historic Old Mill
Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
- Lafeyette, Ca -
Palo Alto Festival Of The
Arts - Sponsored by the
Palo Alto Chamber of
Clara Art and Wine Festival -
Capitola Art & Wine
Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival -
Pacific Coast Fog Fest -
Lodi Street Fair
ArtSpan San Francisco Open Studios and Art -
Sacramento Arts Festival -
Sacramento Convention Center
Annual Art in the Park -
ICB Building Winter Artists Open Studios
Normally the 1st weekend in December
Sausalito Artists - Sausalito Artist Studios
Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts - Tempe, Arizona
The Plein Air
Your Source On California
Plein Air Painting
Major California Paint
Out / Show Events
Desert Plein Air: A Celebration of Plein Air Painting
Sponsored by the La
Quinta Arts Foundation. Week-long paintout. Quick draw. Two-day
public exhibition. Contact: Kathleen Hughes. (760) 564-1244 or
Shining Sea — Sponsored by the Haggin Museum of Stockton
paintings from top California plein air painters. (209) 940-6300.
Gold Country Plein Air
(Formerly Plein Air Painters in the Foothills -
by the Vault Gallery in Sonora. Twenty-five artists paintout and artists
reception and sale. Paintings will hangs in the gallery for two weeks after the
show. Call: (209) 533-1384 or
Carmel Art Festival.
Sponsored by the Carmel Gallery Association -
paintout, exhibit and silent auction. $20,000 in cash prizes.
Invitational. Gallery events including demonstrations, special exhibits and
reception. Contact: Marie Wainscoat at (831) 883-1238.
MALT Show: Ranches and
Rolling Hills -
Sponsored by the Marin Agricultural Land Trust.
Two-day exhibit and sale in Nicasio. Preview Sale and Artists
Reception. Contact: Elizabeth Ptak. (415) 663-1158.
Plein Air. Week-long paintout. Two-day show and sale in
Sonoma Plaza. Plein Air Silent Auction and Dinner. Quick Draw
competition. Artists’ Choice Award. Contact: Keith Wicks (707)
933-9756 or www.sonomapleinair.com
PAPA: Ninteenth Annual Show and Sale -
(formerly on Catalina). Gala dinner
and reception. Caesar’s Tahoe. Show and sale. E-mail:
Point Reyes Plein Air.
The annual landscape shows at the historic Escalle Winery. Top
Northern California painters. Opening night Gala at Escalle. Artists
Reception at Bank of Marin, Corte Madera, Call: (415) 457-6964.
Laguna Plein Air
Invitational Painting Competition.
by the Laguna Plein Air Painters and the Laguna Art Museum. Gala Dinner
and Sale. Quick draw. Cash prizes. Public sale. Contact: Stuart Byer at
(949) 494-8971 or www.lpapa.org.
Twenty-five artists painting out around Crockett. Cash prizes. Show. Reception.
Awards with cash prizes. Call: (510) 787-2925.
on the Strait.
Sponsored by Carquinez Regional Education Environmental
Center. Weekend paintout at Martinez Regional Shoreline. Show and
sale. Contact: Jennifer Kaiser (707) 747-0701.
Sites of Santa Ana Plein Air Painting Event
Sponsored by the Plein
Air Council of the Bowers Museum of Cultural History with participation by the
California Art Club. Week-long paintout. Pre-Party Artists
Reception and Sale. Public show and sale Sept. 28. Cash prizes.
Contact: Ann Avery (714) 571-4272 or (714) 571-4229.
Third Annual San Luis
Obispo Plein Air Painting Festival.
Sponsored by the
SLO Art Center. Cash Awards. Week-long paintout. Opening
Reception and Sale. Public show and sale. Quick Draw and live auction.
Contact: (805) 543-8562.
Gatos Art Fest. Sponsored by the Los Gatos Art Association and Los
Gatos Morning Rotary Club. An inagural, juried, plein air event in the town of
Los Gatos. All day paintout. Cash prizes. Awards ceremony, Silent
Auction, and Live Auction. E-mail:
Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire
Alameda - indoor and outdoor show featuring items that
are twenty years or older and not reproductions. Held on the first Sunday of