Festival of Arts

21st Annual SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park

Saturday, May 20 , 2017

A local North Park tradition, the event is a free art and live music festival with live street art demonstrations, eight music stages, local food, and afternoon and evening craft beer block sessions. This year, boasts new extended hours for a fun-filled day and night of entertainment and fun.The festival features local art, a popular array of live music and dance performances, interactive experiences, artisan items for sale, delicious locally-driven dining options and more.

Live Urban Art Exhibition

The festival features a live art element: contemporary urban artists will create unique works of art using creative everyday objects like cars, refrigerators and boom boxes. Attendees will be awe-struck by the creativity of these talented artists.

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Waypoint Craft Beer Block

Attendees 21 and over are encouraged to come thirsty to partake in the Waypoint Craft Beer Block for unlimited tasters from a selection of over 30 local craft brewers, several of which are ranked as the best new breweries in San Diego!



 Live Music

From indie rock to blues, funk, DJ, dance and rock and roll; this event has it all. Eight stages will be programmed for 12 hours and give music lovers a day and night of free entertainment not to be missed.

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Kids Art Block

There will be something for everyone, including the kids. There’s also a hands-on Kids Art Block, providing kids a great opportunity to participate in interactive activities designed to stimulate, inspire their imaginations and create their own masterpieces.

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Organized by the North Park Main Street Association; all proceeds benefit North Park Main Street, the non-profit organization committed to the development of the North Park Business Improvement District. Thanks to our title sponsor San Diego County Credit Union for making this event possible, as well as West Coast Tavern and The Observatory North Park, Ron Oster Realty and The Lafayette Hotel, the festival continues to be free for all to attend.