Festival of Arts

Explore the hip and vibrant North Park neighborhood at the 21st SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park. This  annual free festival has grown into a local tradition that includes amazing local art, exciting live music including dj sets, funk rock, world music  and dance performances, vendor booths and fabulous food. The annual festival will be held again on May 20th, 2017. Save the date!


On the forefront of the art scene, the SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park celebrates all types of art forms including a live art element. There will be something for everyone, including the kids. Our hands-on Kids Art Block offers children the chance to participate in a variety of interactive activities designed to stimulate and inspire their imaginations and create their own masterpieces. Come thirsty to the Craft Beer Block and sample brews from San Diego’s favorite breweries. All proceeds benefit North Park Main Street, the non-profit organization committed to the revitalization of the North Park Business Improvement District. Featured in Resortsandlodges.com

Live Art Block By Visual

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.

Waypoint Public 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! Two separate craft beer block sessions – 12PM-4PM & 5pm-9PM. For the musically inclined, you can come show your talent at the craft beer block Karaoke stage. Click here to download the participation form for the craft beer block


Live Music

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


Kids Art Block on Grim Street Stage

There will be something for everyone, including the kids. There will also be 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.


West Coast Cocktail Garden

Sponsored by West Coast Tavern
Come and enjoy your favorite cocktail at the West Coast Cocktail Garden located on University and Herman St. You can watch the artists at work on the Live Art Block which listening to music and sipping on your favorite beverage. Must be 21 to enter. Hours of operation noon-9:30pm. Cocktails are provided for purchase by Cutwater Spirits.


Gallery in the Street

North Park Main Street and The Studio Door are partnering together to celebrate local artists at this year’s celebrated street fair with a juried art exhibition. We are seeking regional visual artists who are creating affordable works in diverse media for the premiere GALLERY IN THE STREET exhibition at the 21st Annual SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park. Click here To sign up as an artist.

Organized by the North Park Main Street Business Improvement District; all proceeds benefit North Park Main Street, the non-profit organization committed to the development of the North Park small business’s. 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,  and The Lafayette Hotel, the festival continues to be free for all to attend.
festival 2017



Saturday, May 20th, 2017
11AM — 10PM

Tickets for the craft beer block


Available in the North Park Parking Garage


click here to download participation form for the craft beer block

For information, contact Julia Sanchez-Harris, Vendor Coordinator, via email: Julia@northparkmainstreet.com
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