California Arts Council

State of California

Festival Detail

Palo Alto Festival of the ArtsVisual Arts
The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts occurs on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto. It highlights the work of more than 300 talented artisans, from paintings to photography, ceramics and jewelry to unique sculptures, and much more. Artists featured come from all over the country, as well as throughout the Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art pieces and artisan crafts presented in an awe-inspiring display of creativity and talent. This multi-faceted arts celebration also features artists-in-action, musical entertainment on two separate stages, and a Kids' Art Studio. In addition, attendees can witness the amazing street artists using vivid chalk pastels to create impressive works of art on the pavement. Visitors can then stroll and eat their way through a tempting assortment of gourmet foods and beverages. Free admission.
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Occurs in: August

Festival Location: University Avenue, Palo Alto

Contact Information:
MLA Productions
Mary Lou Atkins - Producer
University Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(831) 438-47851

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