2018 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival
Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 16 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
A must attend Festival!
38th Annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival!
This family event features 165 artists and craft vendors, a Kids Kingdom and Toddler Town, international food favorites, live entertainment on three stages, Beer Garden and premium wines.
Sorry, pets are prohibited except for registered guide dogs. Admission to the fun is free!
Each day offers a variety of continuous live entertainment on three stages, located throughout scenic Central Park. Enjoy talented community groups performing on the Meadow Stage. Cheerleaders, dancers, martial arts, and more talented groups will perform. In Kids Kingdom, there is live entertainment for even the youngest members of your family to enjoy. Dance Troupes, puppets, jazz, music and more! In the Pavilion, eight bands will be performing a wide range of soul, classic funk, 80s, classic rhythm and blues, and top 40. Click on the link above for a full entertainment line up.
Exceptional Arts & Crafts
Spend your afternoon strolling through the park and browsing among a variety of arts and crafts booths with items ranging from fine paintings and clothing to toys, glass, photography, ceramics, unique jewelry, and more. Click on the link above for a full listing of participating talented artists and craft makers.
Don't miss this year's Kids Kingdom and Toddler Town, the children’s area at the Art & Wine Festival. With something to offer for everyone, Kids Kingdom is the place to be.
Young festival goers can seek thrills on Carnival Rides, test their luck with Carnival Games, and enjoy entertainment at the Kids Kingdom Stage. There's also Face Painting, the Fire Safety Trailer, Bookmobile, and the D.A.R.E vehicle.
Little kiddos can explore the many activities in Toddler Town such as crafts, bubbles, dress-up photo opportunity, and lunchtime entertainment at the Toddler Town Stage from Magician Spencer Grey and a performance by Central Park Elementary Ukulele.
Don’t forget to grab lunch, a snack, or something sweet at the Food Court. Kids Kingdom – you don’t want to miss it!
Click on the link above for a full listing of all kid friendly activities. Kids Kingdom is the place to be!
Festival Food & Drink
Don't miss the best pancake breakfast ever in the Pavilion from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. both days. Boy Scout Troupe 394 will not disappoint your taste buds!
Two dozen community groups will cook up international food favorites such as Irish Nachos, Egg Rolls, Kettle Corn and more! Food is available in 3 areas throughout the Festival.
Enjoy premium wines, and ice cold beer from our shaded Beer Garden. Bring your own refillable water bottle to enjoy free fresh water from Tap Water Express. Click on the link above for a complete listing of all your favorite festival munchies, sweets of all kinds, and drink options.
Directions are included on the Festival Map. Follow the signs to Festival Parking. Free Parking is available in several locations surrounding Central Park. Fee parking lots are available adjacent to the Festival area on the Bob Fatjo Softball field, St. Justin, and Central Park School site. Accessible parking spaces are available in fee lots and free lots as indicated by ADA blue placard signs. Street parking is limited and drivers are reminded to follow all traffic and parking regulations.
A free speech area is designated in the park for this event. Prior to 5:00 p.m., September 14, Free Speech Space Applications can be submitted to PRCustomerServe@SantaClaraCA.gov or to the Community Recreation Center (CRC- 969 Kiely Boulevard). After that, applications can be submitted to the Staff Basecamp, located behind the CRC bridge information booth.
Santa Clara’s scenic Central Park, 969 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara CA 95051 (between Homestead and Benton).
Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Sunday, September 15 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Don't miss it! This Festival provides an enjoyable experience for all that attend!