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.
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.Michelle Currier is this year’s featured artist. Her whimsical summer love piece is featured on all festival artwork. She,along with several other artists of all different styles, will be painting in real-time at the event.
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! With the extended hours, come two beer block sessions – session 1 is 12noon to 4:00 p.m. and session 2 is 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for $30.00 pre-sale.
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.
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.
Public parking is available, along with a large private parking garage at 3829 29th Street. Public transportation can bring visitors to North Park via MTS bus. The 2 bus line runs along 30th Street through the heart of the event, and the 6, 7, and 10 buses also stop nearby. Visit www.sdcommute.com for schedule details. Bike racks are also available throughout the neighborhood.