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SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park

Explore the historic 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 and dance performances, vendor booths and fabulous food. The annual festival will be held again on May 20th, 2017. Save the date!

POTENTIAL 2017 VENDORS: Apply to become a Vendor for the 21st Annual SDCCU Festival Of Arts in North Park!

Vendor and Retail (Non-food)

Food Vendor

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

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
     

Want to be the 2017 SDCCU North Park Festival of Arts featured artist? Submit your work to art@explorenorthpark.com for consideration.

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.

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. Various stages will be programmed for 12 hours and give music lovers a day and night of free entertainment not to be missed.

 

Kids Art Block

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.

 

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.
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Live Art

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The Live Art Expo at the (2015) SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park hosted a variety of contemporary urban artists that will be creating unique works of art on two vans, a food truck, an industrial city dumpster, refrigerators and 2 large works on canvas. Included in the live art section will be artists painting custom hats, skate decks, boom boxes and more.

Each artist will have creative freedom to customize and transform the various objects into one of a kind and original works of art. The artists will work in a variety of methods and styles using spray paint, markers, acrylic and enamel paints. Festival goers will get a unique perspective and experience as they witness the creative process in action.If you are interested in donating a large item to be used by an artist, such as a car, bus, truck or van, please contact us at Angela@northparkmainstreet.com.  Your item will be painted according to your liking and will be returned to you at the end of the event on May 21st

 

 

 

 

 

 

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! 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. Brewers, click here for load in map! Participating beer block brewers include:

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Vendors

Vendors

Interested in participating in the festival this year? The SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park is the perfect opportunity to introduce yourself to the community and show off your goods or get some face time with fans and patrons you already have!

When: Saturday, May 21st, 2016 from 10AM — 10PM

The SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park is also quickly becoming a top destination to experience the booming San Diego craft beer scene. Artists of all mediums share and sell their works both on University and side streets. Each year, we partner with some of the top and best up and coming local breweries and set you free inside the Craft Beer Block. If you are interested in representing your brewery we would love to hear from you — fill out the forms found below either online or by mail and we’ll reach out shortly!

Vendor Resources

we will not be giving any refunds once the payment has been
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Volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering for the SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park?

We would LOVE to have you! We have many volunteer shifts available. Please sign up by contacting angela@northparkmainstreet.com

Directions

Parking & Directions

TheSDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park is conveniently located in the heart of North Park’s historic, eclectic, charming commercial district. Centered around the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue, the event can be accessed from both the 805 Freeway (University Ave/North Park Way Exit), the 163 Freeway (Exit University Ave, and head east about 3 miles), or by surface streets. Just north of Balboa Park, our location makes for an ideal weekend adventure, full of art, culture, shopping, and culinary treats.

By Bus

Another way to arrive at the San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park is by bus. The 2 bus line runs along 30th Street thru the heart of the event, and the 6, 7, and 10 buses also stop nearby. Visit www.sdcommute.com for schedule details.

By Car

The San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park is located throughout the neighborhood shopping district of North Park, and convenient parking is always available! In addition to street parking, the large North Park parking structure will be available at $1 for the entire day!

Music and Dance

Live Music & Dance

Band Submissions Are Now Closed

 

Music and More Music

Festival organizers are thrilled to announce co-headliners Steve Poltz and Vokab Kompany, along with the newest announced co-headliner…drum-roll please: Mariachi El Bronx! Other sought after musicians include:

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MAIN STAGE on 30th st and University with DJ Artistic

11:45am-12:45pm-The Lexicons

1:15pm-2:15pm-Goma

2:45pm-3:30pm-Juicebox

4:00pm-5:00pm-Rebecca Jade & The Cold Fact

5:30pm-6:15pm-Piracy Conspiracy

6:45pm-8:00pm-Vokab Kompany (CO-HEADLINER)

8:30pm-9:45pm-Steve Poltz (CO-HEADLINER)

**The Routine will not be appearing due to a scheduling conflict**

BAR PINK STAGE on 31st

11:00am-11:45am-Weird Night

12:15pm-1:00pm-Hills Like Elephants

1:30pm-2:15pm-The Verigolds

2:45pm to 3:45pm – Buckfast Superbee

4:15pm-5:15pm-Pounded by the Surf

5:45pm-6:45pm-Dani Bell & The Tarantist

7:15pm-8:15pm-The Creepy Creeps

8:45pm-9:45pm-Mariachi El Bronx

DJ STAGE on Illinois st

11:00am-12:30pm-DJ Loopdrop Kid

12:30pm-2:00pm-DJ Claire

2:00pm-3:00pm-Viejo Lowbo

3:00pm-4:30pm-DJ Barry Thomas

4:30pm-6:00pm-Cris Herrera

6:00pm-7:30pm-Gabe Vega

7:30pm-9:00pm-DJ Unite

DANCE STAGE on 32nd st and University

 

10:30am Teye Sa Thiosanne

10:45am Creative Dance Theater

11:00-11:45am Vernetta

11:45am Jam Time Dance Crew

12:00pm Omo Ache-Afro Cuban Dance

12:15pm SD Creative Project

12:30-12:55pm Sohaila’s Shining Stars

1:10pm Contemporary Arts in Movement

1:25pm San Diego Dance Theatre’s DANCE FIERCE

1:40pm Stage 7

1:55pm Pride of Polynesia

2:10pm Bonita Vista High School Dance Team

2:25pm Contemporary Art in Movement

2:45pm Culture Shock’s Mini Shock

3:00pm Teye Sa Thiosanne

3:15pm Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan Dance Theatre

3:30pm City Ballet Junior Company

3:45pm Axxiom

4:00-4:30pm Flamenco Arana

4:30-4:45pm Stage 7

4:45-5:00pm Zazz Productions

5:00 5:15pm Ballet Folklorico Jaliascinse

6pm to 7pm -Pray for Surf

7pm to 8:30pm – The Voices

9:00pm-9:45pm-Rumba Y Soul

 

QUEEN BEE on Ray st

11:00am-12:00pm-Joseph Luna Quartet

12:30pm-1:30pm-Girlboy

2:00pm-3:00pm-Curiouser

3:30pm to 4:30pm -Finnegan Blue

5:00pm to 6:00pm – Kimba Light

6:30pm to 7:30pm – Cumbia Machin

KIDS ART BLOCK

10:00 AM Endangered Speciez

10:30 AM FAMILY DRUM CIRCLE/ “SUPERHERO” MEETUP

10:45 AM The North Park Community Preschool Kids

11:00 AM Move Fitness and Dance

11:30 AM The Freeman Voice Studio Singers­ Set 1

12:00 PM Dragon Fresh

12:15 PM Westley Scott Copeland

12:30 PM San Diego Troubadors Spotlight

Jefferson Jay/ Marion Law/ Hummingbird Hotel

1:15 PM The Freeman Voice Studio Singers Set 2

1:45 PM San Diego Troubadors Spotlight

Justin Werner/ Christine Gilardi/ Clemenshine

2:30 PM The Freeman Voice Studio Singers Set 3

3:00 PM T3­ Camp Broadway

3:30 PM Paloma Centro de Arte Flamenco

4:00 PM YoungPop presents Mello­D & Lisa

4:25 PM SCHOOL CHOIR­ To be Announced

4:45 PM San Diego Troubadors Spotlight

Nina Francis/ Bill Hartwell

5:15 PM Bliah

5:45 PM Sophia Isadora Academy of Circus Arts

6:30 PM HEADLINE ACT FROM LA: The Sledge Grits Band

7:15 PM PRESENTATIONS END

 

KARAOKE on Ohio st

Come sing live karaoke in the Craft Beer Block!

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SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park Partners

West Coast Tavern
West Coast Tavern
San Diego County Credit Union
San Diego County Credit Union
North Park Main Street
North Park Main Street
The Lafayette Hotel – Celebrating 70 Years!
The Lafayette Hotel – Celebrating 70 Years!
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