Mark your calendars for the 47th annual Sawdust Art Festival’s summer show!  Featuring fine arts and crafts from over 200 Laguna Beach artists, the festival is sure to be great fun and a highlight of your summertime adventures.  The festival opens on June 28th and runs through September 1st

About the Sawdust Art Festival

The Sawdust Art Festival has been in operation since 1966.  Art collectors, enthusiasts and novice artists have been delighting in the mix of art and craft available at this wonderful festival for over 40 years.  A wide mix of media is offered here, including hand-blown and fused glass, jewelry, surf art, painting, ceramics, textiles, clothing, wood and metal sculpture, photography, scrimshaw and much more

Live Entertainment

Visitors to the Sawdust Art Festival can enjoy live entertainment on three outdoor stages located throughout the festival grounds.  All types of musical genres will be presented as well as roving entertainment like circus acts.  Here’s a look at some of the entertainers you’ll find at the festival:

  • Balloon Diva – Balloon Artistry

  • Sean Higgins & Lone Goat – Country Rock

  • Eddie Allen – Classic Rock

  • Bob Hawkins & John Troy Trio – Acoustic Rock

  • Mary Coppin – Contemporary Pop

  • George Lawton – Folk and Jazz

  • Patty Booker and The Players – Honky Tonk

  • Nathan McEuen Trio – Acoustic Folk

  • Dave and Sue Cross – Folk and Jazz

  • Jason Freddy Band – Acoustic Rock

  • Anthony the Magician – Magic Show

  • Beth Fitchet Wood Duo – Guitar and Vocals

  • Vertigo Road – Alternative Folk

  • The Regular Guys – Blues and Soul

  • Abbit the Average – Strolling Silent Vaudevillian

  • Francisco Ruano – Flamenco Guitar

  • Hot Club De Bop – Swing Jazz

  • Kindread Trio – Caribbean

  • Superlark - Classic Rock

  • Ryan Baxley Solo - Acoustic Folk

  • Pawnshop Kings - Acoustic Folk Rock

  • Kelly Fitzgerald - Folk Rock

  • Kerry Getz - Contemporary

  • Poul Pederson - Rock and Roll

  • Rusted Wagon - Classic Rock

  • Lance Cosgrove - Rock

  • And many more!

Food and Beverages

There will be many vendors on hand offering a wide selection of tasty eats and cool beverages to quench your thirst after an afternoon of shopping.  Some of the wonderful food vendors to sample include:

  • Deb’s Deli

  • Espresso on the Go

  • Fran’s Popcorn – kettle corn, ice cream and candy

  • Thasos Greek Island Grille

  • Tacos Durrell

  • Sallie’s – salads, sandwiches, funnel cakes and fried delights

  • Sawdust Saloon – great draft selections, wine and other libations

Dates and Hours

The Sawdust Art Festival runs from Friday, June 28th, through Sunday, September 1st.  It is open from 10am to 10pm daily.  Admission prices are as follows:

  • Adult one day - $7.75

  • Senior one day (65 and over) - $6.25

  • Children 6-12 - $3.25

  • Children 5 and under – FREE

  • Military (with ID) - FREE

  • Season pass - $15

  • Annual pass - $20

Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more.  Laguna Beach residents can enjoy the festival for FREE on Thursday evenings after 5pm and on the first Fridays of each month

More Information

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