Largest Fine Art Festival in Southern California Will Take Over San Diego’s Little Italy on April 26 and 27, 2014 11am to 6pm FREE Admission Mission Federal ArtWalk, the largest fine art festival in Southern California, will commemorate its 30th year with a 17-block celebration in the lively neighborhood of Little Italy in San Diego. Stroll through the outdoor exhibition of original fine art in an array of compelling media including paintings, sculpture and photography! Families are invited to bring their kids to enjoy KidsWalk, a special area at the event offering 15 hands-on art activities provided by regional non-profit organizations such as children’s museums, performing art schools and other arts education organizations. Mission Federal ArtWalk is a free public event. Thanks to sponsorship support, participating artists obtain reasonably priced exhibit space to showcase and sell their fine art, and more than 120,000 visitors have the opportunity to experience a unique mix of original fine art at no cost. Visit www.missionfederalartwalk.org for parking information and a full event preview.
This Sunday in Balboa Park, the annual EarthFair is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM . With around 70,000 visitors and more than 400 volunteers, the event features exhibitors, a food pavilion, kids area, live entertainment, parade, art show and a “clean” car concourse. Children’s Earth Parade: Starts at 10:30 AM by the Spanish Village and marches through the Park to the Children’s Area in the Pan American Plaza. Two stages with contemporary and folk music. A third stage in the children’s area features children’s music and storytelling and more than 350 exhibitors from wildlife preservation groups and ecotourism opportunities to products made from natural and organically grown crops and alternative energy vehicles and more!!