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It’s officially summer time in Los Gatos! Be sure to mark your calendar for the Fiesta de Artes this summer! The popular annual Los Gatos summer event takes place Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th between 10-6:00 pm.
At the 41st Annual Fiesta de Artes at the Los Gatos Civic Center, grab your friends and family and join 20,000 visitors for Los Gatos’ one and only art and wine festival. Visitors flock to Los Gatos from all around the San Francisco Bay Area to this fantastic event which features more than 150 unique artists, gourmet food, wine, beer, and live music.
The 150 plus exhibitors at the festival showcase a wide variety of artwork – from handmade crafts to sculptures to fine arts. For those who see a piece of art they need to have – most artwork at the festival is available for purchase.
From 10-6:00 pm, the festival is hopping with live music onstage performing an assortment of musical styles and tunes. The live music ranges from jazz to rock to country. This year’s performers include Marshall Art Shapiro, Darryl Rowe, Rusty, The Cocktail Monkeys, Chip Curry, Workhouse Poets, The Sparkletones, and The Houserockers.
Guests at the fiesta can enjoy a glass of wine while strolling through the artist’s booths or why enjoying the beautiful Los Gatos weather on the shaded lawn. Many of the South Bay wineries participate in the festival and offer commemorative festival wine glasses including Bonny Doon, Ventana J. Lohr, Cypress and Chateau Julien. And to satisfy any appetite, a variety of food trucks are back at the festival by popular demand.
The Fiesta de Artes offers fun for the little ones too with a bouncy castle, a fire department safe house, a fire truck to explore, art projects, face painting, and refreshing snow cones.
For a great place to stay near the Fiesta de Artes, Toll House Hotel offers modern accommodations, exceptional dining at Three Degrees, and much more. Visit http://tollhousehotel.com to make a reservation or to find out more about local events in Los Gatos.