Celebrating 20 Years at the Del Mar Fairgrounds
Del Mar CA— Get ready to discover a treasure trove of arts & crafts by the sea when the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show comes to the Del Mar Fairgrounds October 13-15, featuring 24,000 handmade originals from hundreds of artists.
As the west coast’s largest and most prestigious indoor showcase, the Harvest Festival creates a mega shopping experience for all ages with live entertainment, strolling performers, demonstrations, contests, and an interactive Kidzone. This year’s 20th annual event has even more exhibitors and engaging activities that celebrate creativity and spark excitement in new trends.
The showcase features a wealth of riches ranging from stunning handmade jewelry, ceramics, and blown glass, to hand-turned wood, leather goods, clothing, specialty foods, eclectic art pieces, seasonal décor, ornaments and much more. While crafting demonstrations inspire DIYers, many artists can also personalize items for the perfect gift.
“We work year-round to bring together the finest artists and crafters from across the nation,” saysHarvest Festival owner Nancy Glenn. “Variety and quality are held to high standards so that we may continue to deliver the peak experience our loyal patrons have come to expect.”
The celebration gives back to the community by partnering with the North County Food Bank to offer $2 off general admission to any patrons who bring canned goods for donation. The Greyhound Adoption Center of La Mesa will be on hand with pet adoptions and Macaroni Kid hosts the Kidzone with free make “n” take activities. Daily contests offer free shopping dollars and the opportunity to be a grand prize winner.
The outdoor stage comes alive with performances from the Mary White Band, a high-energy, two-stepping rock out country band, and comedy entertainer John Park, featuring his funny waiter antics with
Harvest Festival general admission tickets are $9, while seniors (62+) and military are $7, youths ages 13-17 are $4, and kids 12 and under are free. Tickets are good for the entire weekend and return visits.
Information is available at www.harvestfestival.com or by calling 925/ 392-7300.
Festival Hours: October 13-15
Friday: 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am to 6:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Del Mar Fairgrounds: 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014