There's Something for the Entire Family at the Sausalito Art Festival
August 28, 2012Posted by pamela |
A Marin County tradition for half a century, the Sausalito Art Festival returns to Marinship Park this Labor Day Weekend for its 60th season. The Festival showcases the works of the finest local, national and international artists, with more than 20,000 original works of art by 270 artists, including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, fine glass, woodwork, mixed media, and photography.
Of course there are plenty of other things to see and do at the Sausalito Art Festival, including music by legendary headliners and local favorites on two stages. Performers include Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, America, and Mustache Harbor on Saturday; The Yardbirds, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, anf the Grass Roots on Sunday; The Fixx, Smash Mouth, the Lemon Hammer on Monday. Fantastic food, beer, and wine will be available, too.
The 2012 Sausalito Art Festival also offers a full weekend of children's entertainment and hands-on activities at the special children's area adjacent to the Bay Model, including a sing-along dance party with everybody's favorite award-winning children’s recording artist Tim Cain (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at 2 pm). Check out their complete list of entertainment here.
If You Go
The Sausalito Art Festival takes place over Labor Day weekend on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 9 am–6 pm and Monday, September 3 from 9 am–5 pm at Marinship Park along Sausalito’s waterfront.
To get there, take Highway 101 to the Sausalito/Marin City exit and head into Sausalito on Bridgeway. Follow the signs directing you to the Sausalito Art Festival. Three parking lots will be available, and the festival is easily accessible via Golden Gate Transit and the Sausalito Ferry. More information on transportation and parking can be found on their website.
Tickets to the Sausalito Art Festival are $25 for general admission, $15 for seniors 62+, and $5 for children ages 6–12. Children under 6 are admitted free.
Outside food and drink are not allowed, but food and beverages are available for purchase on-site.
For more information about the Sausalito Art Festival and to order tickets online, visit www.sausalitoartfestival.org.