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Family Fun Under the Redwoods at the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival


On September 16 and 17, 2017, artists from around the country will gather beneath the redwoods at historic Old Mill Park for the 61st annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival. This popular family-friendly festival features the work of over 140 artists, great live music, and kids' entertainment ranging from puppet shows and magic to sing-alongs and storytelling. It all makes for a magical weekend under the trees!

The festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Family entertainment, emceed by the Blue Fairy, includes performances by the Fratello Marionettes; magic with Brian Scott; storytelling by Scott the Storyteller; drumming with Mike; and music by Enzo Garcia, Dave Fromer, Octopretzel, and the PAAM singers. Performers on the main music stage include the Alcatraz Islanders, Marble Party, Real Vocal String Quartet, and the Rowan Brothers. Check their website for a complete entertainment schedule.

Admission to the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and free for kids under 12, so bring the whole family for a day of fun! Order tickets online in advance here.

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival  

Old Mill Park is located at Throckmorton Avenue and Cascade Drive in Mill Valley. Due to limited parking in the area there will be continuous shuttle bus service to and from the festival all weekend, starting at 9:30 am each day, with the last bus leaving Old Mill Park at 6 pm. Shuttle buses depart from Tamalpais High School and serve two routes: one along Miller Avenue and one that follows East Blithedale Avenue. Bike parking is available across the street from the park at the Old Mill School playground.

For more information about the 2017 Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, visit or call (415) 381-8090.

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