Summer Festival

Coming June 2021

Sawdust Art Festival Draws Over 200,000 Patrons Annually

Sawdust Art Festival features the art of 200 Laguna Beach artists and makers, in an eclectic handcrafted outdoor village located in the heart of Laguna Canyon. Visitors are invited to shop unique artwork in a wide range of media, and enjoy live music on three stages, roaming entertainment, daily art demonstrations, hands-on complimentary festival classes for all ages, and a variety of food and drink offerings.

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Artists

Shop handcrafted art from 200 local Laguna Beach artists and makers who represent a variety of media in painting, jewelry, glass, ceramics and more, and enjoy ongoing art demonstrations such as glassblowing and metalsmithing. 

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Music

Over the course of our 66-day summer festival, three entertainment stages feature more than 200 musicians and bands in a range of rock, reggae, country, folk and more. Additionally, roaming acts includes balloon artistry, magic acts, guitarists, mimes and dancers. 

Festival Classes

Some of Sawdust’s most popular offerings are hands-on art experiences that will broaden creativity and spark your imagination. Three demo booths offer 500 art and craft classes for all ages and most are complimentary. Parents and kids alike can find themselves making art and sitting at the potter’s wheel, creating memories that last a lifetime. 

Food & Drink

Grab a drink at the Sawdust Saloon and enjoy a bite to eat at one of our six concession stands! Whether you’re in the mood for Mexican, Mediterranean, vegetarian or traditional, there’s something for everyone. 

Special Events

Enjoy special offerings such as Sip, Talk & Walk, weekly complimentary docent-led wine and art tours, Art Alive! live art demonstrations, and the much anticipated annual Artists’ Benevolence Fund Art Auction which boasts a silent and live auction with all proceeds benefiting the Artists’ Fund.