Posted on June 27, 2008 by Sawdust Art Festival

June 27, 2008


Laguna Beach, CA – This year’s 42nd annual Sawdust Art Festival offers Laguna Beach residents the chance to enjoy artwork created by over 200 local artists and be our guest during “Resident Days.” Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. and the First Fridays (July 4 and August 1) from 10 a.m. until closing, Laguna Beach residents are admitted into the Sawdust Art Festival free of charge with proof of residency. Present your photo ID at the Sawdust Box Office to receive your complimentary ticket. Come and enjoy this great opportunity and
mingle with the artists as you discover community pride.

This summer, Thursday evenings at the 2008 Sawdust Art Festival are also known “Date Night.” Couples are invited to sit back and reconnect in our enchanting eucalyptus hideaway. And each Thursday evening after 6 p.m., two (2) Complimentary Drinks will be awarded to the first couple to find the red “Date Night” Heart, which will be mysteriously hidden on the Sawdust Art Festival grounds. Light-hearted music, tasty delights, and highly regarded artwork make for the ideal environment to share with a loved one. The 2008 Sawdust Art Festival is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., June 27 through August 31 (closing at 6 p.m. on July 4). The City provides ample parking and free trolley service from the Act V lot for $7 per day. Act V is located on Laguna Canyon Road one-half mile north of the Festival. Free additional parking is available at South Coast Medical Center after 3 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, and includes a free trolley service to and from the Festival grounds.

Admission prices are: Adult $7; Seniors $6 age 65 and up; Children $3 age 6-12 years and Free for children under 5 years of age. Summer Season Pass is $20 and the Annual Pass is just $25 (unlimited admission to both the Summer and Winter shows). For more information call 949-494-3030 or visit

The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the
public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.
The Sawdust Art Festival thanks our 2008 sponsors Czechvar, Kendall-Jackson
and our Official 2008 Media Sponsor, The Los Angeles Times.