News and announcements

The Art by the Bay Festival is jam-packed with fun and you don't want to miss a thing. Stay tuned here and you'll learn where to get the limited edition print of the festival poster, how to catch a ride on Amtrak for a stress-free way to get here, and more.

@ the Festival

People's Choice Best Booth recognition

Attend the Art by the Bay Festival and vote for the best designed and decorated booth among our artists and vendors. The best booth prize will be awarded on Sunday.

"I Love Lucy" Costume Contest & Grape Stomping

Come to the Festival on Saturday dressed as your favorite "I Love Lucy" character and enter the costume contest for a chance to go grape stomping. The Grape Stomping will kick off with a battle of the titans for the title.

Sheila Raye Charles performing

Art by the Bay Festival is excited to be bringing performing artist Sheila Raye Charles to perform at the event, along with other live bands. Dan Dunn will simultaneously create a painting of Charles' legendary father, Ray Charles. 

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