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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

In the historic North Park neighborhood, Festival of Arts is a local tradition

On Saturday, May 21st, the 20th Annual SDCCU Festival of Arts in North Park will celebrate all types of art forms including local art, live art, live music, hands-on Kids Art Block and dance performances. This free family-friendly event will include delicious eats from North Park's restaurants and will feature a Craft Beer Block, which allows beer enthusiasts to sample beer from over 30 local breweries such as Ballast Point, Belching Beaver, Fall Brewing Company, Stone Brewing Co., St. Archer and more. Tickets are $30 per session. Click here for tickets.

The festival will feature eight stages of live music. The lineup includes co-headliners Steve Poltz and Vokab Kompany, along with a third, secret co-headliner to be announced soon. The lineup also features performances from Hills Like Elephants, The Verigolds, The Creepy Creeps, DJ Unite and more! There will also be live karaoke in the Craft Beer Block.

Bring the family to this free and fun festival that celebrates the local art and music scene. There will be plenty of activities for everyone. All proceeds benefit North Park Main Street, the non-profit organization committed to the revitalization of the North Park Business Improvement District.

The event is centered around the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue. The event welcomes all ages. This year, the hours have been extended from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please visit

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