You’ve got questions — We’ve got answers! Check out the answers to some of our frequently asked questions.

Q: When is the Fiesta?

A: The Fiesta de Artes will be on August 11-12, 2018, with new hours:

Saturday August 12 – 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, August 13 – 10:00am – 6:00pm

Q: How do I get to the Fiesta?

A: The Fiesta de Artes this year will be held on the lawn of the Civic Center in downtown Los Gatos.

Q: Where can I park?

A: Parking will be available!  The town will enforce the 3-hour time limit.  We also have a bike valet available by the Library.

Q: How much does the Fiesta cost?

A: Entry is free!

Q: Can I bring my dog to the Fiesta?

A: While we love our four-legged friends, we ask you leave them home while you enjoy the festival.

Q: I hear there’s great music! Who is performing at the Fiesta?

A: Check out the musical lineup and schedule.

Q: Will there be things for my kids to do?

A: Yes! There’s a Kids Zone with a variety of activities for kids. Past years have included jumpy castles, Fire Department Safe House, fire trucks, art projects and face painting.

Q: What do the proceeds of the Fiesta benefit?

A: Proceeds go to the Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos. A member of Kiwanis International, the club is dedicated to the principles of altruistic service and the building of better communities. Specifically, the Los Gatos organization helps by offering scholarships, supporting local schools, maintaining bike trails and aiding seniors. All funds raised at this event will be returned to the community.

Q: Who produces the Fiesta de Artes?

A: The Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos has been producing the Fiesta since 1996.  Other local non-profit organizations, including DART, Los Gatos Police Explorer Post 504, and Volunteers in Policing participate in the Fiesta by providing volunteers.

Q: Can I volunteer at the Fiesta? How do I sign up?

A: Yes!  To sign up for a shift, click here. For additional questions, please contact Debbie Jordan at or (408) 395-8016.

Q: What sort of art is at the Fiesta?

A:  There are more than 220+ new and returning exhibitors featuring fine art and a wide range of California handmade crafts available for purchase, ranging from pottery & paintings to jerky & jewelry to clothes & crafts, and so much more! Artists are in their booths and happy to explain their craft and answer your questions.

Q: How can I join as an artist, sponsor or band? 

A: Please visit our contact page for the best person to handle your inquiry, and submission parameters.

Q: Help! (I still have questions.)

A: Contact and we’ll do our best to answer you quickly. Artists, musicians, and food vendors — please visit Contact Us  for specific points of contact.