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Q: When is the Fiesta?
A: The 2017 Fiesta de Artes dates August 12 and 13th.
Q: How do I get to the Fiesta?
A: We have a handy map here.
Car: Enter The Los Gatos Town Plaza Park, Los Gatos, CA into your GPS device. This will get your to our main stage, but the Fiesta goes down four blocks of North Santa Cruz Avenue.
On foot or bike: You can get to us from the Los Gatos Creek Trail.
Q: Where can I park?
A: The best place to park are the lots behind North Santa Cruz Avenue stores, on the east side. There will be very limited street parking. A half a mile away is the Los Gatos High School will additional parking.
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?
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! Please contact Debbie Jordan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 395-8016 for more information.
Q: What sort of art is at the Fiesta?
A: There are more than 220+ exhibitors featuring fine art and a wide range of California handmade crafts available for purchase. Artists are in their booths 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.)