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Lafayette Art & Wine Festival 2018

Award-winning art, wine + music festival. 2 days. 4 stages. 20 cover bands, 300+ artists, KidZones. Food, wine, & beer. Free admission. #BARTable

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival is big time family fun with a hometown feel! 4 Stages, 20 live bands, 300+ Artists. 3 KidZones. Free Admission. #BARTable: 1 block to BART. Top 7 reasons why the award-winning Lafayette Art & Wine Festival is so popular: 1. Location: Beautiful downtown Lafayette, steps from BART, 2 blocks off Hwy 24, and an easy walk or shuttle ride from complimentary Festival parking. Close to bike trails, no-charge bike valet provided. 2. Continuous Music & Dancing - No Cover Charge: Room to dance to Bay Area's best headliner cover bands, including The Sun Kings, Annie Sampson, Deep Blue Jam, The Spazmatics, East Bay Mudd, Neon Velvet, The Big Jangle, Toree McGee, Bob Athayde, ZEBOP!, Extra Large, Sunny and the Black Pack, 3day Weekend, Juke Joint, Rock City, The Ripplers, and Bay Bridge Beat. 3. Wine & Beer: Wide selection of California varietals served throughout the Festival footprint. Connoisseurs -- Step into the Premium Wine Pavilion for high-end wines most people never get a chance to taste. 4. Food: Choice is everywhere, including Festival Food and Lafayette's top restaurants located within the Festival's footprint, on Restaurant Row. 5. Original Fine Arts & Crafts: 300+ local and regional artists' booths, including the "Local Artists Alley," which showcases Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda fine artists. 6. Family + Dog-Friendly: People move to Lafayette for the family lifestyle, so it's no surprise that this is a family-friendly festival, starting with KidZones and a Family Stage. There is also plenty for family dogs to see and smell, plus easy access to Festival water bowls. 7. Budget Friendly: Festival proceeds support Lafayette Chamber's many programs, Lafayette Partners in Education ("LPIE"), and other local non-profits, but much of the Festival Experience is free, including the music. Sponsors include Xfinity, Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa, Yelp, and Mechanics Bank. See Festival website for full sponsor list.

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday and Saturday

Sep 15, 2018 through Sep 16, 2018

10:00PM - 6:00PM