Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2023 Capitola Plein Air Art Festival

October 30, 2023 @ 8:00 am - November 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

The City of Capitola Art & Cultural Commission is delighted to host the seventh annual Capitola Plein Air, juried art competition, exhibition, and sale. It is a FREE event, with hands-on art-making for all visitors, live music, and forty local and regional artists selling their works and competing for the top prize.

Dozens of professional artists will paint en plein air in varied mediums, outdoors, throughout Capitola, at locations including New Brighton Beach, Depot Hill, the Esplanade, and the Jewel Box.

The Exhibition and Art Sale is on Sunday, November 5th, from 11:00AM—4:00PM, at Jade Street Community Center(4400 Jade Street.), more than 100 framed paintings will be on display for the competition, exhibition and sale. The public is invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award!
The best in show will be purchased for $1,800, and displayed as part of the City of Capitola’s public art collection. A $1000 second place prize and other ribbons will be awarded.

This event is FREE to the public. All are welcome! (But come prepared to purchase and collect a piece of Capitola Art and Culture if you are inspired!)


October 30, 2023 @ 8:00 am
November 5, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Capitola Village
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website