Seaside Street Painters & Art Vendors Line the Waterfront for 15th Annual Summer Festival at Ventura Harbor Village

chaulk paiting on the sidewalk

The 15th Annual Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival returns to picturesque Ventura Harbor Village on September 9th & 10th, 2023 from 10 AM to 5 PM., giving guests the opportunity to enjoy art, street painting, and the beauty of the Ventura Harbor.  Festival admission & parking are free

Presented by Ventura County Art Events, Inc., the Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival features approximately 30 curated artist vendors showcasing paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry, as well as 20 street paint artists.   

 “The Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival provides festival goers with a rare chance to see the artists working outside of their studio,” said Barbara Hinton, Executive Director of the Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival. “The street painters are working in real time right before your very eyes” she added.

Guests to Ventura Harbor Village can enjoy the smooth vibes of versatile entertainer, Preston Smith, a legend in the Southern California music scene, on Saturday, from Noon-3 PM and take in a performance by reggae favorite Tony Lee and Forbidden Fruit, who plan to bring their pop reggae style, that is both infectious and fun for the entire family, from Noon-3 PM on Sunday.  Plus, the evening heats up harborside with more  live music, comedy and entertainment at the Village restaurants.

A benefit for FOOD Share of Ventura County, Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival has raised over $60,000 for FOOD Share of Ventura County over the years according to Ventura County Art Events, Inc. For more festival details or to get involved visit

Ventura Harbor Village is located off of California Highway 101 and sets the stage for the art festival with a stunning backdrop. blissful weather with gentle ocean breezes paired with casual open-air and sit down dining and unique one-of-a kind boutiques, galleries, and specialty stores.  While at the festival, tour through the Ventura Harbor Village art galleries, including the Marvelous Mug event at Ventura Pottery Gallery, and make sure to grab a glass of wine at the Deep Sea Wine Tasting Room to wind down the day.  Art vendors are located between Andria’s Seafood Restaurant & Market and Brophy Bros. Restaurant & Clam Bar as well as On the Alley, while street painting continues by The Greek and Le Petit restaurants all the way towards Island Packers.  For additional Village galleries art demonstrations and activities, visit