7 Reasons Why the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival (September 21-22, 2019) is the “Best of the East Bay” 

Award-Winning Art, Wine and Music Festival: 2 Days, 4 Live Stages, 20 Cover Bands, + Artist Booths, 3 Kid Zones, Great Food, Wine & Beer. 1 Block from BART. Free Admission. 

Best of the East Bay 2018Don’t miss the East Bay’s favorite end-of-summer party! Voted “Best of the East Bay”, Lafayette Art & Wine Festival 2019 will be held on Saturday, September 21 (10am-7pm) and Sunday, September 22 (10am-6pm) in Lafayette, CA. 

Here are the top 7 reasons why the 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.  See Getting Here ..
  2. Continuous Music & Dancing – With No Cover Charge: Room to dance to Bay Area’s best headliner cover bands. In previous year's we've heard 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 - just to name a few!  View full music schedule ... 
  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.  View wine and beers ... 
  4. Food: Choice is everywhere, including Festival Food (food trucks and food booths) and Lafayette’s top restaurants located within the Festival’s footprint, on Restaurant Row.  What's to eat? ...  
  5. Original Fine Arts & Crafts: 300+ local and regional artists' booths, including the “Local Artists Alley,” which showcases Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda fine artists. Learn more about our 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 the three Kid Zones and the Family Stage. There is also plenty for family dogs to see and smell, plus easy access to Festival water bowls. Should I bring my dog? 
  7. Budget Friendly – and a Good Cause: Festival proceeds support Lafayette Chamber’s many programs, Lafayette Partners in Education (“LPIE”), and many other local non-profits, but much of the Festival Experience is free, including the music.   

About The Lafayette Art & Wine Festival Organizers and Sponsors 

The Lafayette Art & Wine Festival is an annual event that promotes Lafayette’s Downtown and raises money for local education, the Lafayette Chamber and many other local non-profit organizations.

The event is produced by the Lafayette Chamber in partnership with the City of Lafayette and Eckerstrom Productions.

Sponsors include Xfinity, Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa, Yelp, and Mechanics Bank. View all our sponsors ... 


The Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, now in its 24th year in 2019, will be held on Saturday, September 21 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 22 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). The Festival is free to attend and just steps from Lafayette BART.

Click to view the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival 2019 Music Schedule.