Visitor's Guide - Lafayette Art & Wine Festival

24TH ANNUAL LAFAYETTE ART & WINE FESTIVAL


Saturday, Sept. 21 (10am–7pm) & Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 (10am–6pm)


With so many things to do, you'll want to plan your day accordingly!

Admission & Parking: FREE to attend. FREE parking at BART lot. FREE shuttle to the festival.

Art: Over 300 arts, crafts, and fine art booths including the Local Arts Alley in La Fiesta Square.

Food & Drink Wine and beer glasses and drink tickets are sold throughout the festival. Look for ticket booths. Combination packages available with big discounts. You MUST BE 21 years of age to purchase glasses, drink tickets and be served! Don't forget your ID! Over 30 food vendors and downtown restaurants are in the festival footprint.

Music: FREE! Bands play non-stop on three stages plus a Family Stage.

Kid Zones: Rides for all ages! Cost varies per ride/activity.

Vendors: Information, shopping and entertainment throughout!

Local Businesses: The festival footprint encompasses wonderful local merchants featuring restaurants, jewelers, day spas, linen shops, clothing, gifts and business services.

 

Take BART... and you're here!

Take BART to the Lafayette Station – the Festival is just one block from the South Exit. Follow the path (and the signs!)

FREE continuous shuttle service runs between BART and the Festival entrance at Mt. Diablo Blvd. & Oak Hill Rd. starting at 9:30am and running until 30 minutes after the Festival ends (7:30pm on Saturday and 6:30pm on Sunday). We will also have Lamorinda Spirit Van continuous shuttle service which has wheelchair accessibility from 10am to 7:30pm on Saturday and 10am to 6:30pm on Sunday.

Traveling By Car - Where to Park

From Highway 24 eastbound take the Oak Hill Rd./Central Lafayette exit. Turn left then right to park in the eastern BART parking lot. Follow Festival signs. Look for the free shuttle pickup tent.

From Highway 24 westbound take the Central Lafayette exit and turn left. Turn left again into the eastern BART parking lot. Look for the free shuttle pickup tent.

Parking is free at the western BART parking lot. Catch the free shuttle to the Festival entrance!

Handicap parking is available at Walgreens, 3614 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Learn more about ADA accessibility options here.

Our parking map will help you determine where to park. Just know - it is not to scale. The Festival is much closer to the parking lot and BART station than it appears on this map.

Free Shuttle Service

Take the free continuous shuttle service between BART station, BART parking lot and the Festival entrance (Mt. Diablo Blvd. & Oak Hill Rd.)

Schedule: Shuttles run Saturday, 9:30am to 7:30pm and Sunday, 9:30am. to 6:30pm.

We will also have the Lamorinda Spirit Van offering continuous shuttle service with wheelchair accessibility from 10am to 7:30pm on Saturday and 10am to 6:30pm on Sunday.


Ride Your Bike to the Festival - Free Bike Valet

From the East and West use Mt. Diablo Blvd. Follow Festival signs.

From Walnut Creek or Moraga use the Lafayette-Moraga Trail. Follow Festival signs.

FREE Secured bike valet available at 81 Lafayette Circle in the Lamorinda Music parking lot.

Bike Valet Sponsored by Angie Culum, Dudum Real Estate Group.

Dudum Real Estate Group - Angie Culum Lafayette Art & Wine Festival Bike Valet Sponsor

Critical Services

FIRST AID, POLICE and FIRE are located at 3533 Mt. Diablo Blvd. (south side of street near Moraga Rd.)

TOILETS are located in four different areas of the festival: (1) Behind the Bank of the West Stage, (2) South Thompson across from Super Cuts, (3) Behind Round-up Saloon corner of Mt. Diablo & Lafayette Circle, and (4) Near Fiesta Stage

LOST AND FOUND is located at the Lafayette Chamber office, 251 Lafayette Circle, Ste 150. We can be reached by phone at (925) 284-7404.

WATER STATIONS are located 1) Near the Bank of the West Stage, 2) in La Fiesta Square next to Tutu's (formerly Chow) 3) at the Main Gate near Starbucks, and 4) near the Fiesta Stage.

FAMILY/SENIOR COOLING STATION is located at the Lafayette Methodist Church, 955 Moraga Road.

DOGGIE COOLING STATION will be located at Farm Yard Darlings at 30 Lafayette Circle.

Should I bring my dog?

Dogs must be leashed and in control at all times. Be sure to bring water!

Dogs are happiest and safest before 1p.m., while sidewalks are cooler and less crowded. Dog cooling station is located at 30 Lafayette Circle.

Taking your dog to summer festivals can be fun, but be sure you're prepared before you go. Please consider these tips before bringing your dog to the festival.

TIPS FOR BRINGING YOUR DOG

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