The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) will be returning to downtown La Jolla on Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, 2023, showcasing prestigious art, regional and international wines, craft beer and spirits, and family-friendly fun! This event will take place just one block from the Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla.
Featuring more than 160 artists from across the U.S. and Mexico, their exquisite creations come in a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, jewelry design, fine glass, ceramics, woodwork, mixed media, and photography.
This Festival is not just for the art connoisseur; The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival is also a destination where vino enthusiasts and craft beer lovers unite. The iconic wine and beer garden highlights over 35 international wineries, local craft breweries, and craft distilleries. Along with a two-day silent auction, 15 pet adoption stations and an all-star line-up of live entertainment and music, there is something for everyone.
MISSION: The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival Foundation is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to bring needed funds to La Jolla's public schools, art to the community and promote La Jolla and its merchants strengthening the vibrant community of La Jolla. All donations to the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival are tax-deductible. All profits raised benefit underfunded programs such as art, music, science, physical education, technology and on-site medical care at all La Jolla public schools. Since its inception, the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival has donated more than $1,000,000 to these schools for the educational benefit of more than 4,000 children.
Those traveling from out of town can choose to stay within walking distance at the Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla, featuring 97 guest rooms and suites. For reservations and to see our special offers, click HERE or call (855) 787-3859. And those looking for a place to enjoy lunch/brunch or a refreshing cocktail, stop by the acclaimed NINE-TEN Restaurant and Bar, which offers a sidewalk patio overlooking the festival. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2023!