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    Seaside Street Painters & Art Vendors Line the Waterfront for 14th Annual Summer Festival at Ventura Harbor Village

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    Event Benefits FOOD Share of Ventura County And Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura

    VENTURA, Calif. – The 14th Annual Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival returns to picturesque Ventura Harbor Village on September 10 and 11, 2022 from 10am to 5pm.  What’s more, the seaside enclave, located off of California Highway 101, invites visitors to experience a stunning backdrop of majestic yachts, stunning sunsets, blissful weather with gentle ocean breezes paired to casual open-air and sit down dining and unique one-of-a kind boutiques, galleries, and specialty stores.  The destination is the picture-perfect staycation/midweek/weekend getaway for couples, friends, and families.


    Ventura Art & Street Painting – What’s Happening Seaside:


    The Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival at Ventura Harbor Village gives visitors an opportunity to enjoy art, street painting, and the beauty of the Ventura County coast.


    “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.

    Artists will be showcasing their work in the artist’s vendor festival near the Fisherman’s Memorial between popular waterfront restaurants Andria’s Seafood Restaurant & Market and Brophy Bros Clam Bar & Restaurant. The vendor art booths include original paintings, pottery, photography and jewelry — all available for purchase.  Additionally, the sidewalks along the art festival and the Village Promenade will be the canvas for colorful street painters, who will be creating chalk pastel murals ranging from approximately 10×5 ft. to 10×10 ft. in size.  The chalk paintings are a highlight of the festival and will remain up for visitors to view for weeks.  (weather pending). Admission & parking are free.

    Children can join in and create their own art as well in the Children’s Chalk Area, operated by The Boys and Girls Club of Ventura County.  For $10 kids get a small box of chalk and a sidewalk square where they can create their own colorful work of art.

    The Ventura Art & Street Painting festival weekend at Ventura Harbor Village will headline local female artists Karen Eden on Saturday, September 11, 2022 from Noon 3 PM, and Lynnzee Fraye, on Sunday,

    September 12, 2022 from Noon – 3 PM, who will both perform live on the waterfront Promenade stage. Plus catch additional entertainment each evening at Ventura Harbor Village restaurants.  Stroll through the Village galleries and boutiques shops and enjoy casual, seaside eats.

    The festival is a fundraiser for two local charities:  FOOD Share of Ventura County and Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura hosted by Ventura County Art Events, Inc.  To date the organization has donated over $60,000 to FOOD Share of Ventura County.

    Visit for Calendar of Events and for more festival details.


    About Ventura Harbor Village:


    Situated along the picturesque California Central Coast, endowed with breathtaking

    views, Ventura County’s Ventura Harbor is bordered by the City of Ventura on three sides and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Ventura Harbor Village and Ventura Harbor boasts 16 unique shops, 18 dockside restaurants and fish markets, two waterfront hotels, beaches, green spaces, water sports, boating, public launch ramp, fuel dock, markets, waterfront hotels, and cruising options (dive and fishing boats, harbor tours, kayaks, electric and pedal boat rentals) and a beautiful walking Promenade, which make this all part of an affordable, multigenerational vacation destination.


    The Ventura Harbor Village also offers visitors an escape for coastal visitors and residents with live weekend entertainment, dog-friendly facilities, soft adventure, and spectacular sunset views of the Pacific coastline. Home to the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, (open daily with free admission, within walking distance to the Village), this stunning national park center features its own viewing tower, exhibits, movie theater, and bookstore. It is here that visitors can learn more about exploring the Channel Islands for world-class island diving, snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, sea cave exploration, photography, camping and wildlife viewing via Island Packers and a number of local outfitters.


    Ventura Harbor is 20 miles from Santa Barbara and is 60 miles from Los Angeles International Airport. It is accessible in just minutes from scenic US Highway 101/Highway1 and via the 126 from the 5 Freeway.  For additional visitor information, contact Ventura Harbor Village at 805-477-0470, or visit  Ventura Harbor Village is located at 1583 Spinnaker Drive in Ventura.




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