Capitola Art & Wine Festival

33rd Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival
September 12 & 13, 2015

Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Admission free!

To apply as an artist2015 Capitola Art & Wine Festival Artist Application

Artist: Lynn Jaye

2014 Poster Artist: Lynn Jaye

A fun weekend for the whole family!
 The Capitola Art & Wine Festival combines Art, Wine, Music and Food, all in charming Capitola Village overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. Over 160 fine artists and 23 Santa Cruz Mountains wineries will participate in this year’s Festival. A Kid’s Art Area with ongoing craft projects is conveniently located in the center of the Festival on Lawn Way. Enjoy great entertainment all weekend including local dance and performing arts groups, street performers and live music.

2014 Entertainment Schedule

On the Bandstand Stage at Esplanade Park
11:30AM – 12:00PM: Aptos Academy of Performing Arts – Home of No Limits
12:30 – 1:00PM: Te Hau Nui Dance
2:00 – 3:30PM: Jacob Jeffries Band – pianist-singer-songwriter

Saturday Concerts:
5 – 7PM: The Sun Kings – A Beatles Tribute

On the Bandstand Stage at Esplanade Park
11:00 – 11:30AM: Dancenter
11:45 – 12:15PM: Santa Cruz Pipes & Drums
12:30 – 1:00PM: Elaine’s Dance Studio

Sunday Concerts:

1:30 – 3:00PM: Extra Large – Funk, Reggae, Latin & Soul
4:00 – 5:30PM:  SambaDa – Afro-Brazilian Samba-Funk-Dance Music

Saturday & Sunday
Street Performances
Location: Intersection of Capitola & Monterey Avenues
11:30AM – 1:30PM: The Great Morgani
2:00 – 2:30PM: Jetlag aka Rock Lerum

Download a Festival program:
Food, Wineries & Entertainment
2014 Festival Artists
Festival Map


Enjoy wine tasting from a variety of Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and delicious gourmet food from local restaurants and caterers. Experience fine art and intricate crafts and meet the talented artists whose works you admire. Listen to great music and all the while you’re just steps from the beach. This is truly a weekend in paradise!

The 2014 Capitola Art & Wine Festival will feature these exceptional wineries:

37th Parallel
Alfaro Family Vineyards
Bargetto Winery
Beauregard Vineyards
Bruzzone Family Vineyards
Burrell School Vineyards
Chaucer’s Cellars
Domenico Winery
Hallcrest Vineyards & the Organic Wine Works
Heart O’ the Mountain
Hunter Hill Vineyard & Winery
Martin Ranch Winery
Naumann Vineyards
Nicholson Vineyards
Pelican Ranch Winery
Roudon-Smith Winery
Silver Mountain Vineyards
Sones Cellars
Soquel Vineyards
Storrs Winery
Trout Gulch Vineyards
Villa del Monte Winery
Zayante Vineyards

*Wine tasting requires purchase of 2014 Festival Glass and Tasting Tokens.
2014 Glass: $8. Tokens: $1 each. Wine tasting: 2 – 4 tokens per tasting.

Because of the large volume of human traffic at the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, we ask that you not bring your pets with you.


41st Ave Shuttle at Capitola Mall
Ride the free shuttle from the Capitola Mall (handicap accessible). Take Highway 1 to the 41st Avenue exit, head south on 41st Avenue to the Capitola Mall. Park next to Bank of America and shuttle to the Festival. 41st Avenue shuttle drops off right at the entrance to the Festival at Stockton Avenue and Esplanade. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes. Saturday, September 13: 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday, September 14: 9:30 AM to 7 PM.

Beach and Village Parking Lots on Capitola Avenue
Memorial weekend through mid-September, the City of Capitola offers a free beach shuttle from the Beach and Village Parking Lots located behind City Hall at 420 Capitola Avenue. Parking Lots can be accessed from Capitola Avenue, Bay Avenue and Monterey Avenue. Free shuttle operates 10 AM – 8 PM and drops off in Capitola Village. Parking costs $0.50 an hour with no time limit. The pay stations accept cash, debit cards and credit cards. Meters run from 8 AM to 8 PM.

FREE Bike Valet Parking  hosted by our volunteers from Harbor High Leadership! Two convenient locations:
1. David Lyng parking lot at corner of Capitola & Stockton Avenues
2. Monterey Avenue Festival entrance.

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For more information contact the Capitola-Soquel Chamber of Commerce (831)475-6522