Capitola Art & Wine Festival

32nd Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival
September 13 & 14, 2014
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Admission free!

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 Children’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
12 – 12:30PM: Aptos Academy of Performing Arts – Home of No Limits Dance Company
1 – 1:30PM: Te Hau Nui Dance
2:30 – 3:45PM: Jacob Jeffries Band

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

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

Sunday Concerts:

1:30 – 3PM: Extra Large - Funk gyrations, Latin spice, Fun-in-the-sun Reggae, and classic California rock vigor
4 – 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 – 2:30PM: Jetlag aka Rock Lerum


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 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 Ave. and Esplanade. Shuttles run about every 20 minutes. Saturday, September 13: 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday, September 14: 9:30 AM to 7 PM.

Crossroads Center on Bay Avenue
Memorial weekend through September, Capitola has a free shuttle service into Capitola Village. Take the Bay Avenue exit off Hwy. 1, head 1 block west and turn left at the Crossroads Center. Park for free behind the shopping center and catch a ride on the shuttle into Capitola Village at the beach. 10AM – 8PM weekends only.

Pacific Cove Parking Lot: 8am – 8 pm
*Metered, bring quarters

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