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“Kings Mountain” Art Fair in the Redwoods

That’s right, an art fair tucked among gorgeous redwood trees over Labor Day weekend.
By - posted 9/1/2018 No Comment

Why pay a fortune to see the art in Sausalito when you can visit the Kings Mountain Art Fair for free?

Known for its stunning location among the redwoods and for its unique and varied artists, the Kings Mountain Art Fair celebrates more than 50 years of art and ambiance.

The #1 fine art fair in Northern California (Art Fair SourceBook, 2015), featuring 135+ juried artists in a redwood forest with an old fashioned children’s craft and game area.

2018 Kings Mountain Art Fair
September 1-3, 2018 | 10 am to 5 pm
13889 Skyline Blvd., Woodside, CA

This is not your average kitschy craft fair. It’s a fine art fair where you can talk to the artists, hang out in a gorgeous redwood forest and enjoy great food and fresh air.

Park along Skyline Blvd., and take a free trolley from marked stops to the main entrance (2 stops, located about 1 mile north and south of the fair).

Food & Drinks
All meals are enthusiastically prepared and served by an all-volunteer staff that includes members of the volunteer fire rescue team. Breakfast is available 8 to 10:30 am. The grill serves a pancake breakfast, including eggs and sausage, as well as satisfying “fair food” for lunch, including burgers, corn on the cob, chili, nachos, and more. The volunteers at the cook shack seek out the highest quality ingredients every year, like 100% natural beef. And the Kings Mountain Elementary School has dessert covered with Grandma Jenny’s famous giant cookies.

Proceeds from the Art Fair go back to the community, supporting the Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, which responds to more than 300 emergencies a year (including last year’s Skeggs fire), and the Kings Mountain Elementary School, a 3-room school for grades K-5.

The fair is transforming into a zero waste event. Last year, out of 3.21 tons of collected trash, it was successfully composted 1.19 tons and recycled 1.46 tons, leaving only a half ton of trash leftover from the three-day event.

The fair takes place around the Kings Mountain Fire Station and Community Center, along California Scenic Corridor Highway 35, six miles south of Highway 92. Most people know the area as a recreational mecca for hikers and bikers; now, come see the art.