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"A Festival Like No Other"
September 9-10, 2017 11am-7pm Sat., 10am-6pm Sun.
Castro Street, Mountain View, California
quick facts about the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

QUICK FACTS

46th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, A Festival Like No Other
September 9-10 2017 – Saturday 11am to 7pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm

Soak in the Cool Castro Street Vibe at Silicon Valley’s World-Class Festival

WHAT:

WHAT:

jewelry booth

The Mountain View Art & Wine Festival is a festival like no other. An authentic and moveable feast for the senses. The cool, vibrant, multicultural Castro Street vibe. Silicon Valley’s World-Class Art & Music Festival is a spectacularly fun celebration of life featuring 600 professional artists and craftmakers showing exceptional handcrafted wares, stellar live music on stage and street throughout downtown, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with football and baseball on the giant screen TV, fabulous food and drink with premium wines, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria, mimosas, fresh-fruit margaritas and Honeycrisp Apple Mules – the festival’s signature craft cocktail, artisan specialty food purveyors, sensational young performers strut their showstopping stuff on the Mountain View’s Got Talent Community Stage, Super Duper Kids’ Park with ultra thrilling bungee jumping, wild and wacky waterballerz, giant inflatables, super cool temporary body art, face painting and hula hooping fun, an organic and green products showcase, health and wellness displays and home and garden exhibits. Admission is free. Presented by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce.

Exceptional Art, Fine Crafts 600 of America’s top artists and craftmakers show original work in ceramics, fiber, glass, fine art, jewelry, leather, metal, paper, sculpture, and wood. Gorgeous vases, flatware, clocks, dishes, wall and table decorations, stained and beveled glass, etchings, sculptures, photography, oil and watercolor paintings, jewelry, vests, handbags, hats, wallets, footwear, and waterfalls will be among the fine wares available.

Stellar Live Music thirteen dynamic bands playing pulsating Salsa, Motown, rhythm and blues, contemporary country, classic rock ‘n roll, jazz, soul, world-beat, Americana, Latin rock, disco and party music on the Linked-In Concert Stage in Civic Center Plaza Stage and multiple locations throughout downtown. The music lineup includes the new Saturday Sunset Concert (5-7 p.m.) featuring the Bay’s best classic rock and roll band The Houserockers, the return of smash-hit Salsa Sunday with Orquesta Borinquen and Ruckatan plus a stellar bill with Pacific Soul, The Hitmen, Blue House, The Blackouts, Emerson & The Growiser Band, Bob Culbertson, HeartStrings Music, Charles Dupre, John Clarke, Man in White, and Ancient Winds.

Super Duper Kids’ Park action-packed tons of fun for kids with ultra thrilling bungee jumping, wild and wacky waterballerz, Mobile Rock’s challenging 24-foot rock climbing wall, ultra fun obstacle course and bouncers, super cool temporary tattoos, face painting and body art, hula hooping, exotic French hair braiding, caricature art, party animal puppets, children’s books and toys.

Fabulously Festive Food Polish and chicken-Portobello sausages; homemade corn dogs, beer battered garlic, crab and truffle fries; succulent chicken and pork on-a-stick, teriyaki chicken rice bowls, chicken over noodles; spicy hot links, sweet chicken-apple sausages, all-beef organic hot dogs, deluxe garlic fries; barbecued chicken breast sandwiches flavored with Italian herbs and garlic, deep-fried chicken strips; smoked turkey legs, fried calamari; teriyaki chicken kabobs, traditional gyros with sliced tomatoes and refreshing yogurt-cucumber-garlic tzatzki sauce; fried chicken tender plate with fried mozzarella sticks, French fries and jalapeños; French crêpes made to order; sweet late-summer corn on the cob, hefty baked all the trimmings; Chocolate Dipped Frozen Fruit Kabobs & Ice Cream Bars, Whole Fruit Smoothies, scooping jamoca almond fudge and rainbow sherbet, 20 flavors of authentic shaved ice, fresh-squeezed lemonade, kettle corn, roasted peanuts and more. Plus premium wine, mimosas, sangria, fresh-fruit margaritas, our signature festival cocktail – Honeycrisp Apple Mules – and tasty microbrews with special seasonal craft brews from Tied House.

Deelish Drink … premium fine wine, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria and mimosas … and a signature festival cocktail – refreshing Honeycrisp Apple Mules (Skyy Honeycrisp Apple vodka, fresh squeezed lime juice and ginger beer) plus margaritas made from fresh fruit purees – mango, strawberry, cucumber jalapeno and traditional lime.

Artisan Specialty Food ... an array of artisan-produced specialty food sprinkled throughout the event provides the perfect opportunity to sample and purchase small-batch, handcrafted edibles as well as meet and chat with the actual producers. Custom infused balsamic vinaigrettes, balsamics, maple syrup and oils, gourmet toffees, brittles, caramels, apples, giant marshmallows, cookies, fudge, and the world’s best chocolate dipped caramel apples, family recipe dips, spices, sauces, garlic mushrooms, stuffed olives, mustards, pickled garlic, green beans and asparagus, fruit butters and marinades, the world’s finest beef jerky, tender roasted corn nuts, gourmet dips, soups, desserts, dry rubs, California grown pomegranate fruit spread, molasses,  syrup, marinade, grilling sauce, grenadine, 100% Grade A pure honey harvested  from their own bees, beeswax candles, bee pollen, royal jelly and honey soap, all natural British teas, curds, shortbread, scone mix, traditional royal cream, cream tea packs, vinaigrette dressings and marinades, and curds with a kik, hot sauces,  French artisan gourmet gift boxes, the world’s finest estate grown 100% Kona coffee and macadamia nuts from the Big Island.

Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge kick back and watch NFL and college football and MLB games on a giant LED screen in the Comcast Pigskin Party.

Mountain View's Got Talent Community Stage a dazzling array of gifted young performers strut their showstopping stuff in this “Mountain View’s Got Talent” style showcase.

Viva Plastic! Pay for drink tickets and glasses using any major credit card at the Ticket/Glass booths spread throughout the festival.

WHEN:

WHEN:

September 9-10, 2017. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

WHERE:

WHERE:

On Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue in Mountain View, CA. Get directions.

NO PETS:

NO PETS:

Pets are not encouraged at the festival. Be kind to your pet companions (ie. dogs), and leave them in the comforts of their own home.

INFO-LINE:

INFO-LINE:

650-968-8378

FACEBOOK:

FACEBOOK:

TWITTER:

TWITTER:

@miramarevents

INSTAGRAM:

INSTAGRAM:

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YOUTUBE:

YOUTUBE:

https://youtu.be/tXIx7UT29bA

LOCATION & DATES

Castro Street
(between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue)
Mountain View, California

September 9-10, 2017
11am–7pm Saturday, 10am–6pm Sunday

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