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"A Festival Like No Other"
Sept. 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 Annual 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 Arts Festival

WHAT:

WHAT:

festival booths and downtown shops

The Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, coming up September 9-10, 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 500 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 and Cornhole Corner, fabulous food and drink with premium wines, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria, mimosas, fresh-fruit margaritas, classic Bloody Mary’s, and Honeycrisp Apple Mules – the signature craft cocktail, plus the very cool What’s Up Photo Booth, 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, a 24’ rock climbing wall, giant inflatables, super cool henna art, glitter tattoos, face painting, an organic and green products showcase, health and wellness displays and home and garden exhibits. Festival admission is free. Presented by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce.

Exceptional Art, Fine Crafts 500 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 and Entertainment Everywhere  get ready – the greatest two days of live music Mountain View has ever experienced is coming with twelve sensational 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 dynamite non-stop music lineup includes the big Saturday Soul Train Dance Party (5-7 p.m.) featuring the powerhouse Pacific Soul Band, the return of smash-hit Salsa Sunday with Caravanserai and Ruckatan plus a stellar bill with Cisco Kid – War Tribute, the Johnny Neri Band, Blue House, The Element, Emerson & The Growiser Band, Bob Culbertson, HeartStrings Music, John Clarke and Ancient Winds.

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 fine wine, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria, mimosas and signature festival cocktails.

Deelish Drink … enjoy premium fine wine, seasonal craft beer, refreshing sangria, mimosas and signature festival cocktails – deelish Honeycrisp Apple Mules (Skyy Honeycrisp Apple vodka, fresh squeezed lime juice and ginger beer), classic Bloody Mary’s and  refreshing, handmade margaritas made from fresh fruit purees – mango, strawberry, cucumber jalapeno and traditional lime. Beer lovers will be in hops heaven with the assortment of world-class brews –– Corona Extra, Firestone 805, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, and Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest. New to the fiesta this year: Bass Note Sangria, full flavored and so, so delicious! Made with California wine and blended with fresh fruit juice, cane sugar, herbs, and spices to create a whole new Sangria experience. Enjoy it in three extraordinary flavors – Blackberry Sage, Cherry Lime Almond, and Peach Tarragon. Cool off with refreshing Honey Green Tea, Half Lemonade/Half Tea and Pomegranate Blueberry Herbal Tea from Honest Tea, enjoy a bottle of Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water, 100% natural and bottled at the source or savor an iced illy espresso-style coffee drink – your choice of Cappuccino, Caffe Latte or Caffe Vanilla Affogato. Sip your favorite beverage in a beautiful, collector-item wine or beer glass adorned with the stylish festival logo.

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.

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 courses and bouncers, super cool henna art, glitter tattoos, face painting, sand art creative cards, and party animal puppets.

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.

Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge and Cornhole Corner … kick back and watch NFL and college football and MLB games on a giant LED screen in the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge. Plus non-stop Cornhole tossing action in Cornhole Corner.

What’s Up Photo Booth … Inventor/mad scientists and husband/wife team Paul and Debbie Supp spent countless hours of design and collaboration with world-class engineers to bring you the ultimate photo booth experience. “Dolores” is a work of art on wheels; she is a fully automated mobile photo booth that allows you the unique opportunity to take a step back in time while enjoying technological advances of today. Complete with a fully functional smoke stack and custom designed interior, Dolores takes professional quality photos that are printed instantly for you to hold as keepsake for years to come. Digital photos are also available.

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

Public Transit:  Ride Caltrain, VTA Light Rail or Bus service to the festival – you’re dropped off at the festival doorstep! Get details.

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 with warm weather and large crowds. For the safety, comfort, and courtesy of your pets and festival-goers, please leave your pets at home.

INFO-LINE:

INFO-LINE:

650-968-8378

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TWITTER:

TWITTER:

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INSTAGRAM:

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YOUTUBE:

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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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