2021 Festival Dates

The annual Redlands Festival of the Arts will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 29-30 in Smiley Park. Watch for more details.

The Festival’s Juried Art Show and Art in the Park will be open from 10 am to 5 pm.  There is no admission charge, but please donate to our student artist grant awards program. Click here to email us for information.


Come see over 100 artists at the Festival, with many of them competing in our nine-category juried art show in: ceramics, digital, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and wood.

Watch for the announcement of our 2020 artists early next year.  Click here to learn more about the 2019 artists.

Art In The Park

Be sure to visit Art In The Park on the Festival grounds, which is sponsored by the Redlands Art Association.


Watch for details next year about the 2020 entertainment line-up. Clear here to see the Festival’s 2019 fabulous live musical entertainment line-up.

Food, Beer and Wine Garden

Watch for the announcement of our 2020 food, beer and wine purveyors.  When hunger and thirst call, we’ve got you covered with tempting cuisine, local favorite beers and wines.

Community Exhibits

Festival guests who stop by our Community Exhibits will learn more about Redlands and all the local activities and services that benefit families young and old in the area:

Artist Reception

The Artists Reception is a great way to meet the artists and learn more about their work. The details will be announced soon.


The Festival is held in shady Smiley Park between the Smiley Library and the Lincoln Shrine in Redlands, California, adjacent to the Redlands Bowl and Redlands Police Annex gardens.


Free parking is available on West Citrus Avenue at the Redlands Mall and across the street from the mall next to the post office.  Additional parking is available at the city lot on Citrus Avenue and many nearby streets.


See the map below to explore downtown Redlands, including the Smiley Library, Smiley Park and the Lincoln Shrine.


The festival is easily accessible from eastbound Interstate 10 by taking the Orange Street exit or from westbound Interstate 10 by taking the Sixth Street exit.