La Quinta Arts Festival


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34th La Quinta Arts Festival

Ranked #1 in the Nation!
March 3 – 6, 2016 – 10AM to 5PM

La Quinta Arts Festival Ranked #1 in the Nation 2015. La Quinta Arts Foundation is thrilled to announce that its signature event La Quinta Arts Festival has been ranked the #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation for the third consecutive year by Art Fair SourceBook, the definitive guide for art and craft fairs in the United States.

The 34th Annual La Quinta Arts Festival returns to the visually stunning setting of La Quinta’s Civic Center Campus (78495 Calle Tampico La Quinta CA) in the greater Palm Springs area – Southern California’s preferred desert resort location. Produced by La Quinta Arts Foundation, in partnership with its Premier Sponsor the City of La Quinta, La Quinta Arts Festival raises funds for the Foundation’s non-profit mission of Promoting & Cultivating the Arts.

This award-winning event attracts art patrons and tourists from across the nation as one of the Coachella Valley’s premier attractions. Live Entertainment, Delicious Food, Wine and Beer complement your experience.

La Quinta Arts Festival is nationally recognized by artists and art patrons alike as one of the renowned art festivals in the nation. Recent La Quinta Arts Festival accolades and awards include:

“#1 in the Nation Fine Art Festivals”

Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook, 2013, 2014, 2015

“#1 in the Nation Fine Craft Festivals”

Greg Lawler’s 2014 Art Fair SourceBook

“A must attend art event in the western United States”


“#1 Fine Art & Design Shows, 2014″ 

Sunshine Artist Magazine

La Quinta Arts Festival is a true community effort which could not take place without the generous support from Sponsors, Community Partners and Donors. Please show them your appreciation by patronizing their service businesses, shops and restaurants throughout the year! …Learn more about our sponsors and supporters

Do you enjoy being part of an art event and artistic community? We enlist the help of many volunteers to accomplish our cultural mission. There are numerous volunteer opportunities for local residents. …Learn more about Volunteering with LQAF


Event Policies

It is our goal to conduct safe and pleasurable events.  Accordingly we have established Event Policies for the benefit of all patrons.   Read them  here!