Events Calendar

2013 Danville Fall Crafts Festival

Date: October 26, 2013 - October 27, 2013
Event Description Fall is in the air and art is everywhere, as the Danville Fall Crafts Festival welcomes visitors of all ages to celebrate its 22nd anniversary. This much-loved event takes place in downtown Danville on Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, for 10AM to 5PM.

Hosted by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Danville, the admission-free festival takes place along Hartz Avenue, between Diablo and Hartz Way and East and West Prospect. The festival features 200 talented artisans showing their work. Genres range from ceramics, glass, fiber art, wood and leather to paintings, jewelry, photography and mixed media.

For family-friendly fun, explore the enchanting Glass Pumpkin Patch on Prospect at Hartz Avenue, displaying more than 1,000 glass pumpkins of every size, color and shape. The always-popular Children's Costume Parade starts at 10AM at School and Hartz Avenue on Saturday, October 26. Penny the miniature horse, a Danville favorite from local non-profit Horses Healing Hearts, will lead the parade with
Sparky the San Ramon Valley Fire District Dog and safe trick-or-treating with downtown Danville merchants and festival artists will take place on both days. Other activities for youngsters include face painting, inflatables from Backyard Carnivals and train rides sponsored by the Museum of San Ramon Valley.

For adults, a beverage garden sponsored by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce offers refreshing microbrews from Schubros Brewery and wines. Propect Avenue events, held between Hartz Avenue and Front Street include special merchant activities and a local dance performance by Next Step Dance Studio on Saturday. On Sunday a Classic Car Show sponsored by David Miller with Hot Summer Nights and a vintage BMX Bike show will be held on East Prospect.

"The Danville Fall Crafts Festival is such a happy event - everyone gets involved, including the artists and merchants," says Shelby McNamara, president of the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce. "And it's the perfect place to find holiday decorations and gifts." Don't forget to pop in to all of the local downtown merchants and restaurants!

Talented street corner musicians provide entertainment for festival-goers all weekend long: World Music tunes, lively xylophone and marimba music, and romantic Italianate ballads on guitar and mandolin plus local fave, Laurie B. Ballard and her fun and folksy tunes and repartee with the crowd.

Festival visitors also enjoy free unlimited parking in city-owned lots and curbside spaces (the two hour parking limit will not be enforced) as well as free and monitored parking for bicycles sponsored by Sustainable Danville Area and SRVHS E-2 Environmental Club in the Consignit Couture and Pegasus Bicycle Works parking lot.

For information contact 925-837-4400 or visit the festival website:

Event Sponsors
Heritage Bank of Commerce

Supervisor Candace Andersen

Robert Storer

A Special Touch Funeral & Cremation Services

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Art on the Lane

Blackhawk Country Club

Cottage Jewel


Danville Fit

Psychic of Danville

Tutor Doctor

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Danville Artists' Society

Alamo Smiles Dental Group

Ana Dosaj, Herbalife


Cudny Tennis Academy

Danville Station Firehouse Bar and Grille

Diablo Behavioral Healthcare - Silicon Valley TMS at Blackhawk

EPIC Healthy Choices in Total

Fine Art 360

GateTree Baptist Church

Jersey Mike's Subs

JuneBug's Bakery

Kokum Fine Cuisine

Linda Lee, SeneGence

Pinot's Palette

San Ramon Valley School District

SFC Dogs

W Academy of Salon & Spa

Sima Alefi, Financial Advisor Edward Jones

Stoneridge Creek Retirement Community

The Studio

Lazarex Cancer Foundation

A Dress Change

Adora Bella Salon

Allstate Insurance William White Agency

Art on the Lane

AuburnJames Winery

Christe James Fine Jewelry Works

Christina's Fine Clothing

Consignit Couture

Cottage Jewel

Danville Chocolates

Danville Cigar, Fine Wine & Gifts

Danville Station Firehouse Bar and Grille

Father Natures Hideaway

Faz Restaurant & Bar


Forward Motion Sports

Heirloom Court

Incontro Ristorante

J. Hettinger Interiors

Jolie Salon & Spa

JuneBug's Bakery

La Boulange

Last Detail

Los Panchos Restaurant

McGah's Pub and Pianos


Miglet's Cupcake Shop

Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Pacific Coast Farmers Market

Pegasus Bicycle Works

Petes Brass Rail and Carwash

Primo's Pizzeria & Pasta

Rakestraw Books

Rick's Picks

Sweet Street

The Peasant & The Pear


Twenty One Tango

Yanni's Greek Taverna

Pinot's Palette

Republic Services

Richards Arts & Crafts

Across the Universe Web Design

Before and After Home Redesign and Staging

Boisset Wine Living

Danville Express

Danville San Ramon Pharmacy

Design of Living Spaces

Discover Danville Association


GateTree Baptist Church



Jane Macken, Coldwell Banker

Jolie Salon & Spa

JSCA Real Estate Group

Ken Gurgone, Combined Insurance

Nayeli Faith Foundation

Rick's Tooltime, Inc.

The Lindeberg Group, LLC

The Lindeberg Group, LLC

Todd Flavio, Guaranteed Rate

Tom Hart, Real Estate Broker/Empire Realty

Horses Healing Hearts

Allstate Insurance William White Agency

Debi Stein, Keller Williams

Amber Bistro

Bridges Restaurant

BYC Parties & Events

Gagen, McCoy, McMahon & Koss, Markowitz & Raines

Karen G. Stepper CPA

Next Step Dance Studio


RSVP Publications

San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

Schubros Brewery

Studio 680

Town of Danville

Cottage Jewel

Danville Chocolates

Event Location Downtown Danville, Hartz and Prospect Aves. view a map
Date/Time Information October 26-27 10AM - 5PM
Contact Information
Martha Levison
Free to the public.
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