Via Arte Italian Street Painting Festival
October 21 & 22, 2017|  10am-8pm

The Marketplace
9000 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311

Schedule of Events

July 7, 2017
Registration open for artists, 
sponsors and schools

September 22, 2017
Artist and
sponsor registration deadline

October 6, 2017
Artists notified of acceptance

October 20, 2017
10:00AM - Artists check-in at The Marketplace
(12x12' and 12x8')

October 21, 2017: 7:00AM
7:00AM - Artist check-in at The Marketplace
(High school, 4x6', and 7x7')

9:00AM - Bambino squares available for purchase
(while supplies last)

October 22, 2017
3:00PM - Festival Awards Announced

Entertainment Schedule

Sunday, October 22

9:00am – 10:00am
FREE Community Yoga with Samsara Wellness Center

10:00am – 8:00pm
Via Bambino Children’s Squares Open

11:00am – 1:00pm
Pop-Rock Originals and Covers with THERESE MULLER

12:00pm – 4:30pm
Claydoh the Clown

1:00pm – 1:30pm
Bakersfield’s BELLY DANCERS

1:30pm– 3:30pm
They Play It All!  All your favorites with LAST CALL

Festival Award Winners Announced

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Bakersfield’s BELLY DANCERS

4:00pm – 6:00pm
All your favorite songs with THE JOHN HOLLINS BAND

Opportunity Drawing Winner Announced


Saturday, October 21

10:00am – 8:00pm
Via Bambino Children’s Squares Open

11:00am – 12:30pm
Multi-Instrumentalist KEN BAUSANO

11:30am – 4:30pm
Claydoh the Clown

12:30pm – 1:00pm
Bakersfield’s BELLY DANCERS

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Blues, R&B, and Jazz with 3 GUYS PLAYIN’ THE BLUES

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Bakersfield’s BELLY DANCERS

3:30pm – 5:30pm
R&B and Classic Rock with LOST VINYL

5:30pm – 6:00pm
Bakersfield’s BELLY DANCERS

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Classic Soul and R&B with MR. TRIMBLE & UNIQUE SOUL