Via Arté Italian Street Painting Festival

October 20 & 21, 2018  |  10am-8pm

The Marketplace
9000 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93311


Schedule of Events

August 8, 2018
Registration opens for artists, sponsors, and schools

September 24, 2018
Artists registration deadline

October 5, 2018
Artists notified of acceptance

October 19, 2018
10:00AM – Artists check-in at The Marketplace
(12x8’ and 12x12’)

 October 20, 2018
7:00AM – Artist check-in at The Marketplace
(High school, 4x6’, and 7x7’)

10:00AM – Bambino squares available for purchase
(while supplies last)

October 21, 2018
3:45PM – Festival Awards announced

Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, October 20

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
R&B and Classic Rock with SCOTCH & SODA

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

3:30pm – 5:30pm
Old School Flavor with GENE AUSTIN & G-SIX

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

6:00pm – 8:00pm
They Play it All! All Your Favorites with LAST CALL

Sunday, October 21

9:00am – 10:00am
FREE Community Yoga with SAMSARA WELLNESS CENTER

10:00am (While supplies last)
Via Bambino Children’s Squares Open

11:00am – 1:00pm
Contemporary Jazz Fusion with THE JAY SMITH GROUP

12:00pm – 4:30pm
Claydoh the Clown

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

1:30pm – 3:30pm
Motown and Rhythm & Blues with
FOSTER CAMPBELL & DEEP WATER

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

3:45pm
Festival Award Winners Announced

4:00pm - 6:00pm
American Juke Box Greatest Hits & Original West Coast Country Music with THE JOSH AIGNER BAND