La Quinta Arts Festival ®

37th La Quinta Arts Festival
March 7-10, 2019


La Quinta Arts Festival – #1 in the Nation!

 La Quinta Arts Festival is ranked the #1 Fine Art and # 1 Fine Craft Festival in the Nation, according to Greg Lawler’s Art Fair Sourcebook 2018, the definitive guide to juried arts and craft fairs in the United States.  Out of 4500 art fairs across the U.S.A, La Quinta Arts Festival has been ranked the #1 Art Show in the Nation four times in the last six years. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the 37th annual La Quinta Arts Festival, at La Quinta Civic Center Campus (78495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253) in the sunny California desert of Greater Palm Springs to present the best of the best to amaze and inspire.

The magical setting encircled by majestic mountains sets the scene—delicious food, drink and live entertainment complement your experience!

Enjoy reading a 2018 interview with Christi Salamone, President and CEO of La Quinta Arts Foundation, and Resorts and LodgesResorts and Lodges Travel Blog

Plan Your Trip to La Quinta Arts Festival

Community Support

Presented by the nonprofit La Quinta Arts Foundation, 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 business, shops and restaurants throughout the year.  Click here for our 2018 sponsors and supporters. If you would like to showcase your business to over 25,000 arts and culture patrons, contact us to learn more.


A legion of volunteers are needed to extend our warm La Quinta welcome and hospitality to artists and patrons arriving from across the nation and beyond, and fulfill our nonprofit mission.  Consider dedicating your time and experience to keeping this world-class event the best of the best, click here to learn more about Volunteering with LQAF.

Event Policies
Service animals, which are individually trained to perform tasks for patrons with disabilities, are permitted. Service animals are considered working animals, and not pets, which are strictly prohibited at La Quinta Arts Festival.  Emotional Support and Therapy animals are not permitted.
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.