The Sausalito Art Festival, America's premiere waterfront art, music and wine festival, is held annually on Labor Day Weekend. Considered one of the most prestigious art festivals in the country, the Sausalito Art Festival brings world-class art, music and wine together on the Sausalito waterfront for a festival like none other.

The 67th Annual Sausalito Art Festival will be held August 31-September 2, 2019.

The following information pertains to the 2019 festival and is subject to change.


Friday, August 30, 2019 - Preview Party

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m


All tickets are valid for one single day of admission.

To avoid ticket booth lines, we encourage you to purchase tickets online here.

Preview Party - $150

VIP Single Day Pass - $100

General Admission - $30

Seniors (62 & over) - $25

Children (12 and under) - FREE

Festival Policies

For the safety and enjoyment of all festival attendees, please observe the following rules. 

· Pets are not allowed on the Festival grounds

· All bags are subject to search. The Sausalito Art Festival reserves the right to decline admittance to anyone who violates the policies established for public safety

· No photos or video of artwork without artist permission

· Each ticket is valid for admittance to one day of the festival. Separate tickets must be purchased to attend multiple days. 

· Smoking is not permitted inside of the festival grounds

· Bicycles cannot be ridden or walked within the Festival site - please use the free bike valet parking located outside of Volunteer Check-In

· Skateboarding and rollerblading on the Festival grounds is prohibited

· Alcoholic beverages are sold within the Festival grounds. A valid Driver's License is required to purchase beverages. Beverages include champagne, wine, margaritas, as well as cocktails at the lounges. Regulations require that alcoholic beverages purchased at the event remain onsite. Art Festival security will request disposal of beverages prior to exiting the grounds. 


For your safety and protection, the Festival provides onsite security. If you need any assistance, or want to report an incident or accident, please locate one of our red-shirted volunteer security or visit the security booth. 

Please Note: All bags and packages are subject to search. The Sausalito Art Festival reserves the right to decline admittance to anyone who violates the policies established for public safety. Backpacks and large purses or bags will not be permitted. We do not offer bag storage. 

Children's Area 

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Brought to SAf by Mobile Maker Club

Mobile Maker Club was created to serve schools, home school groups and individuals that don't have access to tools, a space and professional making expertise.  At a school setting the goal is to work with teachers or after school programs to integrate lessons with making and use design thinking when appropriate. For individual students the goal is to acquire skills, develop confidence and create a growth mindset through problem solving, iterating and collaboration. 

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Getting to the Festival 

Public Transportation

There are many transportation options for traveling to the Sausalito Art Festival.

Golden Gate Transit will add extra ferries for the Festival and will sail to downtown Sausalito.

Free shuttle buses will transport ferry passengers to and from the Festival. Golden Gate Transit’s bus service is also available; contact 415.455.2000 or for ferry and bus information.

Driving (Help us reduce the numbers of cars on the road and ride to Festival with your friends and family).

For those traveling to the Festival by car, take Highway 101 North or South to the Sausalito/Marin City exit and follow the signs to the Sausalito Art Festival.

Parking at the Festival - $15

Fourteen acres of paid parking lots, including Handicapped Areas are available for Festival patrons, and are operational from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

No Ins and Outs at the parking lots.

The Sausalito Art Festival is not responsible for your vehicle or its contents. Lock your car and do not leave valuables inside.

Parking Lot directional signs are posted at the Marin City / Sausalito exit and along Bridgeway.

The downtown Sausalito Ferry Landing Parking Lot is serviced by a Free Festival Shuttle Service to and from the Festival’s front gate.


There is a ride-share/Uber drop off station on the corner of Harbor Drive and Marinship Way, near Mollie Stone’s Market. It is a short walk from the drop off station to the Festival entrance.

Complimentary Bicycle Parking

We provide free bike valet parking located near the Bay Model Visitor Center.

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Lawn Etiquette

  • Chair seats may be no taller than 8” from the ground.

  • Chair backs may be no taller than the shoulder height of the occupant (no exceptions).

  • Tables may be no taller than 18.’

  • Please use only the space you need.

  • Areas between reserved tables are off limits for blankets.

  • Please make space for others

  • Enjoy!