San Ramon’s Art And Wind Festival is Right Around the Corner!San Ramon’s Art And Wind Festival is Right Around the Corner: San Ramon’s 28th Annual Art and Wind Festival is just around the corner! On Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 & 26, Central Park will be bustling with over 150 fine arts and crafts booths, free kids activities, fabulous food courts, live entertainment, and world class kite-flying demonstrations! The festival is free and will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Bring your whole family and enjoy a fun-filled day outdoors with entertainment for everyone.
There will be three stages providing a variety of live performances throughout the festival. Some include:
- Taiko Drumming
- Pop, Folk, Blues, Dance, and Jazz music
- West Coast Falconry Birds of Prey Show
- Black Tiger Tae Kwon Do
- San Ramon Symphonic Band
- American Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Indian Dance
- Tatseena Belly Dance
- Halau Makana Lani Hula
- San Ramon Community Chorus
- East West Kung Fu
- Martial Arts America
- Steve Kritzer & Friends- Ukulele Jam
- A Puppet Stage behind the children’s playground
And many more performances!
There will be 3 food courts where local non-profit groups sell delicious food to raise money for their cause. Support these groups and come to the festival hungry, because there are some mouthwatering options. Some include:
- Tri-tip sandwiches
- Hot dogs/hamburgers
- BBQ beef sandwiches
- Macaroni and cheese
- Gyros and baklava
- Chinese food
- Pulled pork sandwiches & corn-on-the-cob
- Peach cobbler
- Kettle corn
- Snow cones
- Beer and wine
And much more!
Another attraction during the festival includes the Information Alley for the Community. Local non-profits will share valuable information about their organizations to the public. Some groups include:
- Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society
- Team in Training – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
- California High School American Red Cross Club
- Alzheimer’s Association
- Foundation for Wellness Professionals
The kids will be fully entertained with the attractions in the Kid’s Zone. There will be numerous rides, a rock climbing wall, laser tag, face painting, a mobile video game theater, gigantic hamster balls, and a giant super slide! Download and print this page to receive a coupon for 6 free ride tickets for your kids! The Kid’s Zone will have several vendors where kids can decorate frisbees with spin art, get airbrush tattoos, and make their own candle. Inside the community center there will be free kite-making workshops, a free photo booth, and an art gallery exhibition presenting Chinese kites. Out on the baseball fields you can view professional kite flying demonstrations, the Jaws of Life demonstration, helicopter landings, and a hot air balloon launch.
The San Ramon Art and Wind Festival has plenty of fun for everyone in the family! (Except for pets-they are not allowed.) The event is sponsored by Chevron and the City of San Ramon. Click here for a map to San Ramon Central Park 12501 Alcosta Blvd. There will be a free bike valet service provided by the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, so be green and don’t deal with parking! The San Ramon Marriott hotels are also having a special Art and Wind Festival rate, so check it out if interested. San Ramon is fortunate to host this fabulous event, so bring your whole family and don’t miss out on the fun.