The Fremont Festival of the Arts, in Fremont, CA, in August, is a free Bay Area event that features more than 700 artisan booths, live music on three stages, “Kid City” area for children, and a Gourmet Marketplace. They call the east Bay event “the largest free street festival west of the Mississippi River.”
WHAT: The Fremont Festival of the Arts is free to attend.
WHEN: Every year in August. Follow the link above to the event website for dates and updates.
WHERE: Paseo Padre Parkway, between Mowry and Walnut Avenues, Fremont, CA.
SAVVY TIP: The Fremont Festival of the Arts has no official parking area, except for the Wine Garden preferred spots. You can find free parking around the festival area. Some lots may be closed to Festival attendees, and local businesses may charge for parking in their parking lots.