Kid's Art Festival

April 20, 2024 | 11:00AM-3:00PM | Fair Oaks Park (11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.)

Join the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District and the San Juan Unified School District for a free community focus on creativity! Make and take art stations, dance and music performances, art show, food trucks, and more!

2023 Kid's Art Workshops (2024 Workshops TBA)

  • Make a Portfolio - Transform an ordinary paper bag into a colorful portfolio-treat for taking home your artistic treasures today!
  • Make & Take - Draw and color a special memory to take home in the form of a magnet or bookmark.
  • Make a Mini-Masterpiece - Use our assortment of watercolors & paint a mini-masterpiece, to be matted and hung in your home gallery.
  • Bead-a-Bracelet - Wear a bit of color on your wrist by beading up a pattern of beads.
  • Chinese Yo-Yo's - Stamp and draw on strips of paper to make this fun, traditional toy.
  • Ribbon Wands - Choose your colors and assemble pieces for a fun accessory to use for dance and movement activities.
  • Proud Pennants - Cheer for your favorite team or player and make a pennant to celebrate them!
  • Rainbow Scratchers - Bring your creation to life!  Scratch in designs to reveal a beautiful rainbow!
  • Coloring Wall - Think about line, color & shape, and add some artistic flair to our collaborative coloring wall!
  • Foam Flowers - Cinco de Mayo is coming up soon!  Celebrate with a splash of color with these foam and bead flowers.
  • Metal Medallions - Toll or engrave a piece of foil for a wearable charm!
  • Crazy Critters - Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create a crazy critter friend!
  • Clay Fun! - Sculpt a little 3D magic out of clay!

Activity Booths

Visit the community activity booths for additional "make and take" art projects and information on a variety of programs, classes, and schools.

Food Trucks & Vendors

Visit the food trucks, presented by SactoMoFo for all your food cravings!  Find one-of-a-kind gifts and information on local businesses by stopping by the Kid's Art vendor booths! Interested vendors should complete an application, see VENDORS below, by March 1, 2024.

Kid's Art Performances (2024 Performances TBA)

Groups interested in performing at the event should complete an application by clicking HERE. Please note: performance slots are selected by SJUSD and are considered as applications are submitted or until filled.

Kid's Art Exhibitions

Elementary School Art is displayed in the McMillan Center and Middle & High School Art is displayed indoors and at the outdoor patio of the Fair Oaks Public Library.  Vote for your favorite 2D & 3D artwork.  Voting forms are available at each location.  Voting forms can be turned in for a prize!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring? Please contact Sabrina at sbernardo@forpd.org

small girl painting
small girl dancing with ribbon wand
Art Display
  1. Sabrina Bernardo

    Recreation Supervisor