Welcome to Danville FallFest 2017 - October 21 and 22!
Please join us for this year's Danville FallFest 2017 brought to you by the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce! Formerly known as the Danville Fall Crafts Festival, FallFest takes place on October 21 & 22, 2017 from 10AM to 5PM. In its 26th year, FallFest keeps with the season with family-friendly, safe, special events and entertainment. Be sure and catch the annual Children's Costume Parade. Look for it on Hartz Avenue at 10AM on Saturday. There may be no better time in downtown Danville than in the fall. We hope you'll join us. Admission is free!
Art and Artists! FallFest features 150 outstanding artists from the western United States. Enjoy your favorite returning artists and the work of new artists in the jewelry, glass, ceramic, painting and photography categories. Whether it's a whimsical ceramic bowl, a finely sculpted gold ring, or a captivating photograph, fairgoers will find that special item for keeping or giving away to someone special. The Festival of 1000 Glass Pumpkins Exhibit and Sale returns to FallFest. Local and regional glass artists converge on Hartz Avenue bringing with them hundreds of glass pumpkins in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Think Holidays!
Eat and Drink! No community event would be complete without food and drink and this year's FallFest has a great selection of 'cuisine' opportunities ranging from Chicken Skewers, Tempura Fried Vegetables, Kettle Corn and Hawaiian Shaved Ice! Also enjoy a local Danville brewery and two outstanding wine purveyors. The Maita family has been in the beer business since shortly after prohibition; distributing and working with some of the best breweries in the world. Now, a local Danville business, Danville Brewery will be pouring their favorite selections. Next, your one of kind wine tasting experience begins here! Boisset Wine Collection is your local entre' to tasting rooms and historical vineyards. Stop by and say hello to Scott Bigelow, your personal wine expert, to find out what made Boisset the 2017 Peoples Choise Winner! Finally, imagine discovering a wine that sang to you with astonishing harmonies; a wine that was not just a beverage, it was an experience. That is wine by R&B Cellars. Artistically handcrafted by winemakers and musicians Kevin and Barbara Brown, they'll delight you with something extraordinary. Don't miss them at FallFest.
Dance and Music! This year's FallFest offers some outstanding dance and musical entertainment. On Saturday, check out I Can Do That Theatre Company, Next Step Dance Studio and The East Bay Dance Company. Finally, Rock n' Roll with Uncle Rico Classic Rock Band. Refer to our Special Events and Entertainment page for performance times and locations.
The Classic Car Show shows off on Sunday. Don’t miss seeing an array of the coolest cars in the Valley. Refer to our Special Events and Entertainment page for more info and show location.
Shopping and Dining! Danville is a town of world-class shopping! Our one-of-a-kind boutiques have a loyal following of fans from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. As always, there are also many wonderful restaurants located along Hartz Avenue. Many feature outdoor dining areas perfect for a rest. These restaurants and cafes have been critically acclaimed for their chefs and fine food offerings. Find out why! Visit our Town partner at Shop Danville where you can download a Danville Downtown Walking Map and Restaurant Guide.
Festival Parking Info: No time restrictions in public parking lots during special events! Download a current Town of Danville Parking Map here!