Taste The Arts 2022! – Announcements

Taste The Arts Festival 2022 Press Release

An art festival for the entire family, featuring artwork by local artists, food vendors, live musical entertainment, and activities for children.

Feed your soul…

Taste The Arts is the largest outdoor arts festival in the Valley!  Join us for our upcoming Taste The Arts event on October 15th, 2022.  Experience three city blocks of art, culture and wellness activities happening right in the heart of Downtown Visalia as local artists display their work along Garden Street, with booths lined from Garden Street Plaza to Oak St.

Festival-goers can participate in the My Voice Media Center Task Party, the Visalia Farmer’s Market Food Sculpture Challenge, or sit in on live art demonstrations. Watch art come alive!  Try your hand at contests, admire and purchase the beautiful art for sale, then take a break and watch the performing artists on three stages packed with a full day of live performances!  You’ll also enjoy the wide variety of food vendors we have to offer – stop for lunch, enjoy a dessert, or just relax with a coffee.

Ampelio Mejia Perez, Executive Director of the Arts Consortium, says, “It is our greatest hope that Taste The Arts 2022 will serve as a celebration of our Central Valley life.”  This festival is sure to be a very special event, bringing the community together in appreciation of art and artists.

The festival is open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event is free – no tickets are required, just stop by Garden Street to join in the festivities.  For more information about Taste The Arts, visit:  https://artsconsortium.org/events/tta/.  For additional questions, please call (559) 772-0001.

The Arts Consortium is the non-profit arts council for Tulare County and is one of the state local partners of the California Arts Council.  The organization also works closely with other non-profits, local governments and businesses to provide opportunities to create and celebrate the arts for all residents and visitors.  Through leadership and innovation, the Arts Consortium is committed to preserving our cultural and creative diversity by building community where the arts are a vital part of everyday life.


If you would like more information on this event, please contact Ampelio Mejia Perez at 559-772-0001.

Live Entertainment

West Center Street Stage


East Center Street Stage


We’ll be at the same location as past years — the Intersection of Center Ave. and Garden St. between Main St. and School Ave. in Downtown Visalia.


Do you represent a local or national business and want to support the Arts in Tulare County and get your logo in front of an expected 7,000 people?  Call us at 559-772-0001.

Don’t forget to pick up your copy of the Watermark magazine 2021-2022 issue. It’s also available online at: https://issuu.com/visaliaartsconsortium/docs/wm_2022_comp_17

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