Free Art in the Park Event at Crystal Cove
Crystal Cove Conservancy and Crystal Cove State Park welcome the return of Art in the Park to the Crystal Cove Historic District on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. After a 3-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Art in the Park will offer a day of art and culture for all ages featuring a variety of activities including yoga on the beach, guitar lessons, basket weaving, watercolor and squid ink painting, jewelry making and more.
The day-long celebration will also include an Arts & Crafts Bazaar, where guests can shop a selection of fine art paintings, candles, sea glass, and upcycled jewelry, and painted wood wall hangings created by local artists. Vendors include Crystal Cove State Lifeguard Association, Kim Gordon, Serenity Candles, ReNvinted Jewelry and Art by Kimberly Nicole, Michael O. Smith, Laura Klepfer, Donita Lloyd, Gobind Boyes, Adornament, and Sluggy Shug.
A full schedule of events can be found at crystalcove.org/event/art-in-the-park.
All events are free to join unless required registration is noted. The schedule of events is subject to change.
Crystal Cove State Park Historic District is at Los Trancos, Newport Coast.
Parking is available at the Los Trancos Parking Lot located inland off Pacific Coast Highway. Day-use parking costs $5 per hour, up to a maximum of $15 per day.
To get to the Historic District, follow the trail located on the south side of the parking lot down to the beach. It is about a 15-minute walk. The Beachcomber shuttle (costs $2) runs between the Los Trancos Parking Lot and the Historic District every 15 minutes.