Humboldt Arts Festival

Mike Dronkers / Tuesday, May 8, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. / Art

This weekend, downtown Arcata hosts the third annual Humboldt Arts Festival, a celebration of Humboldt's unique art and culture. 

This two day festival is this weekend, coinciding with HSU's commencement festivities.

The Humboldt Arts Festival will feature a massive arts exhibit with the Humboldt Arts Project holding visual arts receptions at the Robert Goodman Winery, Humbrews, Om Shala & the Jambalaya.

The Humboldt Arts Festival will be showcasing a wide range of art including photography, painting, drawing, installation and an outdoor sculpture garden.

There will be multiple stages featuring more than fifty music and dance performances throughout the two-day event.

Confirmed acts include Woven RootsThe Trouble, Berel Alexander, Samba da' Alegria, a special fire performance by a collaboration of troupes like Humboldt Circus, Irie Fire, Nightshade Serenade, Aerial Dance Circus, Chakra Nation, & Circus of the Elements. West African Dance by CADA, Belly Dancing by the Yahabibi Dance Company, New World Ballet & much more!

In addition to the venues and entertainment the Humboldt Arts Festival will be hosting Humboldt County's best Arts and Crafts vendors. Food and drink (including beer and wine) will be provided by local businesses.