Irvine Fine Arts Center Holiday Faire 2022

The Irvine Fine Arts Center invites the community to the 40th annual Holiday Faire Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. at Great Park. 

The event will take place throughout the Great Park Palm Court Arts Complex and will feature live festive holiday music and an artisan atmosphere, offering patrons the opportunity to shop from unique and local businesses while experiencing the excitement of the season. More than 100 local and regional artisans will showcase unique handmade gifts for purchase, including holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, folk crafts, clothing, and more. Select food items will be available for purchase in collectible ceramic bowls made by Irvine Fine Arts Center volunteers.

Admission is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required.

View footage from a previous Holiday Faire here(link is external).

Apply to be an Exhibitor at the 2022 Holiday Faire

Join us in celebrating 40 years of the Irvine Fine Arts Center Holiday Faire! 

Submit your application online(link is external) through by August 22, 10:55 p.m. PST. Exhibitors selected to take part in the festival display a high level of expertise in their field and work in a variety of mediums including ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking, fiber, glass, and more. 

The Holiday Faire will take place at the Great Park Palm Court Arts Complex. Outdoor 10'x10' exhibitor spaces are available; limited indoor spaces are 6’x8’ and subject to availability.

Application Deadline: August 22, 10:55 p.m. PST.


For more information on Holiday Faire and other upcoming Irvine Fine Arts Center events, follow us on FacebookInstagram(link is external), and sign up for our newsletter(link is external). For questions, contact the Irvine Fine Arts Center at 949-724-6880.

Deadline: August 28, 2022 Fee (USD): $25.00

Eligibility: Open to all Orange County artists 18 years of age or older. Work must be original and executed within the past two years. Work must not have been previously exhibited at City Hall. Entry in this exhibit establishes an agreement on the part of the artist to all conditions listed in the prospectus. Employees, Council members, Board members, and Commissioners of the City of Laguna Beach are not eligible to apply.

Honorarium: 1st Place $1,200; 2nd Place $600; and 3rd Place $300.
Media: Two-dimensional artworks measuring no more than 36” x 36” framed.
Entry Fee: A non-refundable entry fee of $25 for up to three entries.
Condition of Entries: All work must be completely dry, framed, wired, and ready for hanging, or otherwise suitably prepared for exhibition. Sawtooth hangers will not be accepted.

The City of Laguna Beach Cultural Arts Department, Arts Commission, and appointed exhibition juror(s) retain the right to reject any submissions that do not fit the guidelines and/or the spirit of the exhibition or that may be deemed inappropriate.

For more information and to apply online, visit the City of Laguna Beach website.

Contact: Michael McGregor, Arts Program Coordinator, (949) 497-0743 or

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