Dana Point Lantern District

Del Prado Ave,.

Dana Point, CA 92629

The Dana Point ArtFest (DP ArtFest) will take place on Del Prado Ave. between Ruby Lantern and Old Golden Lantern in the Dana Point Lantern District area. The event features 80+ unique artist displays and booths in assigned sidewalk locations.


We are seeking applications from artists of all fine art mediums and genres including (but not limited to) sculpture, ceramics, art glass, jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, woodworking, and metalwork (no crafts). Artists, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit an application for consideration.

Exhibitor and Selection Process Information

Exhibitor Cost

$45 fee

Selection Process

1. Please submit your information using the online application on our "call for artists" page.

2. Allow up to 2 weeks for a response

3. If approved, you will receive an email with a link to officially register for the event with a waiver. You will NOT be considered registered until you register, sign the waiver and pay the $45 artist fee.

Selection Criteria

Our selection committee is looking for unique original artwork of their own design and execution. The selection committee reviews artwork based on specific artistic criteria emphasizing high levels of creativity and technical competence. The DP ArtFest strives to ensure that visitors have access to the best fine art experience possible. If you have been a participant in the Dana Point Lantern District ArtFest in the past, this does not guarantee you a spot every time.


First, all applicants must present samples of their work by photo or website. Please submit up to 3 digital images of artwork that are a strong representation of your work.


Second, upon acceptance, all artists must register and fill out the application and waiver acknowledgement that will be sent via email. Space is restricted and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. The selection committee determines artist space locations. Requests can be made but we cannot guarantee requests will be fulfilled. Reservations and assignments will be confirmed approximately two weeks prior to the event.

Event Details

  • Limit one booth per vendor

  • 100% of the items for sale must be handcrafted or handmade by YOU

  • Your space registration is not transferable. If you cannot attend, please notify us as immediately ( so we can fill your space.

  • All items must be suitable for family viewing.

  • Final assignments will be confirmed approximately two weeks prior to the event.

  • Registration fee is non-refundable.

  • Event details subject to change without notice