SAWDUST ART FESTIVAL
WHEN: June 27 to Aug. 31; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily except July 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: 935 Laguna Canyon Road
COST: Single-day tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors 65 and up, $3 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger. A summer season pass is $20; for $25, an annual pass also includes admission to the Winter Fantasy.
INFORMATION: (949) 494-3030 or sawdustartfestival.com
INSIDER HINT: Call (949) 497-0514 to reserve your own private tour to learn behind-the-scenes tidbits and get up-close-and-personal with artists.
WHEN: June 27 to Aug. 31; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
WHERE: 777 Laguna Canyon Road
COST: Season pass for adults $7; seniors and military $3.50; children 12 and under free
INFORMATION: (949) 494-4514 or art-a-fair.com
INSIDER HINT: Go to the Art-A-Fair website for a coupon for 50% off an adult admission.
STAYING A SHORT TIME?
Bring quarters for the metered parking on Laguna Canyon Road.
PLANNING A DAY TRIP?
The best option is to park in the city-operated ACT V lot at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road.
A $7 all-day fee (or $20 summer pass) includes free trolley service to all the summer festivals and the downtown area.
INSIDER HINT: Call the city traffic hotline at (949) 497-0716 to learn about any street closures.
CANDICE BAKER can be reached at (949) 494-5480 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.