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SB Art Night

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two days + two venues + you = great time

Fri., April 21, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. + Sat., April 22, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Come and enjoy two days of art, crafts, music performances and food trucks in downtown San Bernardino. The Carousel Mall will feature art displays, crafts and dance performances, while Court Street Square will host bands, DIY chalk art activity, food trucks and spray paint art.  See the Google map below for location details or download the event flier and program here.

Building upon last year's student showcase, this year will include community artists from San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino Valley College, California State University, San Bernardino and The Art Institute of the Inland Empire will be here in full force with a large variety of artwork. From sculptures to films to amazing spray paint work, Art Night has something for everyone to enjoy. DON'T MISS IT.

Opening ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. at the Court Street Square stage.

Below is a list of programs and activities by venue or interest.

Carousel Mall

Carousel Mall will feature artist exhibit/sale, demos, workshops and live performances by independent artists and Cal State San Bernardino, Valley College and the San Bernardino Unified School District. Below is the special performance schedule:

Friday, April 21 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

4:00 PoetrIE - Poetry Readings
4:45 Voci Soli
6:00 Theater Improv - Audience Participation
6:30 Singing with the KING
7:00 Muqarans Band
7:30 “I Am San Bernardino”

Saturday, April 22 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

10:00 Video Presentation
10:30 Yoga by Alex - Audience Participation
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. - Parks & Recreation Painting class (20 person limit)
11:30 Dance Improv - Audience Participation
12:00 Multicultural Dance Center
12:00 Inlandia Institute - Poetry Readings
1:00 Turn the World Around - Audience Participation
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. - Parks & Recreation Painting class (20 person limit)
1:30 Rancho D’Vines Women’s Choir
2:00 Muqarans Band
2:30 Yoga by Alex - Audience Participation
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Parks & Recreation Painting class (20 person limit)
4:30 Muqarans Band
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. - Parks & Recreation Painting class (20 person limit)

City Hall Upper Deck Plaza (outdoor event)

Don't forget to stop by the spray paint art demo on your way between Court Street Square and Carousel Mall located on the upper deck of City Hall (stairs lead to Court Street Square and bridge overpass on E Street leads to the Carousel Mall).

Friday, April 21

4:00 “Just Having Fun” - live spray paint demo
By Artists: Ivan ‘Gathe’ Preciado, Behvse, Favor and Jwolf

Saturday, April 22

10:00 “Impact” - Audience Participation program - stop by and take part in the art!
By Artist: Ivan ‘Gathe’ Preciado 

Court Street Square

Located on the corner of E Street and Court Street, just north of City Hall, Court Street Square's performance stage will feature local bands of all ages and music styles. This outdoor venue will have temporary seating available and also features a small lawn, great for picnics so bring the family and enjoy some live music in downtown. Special thanks to San Bernardino's Teen Music Workshop for providing the awesome sound system and for bringing such talented kids to the show!

Friday, April 21 - 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Court Street Square (outdoor venue):
4:00 Opening Ceremony
• National Anthem
• Mayor R. Carey Davis
• Mark Scott - City Manager
• Mark Persico - Community Development Director
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Food Trucks (Court St Square parking lot) - Jojo’s Hotdogs, Go Fusion N Grill, My Delight Cupcakery,
Piaggio, MIB Pizza
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. DIY Chalk Art (along Route 66 Tribute Wall)
5:00 Corridos Band
5:20 The Unstoppable Band
5:40 Flora Fauna Band
6:00 Emerson
6:30 Ballet Folklorico Tierra, Flor Y Canto
7:00 The Katie R Band
7:30 Alive in the Lights Band 

Saturday, April 22 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

10:00 Arroyo Valley Strings
10:00 – 6:00 p.m. DIY Chalk Art (sidewalk along Route 66 Tribute Wall)
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Food Trucks (Court St Square parking lot) - Kona Ice, Baby’s Badass Burgers, Go Fusion N Grill, MIB Pizza,
Bakery Truck, Piaggio, Smok’em If You Got’em
10:30 Arroyo Valley Rock Band
11:00 Richardson PREP Jazz Band
12:00 Teen Music Workshop Showcase
1:00 Defenestration Band
2:00 Untold Truth Band
2:30 Ballet Folklorico Cultural
3:30 Spark Percussion
4:30 Thursdays in Suburbia

Food Trucks

Do you continue to miss the City's Third Thursday Food Fest lunchtime food truck event? No worries, TTFF's most popular trucks will be here! Food trucks will be stationed in the Court Street Square parking lot, located just across the street from the Carousel Mall.

Friday, April 21 - 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Court St Square parking lot)

Piaggio Argentine Cuisine
Jojo's Grill-a-Dog
Made In Brooklyn (MIB) Pizza
Go Fusion & Grill
My Delight Cupcakery

Saturday, April 22 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Court St Square parking lot)

Piaggio Argentine Cuisine
Baby's Badas$ Burgers
Smoke 'em if you Got 'em
Made In Brooklyn (MIB) Pizza
Go Fusion & Grill
Kona Ice
Bakery Truck

Chalk Activity

Last year the do-it-yourself (DIY) chalk activity was such a hit, we're bringing it back and dedicating more space for visitors to come and show us their skills. This program will take place once again in front of the Route 66 Wall of Fame adjacent to the Court Street Square parking lot

Kids Activities

San Bernardino's Parks, Recreation and Community Services department and the San Bernardino City Unified School District will be hosting art workshops for the kids. Workshops will be taking place inside the Carousel Mall. Please visit a information booth for more information.


Free general public parking will be available at the Carousel Mall parking lot along 2nd Street, just across from Starbucks.

Artist Application window closed on February 2.

The two-day event is open to student and community artists. Artists will be able to both display and sell their original artwork on-site. We recommend setting up the ability to accept credit card purchases to ensure opportunity for success. There is no booth fee; however, if an artist plans to sell artwork, they must have a California State Seller's Permit and obtain a one-day sales permit ($12.00) from City of San Bernardino Business Registration Office. Permit must be displayed at your space on the evening of the event. Note: All transactions must take place directly between the artists and the customer.


Vendor/Artists - For more information, please contact Stephanie Sanchez in the Community Development Department at Sanchez_Stephanie@SBCity.org or call 909-384-5057.

Media inquiries - Please contact Monica Lagos, manager of communications at 909-384-5115 or Lagos_Mo@SBCity.org.