41st Annual Summer Arts & Music Festival

June 3rd & 4th: Summer Arts and Music Festival

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What: The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the North Coast!

When: Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th, 2017- 9:30am to 10pm both days

Where: Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Garberville, CA

Tickets: At the gate with discount for advance online purchase


Voted Best Music Festival in Humboldt (2015 and 2016) by North Coast Journal readers.

“One of 15 Transformational Festivals to Attend in 2015″ – Fest 300 Magazine

2017 Vendor and Entertainer Applications available now!

Download Vendor Application

Vendor Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

For more information about vending in 2017 please contact Michellee Senn at vendorinfo@mateel.org (707) 923-3368 Ext. 34 )


Download Entertainer Application

Entertainer Application Deadline: Friday, February 10th, 2017

On the weekend of June 3rd and 4th, the Mateel Community Center will present the 41st annual Summer Arts & Music Festival at beautiful Benbow Lake State Recreation Area in Garberville, CA. Voted “Best Music Festival in Humboldt County” (2015 & 2016) by North Coast Journal readers, and “One of 15 Tranformational Festivals to Attend in 2015” by Fest300 Magazine, the Summer Arts & Music Festival has been a favorite of Humboldt audiences for four decades. Highlighting 4+ stages of eclectic entertainment with performers local to international, the event also showcases over 120 handmade craft, food, and non-profit booths; a lively kid zone, an all-media fine arts showcase, Belly Dance Temple, and more- all set upon a backdrop of ancient redwoods and the majestic Eel River!

Agnes Patak’s Gallery


2016 Line-Up

SAMF site & vendor map 2016