Annual Balboa Island Art Walk Near Your Coastal Orange County HomeBalboa Island is a fun place for those who call coastal Orange County home to visit. It’s beautiful, there’s always something going on, and there are many great shops, restaurants, and galleries. Everyone living in coastal Orange County is invited to come to Balboa Island for the 27th Annual Balboa Island Art Walk. This event will take place on May 15th, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is the premier showcase for local artists. You will be blown away by their talents. In addition to viewing art, there will be music, sun, and beautiful views of the water. All ages will have a great time. Bring your kids to experience art and have fun in the sun. This fine art show features 100 artists. You can see paintings, blown glass, hand-crafted jewelry, sculpture, and photography. Five stages along the walk will feature live music. Stop to enjoy the music from the Rick Sherman Duo, Gary Gould, Don Ross and Sara Jade, and The Retros.

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and grab a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen before leaving your coastal Orange County home. Diamond and South Bayfront will have limited-edition artwalk posters and t-shirts. These make great souvenirs. While you are at the event, consider stopping to support a local restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Carpooling to this event is recommended, as parking is limited. There is no shuttle service this year, so you can also consider being dropped off or utilizing Uber or Lyft. Come early if you’d like to park at the Balboa Peninsula parking lot. This is located at the end of the 55 South/Newport Blvd. Exit 405 Freeway on 55 Freeway South onto the peninsula and then to Palm Street. The parking lot is on the right near the pier. Another option is to take the Balboa Ferry. Find more details about this event and plan your day here.