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Must-Go Events for Stockton Arts Week 2019

Stockton Arts Week is a 10-day celebration of our community’s diverse arts and cultural offerings. In addition to many smaller events throughout the week, the City of Stockton's free Collide Festival at Weber Point on October 19 will be a memorable experience. Keep reading for details!

The long-awaited Stockton Arts Week has returned - October 11-20, 2019. During this celebration, Visit Stockton has connected organizations and local artists with local venues and encouraged them to provide arts activities and educational opportunities throughout the Port City. By blending culture and community, Stockton Arts Week aims to encourage the artistic collaboration of a wide spectrum of participants. Throughout the week visitors and locals can see art on display, participate in art and dance demonstrations, listen to great music, and more. Join us as we gather to shine a light on the lifeblood of a city dedicated to the arts.

Here is an example of what to do each day of Stockton Arts Week 2019, but don’t stop here. Check out the full listing of events at and follow the official Facebook page for updates.

Monday - Friday, October 14-18: Pacific Art Walk

  • Pacific's art walk will display pieces that have been crafted by students of the University of the Pacific. The walk will be held in the DeRosa University Center Lobby. The general hours to the public are Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Wednesday, October 16: Body Painting

  • A must see live art show! See Paula demonstrate her artistry with live body painting. Check out her incredible showcase and indulge in some cocktails, beer and food!

Thursday, October 17: Carve Pumpkins and Paint Gourds

  • Get in the spooky Halloween spirit with HATCH Workshop! They will be hosting a community pumpkin carving and gourd painting event from 4-7pm. Put on your creative hats, pack up the kids and join in the family fun.

Friday, October 18: Mondo Live at Cast Iron Trading Co.

  • Local country artist Mondo, will be performing a live acoustic musical performance at Cast Iron Trading Co. Friday, October 18 from 7-10pm. Jive to music as you enjoy Cast Iron's fresh, local, and seasonal menu made up of hand poured specialty coffees, house made breakfast items, a variety of lunch selections for both dine-in and to-go, and various craft beer and wine to compliment the extensive flavors of the day.

Friday, October 18: Solve a Mystery at the Haggin Museum

Follow clues throughout the galleries to solve a mystery at the Haggin Museum. Bring your family, come on your own, or find a team to work together. Solve the mystery to have a chance to win prizes.

Saturday, October 19: Collide Finale

  • And finally, wrap up Stockton Arts Week at Weber Point Events Center. The City of Stockton has coordinated this finale festival that wraps up the 10-day arts and culture celebration with artist workshops, hands-on children activities, gourmet food trucks, beer garden, and more.

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