Centered around the visual arts, the festival features sculptures, a juried plein air painting competition, art activities for children, live performances and more. In addition, galleries throughout Carmel will hold receptions and demonstrations during the Carmel Art Festival. The heart of the Carmel Art Festival lies at Mission Street between Ocean Avenue and 6th. Listen to live musical performances and scope out unique art pieces all weekend long. Visit the information tent for a schedule of gallery events and to purchase a Carmel Art Festival poster.