Inkwell Book and Art Festival

Inkwell artist table display
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Inkwell vendor booth selling hand painted rocks
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Inkwell Palmdale's Book and Art Festival LogoSaturday, May 6, 2023 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Legacy Commons Park: 930 East Avenue Q-9, Palmdale

Live Music, Food & Much More!

Inkwell Book & Art Festival is a unique opportunity in Palmdale for artists and authors of all ages to display their art and share their literary works, as well as network with other local artists, authors, and the public. It is a lively family event that includes music, children's activities, and artistic and literary opportunities for the public. 

Things To Look Forward To

Story Stage

  • Live music by the On Tap Band
  • Author & Artist Talks
  • Giveaways 
  • Palmdale Library Book Sale

Festival Activities

  • Bilingual Story Time: Get a taste of the Palmdale City Library's story time program. Children of all ages are welcome for songs and stories with Miss Danae, Miss Erin, and Miss Elise. 
    • 10:15 a.m.
    • 11:15 a.m.
    • 12:15 a.m.
  • Balloon Twisting Art
  • Face Painting
  • Keep an eye out for the roving magician

Art Walk

Enjoy the creative works of more local artists with the Inkwell Art Walk
The Palmdale Playhouse will host the Musical Chairs Art Exhibit, presented by West Coast Classical.
 Antelope Valley Community Art Gallery will be hosting an exhibit of a collective of local artists. 

Artistic Adventures

Participants will paint a picture with a professional artist and take their creation home. All supplies art provided. 

Space is limited. Sign up at the festival.

Session times:

10:30 a.m. - Heart on a Swing12:00 p.m. - Lady Bug1:00 p.m. - Beach

Food Trucks

  • Karlos Food Truck
  1. Artists
  2. Authors

Artist  List

  • Aleksandra Monhe\
  • Ali Kalyesublula
  • Anna Phelan
  • Andree Banks
  • Angelica Rodriguez
  • Antwain Anderson
  • Bellanca Vasquez-Sigala
  • Brianna Jefferson
  • Daniel Phelan
  • Deon Estrada
  • Deborah O'Hara
  • Diana Garcia
  • Elizabeth Orellana
  • Emma Esparza
  • Jef Anderson
  • Jeffrey Cerna
  • Joel Portillo
  • Karen Nepstad
  • Karla Kieffer
  • Lisa Garrett
  • Lorena Uriostegui
  • Lucinda Acevedo
  • Margarita Rea
  • Martin Flores
  • Michael Medina
  • Morena Ponce Taborda
  • Nelta Hamilton
  • Nod'Keya' Grace
  • Pat Arnold
  • Princess Guzman
  • Roxanne Joseph-Glenn
  • Sanyu Kalyesubula
  • Sharon Spain
  • Shelley Lee
  • Shelley Moore
  • Tristan Speight
  • Warren Scherich
  • William Hawley
  • Xochilt Garcia
  • Yanira Jimenez Vargas