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30th Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair


  • WHEN Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 10 a.m. Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE Normal Heights, 3441 Adams Avenue, San Diego CA 92116
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

The line-up for the 30th annual Adams Avenue Street Fair is now set and will feature more than 60 musical acts performing on six stages on Adams Avenue, Adams Avenue Park, and Lestat’s coffee house stage.

The 2011 Adams Avenue Street Fair headliners include early L.A. punk pioneer El Vez, better known as the “Mexican Elvis,” the reunion of San Diego’s legendary Beat Farmers (Jerry Raney, Joey Harris, Rolle Love and Joel Kmak), Cambodian pop/American surf rockers Dengue Fever, rhythm & blues singer/songwriter and guitarist Arthur Adams, old school Latin soul band El Chicano, blues singer/guitarist Cedric Burnside Project, and surf/rock instrumentalists Davie Allan & The Arrows.

Joining this year’s headliners are The Blackout Party, Mattson 2, The Amandas, Larry Mitchell, Mia Dyson, Los Alacranes, John Hull, The Creepy Creeps, and Roy Rapid & The Rhythm Rock Trio.

The Adams Avenue Street Fair, Southern California’s largest FREE two-day all-ages music festival, will take place on Saturday, September 24, 10 am to 9 pm, and Sunday, September 25, 2011, from 10 am to 6 pm, on Adams Avenue, located in the Normal Heights community of San Diego. Google Map

In addition to the exciting and diverse music line-up, there will be beer gardens, a micro brew tasting zone, giant carnival rides, and more than 200 food, arts and craft vendors selling their specialties throughout the festival.

The Adams Avenue Street Fair is presented by the Adams Avenue Business Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is “To promotes and increase commercial activity within the Adams Avenue Business District”. More than 600 Adams Avenue businesses, proud hosts of the Adams Avenue Street Fair, Roots Fest on Adams, and the Taste of Adams Avenue, offer an eclectic array of unique shops, antique stores, restaurants and pubs that make it worth returning to Adams Avenue year-round. More details are available at our website:

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for the 2011 Adams Avenue Street Fair...

Above: Promotional graphic for the 2011 Adams Avenue Street Fair, Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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