This fun day included Live Music. Hot air balloon basket that fired up. Children’s Area. Vendor Booths. Free Activities,
This is a first-of-its-kind festival in Crockett, California, on May 20th, 2023, from 11 am to 6 pm! The Shoreline Festival will celebrate air, fire, water, and earth—the elements that are the essential forces that shape our natural environment. Amazing performers, dance troupe, and live bands will delight you with their talents on two stages. Scheduled wine and beer tastings will take place throughout the day in a beautiful tasting tent, as well as a variety of booths providing an array of tasty beverages. Take flight in a hot air balloon with Sky Drifters, providing epic views of the Carquinez Strait, Carquinez Bridge, and a special aerial view of the festival.
Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides!
(The balloon was not able to lift because of the winds)
Musical performances fill the air—dancing is not required, but it is recommended!
Children’s entertainment stage:
Children's games and hands-on activities delighted young ones throughout the day
The festival was not only be beautiful from the ground but also from above - carefully designed to be a unique visual art piece from high above the festival.
There was artisans and small businesses selling their art and wares and lots of wonderful sustainable goods. Community groups lead pop-up workshops on a wide range of exciting topics including hands-on free activities. Food vendors and food trucks offered a variety of cuisines, including vegan and gluten-free options. This was a celebration of the month of May being declared Watershed Awareness Month in Contra Costa County by the Board of Supervisors. This was a low-to-no-waste Festival and highlighted the future of the shoreline in Contra Costa County. There was a focus on sustainable living, clean water practices, and environmental education. This was a fun and exciting opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy the potential of this wonderful niche of the county once again!
● Gorgeous views of the Carquinez Strait
● Crockett Striped Bass Club hosted a fun, kid’s activity for the little ones
● Bioswale and water garden demonstrations throughout the festival
● Historical Waterfront Exhibition by the Crockett Museum
● Native plant sale and children’s activities at the Carquinez Regional Environmental Education Center (CREEC)
● This was a sustainable, low-to-no-waste Festival.
● There was a Worm Farm to see real-time composting of Festival trash.
Thank you for joining the CCRCD on May 20th, 2023, for this jam-packed day of sensational experiences for people of all ages! Proceeds from this Festival support the CCRCD’s programs and the creation of a new community space.
The Mission of the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District is to Facilitate Conservation and Stewardship of the Natural Resources in Contra Costa County.