San Diego’s Ultimate Summer Art & Music Festival Takes Over Hillcrest CityFest 2022!

Hillcrest CityFest 2022 celebrates community spirit and features live bands, electric dance music DJs, arts, crafts, and food that attracts over 150,000+ visitors from San Diego and Southern California! This is San Diego’s LARGEST and BEST art and music festival– stretching nearly half a mile in size on over 9 city blocks!

The 36th Annual Hillcrest CityFest Art And Music Festival

Located in the colorful and vibrant community of Hillcrest – our quaint shops and restaurants along 5th, Robinson, and University will come alive with community spirit, giving you a place to dive into and explore!

A feast of interactive arts

Hillcrest CityFest 2022 will be a feast of interactive arts. Hillcrest has long been a home for the arts community and this year, CityFest will celebrate that! With six distinct interactive art installations including pieces such as Shadows on the Wall, Human Animation, and Cartoon City, CityFest 2022 will be a celebration of the creativity inherent in the city.

What’s new for Hillcrest CityFest 2022

New for 2022 CityFest will also feature an Art and Craft “ramble”. Unlike in previous years where crafters and artists are all stacked together. This year, artists and performers, vendors, and attractions will be dispersed throughout the event all mixed together. We’re inviting you to explore neighborhood businesses alongside exciting artists, creative food vendors, and unique crafters!

Stages & Entertainment

Hillcrest CityFest

Hillcrest CityFest 2022 arts & music festival will have over 16 hours of live entertainment on two stages at the festival! During the day. see performers of all manor and as the sun goes down, you’ll find DJs spinning tunes at a massive all-ages dance party at 5th and Robinson.

A grand stage with live music and headliner bands will keep you entertained from noon until 7PM. It will be followed by headliner DJs and well-known talent until 11PM.

Cocktails & Craft Brews

Hillcrest CityFest

A celebration of urban life wouldn’t be complete without an excellent selection of craft beers and fun cocktails. Two cocktail bars and a beer garden will keep you hydrated. They’re conveniently located close to the performance stages.

In addition, CityFest is home to many of Hillcrest finest dining and drinking establishments along 5th Ave. for delicious drinks or fun people watching.

See you there, San Diego!

Share This Event
Event Details
  • Days
  • Start Date
    August 14, 2022 12:00 pm
  • End Date
    August 14, 2022 11:00 pm
  • Status
  • Location
  • Address
    Fifth Avenue Hillcrest
  • More Info
Upcoming Events
Wheel of Fortune LIVE! North America Tour Stops By San Diego
November 6, 2022
3:00 pm
  • Harrah’s Resort SoCal
Foreigner Brings Their Greatest Hits Live In Concert This August
September 25, 2022
8:00 pm
  • Harrah’s Resort SoCal
Sway Along To Catchy Reggae Music With Anuhea
September 3, 2022
8:00 pm
  • Harrah’s Resort SoCal
Chris Rock Takes Center Stage With Ego Death World Tour 2022
August 27, 2022
8:00 pm
  • Harrah’s Resort SoCal
Event Search