Featuring first-ever drone show in AV
The seventh annual Kaleidoscope Art & Music Festival is going to new heights with Kaleidoscope After Dark, an opening night celebration on Friday, Oct. 6 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., filled with live and illuminated entertainment. It will be eyes to the skies as the first-ever Antelope Valley drone show launches over the Palmdale Amphitheater. Captivating live entertainment on the ground will include mesmerizing Light Beings and the electrified glow-in-the-dark dance extravaganza iLuminate.
Festival-goers will be immersed in a radiant world of light, color, and entertainment, including After Dark Paint & Sip, tastings, music, and much more. Tickets for Kaleidoscope After Dark are $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under with a ticket reservation. A $10 tasting ticket with admission and four tastings for guests 21 and older is also available.
The festivities continue on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 am to 6 pm. Enjoy live music on two stages, including various world music acts on Kaleidoscope’s main Tapestry Stage. The Mosaic Stage showcases local musicians, vocalists, and a spoken word poetry workshop.
Take free painting lessons, with workshops for adults and children or watch the artistic process as live artists create beautiful murals and chalk art throughout the day. See plein air, cellograff, paper quilling, and spinning wheel demonstrations. View art created by local emerging artists of all ages in our ArtLight tent.
Shop for unique items at the Kaleidoscope Market, including original art by professional artists, junior makers, fresh-made market foods, and crafts. Sample food and beverages from local brewing companies, wineries, and some of the Antelope Valley’s best food trucks.
Entertainment and activities abound at Kaleidoscope, including free activities in the Youth Inspiration area where parents and children can unleash their creativity. Encounter Living Butterfly Vines by day or Light Beings by night, and roaming improv actors dressed as notable artists from the past. Be ready for two days full of Kaleidoscope culture, creativity and inspiration.
For complete details and Kaleidoscope After Dark tickets, visit www.kaleidoscopeartfestival.com.