Welcome to the official site
of the Big Sur Jade Festival

New dates selected for the 25th annual event:

October 5th, 6th, and 7th in 2018

Located in the Los Padres National Forest

60 miles south of Monterey, 40 miles north of Cambria, across from Sand Dollar Beach, on Hwy 1 

Please be advised Campfires, BBQ's, or Open Flames are NOT ALLOWED and vehicles parked outside of 

designated areas or over the white line on Hwy 1 will be towed at the owners expense


Festival Hours:

Friday:     12 pm - 6 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

Sunday:   10 am - 5 pm


About the Big Sur Jade Festival

Free Admission!

Features jade and other lapidary arts by vendors from the USA, Canada, & New Zealand 

in one of the largest lapidary shows of its type in the world

Demonstrations and Lectures are also free


Benefit Event

Raises funds for the Pacific Valley School PTO, the South Coast Community Land Trust, and the Big Sur Fire Brigade

This is an Alcohol and Drug Free event. Please note we do not provide camping on the grounds for patrons, see the links tab for lodging resources

3 Days of Live Entertainment

World-class musicians create the atmosphere at our family-oriented event 

All are welcome to join the drum circle which starts each morning

  The festival also features selected art and fine food vendors  

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