Urban Octopus – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave
We believe that the true power of art is its ability to push the mind into a state of wonder. Our designs are created with the intention of carrying the viewer into that state of mind. We hand-print (silk screen) our artwork only onto the highest quality garments so you can enjoy wearing them as much as we enjoy creating them.
Link: Urban Octopus
Purple Hippo Studio – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave
It all started with a shopping tote 10 years ago. We were surprised by the interest and started making more. Bored with just making totes and challenged by our growing stash of fabric, Purple Hippo Studio was born.
Today, you can find us at craft shows throughout San Diego. We make everything we sell. From reversible aprons (#1 seller) and oven gloves to embroidered dishtowels and stand mixer covers, every product is made with thought and care.
Amber Waves of Grain – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave
Mac Hillenbrand is the founder of the infamous underground artspace warehouse rock club and speakeasy The French Fry Factory (03’-05’ Oakland.) He is the leader of his own surf gang The Coalition for Shralping and a former resident of Baja’s East Cape. He is Disk Jockey Old Spice the vinyl only northern soul and oldies dj. A solo through hiker of the John Muir Trail and the owner of the marquetry art business Amber Waves of Grain, he holds a C-33 painting contractor’s licensing and lives, works and surfs in San Diego. Above all, he is working to be the first person to use marquetry wood veneering techniques specifically to explore the aesthetic organic parallels between wood grain characteristics and oceanic textures.
Tyson King Art – Booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Tyson king is an Artist from San Diego, California. With a focus on “Optimistic Abstract Art,” he channels positive energy into his pieces in attempt to uplift the viewer. Self-taught, he rarely mixes colors in order to display the boldness of each brushstroke. Drawing inspiration from the rhythms he encounters in everyday life he creates a conversation with the viewer to show what is beyond our visual perception. He paints not so viewers can see his art but so they can feel it.”
Last Chance for Animals – Booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
LCA San Diego is an all-volunteer chapter of the non-profit organization Last Chance for Animals. Our mission is to educate the public about animal rights issues and to promote a cruelty-free vegan lifestyle. Since we started our chapter in 1993, our main activity has been to bring our information booth to street fairs and other events around San Diego County. We pass out free literature and answer people’s questions about going vegan, buying cruelty-free products not tested on animals, choosing humane entertainment, what we eat, where we get our protein, and how to easily transition to a plant-based vegan diet that’s good for us, the animals, and the planet.
Getaround – Booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
We founded Getaround to change the way that people think about cars. With the average car sitting idle 22 hours out of each day, we knew there had to be a better way to put the cars parked on our streets to better use.By providing a safe and seamless way for people to share cars with each other we want to change the way the world thinks about car ownership.
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum – Booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Inspiring children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation, since 2000. Today we remain the only hands-on educational children’s museum in North San Diego County, serving children ages 0-10 with interactive exhibits and programs focused on science, world cultures, and art. Our central location in Escondido allows us to serve children and families across San Diego County, as well as West Imperial County, and South Riverside and Orange Counties.
Farm Fresh To You – Booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
In 1976 our parents, Kathleen Barsotti and Martin Barnes, graduate students at UC Davis, borrowed money from their parents to buy 20 acres of property in Capay Valley. Today, we continue to grow our family on the farm, encouraging strong roots for a better food and agriculture system for all.
Hero City Arts – booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Hero City Arts & Crafts connects pop culture with visual and performing arts for youth of all ages. We help bring out creativity and imagination in today’s youth to create original works, characters, storytelling, and design through live play action and writing.
SDCCU – booth at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
SDCCU offers all the big bank products you’re looking for, without the big bank hassle. With zero hidden fees, 43 helpful community branches and over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, SDCCU is here to help wherever you are, whenever you need it.
State Farm – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Being a good neighbor is about more than just being there when things go completely wrong. It’s also about being there for all of life’s moments when things go perfectly right.
With a passion for serving customers and giving back in our communities, we’ve been doing well by doing good for almost 100 years. And we’re happy you decided to get to know us better.
Urban Arts – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Art on the wall has been masterfully done and celebrated throughout history. In many countries around the world it was the preferred means of beautification in churches, palaces, or public buildings. It was also a way to express power, wealth, and importance; from Mexico City to Rome, from Byzantine churches to the Sistine Chapel. In them, our eyes see statements of our humanity, our histories, our cultures, our desire to transcend the here and now.
MTS – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
The Metropolitan Transit Development Board (MTDB) was created in 1975 by the passage of California Senate Bill 101. In 2002, Senate Bill 1703 merged MTDB’s long-range planning, financial programming, project development and construction functions into the regional metropolitan planning organization. In 2005, MTDB changed its name to the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS).
Tiny House Block – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
Tiny House Block is a village of uniquely-designed & themed tiny homes in Mount Laguna, east San Diego. We provide short-term and long-term rentals. We believe health & happiness involves connecting with nature, less materialism, and genuine friendships. Tiny House Block was founded by sister-brother duo Melissa and Jon Block. They bring a deep love of real estate, nature, community, and conscious values. It’s their sincere hope that you find THB as magical as they do.
Point Loma Credit Union – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave
Credit unions are owned and operated by the people who use them. That’s why they’re dedicated to the things that really matter to you and your family. PLCU membership is available to everyone who lives, works or worships in San Diego and Riverside Counties. Plus, once you become a member, any of your immediate family members are also eligible to join.
Adams Avenue Business Association – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave
Adams Avenue runs through the craftsman communities of Normal Heights, Kensington, Antique Row and University Heights. Up until the 1950’s San Diego’s first trolleys serviced the neighborhood. The area’s renowned walkability allows residents and visitors alike the opportunity to take in historic landmarks and nature trails. Overlooking Mission Valley and easily accessible from both Adams Avenue exits on the I-805 and I-15, this business district combines the best of San Diego’s past with a thriving modern scene spread along a two and a half mile corridor.
Luna Wild Collections – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
What does it mean to be a Luna Wild goddess? A woman who is brave enough to be bold, both in character and the willingness to live. To live passionately and mindfully, taking the world in with each breath as a song. To dance her way through and whisk up others into her grace. A Luna Wild goddess is on a mission to seek beauty in all aspects of life. Beauty by terms of kindness, wisdom and openmindness. A humble woman who radiates love and forever passing that energy onto others.
J Leech Designs – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
J7 Productions – Located at Adams Ave Rec Center Park, 3491 Adams Ave
J7 Productions will be offering interactive workshops as well as entertainment throughout the day. We bring Cirque Specialty Acts and Magic to all occasions and people of all walks of life. From birthday parties, corporate events & more, we will create whimsical wonderland memories. In addition, we raise awareness about the world’s global crisis through various educational initiatives and fundraising endeavors and are a part of watering and feeding the world! – Link
Alive Market – Booth at Smitty’s Garage, 3441 Adams Ave