ADDRESS: 133 Laguna Canyon Road., Laguna Beach. (714) 494-3030.
ATTRACTIONS: 221 artists exhibiting in 160 booths on 2 1/2 acres. Festival runs through Aug. 28.
HOURS: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
PARKING: Park at meters along Laguna Canyon Road or at the free lot just east of festival grounds on the north side of street. Tram ride to grounds costs 50 cents.
MOST UNUSUAL BOOTH: Dion Wright's booth (No. 519) filled with discarded metals and bric-a-brac and his sculptures of welded spoons. Wright also provides demonstrations at various times throughout the festival; check bulletin board at festival entrance for day and times.
BEST PLACE TO TAKE THE KIDS: To Star Shields (No. 410), where children are transformed into dreamy creatures covered with stardust and clouds and a variety of other ornaments painted by airbrush. $6 for a half-face or $2 for a tattoo.