Events and Festivals

Malibu Arts Festival
The Malibu Chamber of Commerce hosted its 45th annual Malibu Arts Festival on July 30-31, 2016. This two day event is considered “one of the most beautiful outdoor art festivals in the nation” and featured over 200 local award-winning painters, sculptors, fine artists, photographers and others. For more information go to

Chumash Day                                                
Chumash Day is a two day Native American Powwow that takes place in April every year. On April 8 and 9, 2017, Native Americans representing tribes from all over West and Southwest States will gather at Malibu Bluffs Park. Native American dancers wear colorful regalia while they dance in the sacred circle that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Traditional foods and arts and crafts vendors are also a part of this free event. We are currently still accepting vendor applications for for upcoming 2017 Powwow! Visit the City website for more information.

Salon Series
The Salon Series is a discussion and exhibition program in which local artists can communicate and discuss their artwork with participants, as well as explore the meaning and context behind the artwork’s creation. This program allows local artists to share their artwork, as well as promote the local arts community through engaging the public in an intimate setting of less than 35 people. 

 Malibu Teen Film Festival
Celebrating the talent of young filmmakers, the Malibu Teen Film Festival will screen movies made by students in middle school and high school. The Malibu Teen Film Festival is hosted by the City of Malibu Harry Barovsky Memorial Youth Commission. 

Malibu Library Speaker Series
The Malibu Library Speakers' Series features experts in a variety of subjects designed to appeal to a broad section of the community. Speakers were selected based on categories such as the Entertainment Industry, Literature, Science, Motivation, the Arts, Education, Sports, Travel, Food, and the Environment. Lectures are free and open to the public. Space is limited, so RSVPs are required.   

Please RSVP to  Melissa Stallings 310-456-6438 
MStallings@library.lacounty.govcall  or click on this RSVP link
Malibu Music and Arts Festival
Music- Open to students in high school and middle school. Art- Open to students in Grades K-12. Art Exhibit will be open from 4:00-8:00 PM and the Music portion of the event will begin at 6:00 PM.