The 37th annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts takes place this Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26. The event, held on University Avenue, will be showcasing painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry and more. Artists featured in this event are from all over the country, including the Bay Area. There will also be street artists using vivid pastels to create new works on the pavement as you watch. This entertaining event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature two stages, a kids’ art studio, tasty foods, and find wine.

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Take Caltrain to the Palo Alto Station, and plan on walking10 minutes to the event.

Please remember that Caltrain is a proof-of-payment system. Save time while purchasing your ticket with the new Caltrain Mobile ticketing app. Tickets are not sold onboard but can be purchased at vending machines at the stations. Clipper card users are reminded to tag on and tag off.

Parking at Caltrain stations costs $5.50 for the day, and permits can only be purchased through ticket machines onsite. Paid parking rules are enforced throughout the day. Parking permits cannot be purchased on the Caltrain Mobile app.

For more information about Caltrain schedules and fares or for help planning your trip, call Caltrain Customer Service at 1.800.660.4287 (TTY 650.508.6448) or visit


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