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TOCApalooza, the bigger and better version of The South Bay Festival of the Arts, returns with a day long festival experience! A celebration of all things arts—enjoy entertainment on three stages, get a special showing of up and coming artists in the juried art exhibition, shop local and regional arts vendors, and enjoy a delicious selection of foods and thirst quenching beverages.

Saturday June 24, 2023
from 11am – 5pm

Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90503

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Don’t miss out on an fun experience for the entire family!

Juried Art Exhibition

Artists and Photographers Share Their Talents

The TOCA Foundation 2023 Juried Show recognizes the best in original art and photography. 40 pieces of art and 40 photography will be selected from the prestigious field of artist entries to be included in an exhibition at the June 24th, 2023 TOCApalooza.

Judges will select the top 3 artworks and photographs by adults and top 3 artworks and photographs by youth to receive the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards.


Three stages with everything from great music to powerful dance

New artists added regularly, please check back updated schedules.

Here’s the line up (so far):

Torrance Refining Company Stage
on the Torino Plaza Schedule
Your Host: Keith Dion

11am – 12:00pm

1:00 – 2:30pm
Susie Hansen Latin Band

3:00 – 4:30pm
Smooth Touch Band

Armstrong Theatre Schedule
Your Host: Shawn McMaster

Peninsula Symphony Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Harbor College

Nitya Shetra School of Dance

Wakahisa Kai

ASANO TAIKO U.S. performance teams

Dance Space AI Vibration

Neiya Arts

Dancing with RKDC

McNulty Irish Dance

Hālau Hula Ke Ola O Kaua’i

Dance One & Redondo Ballet

Nakano Theatre Schedule
Your Host: Christopher Hart

11:15am – Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Wind Quartet

11:15am – Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Wind Ensemble

12:30pm – Daniella Morrow
1:00pm – Sophia Romo
1:30pm – Michelle Jaeger Jones with Ambassador Wole Oni
2:00pm – MaKenzie Smalling
2:30pm – Chizam Mukolu
2:45pm – Kayla Stefansson
3:00pm – Sofia Love Galindo

3:45pm – South Bay French Horn Quartet

Food & Drink

Food offerings from some of the best culinary kitchens in the South Bay

Taste tickets are only $5 each.
Tickets available at the festival.


Piccini Italian Takeout
Sweet Dreams Cakes By Erica
Etta's Strudel
Truxton's American Bistro

Chari’s 24:
A Peruvian Bakery

Spicy Life

Beer & Wine

One Hope Wines
Scholb Premium Ales
Black Storm
Wine Guy & Wine Gal
Allons Ensemble

Support local and regional vendors who offer a wide range of unique artisan crafts. Shopping spree highly encouraged!

Three Pine Hill

Destination: Art

Linda’s Crafts

Elf’s Rock Painting

Little Visioneers & Color Dispersions

God Said Stop, Inc.

Sunny Seki, Author & Illustrator

Kards by Angie

Soulful Mermaid

K.C. Cordell

T. Richter Art

Pamcake’s Creatures

Story Spark

Amore Soap

Aerides General Store

Hoshi Lifestyle

South Bay Strand Designs

Diane Pineschi – Perfect Papers by Diane



Torrance Rose Float Association

Patricia’s Art Glass

Jilly by the Sea/Fish Conquers the World

Artist Collaboration Experience


TOCApalooz 23 can’t happen without the help of our dedicated supporters and volunteers. Duties include ticket sales, set up, ticket takers, hosts and more. For more information and to sign up, please click the link below.



Robinson Helicopter Company

Scott Douglas

Torrance Refining Company


Providence Little Company of Mary
Surf Management, Inc.


Continental Development Corporation


Jean Adelsman


Jane & Jim Isomoto



Torrance Refining Company