Downtown streets are closed to traffic for the setup and will remain closed until late Sunday, Sept. 9, or early Monday, Sept. 10.
The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The first day kicks off at 6 a.m. with registration for the annual 5K Bean Run at 8 a.m., with the Show and Shine car show starting at 8 a.m. along 10th Street east of Central Avenue.
Other events will wrap up on Sunday, including a chili cook-off that wraps up at 1 p.m., and a bean burrito-eating contest at 2 p.m.
Music, food, entertainment and a bevy of vendors will be present both days.