Nov. 9-12 ‘Garden of Wonder” Feature group project events: Restoration of World Record & Site Specific Large Human Maze The original international Chalk Festival that started in Burns Square Sarasota is now located at the Venice Airport Fairgrounds on Venice Island, Florida - the Shark-Tooth Capital of the World. The Festival will celebrate the theme LOVE & PEACE November 11-14. General admission is $10 adult day pass, $5 student day pass with unlimited passes available too at www.chalkfestival.org.
Featured events include 3D illusion paintings, traditional pavement painting, Young and Young at Heart Fun Zone for all, Pavement Music Festival, Food Trucks and Beer Gardens. Additional ticketed events include Cirque Ma'Ceo Equestrian Performances, 5K Fun Run and Opening/Closing Parties.
Other ticketed events include Cirque Ma'Ceo Equestrian Show, 5K Fun Run, Opening and Closing Parties.
The Festival is a collaboration of artists, volunteers, donors and visitors who bring together, once a year, the best pavement artists in the world while welcoming anyone of any age or skill level to participate.
It is a celebration of the ephemeral pavement arts where artists use pastel chalk as their medium and the street surface as their canvas to create over-sized masterpieces as the public is invited to watch the creative process. Hundreds of other artists participate and in a multitude of ways from music, dance, poetry, acting, magic, and much more.
In 2014 the Festiva
Chalk Festival 2018
The Chalk Festival is a pavement art event where spectators get to meet and watch the most renowned pavement artists from around the world, as they turn the pavement into a "Museum in Motion" using chalk to create oversized masterpieces & 3D illusions