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Chalk the Walk 2021

  • Details

  • 5/01/21
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Festival/Fairs

Event Description

Iowa’s largest-ever Madonnari Festival. The two-day festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

This year’s event will feature the work of hundreds of artists utilizing a downtown city street as a canvas and more than a half-ton of chalk. Last year’s 1st Place Winner, Mary Campbell, will return to the event as the 2021 featured artist. Outdoor food vendors and musicians will be on hand throughout both days of the event.

More than $1,375 in cash prizes will be awarded to chalk artists this year, with a formal check presentation ceremony to take place Sunday afternoon, May 2.

Chalk the Walk’s 2021 large collaborative piece of chalk art is a recreation of “The Scream” by Edvard Munch.