Thank you everyone!

We hope you hope to see you back again next year!!!  Save the dates for June 22 and 23, 2024!

CHALK IN SAUK is a FREE, two day art festival with entertainment, food, art vendors, and family fun! 

There will be 16 professional chalk artists creating live on the streets featuring internationally known chalk artist Shawn McCann.  

A giant mandala and childrens area will be available for all to color on.  

A limited number of sponsored amateur spots will be available by preregistration for aspiring artists, semi-pros, and groups to create on.

Thank you for a great event.  See you on June 22 and 23, 2024!

Art on the Avenue

Artists come to display and sell their art. Pottery, jewelry, wood carvings, paintings, hand-sewn items, stained glass, woodworking (i.e. Game boards, cutting boards, and much more), artistic signage, food, and much more. Sinclair Lewis Ave and the 200 block of Oak Street will be closed off to traffic.

Tour the 510 Art Lab at 11:00, Noon, 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rain or shine, the festival will go on! If it is a complete washout, there will be a notice posted on the website as well as our Facebook and Instagram pages.

The festival is held on Sinclair Lewis Avenue and around the corner on the 200 block of Oak Street.  There is parking in the city administration lot, Sinclair Lot by Oak Street, or in Sinclair Lewis Park. All three are just a short walk away! Park on any open side street.

Absolutely! Take as many pictures as you want. There will be opportunities to take interactive pictures of the 3D creations once the artist has finished. The artist’s social media tags will be on our website and on their laminated bio next to their creation. Be sure to tag the artist and us!

➡ Facebook: @ChalkinSauk

➡ Instagram: @ChalkinSauk