For the fourth year, Public Art Reston will present ChalkFest this weekend on Market Street in Reston Town Center.
Professional artists and sponsor will kick the weekend off, getting their work started from noon to 11 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the event will be open to everyone.
Prizes will be given in several categories, and there will also be “Audience Choice Awards” given to the favorites of event visitors.
According to information provided by Public Art Reston, “the festival is one of the area’s most unique and fun events” and it “attracts a diverse and motivated audience and promotes public art in Reston”:
The festival draws a wide range of participants and even larger group of visitors to witness their amazing talent. In 2016, over 2,000 visitors participated in the festival’s programming, exceeding the expected visitor goals for the three-year-old festival. The festival”s visitor profile reflects highly desired market segments like: families, young professionals, community leaders and local government officials and the area’s growing “creative class.”
For more information, email [email protected] or call 703-467-9797.
File photo from 2015 event courtesy Chip McCrea
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