Save the Date for the TBBCA's 6th annual Chalk Walk art festival!
When: March 14th, 15th & 16th, 2014
Where: Hyde Park Village, 1602 West Snow Avenue, Tampa, FL
Tampa's only chalk festival will once again be held in historic Hyde Park Village where guests can enjoy upscale shopping, live entertainment, local food trucks and drink specials, an open air market, art gallery and fun crafts and activities for the kids. This year over 50 artists will be competing for over $3,000 in prizes. Watch them create original street art so vibrant and captivating, it seems to jump off the pavement!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, March 14th from 4 to 7PM
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day early at Chalk Walk's St. pARTy's Day kick-off event! Meet the artists and enjoy food and drink specials, and open air market and live Irish music.
4 to 7PM Special appearances by the Busch Garden's stilt walkers
5 to 7PM Live Irish music with Paddy O'Furniture
Saturday, March 15th from 10AM to 6PM
Watch over 40 chalk and plein air artists create beautiful works of art, and vote on your favorite for a chance to win a prize. Be sure to check out Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine's Kids' Chalk Alley for face painting, bounce house, crafts and more.
10:00AM to 6:00PM Special appearances by the Busch Garden's stilt walkers
10:30AM to 1:30PM Live music with the Grey Beard Band
11:30AM to 6:00PM Beer and wine sales
2:00 to 2:45PM Classical dance performances by The Brandon Ballet
4:00 to 6:00PM Acoustic music with Ted Wray. Voted Best of the Bay, Weekly Planet
"...Impressive vocal range...Wickedly talented finger-style guitarist..." - St. Pete Times
Sunday, March 16th from 10AM to 3PM
The fun continues with more art, shopping and activities for the whole family!
10:30AM to Noon Live music with the Grey Beard Band
11:00AM to 1:00PM Plein Air Quick Draw competition
12:30 to 2:30PM Dance performances with Ms. Lisa's Dance
2:30PM Awards Presentation
CALL TO ARTISTS : Chalk Walk is accepting applications for both Chalk and Plein Air artists. Artists of all ages and skill levels are welcome to apply. Student groups are also welcome. (Apply by March 1st and waive all application fees!)
VENDOR APPLICATION: Chalk Walk is also accepting applications for food and retail vendors. Limited space is available, so please apply early to secure your booth.
Watch Chalk Walk Artists Dee Sabean and BK Lyons on Tampa's nationally syndicated Daytime with hosts, Cyndi Edwards and Jerry Panacoli.
Special thanks to our 2014 Chalk Walk Sponsors!
Festival Presenting Sponsors
Kids' Chalk Alley Presenting Sponsor
Kids' Chalk Alley Partner
Chalk Art Sponsor
Special thanks to our Community Partners!