Saturday, September 14, 2019 Open to All Categories 9 am – 4:30 pm
Rain Date – Sunday, September 15, 2019 Open to All Categories 9 am – 4:30 pm

ChalkFest At Reston Town Center is presented by Public Art Reston and Reston Town Center. All are invited to create chalk drawings on Market Street. The event is open to professional artists, amateur artists, businesses, families, and kids of all ages. There will be prizes for professional artists, amateur artists, families and kids, in addition to the “Audience Choice Awards”. 

The Festival is one of the area’s most unique and fun events that attracts a diverse and motivated audience and promotes public art in Reston. Participants are invited to show off their creativity and realize chalk drawings on Market Street, in the heart of Reston Town Center.

The festival draws a wide range of participants and even larger group of visitors to witness their amazing talent. In 2019, close to 300 squares were reserved with over 400 people if all ages participated in the event. ChalkFest at Reston Town Center attracted more than 8000 visitors, exceeding the expected visitor goals for the five-year old festival. 

Click here to view video about the 2019 ChalkFest at Reston Town Center. 

View the drawings of the prize winners of ChalkFest at Reston Town Center 2019 here. 

View volunteer opportunities for 2020 will be posted in July 2020. 

Voice of America Urdu features ChalkFest at Reston Town Center 2015 and public art in Reston! 


ChalkFest at Reston Town Center 2019 Sponsors


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