Chalk Festival

PrintThe 2019 Northville Art House Chalk Festival will take place on SATURDAY, JUNE 22nd from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. at the Arts and Acts Festival.  Artists of all ages will transform the streets of downtown – Northville into the 6th annual community chalk festival.

Join the fun! Show off your artistic ability! The registration fee is $4 per sidewalk square. The Northville Art House will provide each individual or group with one box of chalk. See rules below.

Check in will take place at Center Street Downtown – Northville, MI, next to the info booth.  You must be registered in order to participate. You can register online, or at the festival!

Chalk Festival Registration

  • Price: $4.00

Artists of all ages will transform the streets of downtown – Northville into Northville’s 6th annual community chalk festival. Participants will create their work in a designated square.

We will provide one box of chalk to each participant or group of artists.  Participants may bring their own chalk, brushes or water. All chalk must be water-based.  No spray fixatives may be used.

Numbered squares will be assigned randomly and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some squares may have cracks or texture variations.  Make the most of these ‘imperfections’!

Check in will take place at the Chalk Festival tent next to the info booth beginning at 10 am on Saturday, June 22nd.

Judging:  Judging will take place at 4 pm on the 22nd.  Winners will be announced by 5 pm on Facebook and award certificates with be mailed to the winners.

Additional Rules:

    • Drawings must remain within the designated square. Drawings on buildings, trees, or any other surface are strictly prohibited.
    • Artwork containing nudity, profanity, or content deemed inappropriate by the festival committee will be removed and the artist will be disqualified from the contest.
    • The use of flammable or offensive odors will not be allowed.
    • Festival officials can disqualify artists for failure to adhere to any of the above guidelines.


Thank you for supporting the Northville Art House!


Special Thanks to our 2019 Chalk Festival Sponsor

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