Round Rock Chalk Walk and Festival Benefitting the Arts | October 4-5, 2019

Round Rock Arts is hosting the 2019 Round Rock Chalk Walk and Festival Benefiting the Arts from October 4-5, 2019 at the Dell Diamond. The event is free to attend and includes live music, art vendors, food, free activities for kids, street performers, trick dogs, jugglers, hula hoopers, community art experiences, interactive drumming, community partners,  business vendors, and much more! 

Round Rock CHALK WALK 

Event location: Dell Diamond

Friday, October 4, 2019 – 5:00pm-11:00 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 9:00am-11:00pm

Contact: [email protected]

The Chalk Walk Arts Festival is Round Rock’s largest festival for the arts, with beautiful sidewalk murals drawing in tens of thousands of people over the course of two days. Hundreds of artists will showcase their work, with fun activities for the whole family! The 2019 event will be held at Dell Diamond stadium, home of the Round Rock Express.

This large-scale festival is produced by our 501c3 nonprofit arts organization, and we could not launch Chalk Walk and Arts Festival each year without the support of our generous sponsors, volunteers, board members, and other members of the community.

The thousands in attendance – comprised of residents of and visitors to the area – come to downtown Round Rock to enjoy chalk artists creating artwork on the streets of the festival groups, musicians, vocal groups, theatrical performances, food and drinks, and children’s performances by local organizations and schools. Not only is it great fun, but Chalk Walk and Festival also has an economic impact of over $380,000 on our community!

Round Rock Arts’ goal is to provide a celebration of the arts accessible to all, so admission to Chalk Walk and Festival is free. Art is the theme and chalk is the medium. From start to finish, participating artists will create art in full view of the public, who are encouraged to interact with the artists as they use their amazing talents to create beautiful “murals.” That the paintings disappear at the end of the festival makes their beauty even more appealing. We have created new cash prize categories this year, including: Best of Show; Second Place; Third Place; Best Representation of Round Rock; Best Animal; Best Figure; Best Copy of a Famous Masterpiece; Best New Comer (first-time artist); and Most Creative.

The Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is Round Rock area’s largest and most prestigious festival, drawing over 40,000 people annually to this free event during the first weekend in October.  Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival features hundreds of artists, vendors, sponsors, local and regional musicians, theatrical performances, foods and drinks, and a children’s area with performances.  Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is located at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas, where artists and vendors exhibit, showcase and sell their work. Implemented by Round Rock Arts (www.roundrockarts.org) and now sponsored by the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture, Chalk Walk Arts Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art, fine crafts and other vendors and provides patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with who created the work. Chalk artists creating street paintings, daily live entertainment with Friday and Saturday night concerts make for a perfect weekend at Dell Diamond!

For those wishing to get involved in this year’s Chalk Walk and Festival, more information can be found on our website:

Artist Sign Up

Sponsor Sign Up

Performer Registration

Vendor Sign Up

Volunteers Sign Up

 

Music Lineup:

Friday, October 4, 2019: 

Saturday, October 5, 2019 

Stages: 

    • RRISD Stage
    • Community Tent Stage I
    • Community Tent Stage II
    • School of Rock Round Rock
    • Party Deck Stage – single and duet performers
    • Party Porch – single and duet performers
    • Children’s Area – sponsored by Clif Bar
    • Library Area (Legos and STEM Mobile)

 

Event Highlights:

 

100 PLUS “CHALK ARTISTS” DRAWING/CHALKING

 

CHILDREN’S AREA CHALK AREA – over 500 places

KIDS TRAIN RIDES

    • Roaming Characters (Curious George, Stilt Walkers, jugglers, clowns…)
    • Face Painting Tent

FREE PARKING

FREE ADMISSION

FOOD AND DRINKS (by Round Rock Express)

Find out more.

 

2 thoughts on “Round Rock Chalk Walk and Festival Benefitting the Arts | October 4-5, 2019

  • September 20, 2016 at 11:00 am
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    We did not really like the judging process. It seem to be more fair when the public voted with tickets dropped into the buckets. Also, it seems there are alot of “professionals” comming from out of town to enter. Maybe they should have their own catagory? The Chalk Walk began as local non proffesionals and families to come out, draw and have fun and to have a equal chance to win.

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  • October 8, 2017 at 11:49 pm
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    I agree with Gary. It’s very strange how the voting process is. Plus there are a lot of professionals considering the same lady has won 3 times in a row. Of course the drawing was popular but others were just as amazing. Maybe instead of the buckets do something like a ballot, though it might be hard. I truly think that they had already chosen the winners before the actual stopping point since I saw nobody got down 2 aisles (roads) that had a clipboard or wearing a T-shirt. There should be an equal chance to win. I have a feeling that most of the competitors won’t do it next year because of the weird judging.

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