The Sarasota Chalk Festival has over 40,000 visitors during the Halloween weekend with over 200 artists participating. There are several fringe events in conjunction with the festival honoring visual and performance art. Among those are an Art Show & Sale, space is limited and booth rent is reasonable.
The Sarasota Chalk Festival is a Street Painting cultural event that brings professional I Madonnari (street-painters) from all over the United States and the world such as Italy, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Netherlands and Slovenia who donate their professional services for free in exchange for our help. They use the street surface as their canvas and chalk as their medium.
This year, renown street-painter Edgar Mueller from Germany is traveling to Sarasota to for his first US 3D art installation.