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Chalk the Walk sidewalk art festival to be held at Salt Lake County Library over the weekend

Aug 31, 2022, 7:00 AM
Unbelievable portraits, landscapes, optical illusions and more will adorn the County Library’s Vi...
Unbelievable portraits, landscapes, optical illusions and more will adorn the County Library’s Viridian Event Center at the annual Chalk the Walk sidewalk art festival Saturday, September 3 from 2–6 pm. (Salt Lake County Library)
(Salt Lake County Library)

SALT LAKE CITY — Chalk the Walk sidewalk art festival is returning for the sixth year at the County Library Viridian Event Center.

On Saturday, from 2-6 p.m., you can participate for free in family-friendly activities and see chalk portraits, landscapes, optical illusions and more says the library’s website

Utah’s best chalk artists will compete in one of three categories: teen, kids, or adult solo. A press release on the event said at the end of the festival judges will announce category winners. 

Furthermore, fans can vote for the People’s Choice winner, which will be announced on Monday, Sep. 5. 

“Chalk the Walk is one of our most popular events, with good reason,” said Viridian Event Center Assistant Manager Tayler Allen. “The artists put so much effort into their artwork, creating beautiful, complex drawings that crowds love.”

The registration date has passed to compete in the festival, attendance is free at the county library.  

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Chalk the Walk sidewalk art festival to be held at Salt Lake County Library over the weekend