2023 New Haven Chalk Art Festival
Sat Oct 21 2023 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
The Shops at Yale | Hamden, CT
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Saturday, October 21, 2023 12-4pm (rain date October 22)
Enjoy a day of music, art and family entertainment in celebration of the local community in the heart of downtown New Haven and Yale University. The Shops at Yale invites all professional and amateur artists, students, and artist groups to participate in the 6th New Haven Chalk Art Festival.
Bring the whole family — stroll the Chapel and Broadway districts to view and vote on elaborate chalk art designs by more than 60 talented artists at 2 locations, enjoy a Family Fun Zone with free chalk, exclusive offers to retailers and restaurants, a raffle and more!
Artists compete for bragging rights and gift cards to The Shops at Yale.
⊕ 1st Place: $1,000 to Hull’s Art Supply
⊕ 2nd Place: $500 to Urban Outfitters
⊕ 3rd Place: $250 to J.Crew
⊕ Best Amateur/Beginner: $250 Apple
Winners in each People’s Choice Awards category (Teen, Adult and Group) will receive a $100 gift card to J.Crew for 1st Place and $75 gift card to Urban Outfitters for 2nd Place. Winners for Best Fall Theme, Best Use of Color and Best Photo Rendition will receive $100 each to dwell New Haven. Everyone who votes will automatically be entered to win one of five $50 gift cards to local restaurants!
View Chalk Art at Two Locations
Broadway Island, 56 Broadway across from Apple, L.L.Bean, J.Crew & Urban Outfitters, and in front of the Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel Street, only one block away!
The New Haven Chalk Art Festival will provide a fun-filled day with entertainment and activities for the whole family! The entertainment will feature:
♥ Roaming Magician
♥ Face Painting
♥ Lunch specials at Ay Arepa and more!
♥ Family Fun Zone with free chalk for the first 200 children, music and free drawing lessons from artist Kristy Lankford
♥ Live Music from local musicians from 12:00 – 4:00pm at both artist locations: Broadway Island (56 Broadway) and outside the Yale University Art Gallery (1111 Chapel Street)
→ Location A (Artists Check-In and Artists): 56 Broadway (across from Apple, L.L.Bean, J.Crew & Urban Outfitters)
→ Location B (Artists): 1111 Chapel Street (in front of the Yale University Art Gallery)
→ Location C (Family Fun Zone): will be held in the courtyard behind Apple and Sherkaan Indian Street Food (65 Broadway)
The Shops at Yale will offer FREE parking at the 150 York Street Garage for both participants and spectators from 11am-6pm. Bring your ticket to The Shops at Yale tent on Broadway Island for a validation stamp.
2023 Artists Registration – Free to participate
Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ADH2SJZ30Y78tKhjuGAG2W9to_2sS40d_unnrAoio9E/viewform?edit_requested=true
Where is it happening?The Shops at Yale, Hamden, United States
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