presented by

Markquart Toyota


University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

presented by


Markquart Toyota


University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

The 2024 date is set!

Chalkfest returns to the campus of UW-Eau Claire

Save the date
Saturday July 27, 2024
11:00am - 7:00pm

UW-Eau Claire has several large sidewalks running through it, where registered artists of all ages from throughout the community will create elaborate, large-scale chalk artwork. Throughout the day, artists will create their work as thousands of visitors watch their drawings come to life. Participants are encouraged to pre-register to reserve a spot.


Registration is Open!

Visit UW-Eau Claire's Chalkfest page for registration and details:

  Registration »

Check out photos from past years for inspiration.

All Chalkfest Photos »

Event Schedule

Saturday, July 27, 2024

7am-10am: Artist check-in and artwork begins

11am-7pm: Art is open to the public. Food vendors and activities will be on the campus mall.

11am-5pm: Audience Choice voting

3pm-5pm: Judging

5:30pm: Live announcement of winners on the campus mall

7pm: Event Conclusion

If there is rain/inclement weather, we will move the entire festival to Sunday, July 28.

Artist Registration Info

Online Advance Registration

  • $18 Chalkfest Square Only
  • $32 Chalkfest Square with Chalk

  Registration Online »

Day-of Registration

  • $20 Chalkfest Square Only
  • $34 Chalkfest Square with Chalk

Specific Sidewalk Square Sizes

During the registration process, the squares are listed as numbers only. This document includes the exact sizes of each square by corresponding number.

View Chalkfest Sidewalk Square Sizes »

What’s included?

  • If ordering chalk, the chalk is a 48 Piece Koss International Artists soft pastels
  • One Chalkfest branded cooling towel
  • One (1) sponge for blending
  • One (1) set of latex gloves (small, medium or large available)


Artists must be at least 12 years old to participate. Younger artists can join us in our free Family Area.

Chalkfest Artist Market
*NEW for 2024*

Application and official Rules can be found here:

Chalkfest Eau Claire Artist Market Vendor Guidelines & Application »

Chalkfest Eau Claire is seeking artists and artisans to exhibit and sell their original works and handmade goods at the annual Chalkfest Eau Claire.

  • Limited number of outdoor 10'x10' vendor spaces available for $100 each
  • Applications due by May 24, 2024

2024 Chalkfest Sponsors

Co-Presenting Sponsors

Markquart Toyota
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Want to be a part of this incredible community moment and sponsor this year's event?

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