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Dates

Nov 5th - 14th

10am - 6pm

Location

Venice Airport Fairgrounds

610 Airport Avenue East, Venice, FL, 34285

The Chalk Festival is dedicated to creating opportunities for those who want to learn more or become more immersed in the Chalk Festival culture. For the 2019 season we have three ticketed opportunities:

1. World Record Restoration Experience

Friday November 8 - Thursday November 14 
2 Sessions Each Day 
Morning Session: 10am-1pm
Afternoon Session: 3pm-6pm
Tickets are $75 per person, per session, portion is tax deductible (a few scholarships are available to cover cost) 
Includes: Chalk Festival Artist T-Shirt ($10 value), Team Photo, Certificate of Participation, 4-Day Unlimited Pass to 2019 Chalk Festival ($25 value), Materials to Participate, 2011 Chalk Festival Book ($5 value), Tuesday Nov. 19 Morning After-Party

This is an opportunity to 'get your hands dirty' as part of our restoration team. You will be working alongside world-renowned artists as well as Kurt Wenner, the 'Godfather of Chalk' who not only invented the 3D pavement art form but designed the Megalodon World Record. Anyone of any age and skill level are welcome to sign-up.

Team Leader:  Julie Kirk, professional 3D pavement artist and artist Kurt Wenner

2. Garden of Wonder Maze Experience

Monday November 11 - Wednesday November 13 
2 Sessions Each Day  
Morning Session: 10am-1pm  
Afternoon Session: 3pm-6pm
Tickets are $45 per person per session
Includes: Chalk Festival Artist T-Shirt ($10 value), Team Photo, Certificate of Participation, 4-Day Unlimited Pass to 2019 Chalk Festival ($25 value), Materials to Participate, 2011 Chalk Festival Book ($5 value), Tuesday Nov. 19 Morning After-Party

If you like to have fun with a group of world-renowned artists, share complex ideas, paint images on walls, expand ideas, and designing, then this is for you. A large maze will be designed, site specific, for the public to walk through and explore. You will be a part of the creative team making this vision a reality. 

Team Leader Lorelle Miller

3. OVERSIZED FLOWER MAKING EXPERIENCE

Thursday November 7 - Wednesday November 14
2 Sessions Each Day
Morning Session: 9 AM - 12 PM
Afternoon Session: 3 PM - 6 PM
Tickets are $25 per person per session
Includes: Chalk Festival Artist T-Shirt ($10 value), Team Photo, Certificate of Participation, 4-Day Unlimited Pass to 2019 Chalk Festival ($25 Value), Materials to Participate, 2011 Chalk Festival Book ($5 Value), Tuesday Nov. 19 Morning After-Party

Team Leader: Lori Escalera and Kumpa Towarnprom 

4. ILLUSION ROOM BACKDROP EXPERIENCE

Tuesday November 5 - Friday November 8
2 Sessions Each Day
Morning Session: 9 AM - 12 PM
Afternoon Session: 3 PM - 6 PM
Tickets are $50 per person per session (portion is tax-deductible)
Includes: Chalk Festival Artist T-Shirt ($10 value), Team Photo, Certificate of Participation, 4-Day Unlimited Pass to 2019 Chalk Festival ($25 Value), Materials to Participate, 2011 Chalk Festival Book ($5 Value), Tuesday Nov. 19 Morning After-Party

If you want to work with Kurt Wenner his most complex illusion rooms ever designed and help paint the backdrop walls then this opportunity is for you. This will be a premier of this illusion room in the Venice location and together we will make this geometric mind-bender will come to fruition for all to enjoy!

For general festival FAQ's click HERE.

Nov 15th - Nov 18th

3D Pavement Illusions

The largest display of Illusion pavement paintings in 1 location, in the history of the art form

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Nov 15th - Nov 18th

Kurt Wenner Illusion Environment

Step into the incredible interactive art of Kurt Wenner and be amazed as the world changes before your very eyes.

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Nov 15th - Nov 18th

Main Event

Be enchanted as the largest gathering of world-renowned pavement artists turn the tarmac into a creative wonderland.

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Nov 15th - Nov 18th

Restored and Redesigned Shark

Megalodon Shark

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Nov 18th - Nov 18th

Veterans free Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 - One Day Only ticket

Veterans Get Your Free Ticket - one day only - Monday Nov. 18

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Nov 15th - Nov 18th

Young and Young at Heart - Interactive

Children 12 and under are fo free. Get Your Tickets today! An Interactive area for Impromptu Chalk Art.

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Nov 18th - Nov 18th

Final Viewing Day!!

Curated Section, 3D Illusions and Pavement Art

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Nov 15th - Nov 18th

Pavement Music Festival

Local and regional easy-listening and get-up-and-dance - enjoyment for all!

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