Dates and Hours:
June 10 & 11, 2023
Saturday: 10AM - 10PM
Sunday: 10AM - 8PM
Denver's Golden Triangle Neighborhood; two blocks south of Civic Center Park.
Closest address is 123 W. 12th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204.
Looking for a landmark? We are near the Denver Art Museum, Kirkland Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Evans School and Leven Deli.
The festival will take place rain or shine! If inclement weather does occur, the artists will pause their work and then resume once the ground dries out again. They are resilient and we applaud their tenacity!
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Festival Map: https://denverchalk.art/map
Transportation and Parking:
You can find bike corrals throughout the Golden Triangle district, a protected bike lane on 14th Avenue, and “sharrows” on Bannock Street and 12th Avenue.
Reduce emissions and leave the driving to someone else! Use public transportation with RTD: https://www.rtd-denver.com/app/plan
Parking is available at several lots near the event, including in the Cultural Center Complex Garage at 12th Avenue and Broadway. Accessible parking spaces are located on the second level and electric vehicle charging stations are available on the third level.
Additional parking lots: https://goldentriangleofdenver.com/visit/getting-here/
The Festival site is accessible for all, and there are parking garages that have accessibility parking close to the festival.
Free and open to the public
Food and Beverage:
Food vendors and beverage booths are located throughout the festival site on Bannock between 11th and 13th
Lost and Found and First-Aid:
Evans School: 1115 Acoma Street
Located in the parking lot off of 12th between Bannock and Acoma
Children inspired by the chalk drawing process are welcome in Kids Corner to create their own temporary masterpieces. This area is open 10am-6pm daily. Please do not take chalk outside of this designated area to keep the inspiration from appearing on area businesses.
A collection of area schools will be coached by our veteran artists and will be competing with one another in the block of Acoma between 11th and 12th
People’s Choice Award:
Artists are competing for the coveted “People’s Choice Awards” - Click Here to Vote.
Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 11 at 5PM at the CherryArts Stage. Everyone is welcome!
Saturday, June 10
Sunday, June 11
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Congratulations to the 2022 Denver Chalk Art Festival Award Winning Artists!
Click Here to check out all the award winners.
Best of Show:
1st Place: Noreen Schroder, square B16
2nd Place: Jennifer Leon & Jerry Cowan, square A19
3rd Place: Hosanna & Payton McGowen, square A12
Best Reproduction of a Master: Olivia & Michelle McLeod, square C12
Most Whimsical: Tessa Fuqua, square D1
Best use of Color: Amanda Thomas & Sarah Brownmiller, square A23
Best 3D: Daniel Chavez & Eddie Huang, square B9
People’s Choice: Julia Galler, square D10
1st Place Youth: Lutheran High School, square Y4
2nd Place Youth: Westminster High School, square Y6
3rd Place Youth: Westminster High School, square Y7
Youth People’s Choice: Colorado STEM Academy, square Y1