Galena ChalkFest

Special Event

During this annual event, Galena Center for the Arts' lower parking lot is transformed into a giant work of art. Team and individual artists use their creativity to compete for prizes in five categories including a People's Choice Award.

The 2019 featured artist is John Schober, art teacher at the Galena School District. Spectators are welcome all day. Kids drawing zone. Music. Cookies and beverages available for sale. Award ceremony at 4:30 pm.

Sponsored by First Community Bank of Galena, Illinois Bank & Trust and Dupaco Community Credit Union.

June 15, 2019, 9 am-5 pm
Free, donations appreciated


  • Individuals and teams of up to 4 people
  • Over 50 spaces available
  • $15 entry fee per individual or team
  • 6x6 foot or 4x4 foot asphalt canvas spaces available
  • Spaces assigned first come, first serve; pre-registration encouraged
  • Entry fee includes box of chalk and sponge brushes for blending
  • Event day registrations accepted from 7:30-9:30 am
  • Artist/Team Registration Form


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