Chalk Talk

This Year's Chalk Festival Returns to Historic Burns Square

The show will go on from Oct. 28-31, despite damage from Hurricane Ian at its original Venice location.

10/26/2022 By Laura Paquette

Chalk Walk

Stroll Through a 3D World at the International Chalk Festival

This year, the festival’s theme is resilience.

03/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Street scenes

'Avenue of Art' Decorates Burns Square

Artists are covering sidewalks with beautiful designs through the end of September.

06/08/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Chalk Up Another One

After Last Year’s Red Tide-Related Hiatus, the Chalk Festival Returns to Venice

Artists from around the world are already busy creating new work for the 2019 fest, set for Nov. 15-18.

11/04/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 10-16

Chalk Festival, a sandcastle classic, Sarasota MOD Weekend and lots, lots more.

11/10/2016 By Ilene Denton


Our Top 6 Events For November

Our top picks this month.

11/03/2015 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Chalk Festival Kicks Off This Week in Venice

Your guide to the 2014 Sarasota Chalk Festival.

11/11/2014 By Sara Mineo


iShots: Sarasota Chalk Festival and Siesta Key Crystal Classic

This week, photographer Robert Castro checks out some of the world-class festivals happening in Sarasota right now: the Chalk Festival and the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition.

11/15/2013 By robertc


Ice House Art Opening Gala

Chalk art takes center stage at the new Ice House on 10th Street.

11/15/2013 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Chalk Festival Artist Julie Kirk Follows Her Passion

Julie Kirk, a 20-year street painting veteran, will make her Sarasota debut at this year's Chalk Festival, Nov. 13-18, 2013.

11/01/2013 By Taylor Meredith