Jasper Community Arts’ 21st annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival will once again be held at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center (located at 100 3rd Ave. Jasper, IN 47546)on Saturday, May 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Chalk Walk 2024 will see the return of crowd favorites, such as Chalk Walk t-shirt tie-dyeing, balloon art, caricatures, a bounce house just for the little ones, and of course, CHALKING!
- Participants may register online by visiting www.jasperarts.org/chalkwalk.Register before the early bird deadline of April 28 to receive a free 2021 Chalk Walk t-shirt! For those who miss the deadline, t-shirts will be available at the Chalk Walk for $10.
- Volunteers and service groups are always welcome for set up, registration, booth help, and clean up. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Please register as a volunteer online at www.jasperarts.org/chalkwalkvolunteer or call Eric Herndon, Chalk Walk Event Coordinator at 812-482-3070.
- Artists and craftspeople of all kinds including furniture makers, painters, potters, photographers, blacksmiths, weavers, sculptors, jewelry makers, and more are encouraged to join this much anticipated, annual event. The fee for a booth space is $25. Artists must supply their tables, but Jasper Community Arts will provide 2 chairs per booth. Anyone interested may visit www.jasperarts.org/chalkwalkartsmarket or call Eric Herndon, Chalk Walk Event Coordinator at 812-482-3070.
- Food trucks and non-profit organizations are invited to participate as Food Vendors. A reminder: If a tent is used, it must meet state Fire Marshal codes. The fee for the outdoor food booth space is $25.Anyone interested in applying to become a food vendor at the Chalk Walk may fill out the form at www.jasperarts.org/chalkwalkfoodvendor or call Eric Herndon, Chalk Walk Event Coordinator at 812-482-3070.
The annual Chalk Walk is supported by many local businesses and individuals, including Papa John’s Pizza of Jasper and the Greater Jasper Downtown Business Association.
Additional information about the Chalk Walk Arts Festival and vendor forms can be found on the Chalk Walk page of the Jasper Community Arts website atwww.jasperarts.org/chalkwalk Jasper Community Arts is a department of the City of Jasper. Additional support is provided by Friends of the Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, and the National Endowment for the Arts. JCA is also a Kennedy Center Partner in Education and provides arts education programming to local schools.