ROGERS PARK — Chalk Howard Street, Chicago’s only chalk festival, is returning.
The fest is 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 27. Dozens of professional and amateur artists will create colorful 2D and 3D chalk illustrations on Howard Street between Paulina and Ashland. The festival is free to attend.
Attendees can chalk their own 4-by-4-foot squares by registering online for $25. Chalk is included.
There will be live music, an interactive dance performance, food and retail vendors and more.
This is Chalk Howard Street’s first outdoor event since its 2019 debut. It was turned into virtual demonstrations in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic.
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