COVID19 Business Tool Kit

Chalk Art Festival


The Downtown Association of Yakima is happy to host Chalk Art Fest once again this year, celebrating art, community and Downtown Yakima! Due to COVID19, the event will be different this year but still loads of fun. By Saturday, October 10th, chalk art drawings will appear in windows of downtown buildings and businesses. Children will also be able to participate by picking up chalk at the Downtown Yakima Farmers Market the Sunday's of September 27th and October 4th, and then drawing a picture at their residence.
This year's theme: My Favorite Downtown Yakima Place.

Two Categories:
Children 12 and under. Chalk picked up at Downtown Yakima Farmers Market. Art drawn at residence. Send picture of completed drawing to with name and contact information.

Skilled Artists. Contact DAY with name and contact information at or via Facebook. DAY will provide you with 2 boxes of chalk pastels and one 24" x 24" panel. The drawing on the panel must be displayed in a designated Downtown Yakima business by the morning of Saturday, October 10th. DAY will take photo of all registered art.

All registered art will be displayed in a photo gallery on the DAY Downtown Yakima Facebook page and website. Voting will only occur on the Facebook page. The public will cast their votes by administering Likes to their favorite pictures. The art pieces with the most likes will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place accordingly.

SKILLED ARTISTS: contact us as soon as possible so we have time to get your artwork into the business windows by October 9th. The Deadline for submitting your artwork is Wednesday, October 7th.

Downtown Association of Yakima

14 S. First Street
Yakima, WA 98901

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