Chalk the Walk applications now online

A committee made up of staff and volunteers from the City of Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation, Mount Vernon Area Arts Council and the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) have released the artist applications, food vendor applications and the volunteer applications for the upcoming Chalk the Walk festival.

The two-day festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The event will feature the work of more than 300 artists utilizing a downtown city street as a canvas and more than a half-ton of chalk.

Norman Rockwell’s “Dugout” will be the centerpiece of the 2017 Chalk the Walk Festival in Mount Vernon, May 6 and 7.

The group previously announced that Norman Rockwell’s “Dugout” will be the featured 30’x50′ at the 12th annual Chalk the Walk festival, Iowa’s largest-ever Madonnari Festival. 

The artist applications are available here or here:

The food vendor applications are available here:

The volunteer applications are available here:

The sponsorship form is available here:


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