Oct 12, 2019

An open air art gallery during the Fairfax Fall Festival

  Sponsored by the Fairfax City Commission on the Arts


  • Participants must check-in at Commission On the Arts table upon arrival at the park. Failure to check-in will result in disqualification of that square.

  • Each drawing must remain within the designated square area.

  • No spray fixatives may be used.

  • Participants may bring their own chalk. All materials must be temporary and washable with soap and water. No 3D paint or non-chalk materials will be permitted. The use of any prohibited materials will result in disqualification.

  • Drawing on buildings, trees or any surface other than assigned squares is not permitted.

  • The primary design of a square must be created in chalk.

  • No materials may be used that emit offensive odors or cause potential annoyances to other artists or festival-goers.

  • Three-dimensional elements may be incorporated into square designs. These must not exceed the square area, cannot exceed 2 feet in height and must be removed by the artist no later than 5 p.m.

  • The festival is a family event. Any artwork that contains nudity, profanity or other content deemed inappropriate by festival officials will be removed.

  • Only people who have registered for the competition will be eligible to receive prizes and bragging rights.

  • Judges or festival officials can disqualify artists for failure to adhere to any of the above guidelines.

(Not Live Link) Reserve Your Art Space Here.