May 1-3, 2015 • A St. Augustine 450th Signature Event
A FREE Event for People of All Ages to Participate & Create
Paseo Pastel – the Spanish custom of a casual promenade or walk. St. Augustine’s “promenade” will take place on the sidewalks in between the City Parking Garage and the Visitor Information Center
FRIDAY, 7:00 PM Pre-Event Party
SATURDAY, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
70+ local, regional and international Chalk Artists create the sidewalk gallery of art
SUNDAY, all day, public walk and viewing with sidewalk washing wrap-up
This annual creative event features “career chalk artists”. Paseo Pastel is being promoted nationally and internationally to a prime audience of chalk festival followers. Approximately 10,000 people of all ages are expected to attend.
70+ Artist, competing for cash prizes, will create drawings on 4′X6′ sidewalk areas with the theme of Happy Birthday St. Augustine. Career Chalk Artists, Art Educators, College and High School Students will turn the city’s sidewalks into a gallery of chalk art.
Featured Artist & Master, Carolyn Shultz is a member of the Florida Chalk Art Association and participates in street painting at festivals across the United States as well as internationally. She has been awarded the prestigious designation as “Maestro Madonnari” (Master Street Painter) through the association. Carolyn performs at numerous festivals each year and we are happy to announce she will be returning again as one of our Featured Artists!
Chalk festivals traditionally provide revenue to the local economy, fill hotel rooms, build community and become a creative activity for a diverse audience.
Check out the video below to see what an awesome time we had at Paseo Pastel St. Augustine Chalk Walk 2014!
Live Music and community collaborations with local tourist attractions, businesses, hotels, B&B’s and performing artists will create an inspiring weekend of participating in the arts in St. Augustine and will have audiences wanting to return year after year.
This event is being produced by The St. Augustine Regional (StAR) Council, dedicated to improving our area and promoting it to individuals outside of the region.