Reno Chalk Art and Music Festival

Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival

 Presented by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Friday – Sunday, July 9 – 11, 2021 
Atlantis West Parking Lot

Reno's fastest growing art event is back and bigger than ever! Artists of all skills levels are invited to participate in this fun-filled celebration of art, music and life. Join us at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa for an event that will also feature local arts and craft vendors, a variety of food and drinks, live music and much more!

Over 153 artists signed up so far!

Join the competition! Applications accepted through July 1, 2021.
  • Team, Individual, and Student Divisions
    • Team – Up to 4 Artists
    • Student - 12 to 18 years old
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winners in the following categories:
    • 1st Place Individual Division 
    • 1st Place Team Division
    • 1st Place Student Division
    • Best Use of Color
    • Best Use of 3D
    • Best Reproduction of a Master's Work
    • People's Choice (spectators will vote during the event to determine this winner)
  • Artist Welcome Packet includes
      • Complimentary snack and beverages
      • Lunch each day of the festival in the Artist Retreat Tent
      • 2 boxes of chalk (choice of Multicolor or white chalk)
      • 1 event t-shirt per artist

    Once your application is reviewed and accepted, you will receive complete rules and event schedule. For questions/inquiries, please contact

    2021 Entertainment


    David Gerrard Chalk Art Entertainment

    David Gerald

    Saturday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm

    Sunday, 3 pm - 5 pm

    Chalk Art Entertainer Eddie Cotton

    Eddie Cotton

    Saturday, 7 pm - 9:30 pm

    Sunday, 12 pm - 2:30 pm

    Hot Rod Rebellion Band Member

    Hot Rod Rebellion

    Friday, 1 pm - 3:30 pm

    Jp Spoars Chalk Art Entertainment

    JP Soars

    Friday, 7 pm - 9:30 pm

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Onoleigh Pommier

    Onoleigh Pommier

    Saturday, 1 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sunday, 9 am - 11:30 pm

    Chalk Art Entertainment - Whesli


    Friday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm

    Saturday, 10 am - 12:30 pm

    2019 Chalk Art Festival Winners


    Chalk Art Artist Maribeth Mcfaul
    Chalk Art Artist Tiffany Manchip
    Chalk Art Artist Linda Houry
    Chloe Payne

    Individual Division

    Maribeth McFaul

    "Live a Life You Are Proud Of"


    People's Choice

    Tiffany Manchip

    "Night Owl"

    Best Reproduction

    Linda Houry

    "Melchizedek and Abraham Reims Cathedral"

    Student Division

    Chloe Payne

    "Van Gogh"

    Artwork from the Chalk Art and Music Festival
    Chalk Art Artist Eric and Sherri Major
    Chalk Art Artist Catherine Daum

    Team Division

    Diego and Gina Garcia


    Best Use of Color

    Eric and Sherri Major

    "Fruit by Alphonse Mucha"

    Best 3D

    Catherine Daum

    "Infinite Jest"

    2021 Sponsors


    Napa Auto Parts Logo
    Great Basin Brewery Logo
    Bonanza Produce Logo