Chalk Art Festival in Old Town Square *Saturday, August 6th

Visit Old Town Square on Saturday, August 6th for the 8th Annual Chalk Art Festival
Old Town Square – 2nd and Mead – Wichita, Ks
This event is free and open to everyone!  Create sidewalk art, enjoy music, watch the Fountains and view the Artists competing in the battle rounds.  The chalk is provided, but you bring the creativity!
Chalk Art Festival 2016
Graphic Credit – Emberhope
Purchase a wristband to participate in a raffle and other activities.  With your purchase, various local businesses will provide crafts, water games, face painting, and more!
Wristbands:  Adults $5 * Kids (12 and under) $3

All proceeds benefit the Community of Hope Fund which supports 4 program divisions:  Youthville Foster Care, Youthville Residential (Dodge City/Newton), Counseling and STRIVE.

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Youthville Chalk Art Festival – August 1st 10 am – 2 pm


Photo Credit - Youthville Chalk Art Fest
Photo Credit – Youthville Chalk Art Fest


2015 Youthville Chalk Art Festival

Saturday, August 1st 10 am – 2 pm

Old Town Square | East 2nd St N & N Mead St, Wichita, KS 67202

Free and Open to the Public!

The Youthville Chalk Art Festival is a annual event held to raise support and awareness for Emberhope.  This is a fun festival for all ages to experience Art and Community in an outdoor setting while also supporting local and regional artists.

Watch local artists create wonderful Chalk Art and design your own masterpiece at this Chalk Art Festival!  There will also be Live music at this free event!


And, while in Old Town don’t forget to visit the

Old Town Farmer’s Market

Farm & Art Market Square | E. 1st St N & N. Mosley St, Wichita


Farmers Markets in the Wichita Area

There are several Farmers Markets held in Wichita opening their “doors” for the season.

All feature wonderful fruits, vegetables, homemade goods, and more!

Farmers Markets - WAE 5.15.15
Photos courtesy of LHV Farmers Market

Lincoln Heights Village Market

Wednesdays,  7 am-11 am (May – mid-October)

SW corner of Douglas & Oliver (Lincoln Heights Village)

Their Vendors include:  Her Produce, Steve’s Jams & Jellies, Monroe Coffee Roasters, Hello Paleo and CC’s Garden Vegetables.

Other Farmers Markets in the Wichita area include: 

 Old Town Farmers Market

Saturdays,  (May – mid-October)  ***Fall Hours begin September 12th – 8 am – Noon

E. 1st St N & N. Mosley St, Wichita (Farm & Art Market Square)

21st and Ridge Road Market

Saturdays,  7 am – Noon (April – October)

7001 W. 21st St N, Wichita (Sedgwick County Extension Office)

For more information on Farmers Markets in the Wichita area, visit this link

Kansas Grown Farmers Markets
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Save money and shop 2nd Saturday! January 10th 2015

Shop local and save money on the 2nd Saturday of the month!  Purchase a re-usable 2nd Saturday Shopping bag or keycard for $5 and receive discounts at any of the participating merchants in the Douglas Design District, Downtown Wichita, Old Town and the Delano District.

Some of the many stores offering special savings are Cero’s Candies, Apron Strings Kitchen Store,  and Bella Luz Gifts.

Visit here for the list of participating merchants.

2nd Saturday – January 10th 2015

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