Chalk Art Returns to St Augustine May 2nd
03.31.14 08:18 AM
May 2-4, 2014 • A St. Augustine 450th Signature Event
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
Image to the Right is some of featured artist of the year Carolyn Shultz's amazing work. Credit: Hugh Ward and Paseo Pastel's Website
FRIDAY, 7:00 PM Pre-Event Party
SATURDAY, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
SUNDAY, all day, public walk and viewing with sidewalk washing wrap-up
This creative event features “career chalk artists” and will be held annually leading to St. Augustine’s 450th Celebration. Paseo Pastel is being promoted nationally and internationally to a prime audience of chalk festival followers. Approximately 20,000 families, tourists and people of all ages are expected to attend.
70+ Artist, competing for cash prizes, will create drawings on 4X6 sidewalk areas with the theme of St. Augustine’s Living Heritage. Career Chalk Artists, Art Educators, College and High School Students will turn the city’s sidewalks into a gallery of chalk art.
This event as well as many other St. Augustine attractions and festivities are located walking distance of the inn.