PASEO COLORADO HOSTS WORLD'S LARGEST STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL
Date: June 16, 2013
21st Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival Showcases Hundreds of
Life-Size Chalk Murals during Father’s Day Weekend, June 15 -16
WHAT: The 21st Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival, named as the World’s Largest Street Painting Festival by Guinness World Record in 2010, welcomes more than 600 artists from Southern California and beyond. Talented artists will utilize 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create spectacular murals on the pavement encompassing two city blocks at Paseo Colorado shopping center. Amazing works-of-art in every style imaginable from classical to contemporary to socially relevant will be created and shown over the course of Father’s Day Weekend and viewed by 100,000 visitors.The Pasadena Chalk Festival benefits the community arts programs of the Light Bringer Project, (www.lightbringerproject.com) a Pasadena-based, non-profit arts organization founded by local residents who were interested in the role the arts, architecture and design played in the growth and development of their community.
Guests of all ages are invited to watch artists at work, enjoy live music, shop and dine during the two-day festival. KID’S CHALKLAND will be an area where kids can make Father’s Day cards for dad.There will also be a Pasadena Police Classic Car Show on Sunday from 10am to 3pm. The event is FREE and open to the public.
WHEN: SATURDAY, JUNE 15 and SUNDAY, JUNE 16 (Father's Day Weekend)
10:00am – 7:00pm
WHERE: Paseo Colorado, 280 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101 (between Marengo and Los Robles Ave.)
Chalk Murals locations: GARFIELD PROMENADE and UPPER FOUNTAIN COURT; ANIMATION ALLEY on Lower Theatre Court and CHALK OF FAME on Upper Theatre Court.
Call 626-795-8891 or visit www.pasadenachalkfestival.com.
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