Chalktoberfest – Oct 14 & 15 – on the Square, Marietta

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art hosts Chalktoberfest on October 14-15 with 80+ national and international chalk artists, public chalk competition, beer festival, live music, and much more. Fun for the whole family! So Mark your calendars for October 14-15, 2017 as Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art presents its annual Chalktoberfest that takes place around the Marietta Square and down Atlanta Street to the museum.
This year, the Chalktoberfest theme is “Bring you’re a-Game” and will feature over 80 contracted, professional chalk artists from around the US, Mexico, Canada and Europe. Artists will draw in front of spectators during both dates from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. Representing the Ukraine are Alex Maksio and Valentina Sforzini while Tomoteru TomoSaito will represent Italy. Other featured artists include renowned chalk artists: Anat Ronen, Nate Baranowski, Jennifer Chaparro, Willie Zin, Joel Yau, Rod Tryon, Cuong Nguyen and many more. Admission to MCMA is free for the duration of the festival.

On Saturday, Oct. 14th, Chalktoberfest includes their annual Craft Beer Festival in conjunction with the Chalk Festival. This Craft Beer Festival allows visitors to walk around and enjoy the Chalk Art while drinking samples. There will be a selection of over 100 different kinds of craft beer. MCMA encourages guests to visit local restaurants and talk to professional artists from around the country as they create their masterpieces. Chalktoberfest will feature an after hours concert in the Park with live music. Bands TBD starting at 6:00pm. Check the Chalktoberfest Website for the purchase of concert tables.

chalkers at 2013 festivalOn Sunday, Oct. 15th, Chalktoberfest will move out the Beer Festival and bring in their Creative Kids craft-making section 1:00pm – 5:00pm, geared toward children of all ages – and host their non-professional Chalk Competition with Youth, Teen, School, and Adult Divisions. Competition starts at 10:00am. Winners announced at 3:00pm. The Professional Chalk area will be available to view until 8:00pm Sunday night.



CHALKTOBERFEST Craft Beer Festival Tickets Now On Sale!

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is proud to present Chalktoberfest, an exciting combination of their annual Chalk Festival with Marietta’s premier Craft Beer Festival. Enjoy sampling craft beers, live music from local artists, watching professional chalk artists chalk the streets, and eating great food at the beautiful downtown square of Marietta. All proceeds go to the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.
Tickets to the 2017 Marietta Chalktoberfest Craft Beer Festival are now available for purchase! Taste over 100 different kinds of craft beer while walking the colorful streets of Marietta Square. To purchase tickets visit and type in Chalktoberfest in the search box.





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