8th Annual Luna Park Chalk Art Festival

Saturday, September 19, 2015
10AM to 5PM
Backesto Park – San José, California

The festival is free to attend and open to the public.

Stay tuned for featured artists, performers and vendor announcements!

The Luna Park Chalk Art Festival attracts over 6,000 artists, students, vendors, and community members for a colorful day in Backesto Park in San José. Artists, students and chalk enthusiasts create over 150 pieces of diverse art throughout the park’s pathways, including original works, classical re-creations, 3D realistic works, cartoons, modern abstractions and more. In addition to the artwork, the festival features a main stage of local musicians, dancers and performers, as well as local food trucks and vendor booths.

Artist and Vendor Registration

Registration for the 2015 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival is now open!

Hands-On Workshop

Join us for our FREE chalk art workshop on Sunday, August 2 from 2-5 PM at Joyce Ellington Library in the Community Room and parking lot.

Learn pastel techniques and tools of the trade with artists Wayne and Cheryl Renshaw. This is a hands-on workshop, so you will get to practice and play with the techniques. Materials are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

This workshop is open to all ages and skill levels.

Register for the workshop.

Support The Arts!

Proceeds from the festival benefit the Luna Park Arts Foundation K-12 School Grants Program, where schools and youth programs who participate in the festival are are eligible to apply for grants for various art programs and projects in their schools. The foundation also hosts workshops, demonstrations and interactive chalk areas at local events and schools throughout the year.




Previous Festivals

See our 2014 festival

See our 2013 festival