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This FREE, family-friendly event in the tradition of European 16th Century street painting transforms the dull, grey concrete of the sidewalks and surface of the Concourse Park Fountain into colorful, pastel canvases.

The Annual
Chalk Walk Festival!


Sunday, September 10th

Starting 9AM - 8PM


The Concourse Park

Guest organizations...

...add to the fun of Chalk Walk while helping the community...

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

   Students and faculty from KCUMB will be on hand to staff the Health Tent, where they'll be doing blood pressure and blood sugar screenings and offering great advice on ways we can live healthier, happier lives.

Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Art As Mentorship

Art as Mentorship envisions an inclusive community where under-represented artists are emboldened to raise their voices through music.

Central Bank of Kansas City

Your community bank


Kids and parents will join local, amateur and practicing artists to create everything from temporary chalk "masterpieces" to some colorful games of Tic-Tac-Toe!

Be an Artist

Get your hands dirty chalking a square!


 You don't have to be a professional artist or even know much about art to be a part of Chalk Walk in the Historic Northeast. All you need is the desire to have fun and be inspired.


Be creative in other ways as a festival volunteer. Chalk Walk Celebrates Creativity and Builds Community, and you can help!




Become a part of our growing tradition in the heart of one of Kansas City’s most diverse and historic neighborhoods -Sponsor a Chalk Walk square!



                    We've tried to provide all the info you need about Chalk Walk here on the website, but if you have specific questions that aren't answered here, or need to speak with a representative of Northeast Arts directly about a special need or request, please call:

Rebecca Koop  -  816.483.6964

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