Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the event free to attend and open to the public?


What are the festival hours??

10 am-7 pm Saturday and 10 am-5 pm Sunday

Is it pet-friendly?

Yes, but pets must be on a leash, and you must clean up after your pet

Where do I park?

Please see the map for parking. You may also find parking along River Road and local parking lots. The lot directly under the Big Four Bridge Ramp is reserved and secured for Via Staff, Emergency Services, and Musicians pulling into the stage.



Can anyone paint with chalk at the event?

Unfortunately no. We have limited concrete available, and all artists must be preregistered – spots are limited and it is first come, first serve. Please sign up to be a street painting artist. We know that everyone loves sidewalk chalk so there will be a 10ft community mural that you can participate in with our professional chalk at the event in the designated space. We appreciate your respect of our artists and volunteers.

How can I help financially support the event?

The event is built on community support, and you can find out more by clicking Sponsor an Artist

How can I volunteer?

We love our volunteers and can give documented official hours if needed – for more information Sign Up to Volunteer!

Is there food?

Yes we have several food vendors. 

Do you have a vendor market?

Yes- check out all of our vendors on our website


If it rains, does it mean the event is canceled?

Please follow us on FB for up-to-date cancellations should any arise 

Will there be places to sit down?

Yes – but feel free to bring chairs to enjoy our live music and to watch the art unfold

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking and vaping are not allowed in the vendor grove or in close proximity to the artists. Please just be courteous.

Will there be restrooms?

Yes and we have attendants to keep them clean all weekend.

What happens if I get separated from my child?

Please see any of our Via security or go to the information booth at the front of the festival to report. 

Do you have EMS on site?


Can I come see the chalk Monday after the festival?

Unfortunately no. Due to the venue rules, we power wash all the chalk off early Monday morning.


Map of the Festival

For any other questions or concerns – please email prior to the festival. Email will not be monitored over festival weekend.

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