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Want To Be A Part Of Chalktoberfest? Here's how!

This award-winning festival attracts over 100,000 visitors of all ages to The Marietta Square the second weekend in October.  Chalk artists from around the world come to delight visitors with their talents.  Art vendors line the street with unique one-of-a-kind artwork while the Craft Beer Festival attendees enjoy of 120 craft beers and 25 wines.  We welcome the community to participate in Chalktoberfest!  Sponsor and artist applications start in February. Vendors are able to apply in April.  Applications are available online and spaces are quickly filled.  We also invite you to try your hand at chalk art in our Community Chalk Competition or volunteer for one of many jobs. 

Professional Chalk Artist

Chalktoberfest 2021 is looking for Professional Chalk Artists to apply to create large works of art on the streets of Marietta. Click on the button below to find out more and submit your application.

Art and Craft Vendor

With over 100,000 visitors, Chalktoberfest is a fantastic festival to participate at. This year we are looking for Art & Craft and Local Artisan Vendors. 

Community Chalk Competition

Sunday, October 10

Join our Community Chalk Contest! This is a chance for local artists to create their own chalk art at Chalktoberfest and be considered for awards. There are divisions for individual artists and for school teams, and three prizes are awarded within each age group.

Individual Divisions
Youth (Ages 6-12)
Teen (Ages 13-17)
Adult /Adult Student (Ages 18+)

School Team Divisions
Elementary School
Middle School
High School

For more information, competition rules, and online registration, click the button below:


A high note of Chalktoberfest is the outstanding talent that performs on the stage in Marietta Square. Up-and-coming performers as well as established favorites entertain and delight audiences of all ages.


Volunteers play a vital role in the success of Chalktoberfest. We need over 100 volunteers to help with everything from taking photographs, working with children’s crafts, selling beer, setting up tables, helping with concert, and many other jobs.  If you would like to volunteer, we would love to have your help.  You can email us jennifer@mariettacobbartmuseum.org.

Become A Sponsor

Sponsor blocks sell-out quickly!  Your company name will be displayed on a chalk block, t-shirts and other locations during Chalktoberfest.  This award-winning festival attracts over 100,000 people so if you want to get your name in front of the Cobb County community and support the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art.

Email us to find out more sally@mariettacobbartmuseum.org