Sackville Street Chalk Arts Festival

Unique in Atlantic Canada, this two-day event includes several chalk artists creating artworks all over town.

A great 3-d interactive piece by local artist, Miranda Forestall.

On August 27 & 28, 2021 the Town of Sackville is excited to bring back the popular Sackville Street Chalk Art Festival. Unique in Atlantic Canada, this two-day event will include several artists creating artworks directly in various locations throughout our downtown.

Alongside the artists there will be multiple creativity zones, art workshops and large-scale chalk activities to enjoy. Throughout the festival there will be musical acts from all across the Tantramar Region and enough chalk for everyone who wants to participate.


You can find the full 2021 schedule of events here.

You can register for our various workshops here.

We have added another workshop!

Chalk Festival Multi-Media Art Camp

Students will gather in person for 2 full days, to create work in multiple mediums indoors and outdoors. Each student will get their own sketch pad and have various materials to choose from such as acrylic paint, charcoal, chalk pastels, pencils, markers, clay and canvas. We will also take time to explore photography outside, so bring your own camera! Each student will be able to choose 4 photos to print, take home finished canvases, clay sculptures, and more.

Ages 10+
August 27 and 28, 2021
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sackville Visitor Information Centre
Bring your own lunch and snacks!

Register here before August 25th.

For any questions, contact


Children enjoyed a powdered paint battle in 2019!