About Street Art Fest
Street Art Fest 2023!
- Artists Creating Art on the Streets: Street Art Fest attendees strolled the streets and watched as talented artists created artwork of amazing color, depth and complexity - with chalk!
- Music: RX Blues Band
- Entertainment: Local dance studios took the stage and performed
- Food & Drink: Available for purchase was brats, burgers, hot dogs, nachos, charcuterie boxes, ice cream, sno cones and MORE!
- Makers Market: The Makers Market included hand crafted items, soy candles and wax melts, air and linen sprays, glitter tumblers, acrylic wine glasses, handmade jewelry, soap and MORE!
- Kreative Kids Korner: Kids had their own special "Kreative Kids Korner" at this family-friendly event where they had the chance to make their own works of art, bounce house and enjoy some imaginative fun and games thanks to the dedicated volunteers of the IFBW club.
- Monster Mural - Discover Downstate Illinois offered an immersive experience for artists of all ages with their Monster Mural. Learn more about all their 21-county region has to offer while painting pieces of Downstate.
- A Relaxing, Hometown Environment: Art, music, great food and beverages, all at Highland’s beautiful downtown square, combined to make this an annual event that you don't want to miss!!
Thank you artists for sharing your time and talents at the
Chamber of Commerce 2023 Street Art Fest!
Street Art 2023 did not disappoint! The artists knocked it out of the park with their chalk masterpieces! There were animals, landscapes, abstracts and a host of other pieces that mesmerized the attendees to the event! Although it had to be hard to choose who would take home a winner's title, the judges made their choices, and the following were declared winners!!
The Streets Literally Became a Canvas...
AMATEUR 24+ CATEGORY
AMATEUR 19-23 CATEGORY
YOUNG ADULT 18 AND UNDER CATEGORY
AWARD OF MERIT
The great tradition of street painting began in Italy in the 16th century. A crowd would gather whenever a traveling artist began transforming the pavement into a colorful work of art. Although the masterpiece only lasted until the next rain, the tradition of street painting has endured, and we invite you to be part of this timeless experience!