july, 2023

This is a repeating event

15jul10:00 am6:00 pmLa Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art FestivalLive professional chalk artists, live music, local vendors, and activities for the whole family.Free Event:Free EventLive or Recorded:Live Event

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Event Details

Date: July 15-16, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm each day
Location: The Cultural Arts District in Downtown Hillsboro, Oregon (along E. Main Street and flanking 1st Ave to 4th Ave)
Cost: FREE and open to the public

La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival is returning to the Cultural Arts District in Downtown Hillsboro, Oregon on July 15 and 16, 2023! La Strada is an immersive, open-air art festival featuring large-scale street paintings by professional artists, live performances by local musicians, delicious food and beverages, art vendors and hands-on activities for the whole family. This multi-cultural event in Washington County is unlike any other offered in the Portland Metro region and expects over 40,000 attendees.

This year, 20+ professional artists from around the country will turn Downtown Hillsboro into a wildlife scene with the theme “Creative Critters,” creating massive 10×10 foot chalk drawings of animals like lions, sloths, zebras and snakes. Watch as these ephemeral pieces of public art come to life in real-time over the course of two days. Join in on the fun and create your own mini-masterpiece in the community chalk area.

Local art vendors will line the streets offering unique items and inspirations to attendees. Children of all ages are encouraged to take part in hands-on activities being provided by local nonprofit organizations. The annual summer art festival, being held along E. Main Street between 1st to 4th in Downtown Hillsboro on the 3rd weekend in July, combines community engagement and art appreciation into one FREE fun-filled weekend!

This event is produced by Tualatin Valley Creates and supported by host sponsor City of Hillsboro, title sponsor Washington County Visitors Association, and many other wonderful sponsors dedicated to championing the arts. Tualatin Valley Creates is the leading arts service organization for Washington County, Oregon. TVC’s mission is to foster an inclusive, resilient, and creative community by celebrating the local arts, culture, heritage and humanities throughout the county’s 15 cities and unincorporated areas. This includes Aloha, Banks, Beaverton, Bethany, Cedar Mill, Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, King City, North Plains, Sherwood, Tigard and Tualatin.

For more information about this event visit: https://tvcreates.org/lastrada.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 6:00 pm PST

Location

Cultural Arts District

100-399 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97123

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