Plano's favorite family tradition is back for 2018! Chalk It Up is a free sidewalk chalk competition that begins at 10:00am on Saturday when the festival opens. Participants can register for free and are provided a space and chalk. Competition categories include professional, amateur young adult, and amateur adult. Chalk murals are judged by a panel from the Plano Art Association and prizes are awarded to the top three finishers.

To sign up for Chalk It Up, visit the Artists page.


Want to see what kind of entertainment Plano has to offer? Then come to the Community stage! The stage will have live performances from local artists groups throughout the festival on Saturday. Some of the performers this year will include: Plano Symphony Orchestra, Chamberlain Ballet, and Plano Children's Theatre. For a more detailed schedule, visit the Artists page. 


Graffiti artists

The graffiti artists are returning for another year at Plano Artfest! The artists will be stationed around the festival, painting on unique surfaces. Last year, the graffiti artists got creative and did their painting in between the trees of Haggard Park! 


Kids zone

Bring the whole family out to Plano Artfest! There will be all kinds of festival activities in the Smile Doctors Kids Zone, including yoga in Haggard Park, make-it-take-it crafts, and Kids Chalk It Up.

There will also be a $5 entry area with bounce houses, rock climbing, and an arcade game truck. 

makers market

Come see some of the finest local craftsmen and artisans in North Texas! Over 60 craft vendors will be showcasing their work at Plano Artfest 2018. Art mediums represented in the Makers Market typically include: jewelry making, pottery, wood-working, painting, photography, apparel and accessories, furniture, bath and body products, essential oils, food vendors, and more!