Jul 25, 2014

Italian Street Painting Festival Returns to Martinez

The 10th annual festival celebrates a 400-year-old Italian tradition.

Italian Street Painting Festival Returns to Martinez

The Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival, presented by Shell Oil Martinez Refinery, will celebrate its 10th year in downtown Martinez on Sept. 28 and 29.

The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. 

Chalk Artists at Main St. Plaza
Arts & Crafts Vendors
Italian Entertainment sponsored by BCI Kitchen & Bath
Beer & Wine
Kid Fun Zone

Play Bocce on our outdoor court on Main St sponsored by Dr. Harper Orthodontics!

Amateur and professional artists will be creating their chalk art in the plaza area between Starbuck's and Bank of America.

This 400-year-old Italian tradition will be the highlight of the festival. Artists will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the weekend.

Inspired by the art? You will be able to create their own masterpiece on a 2'x2' square on for $10.00 and the box of chalk is yours to keep.

Will you go to the festival? Have you been before? Tell us in the comments.

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