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Perry Chalk Art Festival (Taste of Summer)

Jul 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Perry, NY
Event Summary
Join us for a day of fun at the Perry Chalk Art Festival! Watch trained artists create pastel masterpieces, cheer teens competing for chalking prizes, and let youngsters chalk to their heart's content while you enjoy the live music, ample shopping opportunities and fine dining at the Taste of Summer!
Taste of Summer guests can sample succulent seasonal dishes inspired by local, in-season ingredients simply by purchasing “Taste” tickets. is offering 20 Taste of Summer tickets for just $15 - a 25% discount over tickets purchased at the event. Two tickets purchase a sample taste - a one or two bite meal from a wide variety of appetizers, main dishes, sides and desserts, with each dish showcasing the signature design of its culinary creator . Taste of Summer takes place from noon-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 8.


The Chalk Art Festival will run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on July 8, rain date July 15.
Event Details

(The Taste of Summer is part of the Perry Chalk Art Festival. Admission to the Chalk Festival is free, the Taste event requires tickets.)

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Rain date for the 
Chalk Art Festival (only)
Saturday, July 15

Tour de Per-'ry

Perry Village Park, Lake St
mass starts for bicyclists

Perry Chalk Art Festival

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chalk Quilt Competition for Ages 1-8. Register at the Event Table.

8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Adult Chalk Artist Registration

8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Adult Artists Chalking

11 a.m.
Youth Artist Registration

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Youth Artists Chalking

4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Artist recognition, prizes and closing ceremony

Perry Farmers' Market

Borden Avenue, Downtown Perry
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Perry Public Market

Downtown Perry
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Taste of Summer Fine Dining Event

Lake Street, Downtown Perry
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
live music, tickets required


Perry Downtown Festival Plaza

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Kelly's Old Timers - round & square dances, classics

10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Creek Bend - bluegrass & humor

1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

The Brothers Blue - American Folk Traditional Trio


9:30 - 11:30 a.m. & Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Face painting with Mugsy the Clown and Fancy Faces

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Elise Kelly - original vocals and guitar
Stone Soup - folk and rock standards
On site at the Farmers' Market

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
View the works of this year's Feature Artist Karen Flack
Members Gallery
Arts Council for Wyoming County, 31 S. Main St.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Jason the Juggler - balloon art, juggling and more

All Day
- Freestyle chalking - We supply the chalk and the space so everyone can create a mini-masterpiece
- Chance Auction
- many unique items to choose from
- Girl Scout Craft Table
- Sand boxes
- bounce house

For your artwork viewing pleasure, the Perry Downtown Festival Plaza will be closed to traffic through 3PM Sunday.

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Perry, NY, 14530

Jul 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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