Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival
The sidewalks along Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto are the target of artists young and old, professional and greenhorn during the 19th Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival.
With no fees to artists, areas of sidewalk will be assigned to participants to create their own fanciful chalk drawings. Same-day art registration takes place 10am-5pm in event booths located at 1495 and 1607 Shattuck Ave. A chalk art contest for the best drawing will be judged after 4pm. Tickets to purchase chocolate will be on sale for $20. Sample more than 25 chocolate delicacies from local businesses. There will also be face painters, balloon twisters, an inflatable park and live music.
Take BART to downtown Berkeley and stroll north six blocks.