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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art to Host Chalktoberfest on the Square October 14-15

2023 chalktoberfest

August 7, 2023

CONTACT: Sally Macaulay

Executive Director, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art 

770-528-1444 ext.14

MARIETTA - The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art is thrilled to present Chalktoberfest, a unique and exhilarating event that combines the vibrant world of chalk art with the delightful flavors of craft beer. This one-of-a-kind festival will take place on October 14th-15th, featuring an unforgettable craft beer festival, chalk art extravaganza, live music, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, and an antique car show on Powder Springs Street. Chalktoberfest has something for everyone, and the best part is that the chalk festival is free and open to the public!

Craft Beer Festival: A Tantalizing Journey for Beer Enthusiasts

On October 14th, Chalktoberfest will play host to a spectacular craft beer festival, a paradise for craft brew aficionados. With an impressive selection of 125 different kinds of craft beer and 25 different kinds of wine, attendees will embark on a tantalizing journey of taste and aroma. Craft beer enthusiasts can secure their tickets starting August 1st at a special price of $40. However, act fast as ticket prices will rise to $45 on September 1st, and they will be $50 at the gate. So don't wait, get your tickets early to take advantage of the savings and secure your spot at this unmissable celebration of craft beer.

Chalk Art Festival: A Canvas of Imagination

The centerpiece of Chalktoberfest is undoubtedly the awe-inspiring chalk art on display. Over 80 professional artists from around the globe gather to transform the streets of Marietta into an open-air gallery of breathtaking masterpieces. These talented artists captivate visitors with their creativity and skill, showcasing the versatility and beauty of chalk as a medium. Witness the magic unfold as the pavement comes alive with vibrant colors and intricate designs. And the best part? It's free for all to enjoy!

Family-Friendly Fun and Entertainment

Chalktoberfest is more than just art and beer; it's a celebration of community and togetherness. Throughout the festival, visitors will be treated to live music performances, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere that will keep spirits high all day long. Families can explore the various vendor booths, indulge in delicious offerings from food trucks, and enjoy an antique car show on Powder Springs Street, adding a touch of nostalgia to the event.

Public Chalk Competition: Unleash Your Inner Artist

For those who want to try their hand at chalk art, Chalktoberfest offers a public chalk competition. On Sunday the 15th, let your imagination run wild and contribute your own colorful creation to the festival's tapestry of art. Participants will have a chance to win exciting prizes and be part of the chalk art legacy that Chalktoberfest brings each year.

About the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art

The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a love for art and culture within the community. Chalktoberfest is one of the many events organized by the Museum to engage and inspire people of all ages.

Don't miss this extraordinary celebration of art, beer, and community! Mark your calendars for October 14th -15th and join us at Chalktoberfest for an unforgettable experience. For more information about the event and to purchase craft beer festival tickets, visit

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