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Art Festival of Henderson

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Join us Mother's Day weekend as Water Street transforms into an arts district for Art Festival of Henderson. Shop for unique art, watch live demonstrations or listen to live music. We'll have a colorful display of chalk art creations plus food and an interactive area just for kids. Admission and parking is free.  

Chalk Artists

The City of Henderson is currently seeking chalk artists to participate in our annual Art Festival of Henderson. The competition features three categories - youth, teen and adult - with cash prizes awarded in each category. Applications are due by May 8, 2019. 

Imagination Station

  • Interactive educational activities & crafts
  • Rad Hatter – make your own hat activity
  • Face painting
  • Braid bar
  • Inflatables
  • Yard games
  • Kiddie Zone (5 years and under)
  • Community painting project

Demonstrating Artists

  • ISI Group – canvas, panel, and plastic wrap paint painting
  • Greg LeFrancis – glass blowing (inside Henderson Convention Center)

Ongoing Activities

  • Chalk art competition
  • Pinot’s Palette – painting activity
  • Art walk with prizes

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Street Closures

To accomodate the event, the following street closures will take place:

Water Street from Basic to Atlantic

Complete street closure from 6pm on Thursday, May 9 to 9pm on Sunday, May 12

City Hall Annex Parking Lot
(Water Street entrance)

Complete closure from 7pm on Wednesday, May 8 until 9pm on Sunday, May 12
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Become a Sponsor


Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to reach existing and potential customers, support your customers' community, and engage with an active audience. Act today to receive maximum value and recognition by downloading the City of Henderson Event Sponsorship packet. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.