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Gig Harbor, WA – June 14, 2010 – Come join us for the 6th Annual Chalk the Walk event on Saturday, July 17th, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the historic waterfront district of Gig Harbor. This unique community event is sponsored by the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association (GHHWA) and is open to children and adults of all ages. The event features amateur and professional sidewalk art along with a chalk art competition. Registration starts at 10:00 am and chalk is FREE, so come early and allow plenty of time to create a masterpiece! Sidewalk art will be judged at 3:00 pm. The event will also feature face painting, and there will be shuttle transportation available between Pioneer and the Finholm district so you can view the artwork throughout the waterfront.

Registration for this event is free and each chalk artist will be assigned an area of sidewalk to draw their artwork. All chalk supplies for the competition will be supplied by the GHHWA.

The 2010 Chalk the Walk event coincides with the 26th Annual Summer Art Festival presented by the Peninsula Art League. Be sure to visit their venue on Judson Street with 150 artists.


The Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit Washington corporation implementing the National Main Street Center’s Main Street Approach™ in Gig Harbor. The mission of the GHHWA is to bring together community and waterfront district stakeholders, encourage economic vitality and preserve historic character.