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Check Out the Chalkfest Winners!

here’s a look at the kids and families who won this year’s Virtual Chalkfest, and their colorful creations

The (chalk) dust has settled, thousands of votes have been tallied, and you have chosen the winners from among the 80+ solo artists and teams who took part in this summer’s Virtual Chalkfest 2021. Enjoy this look at all the brightly-colored champs!

Family Winner: Rowan + Cassie Meinholz

Age 11-13 Winner: Jaylynn Holland

Age 10 & Under Winner: Vincent Willkom

Age 14-17 Winner: Hailey Abram

All of this year’s entries are still posted online, so you can enjoy the whole gallery – including all the adult category winners – whenever you want. Thanks again to everyone who participated!

Chalkfest 2021 is presented by Volume One and Markquart Toyota with support from Festival Foods, Kristo Orthodontics, Smiles in Motion, Jamf, Xcel Energy, and the Pablo Center at the Confluence

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