2018 Luna Park Chalk Art Festival Recap

posted Apr 23, 2019, 3:40 PM by Clif Gold   [ updated Apr 23, 2019, 4:35 PM ]

11th Annual Luna Park Chalk Art Festival

-was held on-
Saturday, September 15, 2018
10AM to 5PM
Backesto Park – San José, California


Featured Artists

Sarah Cade
Marlon Yanes
Chelsea Ritter-Soronen, Chalk Riot
Andrea Johnston with Nestor Mendoza
Michael Cincotta
Momo Cha
Clifton Gold
Kyra Kazantzis
Sarah de Mattos
Laura Enright
Galen Oback
Jacob Pickering-Esquibel
Wayne and Cheryl Renshaw


Late Nite District

Movimiento Cosmico 


Peace Love & Happiness 

Movimento Cosmico

Doug and the Carnival of Souls Revue 

Coffee Zombie Collective

Food Trucks & Food Vendors

Sonia’s Sweets & Eats
Mona’s Fruit
Capelo’s Hill Country BBQ
Oaxaca Kitchen
Treat Bot
Mesquite & Oak 


  • Over 300 artist participants
  • Over 200 chalk spaces
  • 55 school chalk spaces
  • 120 high school volunteers

Thank you:

  • Fiscal Sponsors
    • PremierOne Credit Union
    • Trader Joe's
    • North Cal Flooring
    • Alexandra Stein, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    • Nancy MacWilliamson, Intero Real Estate
  • Grantors
    • Applied Materials
    • Art4Moore
    • City of San José, Office of Cultural Affairs
    • City of San José, Council District 3
    • SVCreates
  • Partners
    • Luna Park Business District
    • Northside Neighborhood Association
    • Northside Neighborhood Advisory Committee
    • Horace Mann Neighborhood Association
  • Promotional Partners
    • KKUP
    • KQED
  • Supplies provided in-kind by
    • Essentia Water
    • Luke's Organic
  • Special thanks to:
    • San José Downtown Association
    • Fountain Blues Festival
    • San José Jazz Boombox Truck
    • SOFA Street Fair
    • Joyce Ellington Library
    • City of San José, Environmental Services Department ZeroWaste Events
    • Robert Eaton/Western Digital