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350 84th St SW
US 131 & 84th Street
Byron Center, MI 49315

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West Michigan Chalk Art Festival
c/o Byron Community Wellness Foundation
P.O. Box 384
Byron Center, MI 49315
Email: info@wmcaf.com
Phone: 616-878-6021


The WMCAF brings thousands of visitors to Byron Center from all over Michigan and nearby states. If you are interested in sponsoring the festival, please contact us. We have a variety of sponsorship levels available, but can also discuss individual requests.


We have several volunteer opportunities during the festival. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us


Byron Community Wellness Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization founded in 1994. BCWF is dedicated to promoting a safe, healthy, caring and exciting community. BCWF has been involved with many community projects, including:         

  • Drug Awareness Activities
  • Character Development
  • Benefit Dinners
  • Tobacco prevention activities
  • Benefit Hockey Game
  • Whistlestop Park Development
  • Byron Farmers’ Market
  • Byron Skatepark Development
  • CERT Training
  • PROOF Mentorship Project
  • West Michigan Chalk Art Festival

BCWF invites you to participate in its activities and meetings and welcomes volunteers. 

Contributions to BCWF for support of it activities are tax deductible as allowed by section 501(c)(3) of the IRS.


West Michigan Chalk Art Festival 

Artist Registration 2019



350 84th St SW, Byron Center, MI

 Exit 74, US 131 at 84th street

at Tanger Outlet Mall - Grand Rapids

 Located on the sidewalks of Tanger Outlet Mall, just off  US 131 at 84th Street - Exit 74, about 12 miles south of Grand Rapids, MI.    This location allows for plenty of room, safety for artists and the public and will give excellent exposure and visibility for the exceptional artists that will display their talents at the West Michigan Chalk Art Festival. 

The 10th Annual West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is proudly sponsored by Byron Community Wellness Foundation. The WMCAF will bring the talented and color-filled work of gifted chalk artists to Byron Center. Artists of all levels are invited to compete for awards in several categories.   And don't forget the FREE KidsChalk event on Saturday June 16, 2018 for kids 11 and under to show off their talents.  

Chalk Provided: One box of 24 pieces of rich pastel chalk provided for each registered artist or family/team. Additional chalk in boxes available for a reasonable charge. Artists are also welcome to supply their own chalk.

Deadline: While onsite registrations will be available, to insure availability of artist spaces, chalk and T-shirts, registrations must be in by May 15, 2019.

Theme: Byron Community Wellness Foundation has a focus on wellness in its activities. Wellness can include physical health, healthy nutrition and emotional well-being. For those interested, the Chalk Art Festival will have a theme and award category dedicated to “Wellness.” 


Visit www.wmcaf.com for more information


ADULT (age 18 and older) *
1st Place - $1000

2nd Place - $500
3rd Place - $250
4th Place - $100

YOUTH (age 12 - 17)
1st Place - $100

2nd Place - $50
3rd Place - $25                                                                                         

PEOPLE'S CHOICE (by public vote at the Festival)
Peoples Choice Award - $500 

Best Team / Family - $100
Best 3D - $100
Best Photo Rendition - $100
Most Humorous - $100
Best Use of Color - $100
Best Use of "Wellness" Theme - $200

*All awards subject to sponsorship & funding and may not be awarded at the discretion of judges and WMCAF Committee. Additional Awards may become available depending on sponsorship and funding. The decision of the WMCAF Committee is final. Visit www.wmcaf.com for more information and rules for artists. Event will go on rain or shine. No refunds.

Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
KidsChalk, a FREE event located at the West Michigan Chalk Art Festival, is a chance to introduce budding artists to this unique art form. Participants will receive a certificate for taking part. KidsChalk is for all children 11 and younger. Parents, grandparents, siblings, and friends are all welcome.

No registration is required for KidsChalk. And the chalk is free!