Carytown Chalk Up the Town

Let's chalk about comm"unity"

When: May 14th - 16th

What: Artists and local groups will complete colorful drawings across the sidewalks of Carytown. 

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Chalk pick up locations for each block listed in parenthesis. 

  • McDonalds-Penzeys Spices (Custom Ink)

    • Penzeys Spices
  • Fruit Fixed-Virginia Veterinary Center (AlterNatives)

    • AlterNatives 
  • Virginia Veterinary Center-Dog Krazy (AlterNatives)

    • Emma​
  • Mary Angela’s-Les Crepes (AlterNatives)

    • Albert Hill Mill School​


     ​Les Crepes-7-Eleven (Beasties) 

    • RPD Cares Units

  • Glassboat-Cary Street Veterinary Hospital (Beasties) 

    • Maddy Wilson Art

    • Liesl Anna Art

    • Nicola Jay Merriman

  •  Cary Street Vetinary Hospital-Fuel Pump (Beasties)
    • #gayagenda Drag Queen Storybook Hour​
  • ​​Wells Fargo-Ten Thousand Villages (Ten Thousand Villages)

    • Safe Harbor

    • RVA Chalk Warriors & Villages Volunteers

  • Can Can Brasserie-Old Need Supply (Ten Thousand Villages)

    • MaidPro of Midlothian

  • Ginger Thai Taste-Town Hall (Ten Thousand Villages)

    • Agecroft Hall Staff and Volunteers

  • Ruby Boutique-Ladles & Linens (Ladles & Linens)

    • Museum District Association

  • Ladles & Linens-Eatery (Ladles & Linens)

    • Carytown South Association

  • Avail Vapor-Hometown Realty (T-shirt Studio)

    • Hometown Realty

  • Hometown Realty-Luxor (T-shirt Studio)

    • South Bank

  • ​Mongrel-Coppola’s Deli (New York Deli)

    • GreenSpring International Academy of Music

  • Capital One-Pho Lucas (New York Deli)

    • (pending)

  • ​Pho Lucas-Citizen Burger Bar (New York Deli)

    • Hopper Lofts


Watermelon Festival

August in Carytown means it's time for the Watermelon Festival.  With musicians, vendors, and--of course--watermelon, this festival brings crowds of up to 115,000 to Carytown every year.  It is the epitome of summer in Richmond and is filled with fun for the whole family.