Get ready to kick off your summer in style as Riverlife Chalk Fest returns to Pittsburgh’s North Shore. On Memorial Day weekend, 25 chalk artists will transform Isabella Street and Allegheny Landing into a lively canvas of interactive murals.

Set against the backdrop of the city’s iconic skyline, Riverlife Chalk Fest promises a weekend of creativity, connection, and free-spirited fun for all ages. Whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or simply looking for a unique way to spend the weekend with family and friends, this festival has something for everyone.

The Riverlife Chalk Fest is on Saturday, May 25th from 1pm – 6pm and includes:

  • Local food vendors
  • Chalk-tail Bar by Shorty’s Pins x Pints
  • Live entertainment
  • Activities

A portion of the food and drink proceeds from the event will benefit Riverlife and their mission to take back our riverfronts.

Sunday, May 26th will be a special viewing day from 9am – 2pm. As you soak in the vibrant atmosphere, take a moment to appreciate the significance of Riverlife’s mission.

For 25 years, this non-profit organization has been at the forefront of revitalizing Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. They create spaces that bring communities together and celebrate the city’s rich cultural heritage.

Riverlife Chalk Fest is supported by the Arconic Foundation, EQT Foundation, and Giant Eagle. This chalk festival remains free and open to the public. So mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and join us for a weekend of art, music, and summer vibes like no other.

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Chelsie Masciola

Brand Manager

A lover of local flavors – from craft brews to artisanal bites. Catch me sipping, savoring, and shopping through the charm of Pittsburgh, one local find at a time!

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