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Walk Straight Into the Most Massive Outdoor Gallery in Houston

Via Colori features more than 200 local, national and international artists that create impressive chalk murals on the streets of downtown Houston. The Via Colori Street Painting Festival has grown into one of Houston’s signature art events and it remains the only street painting festival in the region.

In 2017, the festival attracted more than 30,000 attendees with its diverse art, music, activities and food and drinks. The only festival of its kind in Houston, also features three stages of live music, Via Bambini family zone, food and beverage vendors over the two-day event.

Via Colori raises more than $400,000 annually to fund health and educational services for children with hearing loss in Houston through The Center for Hearing and Speech and its renowned audiologists, teachers and speech-language pathologists.

General admission is $7 pre-sale and $10 at the door. There will be a variety of delicious food and beverage options available for sale throughout the festival, including beer and wine for those 21 years of age. Via Colori will take place sprinkle or shine, but if severe weather is expected both days then the festival will be moved to an alternate location.

If you feel like escaping Aria at Rollingbrook Apartments in Baytown, Texas for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, November 17, 2018—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Hermann Square at City Hall
901 Bagby Street
Houston, Texas 77002

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