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Throughout the Festival, guests of all ages have the opportunity to get creative and hands-on with art, music, dance and more! These activities can be found throughout the Festival at sponsor booths and the Creative Zone.


Suspended 30 feet high from their all-new, all-electric bucket truck, MidAmerican Energy presents BOOM ART, an Interactive Mural Project. Taking our fascination with doodling to a whole new level, join other festival guests as you illustrate our unique pattern design and watch as the finished mural rises above the streets during the three-day festival.
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interactive art alley

NEW for 2019 is the Interactive Art Alley. Join us to create your very own masterpiece. Have you ever wanted to sit in the middle of the street and draw? Well, here's your chance. Join hundreds of other guests to paint the street!

Street Mural

Kathleen Roling

Kathleen Roling is a multi-award winning, professional chalk artist who travels all over the United States creating entertaining glimpses into an imaginative world with her vivid chalk for businesses, festivals, and unique events.

Kathleen will start her mural on Friday and finish up on Saturday. Be sure to stop by throughout the two days to watch the artwork come to life.

The Knotty Nail

Visit The Knotty Nail tent and discover the latest art trend - string art! Using a hammer, nails and string, you'll be guided through a step-by-step art experience and finish with a unique art piece for your home. Choose from several patterns and unlimited colors to customize your design. Perfect for children and adults! The Knotty Nail tent is located on Grand Ave and 13th Street.

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