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Posted on: September 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Temecula’s Art & Street Painting Festival ‘Best of Show’ Chalk Artist Announced


The City of Temecula’s Community Services Department hosted the 2022 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival featuring the all-new Cartoon-A Paloozah! on FRI, SEP 16, 2022 & SAT, SEP 17, 2022.  This classic Temecula event displayed various work from 31 Art Exhibitors set up around Town Square Park and surrounding event areas in Old Town Temecula. 

Throughout the two days of excitement, Temecula hosted 30 Registered Chalk Artists competing for the Best of Show Award for their creative and beautiful pieces of chalk art on Main Street just outside of City Hall in Old Town Temecula.  In addition to these annual festivities, the City of Temecula hosted its first ever Cartoon-A Paloozah! This new addition featured, art vendors, cosplayers, trivia contests, and more! 

Congratulations to Inez Valencia (Chalk Artist Spot #27) for receiving the honorable title of Best of Show at this year's Art & Street Painting Festival!  To see the winning piece and all incredible entries, please visit the City of Temecula’s flickr album linked here.

Temecula Mayor Pro Tem Zak Schwank said, “The City of Temecula celebrates and honors the creative art community with unique events such as our annual Art & Street Painting Festival which provide artists public exhibit spaces to showcase and share their talents.   Thank you to all who participated and to those who supported local artists this past weekend.”

Community Services Commissioner Chris Krstevski added, “Congratulations to all of the amazing artists and thank you for adorning our streets outside City Hall with these incredible works of art.  I encourage everyone to come visit Old Town Temecula to experience the chalk art entries and to appreciate the attention to detail in the vivid photo stream online.”

Stay tuned for more Community Service programming information and updates by following @TemeculaParksAndRec on social media, and by visiting our website at


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