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P.O. Box 911
Wytheville, VA 24382

(276) 228-6855

"Creativity is contagious, pass it on."

-Albert Einstein

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© 2019 by Wythe Arts Council, Ltd.

Activities & Forms
  • Please click the associated links for rules and registration information. 

  • Registration for daily workshops starts June 10 at the Wythe Arts Council office in the Haller House, located at 195 W Washington Street right behind the park.

  • The office will be open from 10 to 5:30 M-F that week.

  • Fees, if required, are paid at registration. The following week, during the Festival, registrations will be taken at the Chautauqua office located in the gazebo near the park entrance.

  • Register early since many of the events fill up fast. 



Indoor Art & Photography Application

Entry Tags

Outdoor Art Vendor


Bazaar ~June 15-16



Join us for the Chautauqua Bazaar! Up to 60 vendors including jewelry, local authors, handsewn items, painted crafts and so much more.

Balloon Festival ~ June 14-16

Hot Air Balloon Rally Information 

Balloon Glow - Friday, June 14, beginning at 7pm on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Saturday Morning Balloon Flight - June 15 at 6am on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Saturday Evening Balloon Flight - June 15 at 6pm on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Sunday Morning Balloon Flight - June 16 at 6am on the Wytheville Community College Lawn
Follow The Chautauqua Balloon Festival on Facebook for up to the minute updates.


Brews and bands ~ may 25



Car Show ~ June 22

Facebook Car Show Page


Chautauqua 5K Road Race ~ June 22

Register here for the 5K through Active

Facebook 5K Road Race Page

Course Map

Chautauqua festival Pageant ~ June 1

Chautauqua Festival Pageant Application


Creative Writing Contest

Creative Writing Guidelines


Doll & Toy Show ~ June 18 & 19

Doll & Toy Show Facebook Event Page

The Doll and Toy Show is returning again this year and will be in Hatcher Hall of the Wytheville Presbyterian Church! Show off your favorite vintage or new toys so we can all remember what it's like to be a kid! The show will feature two divisions, a youth division for those under the age of 13 and a senior division for all others. There will be a category of dolls and a division for other toys. Categories will be divided into classes for classic toys or dolls and classes for current or modern favorite toys or dolls. Each person who attends the show will vote for their favorite in each class. First, second, and third place ribbons will be given in each class plus a best in show for each division. Please bring your entries to Hatcher Hall from 10:00 am to 12:00pm or 3:00 to 6:00 pm on June 17. There is no cost to participate. Displays will be open to the public June 18 and 19th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Doll & Toy Show Facebook Event Page Coming Soon

Festival of Trees - December 6-14

Festival of Trees Guidelines and Entry Form

Flower & Table Show ~ June 21

Flower Show Categories

Entry Form

The Wythe Arts Council, in partnership with the SWVA Wedding & Events group, is excited to host the 2019 Chautauqua Flower & Table Show. Flower show entries are open to the public at no cost. Table Show entries are also open to individuals & businesses in the community at no cost, however, pre-registration is required. The Purpose of the Table show, in conjunction with the Flower show, is to demonstrate the use of floral arrangements and plant life in everyday décor displays. Therefore, all table displays must include some form of live plant material. 1st , 2nd , & 3rd place ribbons in each category (depending on the number of entries received) and a “Best In Show” Ribbon for overall winner of the Flower Show will be awarded. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place ribbons will be awarded in the Table Show for Individual category, as well as 1st and 2nd, and 3rd place Ribbons will be awarded in the Business category . Judging for the Table Show is by People’s Choice, so be creative and have fun!


Fur Fest Pet Show ~ June 20

Pet Show Facebook Event Page

It's time for the Annual Chautauqua Pet Show! We hope you'll bring out your favorite critters to have a great time. Registration begins at 9 am in Withers Park on June 20, and the show begins at 9:30. 

This year's categories are:
Cutest, Largest, Smallest, Look-Alike, Best Trick, Best Costume, and People's Choice!

Parade ~ June 15

Parade Information

Parade Registration Form


Quilt & Needlework ~ June 18-20

Quilt and Needle Entry Form