Activities & Forms

 

We are working to update this page with current information and registration forms.

We appreciate your patience and excitement about the 2022 Chautauqua Festival!

 

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

  • Registration information for daily workshops will be posted soon.

  • 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. 

 

Art/Photography show - June 18-25, 2022

The Art & Photography Show will exhibit a variety of artists' work during the week of the Chautauqua Festival. Please find registration forms and entry instructions below:

Entry forms must be received by mail before June 10th. Works must be delivered to the former Wytheville Community Center downstairs at the corner of 4th and Spring Streets on Thursday, June 16, from 4 pm to 7 pm. No works will be accepted prior to 4pm or after 7pm. Checks are to be made payable to “Wythe Arts Council, Ltd.”

Entries must be picked up Sunday June 26 between 10 am & 2 pm.

Indoor Art & Photography Show

Art Tags

Outdoor Arts & Crafts Vending

Art and Photography Facebook Page

Balloon Festival - June 17, 18, & 19, 2022 

Hot Air Balloon Rally Information 

Friday Evening Balloon Glow - June 17,  at 7 pm on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Saturday Morning Balloon Flight - June 18 at 6 am on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Saturday Evening Balloon Flight - June 18 at 6 pm on the Wytheville Community College Lawn

Sunday Morning Balloon Flight - June 19 at 6 am on the Wytheville Community College Lawn
Follow The Chautauqua Balloon Festival on Facebook for up to the minute updates.

Car Show ~ to be announced

Check back for more information about the 2022 Chautauqua Car Show.

 

Chautauqua 5K Road Race - June 25, 2022 @9AM

Chautauqua Festival in the Park 5K Road Race
Date: June 25, 2022
Start Time: 9:00AM
Location: Start and Finish – 4th Street in front of Wytheville Recreation Center

Race Day Registration: 7:45AM – 8:45AM on 4th Street

Entry Fee: $20.00 - Pre-registration:
Must be received in mail by Wednesday June 24
Or by registration/paid entry fees before 6:00PM June 22, 2022
at Elizabeth Brown Memorial Park Information Gazebo
$25.00 - Day of Race: At race event registration
All entrants will be divided into the following 20 divisions (gender/age brackets):
Gender: Male or Female
Age Brackets: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over
1) First, second and third place finishers will receive an award in each age group, in addition to 1st and 2nd overall male and female.

2) Registrants will receive a Chautauqua Festival in the Park 5K recovery tee shirt (while supplies last).

 

Register Here

5K Sponsorship Letter - Community support makes events like the 5K possible!

Chautauqua Bazaar - June 25, 2022

The Bazaar will be located on the upper level of the rec center across from the courthouse, near Elizabeth Brown Memorial Park. 

Saturday, June 25 - the doors will be open from 10 am until 6 pm. 

Join us for the Chautauqua Bazaar! Up to 60 vendors including jewelry, local authors, handsewn items, painted crafts and so much more. Please find the Bazaar application and rules through the link below, and email chautauqua.bazaar@gmail.com for any additional information.

Bazaar Application

Chautauqua Craft Show - June 18, 2022

Craft Show will feature handmade art and crafts on the upper level of the rec center across from the courthouse, near Elizabeth Brown Memorial Park. 

Saturday, June 18 - the doors will be open from 10 am until 6 pm. 

This is a juried artisan show. Please find the Craft Show application and rules through the link below, and email chautauqua.bazaar@gmail.com for any additional information.

Craft Show Application

Chautauqua Festival Pageant - June 11, 2022 

Snider Auditorium at Wytheville Community College

For more information visit the Pageant page

Chautauqua Festival Pageant Application

 

Creative Writing Contest - June 24, 2022

The Chautauqua Creative Writing Committee is now accepting entries for our 2022 contest. Participants must be amateur authors. We are accepting entries in the categories of short story, poetry, and essay. Entry is free for students in 6th through 12th grade; adults must include a $15 entry fee payable to the Wythe Arts Council. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners at our awards ceremony on June 24. Submission deadline is May 20. Any questions, contact Julia Tomiak at julia.tomiak@gmail.com.

Information and Guidelines

Creative Writing Facebook Page

Doll & Toy Show - June 19-21, 2022

Entries for the toy show will be accepted Saturday June 18th at Hatcher Hall (lower level of the Wytheville Presbyterian Church on Church Street) between the hours of 12pm and 4pm. Toys can be entered in Adult and Youth divisions, and categories such as Vintage Toys/Modern Toys: Dolls, Action Figures, Lego, General Toys, Trains/Vehicles, and more!!! Toy show will be open to the public Sunday, June 19th 1-4pm, Monday, June 20th 10-5pm, and Tuesday, June 21st 10-5pm.

Doll & Toy Show Guidelines

Doll & Toy Show Facebook Event Page

Flower & Table Show - June 24 & 25, 2022

The Flower & Table Show will be held at the Wytheville Presbyterian Church in Hatcher Hall. Flower show entries will be accepted and Table Show setup will occur at the Hatcher Hall entrance of the church between 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Flower show entries are open to the public at no cost. Table Show entries are open to individuals & businesses in the community at no cost, however, pre-registration is required.

Entry forms can be found here

Flower Show categories can be found here

Flower & Table Show Facebook Event Page

Fur Fest Pet Show - To be announced

Check back for more information about the 2022 Chautauqua Fur Fest Pet Show.

Register at the event to enter for Biggest Pet, Smallest Pet, Best Trick, Look-Alike, and Costume Contest.  
 

Parade - June 18, 2022 @ 10aM

The Chautauqua Parade will kick off the festival Saturday morning at at 10 am with lineup beginning at 9am.

Application Form to enter

 

Quilt & Needlework Show - to be announced

Check back for more information about the 2022 Chautauqua Quilt & Needlework Show.

Artist of the day

Artists will set up at Elizabeth brown park 

Brews and bands - may 28, 2022

Withers Park - Wytheville, VA

Visit the Brews and Bands page for updates.

Festival of Trees - December 2022

Festival of Trees Guidelines and Entry Form