The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is just around the corner and registration is now open for artists of all ages and skill levels.

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival will take place at Tanger Outlets in Byron Center on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15.

Artists can register now to participate or compete in several categories including adult (18+) and youth (12-17). Prizes will also be given for Best Team/Family, Best 3-D, Best Photo Rendition, Most Humorous, Best Use of Color and Best Use of "Wellness" Theme. A total of 14 cash prizes will be awarded with the top adult winner taking home $1,000.

A special Kids Chalk event will take place on Saturday, June 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This event is free and chalk is provided. All kids 11 and under are invited to participate. No registration is necessary.