This year at the Sounds & Sights Festival, in addition to our ever popular chalk contest, we'll once again showcase several amazing and renowned pavement artists from across the United States. 

Erika Thurkins_Best Original Piece, Representation of Theme, Artists' Choice Award

Celebrate Sounds & Sights - Summer 2020

Celebrate the summer in Chelsea, MI with our weekly music series Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights. Stroll vibrant Chelsea, Michigan, shop in our unique stores, and enjoy local favorites and nationally recognized musicians on separate staged areas throughout our downtown.

The annual Sounds & Sights Festival takes place the third weekend in July, and features a diverse music line up showcasing hometown favorites on Thursday, country music on Friday and a dance party on Saturday. There is something for everyone!


performers during our 11 week season


event attendees


outdoor stages in Chelsea, Michigan