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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- This year's WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival will be August 23. From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Downtown Portland will be a sea of artists and art lovers.
Nearing its 50th year, the Festival takes place in Portland's Arts District (on both sides of Congress Street from Congress Square to Monument Square). Streets are closed, providing a safe and truly festive atmosphere for shoppers and artists alike.
The Festival is professionally-judged show with cash prizes. Artists have the option to participate in the judging.
And the winners of the 49th Annual WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival are...
1st place: Edgar Reims
2nd place: Mary Beth Morrison
3rd place: Danny O
Purchase prize: Leo Donahue