Our committee formed to create a Walldogs mural event for Streator's Sesquicentennial celebration. Work began organizing logistics, creating fundraising goals and planning special events to make our event a success for the community.
This is the year we put our plans into action. With events such as the upcoming Food Truck Festival and our New Year's Eve party, we will work to develop community awareness and support and raise funds. We are actively fundraising toward a goal of $120,000 to bring this awe-inspiring event to Streator's downtown.
In conjunction with the celebration of Streator's Sesquicentennial, the Walldogs will take over the entire town for 5 days adding 10-15 murals to our downtown depicting our community's rich historical heritage.
Selling over 80 tickets for our inaugural event, our NYE party is quickly becoming our community's premiere evening celebration to see in the new year. We provide the music, small bites, party games, champagne toast and photo ops - you provide the dance moves!
The Streator Walldogs Mural Festival, Murals and Milestones, will take place June 27 through July 1, 2018 and will feature artists from all over the world decorating our downtown with fantastic historic murals. Stay tuned to this space for updates coming soon.
The Streator Walldogs Food Truck Festival will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 12pm to 7pm on the 200 block of Hickory Street, south of Streator City Park, Streator, Illinois. This event will feature live music, craft beers, and some of the best gourmet food truck food offered in the Illinois Valley.
Join us for a night at the movies! Wednesday August 16, 2017 come out and enjoy a movie while supporting our mural project. Show your flyer and see ANY movie on this day and 20% of your total purchase will be donated to the Streator Walldogs. Visit our event page here
Thursday September 21, 2017 stop by the Streator Moose Lodge between 6 and 9pm to grab your paddle and have a little fun while raising money to make the murals happen. More details to come, watch this space. If you are wondering how a quarter auction works, find out more here.
This September at the Streator Incubator we'll be your host for Walldogs community night. Stop out to meet the committee, ask questions and learn about how to help. We'll have local mural topic info and maybe a Walldog or two on hand. Watch this space for time and date details.
From becoming a friend of the Walldogs to sponsoring an entire mural, every dollar is valuable to this effort.
Open your home and welcome an artist and family to stay with you during the mural festival.
Be one of hundreds of volunteers working to make our community's mural festival a success.