In case you missed out on it in 2019, the Hoodoo Mural Festival was a really cool event that allowed several talented artists to create beautiful murals in Amarillo. At the bottom of this post is a list of murals in town. Several of them were part of the Hoodoo Mural Festival.

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A quick check of the Hoodoo Mural Festival's website shows that they are planning on having it in 2021. This year, the fest is scheduled for October 2.

I went and checked their Facebook page, and it looks like the application process to be in this year's fest has already closed. If you missed out on the signups for this year, be sure to follow the Hoodoo Mural Festival on social media to keep up with the latest.

I'm really glad to see Hoodoo Mural Festival is back on for 2021. After seeing the murals that were created in 2019, I can't wait to see what the murals will look like in a "post-pandemic" 2021.

On social media today, the fest did mention that they received a lot of submissions. They say that the selection process will probably take a little while before being finalized. That's exciting news. That means there are a lot of great artists to choose from.

It's great being able to talk about things that are happening this year, instead of things being canceled or postponed. Especially when they are events like this one. Concerts and comedians come and go, but these murals will be around for a while for us all to enjoy.

The Incredible Street Art You'll Find Hidden Around Amarillo

Amarillo is full of astonishingly beautiful artwork in the most unlikely places. Check out our collection of the hidden gems you'll find around town. Some, you'll recognize from Downtown and others you might have to go hunting for.

Check Out The Original Names For These Amarillo Streets

It's hard to imagine these well-known Amarillo streets as any other name. Try to imagine giving directions to someone while using their original names. Gets tricky, doesn't it?

The new names (that we currently know them by) came mostly from associates of Henry Luckett, who drew the first map of the area. When this took place exactly, records do not show, but the street name revamp is covered extensively in 'Old Town Amarillo' by Judge John Crudgington, published in the Plains Historical Review in 1957.