Since 1989, Featuring the Magnolia Arts Annual Art Show. This show was started in 1950 by Marjorie Chamberlain, a local art teacher, to display her students’ paintings. The Sidewalk Art Show was the predecessor to the Magnolia Blossom Festival and the World Championship Steak Cook- off, which brings over 40,000 visitors to Magnolia. The Sidewalk Art Show will now be held inside the new Magnolia Arts Center, located on the Square. Also taking place inside the Arts Center this year, a magic show for kids! The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at University Plaza and then will make it’s way down Main Street to the Magnolia Square where the cooks will begin setting up for the afternoon competition. Stay around for Saturday for the cook-off.