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Festival Hours

Friday, March 24th 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Saturday, March 25th 9:00AM – 6:00PM

This is an all-weather event. Vendors must stay with their booth during these times. Vendors must be present both days.

 

Booth Space

Booth space measures 10 x 10. (10’ x 20’ is also available). The space assigned at vendor check-in is the only space allotted to you. Blooming Arts reserves the right to change vendor locations without notice in accordance with changes that are made to the grounds.

Any person or persons working the booth must have a neat appearance and shall not wear any clothing with messages or artwork that is offensive. We reserve the right to bar any clothing, exhibit, or product that could be considered offensive.

Displays must be contained within your space. Booth spaces may be located on asphalt, gravel or grass. Please be aware that ground may be uneven.

Equipment

Blooming Arts will NOT provide any equipment to you including tent, tables, service counters, chairs, storage units and/or any other equipment for the sale of your products. Vendors must provide their own tents, lights, tables and displays. Tents can be of any color, although white is preferred.

Booths MUST be anchored to the ground by weights at all times. In the event of high winds or inclement weather, booth owners are responsible and liable for the security and safety of their structures, as well as anything contained within. Vendors should be prepared for inclement weather with rain covers, tie-downs and weights. All extension cords should be in good repair and have proper grounds.

All equipment, supplies and overstock must be stowed and hidden within the space provided. No unsightly materials or equipment should be visible to the crowd.

 

Acceptance

Booth acceptance is based on, but not limited to the following: previous history with us, our desire to offer an assortment of booths and completion of all required documentation. Blooming Arts reserves the right to deny an applicant for any reason. Blooming Arts reserves the right to cancel any contract upon receipt of notice from any fair, festival or other event that the exhibitor has been suspended, expelled from or otherwise penalized for violation of contract terms or rules of venue. Returning vendors are given a priority but are not guaranteed a spot or the same location as previous years if accepted..

All work must be of original concept by the vendor. Vendors or direct sellers selling mass produced, commercial or imported products, copies, kits, molded or prefabricated work will not be accepted. Any items that are deemed inappropriate will not be accepted.

Email will be the primary mode of communication. If your email address changes, it is your responsibility to notify us. Special requests (such as booth placement) are not guaranteed, but are considered in accordance with the date the application was received.

 

Booth Fee

10’ x 10’ booth: $50.00

10’ x 20’ booth: $100.00

Refunds

Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE once a vendor has been accepted unless approved by Festival Steering Committee.

Sales

We do not guarantee sales at your booth. Hawking and making sales outside of your approved booth space is not permitted under any circumstance. Sales are not reported to Blooming Arts Festival.

Exhibitor may only show and sell work from the category in which they have been accepted.

A Wi-Fi password will be given to the vendors at check in.

Load-In

Vendors may check-in Friday from 8:00AM until 11:30AM. Vendors must have their booth completely set up by Friday, March 25 at 12:00PM.

Check-in information will be emailed to accepted vendors prior to the event. When you arrive at check-in, a festival representative will direct you to your booth space. Volunteers will be available to assist vendors during load-in. It is recommended that vendors bring hand-operated carts or dollies to assist in load-out of merchandise and equipment. Once your booth is set up, it can remain up for the remainder of the event.

Load-Out

Vendors may not load-out before 6:00PM Saturday.

Security

Blooming Arts Festival provides general grounds security throughout the entire weekend of the event but is not responsible for damage to, loss, or theft of property belonging to a vendor, his agent, employees, business invitees, visitors or guests.

Electricity

Electricity is available at most booth locations. Quiet generators are acceptable for Food Vendors.

Demonstration

Demonstrations of work in progress are welcome at our event. If you wish to perform any demonstration, please email us including times, special set-up requirements, and any other specific information.

Trash & Garbage

Vendors are responsible for leaving booth spaces and area clean. All trash from your operation must be removed and/or placed in proper receptacles when you load out. Any vendor leaving garbage will be billed for its removal.

Advertising

We encourage accepted vendors to advertise their participation in our event.

We look forward to seeing everyone!

Any questions just ask!

 

Sincerely,

Blooming Arts Festival

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