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2019 Vendor Booth Application

Hello Folks! Welcome to the 2019 Winter Arts Faire Application! We are super excited for a great Faire this year! 

What is new!!

  • There will be no Booths upstairs on the Walking Track. All those vendors will be distributed to the other areas of the festival!
  • There is an added evening of sales! The Friday Night Opening Gala Reception!!! This is a fun evening event with special hors d'oeuvres!
  • You can submit your application and payment online!

Please read through carefully and look for these changes, this is a new application. If you have any questions please give me a call!

Thank You!

Katy Posey 225-2211

Returning Vendor from 2018:  

Returning Vendor Application deadline is September 30th.

***Please note*** There will be no booths on the walking track this year. If you held booth numbers 76 - 91 you will be moved!!! Please add your preference below! We will do our best to accommodate your first choice, however, we will fill spaces by the date of application received. First come first serve, so please submit your application as soon as you can! Also, please note, there will be no Door Prizes this year! Thank you for returning to the Winter Arts Faire!!!

I would like the same booth as 2018.
I would like a new Booth. My First Choice is.

First Time Vendor Preferences: 

We will do our best to place you where you would like to be. However, we fill the booth spaces on a first come first serve bases. Thank you for your understanding. 

First Choice, Please Choose One

Optional Credit Card Service through the Arts Council: 

The Arts Council provides an optional credit card service to Winter Arts Faire Vendors. There is no charge for the service, however, The Arts Council deducts a fee of  6% of your total credit card sales to cover processing fees. More information will be provided to those interested. 

I am interested in using the credit card service provided by the Arts Council
I understand If I opt in for the Credit Card Service 6% of my total credit card sales will be deducted.

Venue Information:

The 30th Annual Winter Arts Faire is being held at the beautiful, spacious Saxman Community Center, located at 2841 S. Tongass Hwy.

During set-up and breakdown, vendors are encouraged to park close for unpacking and packing their wares. However, you MUST move your vehicle after unloading to the vendor parking lots. Keep immediate spaces open for the ease of your customers. There should be no Vendor vehicles parked at the Saxman Community Center during the Faire!

The venue is indoors and does not provide or rent tables, table cloths, or chairs.  

Some of the booths do not have walls.

There will be a prize awarded to the most festive/beautiful booth!!!! The prize is a FREE Booth in the 2020 Winter Arts Faire!

I will bring everything I need for my Booth.
I understand there are no tables, table cloths, or chairs available.

Winter Arts Faire Schedule:

The Friday evening Opening Gala Reception is back by vendor survey response!!!  This is a special opportunity for customers to beat the crowds, shop early, and get first dibs! The Opening Gala Reception will have a $5 admission and include a non-alcoholic fancy drink menu and hors d'oeuvres! Spread the word to all your fans!!!

Friday, November 29, 5:00 - 8:00 pm -The Friday Evening Opening Gala Reception!!!

Saturday, November 30, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Free admission!

Sunday, December 1, 10:00 - 3:00 pm - Free admission!

Set-Up Information: 

Set up is Friday, November 29, from 12:00 pm - 4:55 pm. Doors open for admission at 5:00 pm. Please note, booths remain set up through Sunday, December 1st, at 3:00 pm!!!! The Community Centers doors are locked and evening breakdowns of you booth is not necessary. 

I will be set up and ready to sell on time all 3 days.
I will stay open for the ENTIRE duration of the Faire, and am commited to ALL 3 days!!!
I realize that closing my booth early or leaving early jeopardizes the whole event.
If I sell out of my wares I will keep my booth open. I can network, offer business cards, sell gift certificates, or take orders.
If I am sick, or weather prevents me from attending any of the days I realize it is my responsibility to staff my booth, and keep the Arts Council informed.

Breakdown Information:

Breakdown is Sunday, December 1st, 3:00pm - 5:00pm. It is each vendors' responsibility to clean their own space. Please leave your area as you found them. 

It is not permissible to begin breakdown before the Faire ends at 3:00 pm. If you sell out of your wares, Congratulations!!! Your booth must remain open. Vendors in years past have used this booth time to network, share business cards, sell gift certificates, display photo albums, and take orders. We appreciate your cooperation and encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity and celebrate your success. 

If I pack up my booth early, I understand I will not be be able to participate in future Winter Arts Faires.
I will clean my space at the end of the Faire, and throw all my trash away.
I will have fun and enjoy the spirit of the event!!!
I would like to donate a gift certificate or a small item to the Arts Council for their raffle envelopes.

Membership:

We require all Booth Vendors to hold the minimum membership level of Artist to participate in the WAF. This is an annual fee of $50. It does not renew automatically and can expire. If you do not know if you are a member, please call Jeff at (907) 225-2211, and he will let you know!

The membership benefits for an Artist Level are...

  • Pre-order Blueberry Festival T-shirts in advance of public sale! 
  • Personal invitation to all Main Street Gallery Opening Receptions!
  • Invitation to the annual meeting and voting rights!
  • Membership recognition in all KAAHC event programs!
  • The ability to purchase Wearable Art Show tickets on September 10th. Over two months before the General Public!!
  • A $75 discount on the Booth Fee for the Blueberry Arts Festival (based on criteria)
  • Eligibility for a Winter Arts Faire Booth (based on criteria)
  • Waived Entry Fees for Main Street Gallery, Open Call Exhibits ie, The Blueberry Arts Festival Art Exhibit. (up to a $75 value)
  • Waived Entry Fee for participation in the Wearable Art Show! (up to a $30 value)
  • Free grant, application, and portfolio consultation!
  • And much, much more!!!
I understand I need to have a minimum of Artist Level membership to participate in the WAF.
Booth Fee

Hit the Submit Button to Make your Payment and complete the application process!!!!

Please note the application will not submit to the Arts Council without payment. Thank you!!!!

Your total payment will be

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