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55th Arts & Crafts Festival

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Join us for our 55th Art Fest with continuous entertainment along with great food and artwork lining the charming and shady Circle Park in downtown Sebring.

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Artist/Crafters and Food Vendor Information

 

Festival Rules and Procedures:

 

  1. Artists must show their own original artwork. No kits or manufactured items, molds, patterns or clothing that is not handcrafted by the accepted artist are allowed to be sold. HAL reserved the right to make final decisions on eligibility and may ask the artist to remove questionable items during the festival.

  2. Artists may begin setup only after the streets are closed by the City on Friday evening. Security will be provided that night (Friday 11-4-22). No stakes may be placed in the roadbed. HAL assumes no responsibility for personal property left overnight or during the show. Artists may setup Saturday morning, but all vehicles must be out of the show area by 8 am.

  3. Booths must remain open during the show hours (9 am to 4 pm). Breakdown must not begin before 4 pm on Saturday and must be completed by 5 pm when the City will reopen the streets for traffic.

  4. Each space is 10 feet deep and 12 feet wide.

  5. Artists are responsible for collecting Florida sales tax.

  6. Booth monitors will be available for bathroom breaks. HAL volunteers will visit each booth throughout the day to assure those needs are met.

  7. HAL will not provide any tents, tables, chairs, extension cords or any other item for your booth.

  8. Generators are not allowed in the show area, except for Food Vendors.

  9. You must register at the HAL booth upon arrival to obtain your artist packet.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Submit Product Photos:

 

Email three (3) photos of work you plan to sell. Also include one (1) photo of your booth showing how you display your artwork, for a total of four (4) photos. Write the word “Festival” in the subject of your email. Send to: larry@feldergallery.com

Artists/Crafters from the 2021 Arts and Crafts Fest do not need to submit photos of their work.

Register Online Below

or

 

Mail Application to:

Highlands Art League

PO Box 1693

Sebring, FL 33871

Drop Off Application at:

Highlands Museum of the Arts

351 W. Center Avenue

Sebring, FL 33870

 

Notice of acceptance will be emailed to you on or before October 6, 2022. Please do not inquire about acceptance before that date.

Acceptance is on a first-come, first-serve basis, so don’t delay getting your application to us. After approval, you will be emailed a link to purchase your space. You may also pay by cash at the Highlands Museum of the Arts, or by check or money order sent to our mailing address. Please make check or money order payable to Highlands Art League.

Important Dates & Times:

 

Early Bird Special registration deadline: July 31, 2022

Application deadline: September 30, 2022.

Notice of acceptance by email: October 6 or sooner.

Setup can begin: Friday night (security provided).

Show hours: Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm.

 

Booth Fees:

Artist/Crafters:

10’ x 12’   -   $125   

10’ x 24’   -   $200

Food Vendor:

one 10' x 28' space - $85

two 10' x 28' spaces - $140

“Early-Bird” Special:

Register before July 31 and receive a $10 discount.

HAL members receive an additional $10 discount.

To become a member click HERE

For more information:  call 865-385-5312 or email: manager@highlandsartleague.org

 

Deadline for application: September 30, 2022