Canterbury Artisan Festival Vendor Information

Canterbury Artisan Festival Vendor Information

Submissions now being taken for the 4rd annual Canterbury Artisan Festival on Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10:00 am-5:00 pm.

The Canterbury Artisan Festival celebrates traditional arts. The event features a Juried Craft Fair and Farmers’ Market, traditional arts and agricultural demonstrations, live music and artisan food, and craft activities.

Preferred application deadline: May 16, 2016

Second application deadline: August 1, 2016

Download the 2016 Craft Fair Application or contact events@shakers.org.

JURIED CRAFT FAIR

Exhibit and sell against the backdrop of our beautiful buildings and fields during peak attendance season!

Craft Fair Categories include:
Clay, Fiber/Fabric, Metal, Wood,  Jewelry, Glass, Baskets, Leather , Toys, Photography, Printmaking, Drawing, Oils, Watercolors, Acrylics, Sculpture, Multi-Media

RETURNING ARTISTS

For 2016, artists returning from the 2015 Canterbury Artisan Festival may apply without the jury process. However, any 2015 artist who dismantled early is not eligible for the 2015 craft fair.

To apply, please return the completed and signed 2016 Craft Fair Application and appropriate booth fee.

Preferred Deadline: May 16, 2016

10’ x 10’ space $35.00

2nd Deadline: August 1, 2016 (or before as categories fill)

10’ x 10’ space   $45.00

 

NEW ARTISTS

All new artists to the Canterbury Artisan Festival will be juried. To apply, please return:

  • Completed and Signed 2016 Craft Fair Application
  • Completed New Artist Jury Form
  • Required images for jurying (see New Artist Jury Form
  • Jury fee of $10

Preferred Deadline: May 16, 2016 (notification date May 23, 2016)

10’ x 10’ space $35.00 + $10 booth fee

2nd Deadline: August 1, 2016 (or before as categories fill)

Notification date August 8, 2016

10’ x 10’ space   $45.00   + $10 booth fee

 

ALL ARTISTS

The booth fee pays for a 10’ x 10’ space at the fair. Artists are responsible for bringing their own tents, tent weights, tables, chairs and displays. This is a rain or shine outdoor event. In extreme weather conditions, i.e. hurricane, the festival could called early. However, occasional pop-up rain showers are not uncommon in September. You may wish to invest in tent sides if your products will be seriously damaged by rain. NO EARLY DISMANTLING OR DEPARTURES. DISPLAYS MUST REMAIN INTACT UNTIL 5 PM. Failure to abide by this policy will result in future ineligibility for the festival.

 

$75 Cash Prize for Best Craft Fair Booth Design!

Ribbon awarded at 9:55 Day of Event

Winner chosen on bases of creativity, use of space, materials used relevant to work exhibited, quality of presentation and overall design

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

Join the community of growers and producers at the Canterbury Artisan Festival Farmers’ Market and sell your locally produced food and products to a diverse audience as part of this multi-faceted event. The Farmer’s Market is open to farmers and creators of farm value-added products, as well as crafters of up-cycled, recycled, and emerging work.The Canterbury Artisan Festival is registered with the Department of Agriculture as a one-day Farmer’s Market.

Farmer’s Market Categories include: plants, produce, meat/dairy, prepared food & beverage, soaps, oils, & lotions, herbal remedies, candy and more.

FEES: First Deadline: $10 booth fee

Second Deadline: $15 booth fee

2016 Farmer’s Market Application or contact events@shakers.org.