Juried Outdoor Show in Charming Downtown Hutchinson, Minnesota
This show is noted as a "must see" in Southwestern Minnesota. The festival offers a charming downtown park setting, a wide selection of artists, crafters, and food vendors, and thousands of new and returning shoppers. This successful event has been attracting vendors and shoppers from all over the Midwest for 37 years!
Type: Art Fairs, Festivals & Events Event Location: Library Square This show is noted as a "must see" in Central Minnesota. The festival offers a charming downtown park setting, a wide selection of artists, crafters, and food vendors, and thousands of new and returning shoppers. This successful event has been attracting vendors and shoppers from all over the Midwest for 37 years! Located On Site Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Type: Community Festivals, Festivals & Events Event Location: Library Square The Taste of Hutchinson event takes place during the Hutchinson Arts & Crafts Festival each year. Located along side the festival, food vendors with a variety of tasty menu items offer festival goers a chance to take a shopping break and enjoy some great food! Located On Site Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
Rules & Jury Information
♦ The jury is composed of a panel of practicing professional
artists and individuals with experience regarding various
types of arts and crafts.
♦ All work exhibited must be your own handcrafted
creations. If purchased materials are used as components,
the finished work must be substantially created and made
by the applying artist. Manufactured items, kit art, imports,
store merchandise, ready-to-eat items, home-show items,
machine-tooled/screened items or forms of mass production
will not be considered.
♦ Please do not display sale signage (%-off signs, out-ofbusiness,
show special, etc.) during the festival.
♦ Exhibiting artists/crafters must be present during all show
♦ All applications submitted by the deadline will be juried
together by category.
♦ The decision of the jury committee is final.
The Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce, CVB
reserves the right to refuse any application.
♦ Application fee is non-refundable
♦ Cancellation prior to June 30, 2011 - booth fee will be
refunded minus $25 application fee.
♦ Cancellation prior to July 30, 2011, but after June 30, 2011
- booth fee will be refunded minus $75
♦ Cancellation after July 30, 2011 - no refunds.
Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Jury materials, slides or photos, will not be returned to you. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. Conditional Partial or Full Refunds by conditions such as date and whether your space is resold. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Photos of workshop, supplies, or works in progress required.
All items must be mostly hand made, no minor Embellishments only.
All items must be Fine Craft or Art.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Pre-show inspection of items and booths will be performed.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 4
quality levels explained