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Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope in Fairhope, AL

Fri Mar 17th - Sun Mar 19th 17
Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Fairhope Arts and Crafts  -   Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope, an Eastern Shore  -   Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope, an Eastern S  -   Arts and Crafts Festival  -   Outdoor Arts and Crafts Show  -   Fairhope Outdoor Art Show  -   Arts & Crafts Festival  -   Outdoor Art Show  -   Arts and Crafts Festival in Fairhope

Event Location
327 Fairhope Ave.
P.O. Drawer 310
Fairhope, AL 36533
Baldwin County - 55,356 housholds avg $52,133 ea.

Location/Facility Type: Downtown Fairhope, Al.
Listing Details for Event #: 2140405
Posted: Apr 6, 2016
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2016
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Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
Dates: Fri Mar 17th - Sun Mar 19th 17
Show Hours: 10-5
Setup Time: Thur Night 5-10
Year #: 65
Public Admission Price: n/a
Haul Details: Drive to booth unload then park
Parking: downtown parking lots an street parking
Vendor Parking: Very limited. Do not double park or block driveways.
RV Parking: Very limited
Restrooms: 15 portable outdoor units
Awards/Prizes: Best of Show $2,000; Chairman's award $750; Chamber's award $75
Electricity: None available
Water: yes
Tables/Chairs: vendors provide their own
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided, Juried Fine Arts & Crafts
Website: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
Advertising:
The show is advertised in areas outside the state of Alabama using radio, television, billboards and print media.
Entertainment: Local entertainers perform every hour on the festival stage
Activities: Children's zone added this year.
  Jury Fee: $30 per app
Jury Requirements: 4 JPEG images on a computer disc
Commission: none charged
Art/Craft Space Price: $275 10 x 10
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!

Retail Spaces This Yr: 200
Retail Space Price: none

Food Space Price: $250-$2500

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: unknown

Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.
Applications are Juried ongoingly & Accepted progressively as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.

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Description
The 62nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope is an Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce event. Spring time is probably the most favorite season of the year and it couldn�t be nicer than in Fairhope, Alabama, where thousands of beautiful azaleas are in full bloom. Come to Fairhope and celebrate the beginning of Spring! The Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the 62nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope, which is scheduled for March 14,15, 16, 2014. Festival hours are 10 am - 5 pm daily and there is no admission charge.

     Over 200 exhibitors from throughout the nation will bring their best works to show and sell at this prestigious juried show. Live entertainment will be going on throughout the three-day event and unique cuisine will be served up in the food court. It all takes place on the streets of beautiful downtown Fairhope, Alabama. Last year the event attracted more than 300,000 visitors to the area. The festival chosen as one of the top 20 events in the southeast for March by the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and it is in the top 20 show by Southeast Tourism Soc. Readers of Alabama Magazine chose it as "Best of Bama" in the July/August issue 2013.

     BRATS (Baldwin County Area Transportation System) will offer a shuttle service for $2 each way from the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center, Eastern Shore Village Shopping Center and Ecor Rouge Place. All of the parking is free and the locations are less than a five-minute ride away.
     There will be so much to see and do on the Eastern Shore that folks will want to stay over. There are lots of the finest quality hotels, motels and bed & breakfast Inns located throughout the entire Eastern Shore area. For complete information on great places to stay in and around the Eastern Shore call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at (, or visit the Web site at http://www.eschamber.com/artcrafts.


Downtown,
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Website: http://www.eschamber.com


Local and regional artists; entertainment; food; children's activities. Fri - Sun, 10 AM - 5 PM. Eastern Shore Art Center (401 Oak St) and downtown Fairhope. Free.
Local and regional artists; entertainment; food; children's activities. Fri - Sun, 10 AM - 5 PM. Eastern Shore Art Center (401 Oak St) and downtown Fairhope. Free.






Event/Application Rules & Regulations

Electricity is not available. Generators and amplified music are not allowed. Each artist must submit 4 recent JPG images on a computer disc. 3 of individual pieces and 1 image of a fully stocked outdoor booth. Please write your name on the disc using a permanent marker. Do not place labels on the disc. No slide shows, PDF files or word files.
Common Rules Selected: 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:
A single-person or more panel jury reviews slides or photos and display.
All items must be mostly hand made, no minor Embellishments only.
Limited number of Artists per category.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Determined Quality Level: 4   quality levels explained
Event Application Documents & Files for this Event
Document: contact.php
Origional URL Location / Web Address: Login to See
Document Type: Contact
Up-to-date: NO - Not Current, Reference Only
View as a .PDF file - 164kB

Document: A%26C_ApplicationPacket_2013.pdf
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Up-to-date: NO - Not Current, Reference Only

Document: OASAPPLICATION2013.pdf
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Driving Directions
If you are traveling on 1-10 from the West (Louisiana, Mississippi) you will take Exit 35 A & turn right onto Highway 98 East (or South). Follow Highway 98 past the "Welcome To Fairhope" sign (about 9 miles from 1-10). Stay on Highway 98 (also called Greeno Road) & follow 98 until you see Fairhope Avenue (Highway 48). Turn right onto Fairhope Avenue & follow Fairhope Avenue until you see Faulkner College on your left. The Chamber office is located 1 1/2 blocks East of Faulkner at 327 Fairhope Avenue on the right, where the artists registration will be held.

If you are traveling on 1-10 from the East (Florida), you will take Exit 35 A & turn left on Highway 98 East (or South). Follow Highway 98 past the "Welcome To Fairhope" sign (about 9 miles from 1-10). Stay on Highway 98 (also called Greeno Road) & follow 98 until you see Fairhope Avenue (Highway 48). Turn right onto Fairhope Avenue & follow Fairhope Avenue until you see Faulkner College on your left. The Chamber 0ffice is located 1 1/2 blocks East of Faulkner College at 327 Fairhope Avenue on the right, where artist registration will be held.

If you are traveling South on 1-65, you will turn off 1-65 at Exit 31 South (or East) onto Highway 225. Follow Highway 225 until it dead ends at Highway 31. Turn right on Highway 31 (this is also called Spanish Fort Blvd) & go approximately .02 mile (the next traffic light) & turn left onto Highway 98 South. Follow Highway 98 past the "Welcome to Fairhope" sign (9 miles from 1-10). Stay on Highway 98 (also called Greeno Road) until you reach Fairhope Avenue (Highway 48). Turn right on Fairhope Avenue & follow Fairhope Avenue until you see Faulkner College on the left. The Chamber office is located 1 1/2 blocks East of Faulkner at 327 Fairhope Avenue on the right, where artist registration will be held.

Promoter Details
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Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
Promoter Number: 77  User Number: 1451   UserName: eschamber

Contact Name: Liz Thomson
Make Checks out to: Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 251-621-8222
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Email: Email on file! Click Here for more info.
Website: Website on file! Click Here for more info.
Payment Types Accepted: Checks, Money Orders, Visa, MasterCard, Discover
Years Promoting: 19
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Last Site Activity: 3 months ago
Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
P. O. Drawer 310
Daphne, AL 36526


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