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Our mission statement: Holiday Art Shows exists to bring talented, individual artists together with people who appreciate and support their creative endeavors. The person in the booth is the visionary behind the work. When a customer makes a purchase from one of our exhibitors they are buying the highest quality art from real working artists. Furthermore, Holiday Art Shows never knowingly allows exhibitors with less than genuine work nor do we accept those buying and selling imported production or manufactured items meant to be perceived as genuine art.

The Beaches Art Fest is being held October 14 + 15, 2017 on Pablo Avenue (Beach Blvd and A1A), Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

You are invited to apply to this carefully juried, reasonably priced, two-day event which is open to all artists and craftsmen. The Beaches Art Fest is produced by artists for artists; we understand your needs!

Jacksonville Beach is a coastal community located in the Northeast corner of Florida, just east of the City of Jacksonville and is included in the Jacksonville Beaches Communities along with Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach.


ART FEST INFO

The Beaches Art Fest
Pablo Avenue (Beach Blvd & A1A)
Jacksonville Beach, FL

Directions

The Beaches Art Fest will benefit the Beaches Museum & History Park, 381 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach FL

Dates & Times:
Sat, October 14, 2017: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun, October 15, 2017: 10 am - 4 pm

Important Dates:
Deadline: July 14, 2017
Notification: Week of July 24, 2017
Payments Due: August 18, 2017

Set-up:
Friday: Check in - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Please check-in at the registration tent for your space assignment prior to unloading. Exhibitors may drive to their space to unload/load. Please be courteous; unload, park your vehicle, then set-up.

Break-down:
Sunday: 4:01 pm - 9:00 pm. All booths must be removed by 9:00 pm. Exhibit area must be left clean and free of trash at breakdown. Driving onto the street for load-out will not be permitted until the area has been deemed safe by staff.


CORRESPONDENCE

In the interest of "going green" and reducing our use of paper products, all correspondence will be sent via email. Please include a valid email address on your application.

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APPLICATION OPTIONS

Below are the options for submitting your application to The Beaches Art Fest. Please choose whichever method is most convenient and comfortable for you.

www.Zapplication.org - The Beaches Art Fest Closed! Please use the online application below for late submissions.

Holiday Art Shows Online Application

Paper Application - please request via email: info@holidayartshows.com


BOOTH FEES

Application Fee (non-refundable) ~ $25.00

12 x 10 Single Booth ~ $275.00
24 x 10 Double Booth ~ $550.00
Single Booth - Two Sides Open ~ $300.00 (very limited)
Double Booth - Two Sides Open ~ $600.00 (very limited)

Late fee ~ $50.00 (must be included with all applications received after the deadline)


DEADLINE

Application Deadline: July 14, 2017.
Notification will be via email the week of July 24, 2017.

Applications will continue to be accepted after the deadline until art fest fills. Late applicants please use Holiday Art Shows online application.

Booth Payment Deadline: August 18, 2017
Booth fees must be received by payment deadline to avoid late fee.

Late fee: $50.00. All booth fee payments received after the deadline must include the late fee.

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ART FEST STANDARDS

All items offered for sale must be the original work of the exhibitor. The work exhibited and booth design must be consistent with the quality and style of work represented in the submitted images.


JURY PROCESS

All applications will be juried after the deadline in the order in which they are received. Applicants will be notified of status within 15 days of deadline. A wait list is kept by category.

Images:
For those applying using Holiday Art Shows online application - please submit your images via email; three of your work and one of your booth in jpg format, to: lynn@holidayartshows.com. Please do not send more than the requested number.

For tips and advice on jury images please read this article: How to Better Your Jury Images by Ryder Gledhill, Professional Jury Photographer.


BOOTH DISPLAY

Booth displays are to be professional, neat and attractive. Canopies must be white. Tables must be covered to the ground. Exhibitors are responsible for securing their booth properly.


PARKING

Free parking is available for exhibitors in the parking lot at the corner of 1st Ave N and 4th St. Parking pass will be available at check in. All vehicles must be off Pablo Ave and parked by 9:15 am, Saturday and Sunday mornings. RV parking is extremely limited. Please email for availability.

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RULES & GUIDELINES

  1. All items for sale must be the original work of the exhibitor. No buy/sell, imports, kits, or commercial products. Management reserves the right to remove any exhibit/exhibitor without refund and without recourse.
  2. Items exhibited and offered for sale must be consistent with submitted images and in accepted category only. You will be asked to remove any items in your booth NOT approved during the application process.
  3. Exhibitors may not sublet or share booth space.
  4. An accepted application is a commitment to attend. Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to our office 45 days prior to the art fest. No credits or refunds within 45 days of art fest. A $50.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from any refund/credit issued.
  5. Art Fest is rain or shine; set-up is on pavement. Exhibitors are responsible for securing their booth properly with heavy weights.
  6. $35.00 fee for all returned checks.
  7. Exhibits/exhibitors must not extend beyond allotted 12 x 12 space.
  8. Exhibitors may not advertise “sale” items or discounted work. No hand written signs.
  9. Submitted images may be used for publicity purposes. Receipt of images grants permission.
  10. Security will be provided, however, Holiday Art Shows, Inc. shall not be liable or responsible for any items lost, stolen, or damaged.
  11. All Exhibitors selling consumable products (prepared foods, soap, any product consumed in or on the body) must have valid commercial general liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 (one million dollars). A certificate of insurance must be provided within 30 days of acceptance listing Holiday Art Shows, Inc. as named insured.
  12. Application fee is required to process applications and is, therefore, non-refundable.
  13. Holiday Art Shows reserves the right to make final interpretation of all rules.

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ARTIST DIRECTORY

2017

Beaches Art Fest 2017

2016

Beaches Art Fest 2016


HOST HOTEL

Hampton Inn logo

Hampton Inn & Suites
13733 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32224
1-904-223-0222

The group rate for our host hotel is $99.00 per night.

Online Reservations: You may reserve your room by visiting Hampton Inn & Suites Reservations page for the Beaches Art Fest.

The Hampton Inn & Suites, Jacksonville Beach is located just a short 10 minute drive from the art fest. Included is a free hot breakfast, free high-speed and wireless internet in the lobby and all rooms, gym and fitness center, business center, and pool. Ranked #10 of 132 htoels with a 4.5 star rating on Trip Advisor.

They are located 3.8 miles west of the art fest on Beach Blvd.

IMPORTANT: Deadline for reservations: Sept 22, 2017. Room block is limited first come, first served.

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CAMPING

RV/Camper parking is extremely limited. Please email for availability. We can highly recommend North Beach Camp Resort. It is about a 30 minute drive from the art fest and offers spacious campsites with full hookups.

North Beach Camp Resort


SALES TAX

Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and remitting sales tax to the Florida Department of Revenue. Forms are available here. The sales tax rate is 7%.


MEDIA/ADVERTISING

We are planning a very aggressive advertising and marketing campaign which will include; newspapers, magazines, signage, banners, radio, posters, fliers and social networking in the Jacksonville area, as well as all neighboring communities.


ONLINE APPLICATION



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CONTACT US

If you have further questions please don't hesitate to Contact Us.

Holiday Art Shows, Inc
PO Box 862
Saint Augustine, FL 32085
(904) 794-0084

lynn@holidayartshows.com


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