The Beaches Art Fest Exhibitor Information
Jacksonville Beach, FL | Nov 9 + 10, 2019
Please note: jewelry category is closed applications will be accepted for the wait list only.
REAL ART | REAL ARTISTS
The Beaches Art Fest is being held November 9 + 10, 2019 on Pablo Ave at the Beaches Museum, Jacksonville Beach, Florida. It is being produced by Holiday Art Shows to benefit the Beaches Museum.
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.
The Beaches Museum "offers an informative and intriguing look at the area's heritage through exhibits and first-hand accounts designed to bring the rich history of the Beaches communities to life.Travel back to the past and get to know the people and events that shaped our area at the Beaches Museum."
ART FEST INFO
The 6th Annual Beaches Art Fest
Pablo Avenue (Beach Blvd & A1A)
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Beaches Museum, 381 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach FL
Dates & Times:
Sat, November 9, 2019: 10a - 5p
Sun, November 10, 2019: 10a - 4p
Deadline: August 30, 2019
Notification: Week of Sept 16, 2019
Payments Due: September 30, 2019
Friday: Check in - 6p - 9p
Saturday: 7a - 9p
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.
Sunday: 4:01p - 9p 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.
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.
Please submit your application via Zapplication.org.
Or you may use Holiday Art Shows Online Application. Please use whichever method is easiest for you.
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: $575.00 (very limited)
Late fee: $50.00 (must be included with all booth payments received after the deadline)
Application Deadline: August 30, 2019
Notification will be via email the week of September 16, 2019
Booth Payment Deadline: September 30, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted after the deadline until art fest fills.
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.
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.
All applications will be juried after the deadline in the order in which they are received. Applicants will be notified of status within 14 days of deadline. A wait list is kept by category.
For tips and advice on jury images please read this article: How to Better Your Jury Images by Ryder Gledhill, Professional Jury Photographer.
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.
Free parking is available for exhibitors. A map with designated parking will be available at check-in. All vehicles must be off Pablo Ave and parked by 9:14 am, Saturday and Sunday mornings.
RULES & GUIDELINES
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.
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.
Exhibitors may not sublet or share booth space.
An accepted application is a commitment to attend. Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to our office 30 days prior to the art fest. No credits or refunds within 30 days of art fest. A $50.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from any refund/credit issued.
Art Fest is rain or shine; set-up is on pavement. Exhibitors are responsible for securing their booth properly with heavy weights.
$35.00 fee for all returned checks.
Exhibits/exhibitors must not extend beyond allotted 12 x 12 space.
Exhibitors may not advertise “sale” items or discounted work. No hand written signs.
Submitted images may be used for publicity purposes. Receipt of images grants permission.
Security will be provided, however, Holiday Art Shows, Inc. shall not be liable or responsible for any items lost, stolen, or damaged.
Application fee is required to process applications and is, therefore, non-refundable.
Holiday Art Shows reserves the right to make final interpretation of all rules.
Hampton Inn & Suites
13733 Beach Boulevard
The group rate for our host hotel is $124.00 per night.
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 internet, gym and fitness center, business center, and pool. It is ranked #10 of 132 hotels with a 4.5 star rating on Trip Advisor.bIt is located 3.8 miles west of the art fest on Beach Blvd.
IMPORTANT: deadline for reservations: October 26, 2019. Room block is limited, first come, first served.
There is no RV/Camper overnight parking available. We can highly recommend two local campgrounds; North Beach Camp Resort or Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park. Both are just a short drive from the show and offer spacious campsites with full hookups.
North Beach Camp Resort
Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park
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%.
We are planning a very aggressive advertising and marketing campaign which will include; social media, newspapers, magazines, signage, and banners in the Jacksonville area, as well as, neighboring communities.
If you have further questions please don't hesitate to CONTACT US HERE.
Holiday Art Shows, Inc
PO Box 862
Saint Augustine, FL 32085
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