Event Information

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival - Somerset, NJ - Spring 2017

Garden State Exhibit Center
Somerset, New Jersey (Northeast)

Show Dates: 3/24/17 - 3/26/17
Application Deadline: 3/21/17 Midnight EST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury/Application Fee): $20.00


Event Summary
For 40 years Sugarloaf has provided a low overhead market for artists and crafts people to sell their work. At Sugarloaf's Somerset, NJ show, you will reach shoppers in New Jersey's affluent suburbs.

General Information

Notice: Use this application to apply to our spring Somerset show. To apply to multiple Sugarloaf shows and pay just one jury fee,
please use our Spring 2017 Seasonal Application.

Deadline: Jurying for our Spring 2017 shows begins August 29, 2016. We continue to accept applications until shows are filled.

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. A Unique Arts Community!
Presenting the Best in American Handmade Fine Art, Contemporary Crafts, and Design

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  • 11 Well Organized, Well Advertised Events
  • Supported by Happy Shoppers from the Local Affluent Communities
  • Build Your Long Term, Sustainable Creative Career at Sugarloaf

Crowds of Shoppers

Each year 150,000+ Shoppers spend nearly $15 million at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. They’re eager to meet you and buy your work! Sugarloaf gets the word out: local and national TV, print, radio, digital and social media, plus community outreach. Sugarloaf artists are always featured – you’re the star!

Quality Work, Personal Connections

Work must be handmade, focused on quality materials, creative design and superior craftsmanship. No kits, no buy/sell. You make it special – your customers can’t wait to hear your story, so no sales reps. All categories encouraged!

Community Culture

Inspiring, Inclusive, Incredible! New artists are welcomed into the Sugarloaf Family with open arms. Build life-long friendships while enjoying seamlessly organized events. The cheerful Sugarloaf team is available before, during and after to help you.

Jurying begins August 27, 2016.

Apply Today, Limited Space!

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Sugarloaf’s Spring 2017 Somerset Show

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24th Year
Garden State
Exhibit Center
Somerset, NJ
March 24, 25, 26, 2017
  • Located in central New Jersey
  • Sell to art enthusiasts from affluent Somerset, Hunterdon,
    Morris, Mercer, and Bergen counties.


Somerset County, NJ draws heavily from Somerset County (Bridgewater), Morris County (Morristown), Hunterdon County (Flemington), and Mercer County (Princeton). These areas have a combined population of over one million people and a very high per capita income. This show is also close enough to draw from New York City (60min) and Philadelphia (90min).


Garden State Exhibit Center is a 60,000-sq. ft. climate controlled Exhibit Center located at the entrance to the Atrium Corporate Center – a high tech office park just off I-287 in north central New Jersey. Drive in set up and break down is allowed. Many spaces have additional storage space in the back. The main hotel is connected to the Expo Center via a covered walkway making this show really easy on exhibitors.


Our spring Somerset show has a long history of strong sales and high attendance. Sugarloaf Craft Festivals are voted in the Top-50 Craft Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine

Space Details
Booth Prices

10' × 10' = $575.00 (add $70.00 for 300w Elect.)
10' × 15' = $795.00 (add $95.00 for 450w Elect.)
10' × 20' = $1,050.00 (add $120.00 for 600w Elect.)
10' × 25' = $1,295.00 (add $145.00 for 750w Elect.)
10' × 30' = $1,525.00 (add $170.00 for 900w Elect.)
Corner Request $90.00



Adults $10 / Children Free / Parking Free

Exhibitor Parking

Free on site

Exhibitor Storage

$25 per storage vehicle


Camper pkg, avail. $$

Licenses & Sales Tax

NJ Sales Tax Application mailed 6 wks before show.

Building Security

Overnight Guards / Building Locked


Discount Rates at Local Participating Hotels


Setup – Thu. 10:00-8:00
Show – Fri. 10:00-6:00, Sat. 10:00-6:00, Sun. 10:00-5:00


Application Info & Promotions

  • Jury selection begins August 27, 2016.
  • Don’t Wait! Space is Limited.
  • $20 Seasonal Application Fee
  • Save: Apply to all 5 Spring events and save $50, up to $250!

How to Apply

  • Use this application to quickly apply to just one show – our Spring 2017 Somerset Sugarloaf Crafts Festival.
  • Please use our Spring 2017 Seasonal Application to apply to more than one of our Spring 2017 shows and pay just one jury fee.
  • Click "Apply to this show" at the top right of this page to begin the application process
  • Our $20 seasonal jury fee must be paid by credit card or PayPal to submit your online application; this fee is not refundable.
  • Choose the payment option for space fees that is best for you (see below.)
  • Billing for space fees will occur after jurying.
  • Your application will be juried and you will receive official notice of our decision by EMAIL. Notifications will no longer be made by US Mail.
  • If you have already applied to a Spring 2017 show and would like to add other Spring 2017 shows, please call us at 800-210-9900. You do not need to complete the application online or pay the application fee again to add a show in the same season.
  • Please contact us online or call us at 800-210-9900 with any questions!
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Payment Plans

Three standard payment plans offered. Need a different plan? Contact us, we’ll work with you.

Early Payment – Save Additional $25/show
Full payment required by October 1, 2016

Pay Later
Pay Spring Somerset fees with credit card or post-dated check by Nov. 15, 2016.

Pay Over Time
3-payment installment plan. Pay with a credit card or post-dated checks, per space.

$100 deposit due upon acceptance
$250 more due October 15, 2016
Balance due December 1, 2016

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