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Phoenix Festival of the Arts 2017

Location:
Magaret T Hance Park 1202 N 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phoenix, Arizona (West)

Phone: 602-254-3100
Event Dates: 12/8/17 - 12/10/17
Application Deadline: 8/15/17 Midnight MST
113 day(s) and 9 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to present the sixth annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts, which will continue to unite Valley artists, musicians, writers, students, and scholars for a weekend-long cultural celebration sure to excite the whole family. The Festival has become a Valley favorite and will again take place in heart of Downtown Phoenix at Hance Park, December 8-10, 2017. In addition to the many arts and culture organizations participating as vendors and exhibitors, art lovers will be able to enjoy local food truck cuisine and top-notch live performances. Last year's event drew crowds of more than 9,000. This year's event expects to draw 10,000.

The 2017 Phoenix Festival of the Arts will feature 100 arts vendors, three entertainment stages, beer and wine garden, family zone, interactive arts booths, the multi-artist Phoenix Community Mural and more. We hope you'll join us!
 
For more information, visit www.phoenixfestivalofthearts.org

General Information
Hosted by Phoenix Center for the Arts (a 501c3 nonprofit) and sponsored by City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, and Arizona Public Service, this free festival is becoming an annual tradition in the Valley of the Sun.

Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to present the sixth annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts, which will continue to unite Valley artists, musicians, writers, students, and scholars for a weekend-long cultural celebration sure to excite the whole family. The Festival has become a Valley favorite and will again take place in heart of Downtown Phoenix at Hance Park, December 8-10, 2017. In addition to the many arts and culture organizations participating as vendors and exhibitors, art lovers will be able to enjoy local food truck cuisine and top-notch live performances. Last year's event drew crowds of more than 9,000. This year's event expects to draw 10,000.

The 2017 Phoenix Festival of the Arts will feature 100 arts vendors, three entertainment stages, beer and wine area, family zone, interactive atrts booths, the multi-artist Phoenix Community Mural, and more. We hope you'll join us!
 
For more information, visit www.phoenixfestivalofthearts.org

Location and Hours
@ Hance Park - Downtown Phoenix
Festival Hours:
Friday 12 PM - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM

Important Due Dates
  • Application Deadline: August 15
  • Notification Begins: August 25
  • Booth Payment Deadline: September 30
  • Electricity Fee Deadline: September 30
  • Notification of Booth Assignments Begins: November 5

Fees
$25     Application fee (non-refundable)
$250   Professional Arts Vendor
$400   Double Booth
$100   Student Vendor (see student requirements below)
$100   Community Mural Artist
$200   Arts & Culture Organization
$100   Arizona Artists Guild
$75     Electricity (limited availability below)

Remember, last year's booth winners get a free booth fee* in the 2017 Festival!
*Electricity fees additional.

Rules/Regulations

All Vendors and any other sales sites: The Phoenix Festival of the Arts does not charge a commission on sales trans­acted by vendors. You must have any & all licenses, certifications, and permits required by the City of Phoenix and State of Arizona. The collection and filing of all related taxes is the sole responsibility of each individual vendor. The combined City of Phoenix and Arizona tax rate is 8.6%. It is required that all participants provide us with an Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License Num­ber. The Arizona Department of Revenue processes TPT licenses for all cities. You can apply for an Arizona TPT online at www.AZTaxes.gov or visit the license office at 1600 W. Monroe, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Additional information and forms can be obtained online at Arizona Department of Revenue. For questions email: LicenseCompliance@azdor.gov.  

Art Vendors - Work must be original and executed by the artist. By submitting the application you attest that you created the artwork. If artwork does not match the quality of submitted images and/or deemed mass produced the Festival reserves the right to ask you to leave, forfeiting all fees. Artists must be present during the festival. Vendors must have sales tax licenses for Arizona and Phoenix. Vendors are responsible for collecting and reporting the sales taxes. All vendors will conduct their business in a professional manner. Behavior by vendors judged to be disruptive or detrimental to the peaceful operation of the Festival shall not be allowed. Any unsafe or unsanitary conditions should be brought to the immediate attention of the festival coordinator. Vendors must supply their own white tent, table and chairs. Booths are setup in pods of four. You will have an opportunity to select your corner preference: north-west, north-east, south-east, or south-west booth. However, all spaces will be assigned by festival management and are final. Phoenix Festival of the Arts reserves the right to change space assignments as necessary. Refunds are not given for inclement weather.

Student Art Vendors - You must have been enrolled in a class at the Center within the calendar year of 2016. Student booths include a tent, one 6' table and two chairs. Up to two students allowed per booth, however each student must submit a separate application and application fee via Zapplication. Each student must submit a a separate application. Upon acceptance, each student will be required to pay the student booth rate whether you are sharing a booth or not. *All student booths will be marked as "Student of the Phoenix Center for the Arts" and must include table space for collateral material promoting the Phoenix Center for the Arts. 

Community Mural Artists will supply their own tents, tables, chairs and lighting. Availability of electricity is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. You must pay the application fee and bring your own 100-foot electrical cord.

Arts & Culture Organizations and Informational Vendors will supply their own tents, tables, chairs and lighting. Availability of electricity is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. You must pay the application fee and bring your own 100-foot electrical cord.

Jurying Process (art vendors) Jurying occurs immediately after the application deadline. A panel of jurors reviews each category/medium separately. Applicants cannot be accepted into the Phoenix Festival of the Arts without participating in the jurying process. Acceptance is completely at the discretion of the Phoenix Festival of the Arts committee. All work to be exhibited must be original and made by the exhibitor. Each art vendor application must include 5 images: 4 images of work and 1 image of past booth setup.

Cancellation/Refund Policy Applications fees are non-fundable. Cancellations made prior to OCTOBER 27, 2017 will receive a refund. No refunds will be made after that date. Refunds are not given for inclement weather.



Booth Information
Set Up Dates & Times:
Thursday, Dec. 7:  1 PM-5 PM
Friday, Dec. 8:       7-11 AM

Set-up must be completed by 11 AM Friday, Dec. 8. All vendor vehicles must be off-site by 11 AM Friday Dec. 8. Vendors will break down their booths immediately following the festival. Vendors may not break down their booths prior to the end of the festival. NO EXCEPTIONS.
 
Vendors shall be fully responsible for their displays including but not limited to any robbery, fire, acts of God, other destructive cause or act of injury to the public that occurs within the vendor’s area. Vendor agrees to hold the Phoenix Center for the Arts and the Phoenix Festival of the Arts harmless from and releases said groups from any liability or claims brought against the vendor. Vendor agrees not to sublet, transfer or assign any privileges afforded by this contract. The Festival does provide 24hr on-site security.
 
One artist per space, except for students, which are allowed two per space. Professional vendors will supply their own tents, tables, chairs and lighting. Art vendor tents must be white.

Electricity
Availability of electricity is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring your own 100-foot electrical cord. All Electricity fees must be paid by SEPTEMBER 30, 2017.

Booth Assignments
Booth location is not guaranteed. Booths are setup in pods of four. A request for your preferred booth corner will be sent out after the September 30 booth and electricity payment deadline. At that time, please select your corner preference: (A) north-west, (B) north-east, (C) south-west, or (D) south-east booth. We will do our best to accommodate your 1st choice, however, all spaces will be assigned by festival management and are final. Phoenix Festival of the Arts reserves the right to change space assignments as necessary. Refunds are not  given for inclement weather. 
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