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Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival | 2018

Location:
Selby Five Points Park, 1331 1st St.
Sarasota, Florida (South)

Show Dates: 1/20/18 - 1/21/18
Application Deadline: 11/17/17 Midnight EST
239 day(s) and 12 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $15.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
The 3rd Annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival returns to Selby Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota on January 20-21, 2018.  Come be with us for another outstanding weekend of food, music, drinks and selections of arts, crafts and fine products.  As with all of our seafood & music festivals, the event masterfully blends fresh foods prepared onsite by local restaurants and food purveyors using sustainable ocean resources, accompanied by a selection of fine drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, blended with the best local and regional musical entertainers in such styles as R&B, rock, jazz, blues, Caribbean and more.  The event also includes a section of arts, crafts and fine products.   Hours of the event are both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6 pm.

General Information

The Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival returns to Selby Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota on January 20-21, 2018 for another outstanding weekend of food, music and arts and crafts.  As with all of our seafood & music festivals, the event is a masterful blending of foods prepared onsite by local restaurants and food purveyors using sustainable ocean resources blended with the best local and regional musical entertainers in such stuyles as R&B, rock, jazz, blues, Caribbean and more.  The event also includes a section of arts, crafts and fine products.

 

Come enjoy the weekend with family and friends as we continue to build this new tradition in Sarasota: the Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival.  If you are a food vendor, fine artisan or craft vendor consider becoming part of this event and broadening your market.  
 

 

2017-2018 Calendar

Applications now available on ZAPP

November 17, 2017 ...... applications deadline.

November 18, 2017 ..... jury starts

November 19, 2017 ..... jury ends

November 20, 2017 ..... jury results sent out.

December 20, 2017 ..... contract/invoice and payment for booth space due.  NOTE:  payments for booths are NOT accepted through ZAPPlication.  They can only be made directly to Paragon.  See payment instructions at:  https://www.paragonartevents.com/online-payment.html .  

January 19, 2018:  setup begins at 9:00 am and continues until 7:00 pm.

January 20, 2018:   setup continues from 7 am to 9 am.  All vehicles must be offsite at 9:00 am.  Event hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

January 21, 2018:   Event hours:  10:00am - 6:00 pm.  Breakdown and load-out from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.


 

FINE ARTISTS & CRAFT VENDORS:  Please read the Rules/Regulations section below.  We are seeking arts and crafts with a nautical theme.  This does not preclude other arts, crafts and fine products from applying.  Other types of vendors such as culinary items (e.g., sauces and dips) or products (e.g., soaps, lotions) are welcome to apply as these items do not need to be handmade for this event.

 

JURY PROCESS:  Applications are now being accepted.  The jury meets weekly and acceptance letters are sent out to accepted fine artists and craft vendors each week until all available spots are filled at which time artists will be placed on a wait list.


EVENT Specifics
Dates:  Setup on Friday January 19, 2018 beginning at 9:00 am
Show Hours:   Both Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 6pm on January 20 and 21, 2018
Breadown & Loadout:  Sunday 6pm - 9pm
 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bill Kinney

1625 Keely Ln
Sarasota, FL  34232

Office:  (941) 487-8061

FAX: (941) 346-0302

e-mail:  admin@paragonartfest.com

website:  www.paragonartevents.com

 

 



Rules/Regulations
The Standards & Rules provided below apply only to ARTISTS and CRAFTERS.

STANDARDS & RULES (Artists and Craft Vendors only)

Call us if you need clarification on any rules before applying. Our Standards & Rules Committee reserves the right to exclude work that does not conform to show standards.



REFUND POLICY:

  • Contact us by e-mail if you need clarification on any rules before applying. 
  • CANCELLATION:  must be in writing, submitted to our office by fax, e-mail or you must mail us the cancellation document.  You may apprise us by e-mail (preferred) or phone of your inability to attend an event; however, you must still submit your cancellation in writing to receive a refund

 

TIMELINE for CANCELLATION and REFUND

  • If cancellations are received from 8 to 30 days prior to the event, you will received a refund as follows:
    • 50% refund by check, OR
    • 100% credit towards another Paragon event of your choosing; however, you must apply to and be juried into that event.
    • There is no time limit on the 100% credit
  • Cancellations made within 7 days of the event will not receive either a refund or credit.

SALES TAX: Sales tax in Sarasota is currently 7.00%. A video is available online from the Florida DOR on how to complete Sales & Use Tax Returns at: http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/training/dr15_new/safari3/index.html?dhtmlActivation=inplace


Booth Information

APPLICATION FEE: $15.00

NOTE: If you apply to a minimum of 5 shows, your jury fee is $12 per event; however, you must contact the office to obtain the appropriate discount code BEFORE you apply to the events. The discounts cannot be applied after the applications are completed.

 

SINGLE BOOTH FEE: Single: $300.00

NOTE:  booth fee is paid directly to Paragon Fine Art Festivals - NOT to ZAPP

 

DOUBLE BOOTH FEE: Single: $600.00

NOTE:  booth fees is paid directly to Paragon Fine Art Festivals - NOT to ZAPP

 

CORNER BOOTH FEE: Single: $100.00

NOTE:  booth fee is paid directly to Paragon Fine Art Festivals - NOT to ZAPP

 

ELECTRICAL FEE (if available): Single: $35.00  .... if available

NOTE:  this fee is paid directly to Paragon Fine Art Festivals - NOT to ZAPP

 

DISPLAY SPACE:  Upon acceptance, artists desiring corner or double spaces or that require electrical connection must specify and pay any applicable fees at the time payment is submitted. Specific space requests will be assigned based on the date payment is received. We will attempt to accommodate all reasonable requests.

 

DISPLAY SURFACE:  Pavement/brick and grass: no drilling into or anchoring to the pavement is allowed; tents must be anchored by free-standing weights only. No tying off to benches, posts, meters, trash cans, or any other city structure. Free-standing weights ONLY.

 

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