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Event Information

The Tulip Time Artisan Market 2018

Centennial Park
Holland, Michigan (Midwest)

Event Dates: 5/5/18 - 5/6/18
Application Deadline: 2/10/18 Midnight EST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00


Event Summary
Now in its 18th year, the Tulip Time Art & Craft Fair has been transformed into the brand new Tulip Time Artisan Market! As is tradition, the Artisan Market will be a juried show, mandating all artists display only handmade and original work. Buy/sell vendors are strictly prohibited. The jury strives to ensure the highest quality art, while also minimizing duplication.


General Information
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | Hours: 10am-6pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | Hours: 10am-4pm

Applications available: Monday, October 16, 2017
Application deadline: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Acceptance information announced: Friday, March 2, 2018
Invited Artists Booth Fee Deadline: Friday March 9, 2018 
Booth layout announced: Monday, April 2, 2018

*Artist will be notified via email regarding acceptance Friday, March 2, 2018. Upon invitation, artist will have until Friday, March 9, 2018 to pay booth fees. Invited and confirmed artists will recieve further information regarding set-up, booth assignments, and load-in/load-out procedures the week of April 2, 2018. 

As per our rules and regulations, other than a medical emergency with written documentation from your physician, there is no refund. In the case of a medical emergency requiring cancellation, you must present document to Event Coordinator, Abby Conrad at abby@tuliptime.com for approval. 

The Jury will recognize up to two artists in the following three categories: (1) Fine art, (2) Original Craft, & (3) Dutch Impact. Winning Artists will recieve automatic acceptance into the 2019 Tulip Time Artisan Market, as well as a waived registration fee and free 10'x10' booth. Winners will be announced Saturday, May 5, 2018.

  • All artwork must be the original, handcrafted work of the displaying artist.
  • Buy/Sell vendors are strictly prohibited. All items must be the original work of the artist and not mass-produced.
  • Only items juried into the show will be allowed to be sold during the Tulip Time Artisan Market. Vendors selling unacceptable items or items not juried into the show, will be asked to remove said items and/or vacate their space with no refund.
  • The crafter must be present the entire time of the show and agree to be open during all hours. If an artist leaves early, they will not be invited back.
  • Booths are not transferable and may not be shared with other exhibitors.
  • Artists are responsible for providing their display including tents, tables, chairs, etc.
  • No tent or product stakes are allowed for booth set up or product display in park. Please make necessary arrangements for displays.
  • No smoking, loud sound systems, or noisy generators are allowed in booth areas.
  • No power or water is available at booth site.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and paying the State of Michigan Sales Tax of 6%.
  • Security is provided overnight on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5.
  • Artists are required to check-in, register their name and receive their event information upon arrival to the show BEFORE unloading and set-up may begin.
  • Artists not checked-in by 9:30am and set up by 9:45am on the event date may lose their space without a refund.
  • This is a rain or shine show. No provisions, refunds, or alternate dates are made in case of cancellations due to acts of God or government agency requirements.
  • Exhibitors agree to allow Tulip Time Festival to use photos in promotions.
  • The Artisan Market is part of a larger festival located in a downtown, populated area. Therefore parking, unloading, and loading rules must be strictly followed. Accepted vendors must adhere to the parking, unloading, and loading regulations included in their acceptance packet.
  • Vendor Cancellation – other than a medical emergency, with written documentation from your physician, there is no refund.
  • Tulip Time Artisan Market Coordinators reserve the right to remove any vendors from their space for not following the rules, regulations, terms and conditions set forth in this document and the acceptance packet.
  • If you are a food vendor making food onsite, the City of Holland requires you to fill out a Transient Merchant License application and pay any additional fees. Upon acceptance to the Tulip Time Artisan Market, fees are due to the City of Holland by Friday, April 20, 2018. This form can be found online at http://www.cityofholland.com/cityclerk/tulip-time-transient-merchant-license

Booth Information
All booths are approximately 12'x12' spaces allowing for one 10x10 tent. Artists are responsible for providing all display needs including tents, tables, chairs, etc.

Registration fee (non-refundable): $25 (paid at the time of application submission)
Single Booth (10'x10'): $200 
Double Booth (10'x20'): $400

**Upon invitation, artists will be prompted to purcahse their booth space to confirm participation. Please refer to artist notification timeline for payment deadline. 

Artist booth location is decided by the event committee. Artists may request a section of the park, but specific booth requests will not be available. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST BOOTH NUMBERS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS, AS THE BOOTH LAYOUT IS NO LONGER THE SAME. 
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