Event Information

Breckenridge Gathering at the Great Divide 43rd Annual

Corner of North Main Street and Wellington in the Wellington Parking Lot (Same location as previous years)
Breckenridge, Colorado (West)

Phone: 970-406-1866
Event Dates: 9/1/18 - 9/3/18
Application Deadline: 5/1/18 Midnight MST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application fee): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
The 43rd Breckenridge Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival is nationally ranked #13 in the top 100 of fine art shows in the United States by Sunshine Artists magazine for 2017.  The tradition continues over Labor Day Weekend and will be limited to approximately 100  artists and craftsmen in a wide range of mediums.  Located on Main Street at Wellington.  This show is a highlight of Labor Day festivities in Breckenridge, located just 80 miles west of Denver in Summit County( which includes Copper Mtn., Frisco, Silverthorne, and Keystone) in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
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General Information
Sept 1,2,3-2018

Saturday-Sunday-10 to 6
Monday 10 to 4

Friday set-up-you can drive to most booths but be prepared to dolly
No gate fee
free water-bagels/donuts each morning


-Traditional means of capture-film or digital
Digital Art-original image, or manipulation of other source material was executed by artist using computer-traditiona photographs taken by digital means should apply as photography
Mixed Media

Requirements for Application

Four images of current work and one booth image representative of work you plan to display at the festival.


Non-refundable Entry Fee -   $ 35
single booth (10x10)         - $500
1 1/2 booth (10x15)         - $ 750-very limited number
double booth(10x20)      -  $1000-  limited number- first come first served
corner                           -   $  100- limited number- first come first served


Artists retain all proceeds from their sales.  Each artist is responsible for collecting and submitting sales tax to the town of Breckenridge and the State of Colorado

Important Dates

Application deadline
May 1, 2018

Notification to Artists ( e-mail and ZAPP)
May 15, 2018

Registration and fees due-payable by credit card or Paypal thru ZAPP or by check sent directly to Mountain Art Festivals-If fees are not paid in full by due date we will assume you do not wish to participate and will award your booth to the next person on our waitlist.
June 15,2018- Accept and Pay deadline

June 15
, 2018 Last day for full refund. 

June 30, 2018  deadline for partial refund 1/2 Booth fee
By paying the exhibition fee you have made a commitment to show and no refunds will be made after the June 30th date for cancellation, nonappearance, or weather related.  Accepted artists unable to attend must inform the committee.

Artists themselves must be present to exhibit only their own original work-NO EXCEPTIONS- A picture ID may be required at check-in.  
All art must be original in concept, design, and execution.  We seek quality, originality, and creatvity.
We do not accept any: manufactured items, ceramics cast from commercial molds, promotional postcards, decoupage kits, imported, resale or mass produced items, silk screened T-shirts, pre-packages foods or soaps. No buy-sell.
Booths may not be shared
All exhibiting artists must provide their own booths and display materials,10x10, properly weighted and canopies may not extend in front of their booths further than 3 feet.
No generators 
Please no raffles or sale signs

Booth Information
Spaces are 10x10 to10x20
White Tents
All spaces outside on pavement so must have weights
There are no inside spaces and no electricity is available.
No guarantees on booth placement.
Limited number of corner and double spaces assigned in order received or at committee discretion
Display must not extend beyond booth space and may not obstruct traffic flow