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Phoenix Festival of the Arts 2018

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

Phone: 602-254-3100
Event Dates: 12/7/18 - 12/9/18
Application Deadline: 8/15/18 Midnight MST

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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 seventh annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts, which continues to unite artists, musicians, foodies, and friends 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 7-9, 2018. 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 10,000. This year's event expects to draw 11,000.

The 2018 Phoenix Festival of the Arts will feature over 125 arts vendors, three entertainment stages, beer and wine vendors, food trucks, family zone, interactive art demonstrations, 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), this free festival is becoming an annual tradition in the Valley of the Sun.

Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to present the seventh annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts, which will continue to unite artists, musicians, foodies, and friends 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 7-9, 2018. 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 10,000. This year's event expects to draw 11,000.

The 2018 Phoenix Festival of the Arts will feature more than 125 arts vendors, three entertainment stages, beer and wine vendors, food trucks, family zone, interactive art demonstrations, 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 24
  • Booth Payment Deadline: September 30
  • Booth Direction Request Deadline: September 30
  • Electricity Fee Payment  Deadline: September 30
  • Notification of Booth Assignments Begins: Week of November 5

Fees
$25     Application fee (non-refundable)
$250   Professional Arts Vendor
$400   Double Booth
$150   Student Vendor (see student requirements below)
$150   Community Mural Artist
$200   Arts & Culture Organization
$180   Writers/Authors
$75     Electricity (limited availability)

Remember, last year's booth winners get a free booth fee* in the 2018 Festival!
*Electricity fees additional.

Rules/Regulations

All Vendors and any other sales sites: Phoenix Center for 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 manager. Smoking in vendor booths is prohibted. 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. Booth signage regarding discounts, sale prices, clearance items are not allowed. Refunds for application fees, booth fees, and electricity are not given for inclement weather.

Student Art Vendors - You must have been enrolled in a class at Phoenix Center for the Arts or Thunderbird Arts Center within the calendar year of 2018. Student booths include one 10'x10' tent, one 6' table and two chairs. Up to two students allowed per booth, however each student must submit a separate application and pay application fee via Zapplication. 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 or Thunderbird Arts Center" and must include table space for collateral material promoting the Centers.

Booth Photos - If this is your first festival and you do not have a booth shot, please replace the booth shot with another photo of your artwork and then briefly explain in the application your reasons for doing so.

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 Non-Art Vendors will supply their own tents, tables, chairs and lighting. Availability of electricity is limited and can purchased on a first-come, first-served basis. You must pay the booth 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 26, 2018 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. 6: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (last vehicle permited on the grounds is at 3:30PM)
Friday, Dec. 7: 7:00 AM -11:00 AM (last vehicle permited on the grounds is at 10:00AM)

Set-up must be completed by 11 AM Friday, Dec. 7. All vendor vehicles must be off-site by 11 AM Friday Dec. 7. Vendors will break down their booths immediately following the festival on Sunday. 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 Central Arts Alliance and 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, 2018.

Booth Assignments
Booth location is not guaranteed. The majority of booths are setup in pods of four. A request for your preferred booth corner will be sent out at the time of your acceptance. 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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