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Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival 2019

Location:

Fort Myers , Florida (South)

Event Dates: 1/5/19 - 1/6/19
Application Deadline: 10/5/18 Midnight EST
50 day(s) and 10 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application fee): $15.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary

The River District is the perfect venue for the First Annual Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival. Be entertained by the captivating sounds of live musical performances on stage by some of Florida’s and the region’s top musical talents. Music will be from genres such as R&B, Jazz, Rock, Reggae and Caribbean sounds. So join us for a weekend of delicious food and drinks, music and shopping at the premiere of the Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival. 



General Information
2018 Calendar

Applications now available on ZAPP

October 5, 2018 ...... applications deadline.

October 6, 2018 ..... jury starts

October 7, 2018 ..... jury ends

October 8, 2018 ..... jury results sent out.

November 5, 2018 ..... 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 4, 2019:  setup begins on Gulfstream at 9:00 am and continues until 7:00 pm.

January 5, 2019:   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 6, 2019:   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 - moved now to the site of the annual Sarasota Fine Art festivals on Gulfstream between Cocoanut Ave. and McAnsh Sq.
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)
  • IMAGE USEAGE:
    Accepted artists agree that Paragon Festivals may use images of their for promotional, website or publicity purposes.
 
  • STANDARDS and RULES for non food vendors 

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.  No multi-level marketing businesses permitted.
 

1) Artisans, crafters and vendors must be present with the work for the entire duration of the arts festival. 

 

2) Artisans, crafters and vendors are required to show photo identification (in English) at check-in to ensure identity and compliance.

 

3) Artisans, crafters and vendors may only show work in categories and bodies of work shown to and selected by by the jury.

 

4) All work exhibited must be in the category applied to, and exhibit the quality and body of work that was shown in the images used in the jury process.


5) No Multi-Level Marketing products. 

Call us if you need clarification on any rules before applying.   
  • REFUND POLICY:

    • Cancellations 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 phone of your inability to attend; however, you must still submit your cancellation in writing to receive a refund.
    • If cancellations are received from 11 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 10 days of the event will not receive either a refund or a credit except for cases of extreme hardship.

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

SALES TAX: Sales tax in Florida 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


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

 

BOOTH AND A HALF FEE: $465.00

NOTE:  booth 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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