Event Information

Holiday Arts Festival 2018 – Waterloo Center for the Arts

Waterloo Center for the Arts
Waterloo, Iowa (Midwest)

Phone: 319-291-4490
Event Dates: 11/10/18 - 11/11/18
Application Deadline: 9/24/18 Midnight CST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 9 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $15.00


Event Summary
Join us for the 49th Annual Holiday Arts Festival. Featuring high quality artists from the Midwest, this festival falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season.

General Information
Holiday Arts Festival
Saturday, November 10 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, November 11 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
All mediums welcome.
Early setup discounts.
Average attendance 2500-3000.
Extra hands for loading and unloading.
Onsite dining options available for purchase.
Artists are expected to participate both days.
Homestay opportunities (limited availability)
Festival Hours
Saturday, November 10 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, November 11 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Early Set-Up
Friday, November 09 | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Artists are encouraged to use this opportunity and will receive $20 off a single booth fee, or $40 off a double booth fee.
Day of Set-Up
Saturday, November 10 | 7:00 - 9:30am
Artists must be ready for business by 9:30am.
Carts, dollies and volunteers will be available to assist with loading and unloading.
Festival volunteers will also be available to provide breaks throughout the event.

Artist Party
Saturday, November 10
The Friends of the WCA will host a special reception for arts festival patrons and participating artists Saturday evening. Reservattions required.

All artists must be reviewed by the Selection Committee. Artists will be notified if they have been accepted by October 09. Selected artists must agree to participate both days of the festival.

Reproductions of artwork presented must be clearly marked. Over half of the total works presented must be original works and not reproductions.

Confirmation & Cancellation policies
Artists withdrawing will be subject to a cancellation fee of $50; no refunds will be made after November 02.

Booth Information
Single booth spaces are available, with a limit of two spaces per artist. If artists intend to share a booth, both artists must complete the jury process. This is an indoor festival spread and space is limited. 10’x10’ spaces are in limited supply, otherwise available spaces are 8’x10’. One six foot table and two chairs will be available by request at no extra cost. Please indicate if you require an electrical hook-up.