Event Information

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Hibiscus Festival Fine Art and Fine Craft Show 2019

Historic Downtown Vero Beach on 14th Avenue
Vero Beach, Florida (South)

Phone: 772 643-6782
Event Dates: 4/13/19 - 4/14/19
Application Deadline: 3/18/19 Midnight EST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.


Event Summary
The City of Vero Beach is celebrating its CENTENNIAL Year. The 2019 Hibiscus Festival will incorporate many special elements to recognize this with Art, Music, Food, and History right where it started in  Downtown. The Hibiscus Festival is in its sixteenth year and local residents and visitors from Florida and beyond look forward to this annual two-day event. Main Street Vero Beach will take over take over four blocks along 14th Avenue and art lovers come to browse and buy. This is the fourth year the activities last for two days giving art lovers a longer opportunity to see the juried Fine Art and Fine Craft Show.  An exciting array of music will add to the lively and fun atmosphere in the downtown area. In addition to the Fine Art Show, the Hibiscus Festival features activities for children, a student art show, and delicious food for picnics in the park, plus Sponsor and Non-Profit booths and kiosks.  Follow the Hibiscus Festival on Facebook and watch the Main Street Vero Beach website for up to the minute details and to see the pictures of beautiful Downtown Vero Beach. Main Street Vero Beach, The Hibiscus Festival Committee and The City of Vero Beach Centennial Committee look forward to showing our Vero Beach hospitality to all participating artists and their families.  The art galleries, retail stores, and restaurants in downtown will be open to welcome visitors. 

General Information
The juried Fine Art and Fine Craft show is open to artists and crafters in a wide range of categories and will be held at the north end of the festival in the heart of the Arts District. There will be ample free reserved parking for the artists close to the venue.

AWARDS: The show will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention.

MEDIUMS:  This is a juried art show and all items sold in the show must be hand made by the artist and the artist must be present during the show.  No more than 25 percent of work displayed may be offset prints, giclees and reproduced work and they must be clearly marked, and all photos must be signed and numbered.  Artwork from kits or commercial means is not permitted.  Artists may exhibit only artwork in the category in which they are accepted. Commercial agents, dealers, manufacturers or buy/sell vendors are not allowed in the juried art show.

AMENITIES: Artist amenities will include continental breakfast. booth sitting, drive up access, reserved artist parking lot near the site, close indoor restrooms and bottled water. The show will be well advertised in all media (print, radio, TV and Internet) and signage will be provided.

CANCELLATION:  This is an outdoor show and will proceed rain or shine. Your accepted invitation and final payment of booth fees is a commitment to exhibit and there will be no refunds for cancellations. Withdrawal must be written and delivered my mail, fax or email. Acceptance is not transferable. Only artwork from the accepted artist may be displayed.

Each artist must complete the online application. Only one artist is permitted per booth. The application must include the nonrefundable jury fee of $20 and 4 images plus a booth shot. Double or corner booth may be requested and granted, for an additional fee on a first-come/first served basis. The jury is a blind jury so no artists can be in the photos to be juried, nor can there be a name or company name visible in the image.

Exhibitors are required to have a Florida Sales Tax Permit and are responsible for collecting and remitting to the state a 7% state sales tax.

There will be quality control. No ribbons or awards from prior shows can be displayed. This is a family show. The Hibiscus Festival reserves the right to interpret and enforce the rules.

Booth Information
Booth spaces are 10x10 with storage behind. Tents must be white and artists must comply with the safety requirement of 40# of weight per tent leg. No screws, nails or spikes may be driven into the street. Artists are required to cover tables to the ground.

ENTRY FEE: The cost to be in the show is $175.00 booking on or before April 4th 2019 plus the $20.00 nonrefundable jury fee.  After the April 4th deadline, late registration is $195.00. 

Artists can check in Friday, April 12th between 4:00 and 6:00 pm or Saturday, April 13th between 6:00 and 8:00 am.  Booths must be completely ready for the show by 9:00 AM. The artist must be in their booth for the entirety of the show and may not break down until 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 14th.  Overnight security will be provided.