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Bend Summer Festival 2019

Location:
Downtown Bend
Bend , Oregon (West)

Phone: 541 323 0964
Event Dates: 7/13/19 - 7/14/19
Application Deadline: 6/20/19 Midnight PST
28 day(s) and 4 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee/Processing Fee ): $35.00

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Event Summary
The Bend Summer Festival is Central Oregon's longest running arts festival, celebratin 29 years of showcasing the arts in Bend.  This is a lively festival that enjoys a strong strong regional audience in addition significant tourist attendance throughout the weekend. The festival spans seven (7) city blocks in the heart of Downtown Bend with the Fine Arts Promende placed in the heart of the event, addionally it includes three music stages, a Jazz, Gourmet Food and Wine Street , a family street and a Bend Business Showcase area dedicated to resourceful living.  The attendance averages 60,000+ people over the course of the weekend.  There is a Friday night kick off concert on the mainstage, and the rest of the festival, including artist load in, begins the next morning. 
 

General Information
This show accepts the following medium categories:
*Ceramics *Digital Media  * Drawing *Fiber  *Glass  *Jewelry  *Metal * Mixed Media  *Painting * Photography *Printmaking   *Soap and Handcrafted Body Care   *Sculpture  *Upcycled Art  * Wood
 
In addition the mediums listed herein, art for the garden, hip, quality accessories and clothing for children, musical instruments are spotlights we would like incorporate more this year. 

To expedite invitations, this show has a virtual jury who reviews and accepts applications ongoing until the show is filled.  A waitlist is managed with communication to the artist by June 29th, 2018 of any open booth positions.
 
Artist amenities include an indoor breakroom with restrooms, snacks, breakfast items each morning, hot/cold water, coffee/tea service throughout the festival weekend. 
 

Rules/Regulations

There is no booth sharing allowed.  Each booth must carry only the artist's handcrafted work that has been approved for inclusion in the festival.
 
Each artist is required to set up their own 10x10 or 10x20 tent that includes significant weights (cinder blocks) for each tent pole. 
 
Festival commission is 10% of gross sales at the conclusion of the festival, on Sunday, July 14th, 2018.  Artists are required to check out, pay by check or cash their festival commission, and are given a check out pass to be able to bring their vehicles on the grounds to load out. Artists are asked to pay the festival a 5% commission on custom orders that are received through the festival.
 
Receipt books are given to each artists at check in, prior to the festival start, and artists are required to complete a written receipt for each sale. These receipt books are tallied during check out.  It is the artist's responsibility to ensure that they always have enough receipt books based on sales volume throughout the festival weekend.   
 
Festival artist hours are:
 
July 13th - 11am - 8pm
July 14th - 11am - 6pm
 
There are no refunds for CONFIRMED applications that are withdrawn. No shows will not be invited to participate in future festivals.
 


Booth Information
Booth Fees:
  • 10x10 - $225
  • 10x20 - $450

Early Payment Discount (if received by April 1ST) - $25

TO ENSURE TIMELY CONFIRMATION FOR ARTISTS PARTICIPATING IN THIS FESTIVAL, ACCEPTANCE AND PAYMENT IS DUE WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO THE EVENT. IF YOU HAVE BEEN INVITED, AND HAVE NOT ACCEPTED OR PAID WITHIN THAT TIMEFRAME, YOU WILL BE WAITLISTED SO THAT THE NEXT ROUND, OUTSIDE OF THE EARLY REGISTRATION WINDOW CAN BE CONFIRMED.

 Arrival information is distributed to invited artisans at the beginning of July. Booth assignments are given upon arrival.  Arrival begins at 5:30am continuing through 9am on July 13th, load in times are based on area placement,  and load out begins at 6:30pm on July 15th.  
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