Event Information

Breckenridge July Art Festival 2019 - 36th Annual

Main Street Station-and Village Plaza-Corner of South Main Street and Park Ave.
Breckenridge, Colorado (West)

Phone: 970-406-1866
Event Dates: 7/4/19 - 7/6/19
Application Deadline: 3/31/19 Midnight MST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee- non refundable): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
This established show of 35 years has consistantly been one of the top shows in the country and was ranked as high as #59 in Sunshine Artists Magazine's top 200 Fine Art Shows for 2017.  It is held in Historic Breckenridge which was voted the 3rd most beautifull small town in America! Show will will be limited to approximately 120  fine artists and craftsmen chosen from around the country.  The town is an old gold mining town established in the late 1800's, now a major ski area with many restaurants and unique shops located in Summit County (which includes Copper Mtn.,Silverthorne, Frisco and Keystone) just 80 miles from Denver in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
The demographic is a highly affluent crowd made up of locals, second homeowners, front range visitors (Denver and its suburbs, Ft Collins, Colorado Springs, Pueblo) and people from all around the country. Vail and Beaver Creek are also a short 30 minute drive away. Breckenridge has become a highly popular destination in Colorado making it one of the busiest tourist towns all year round. This long running event is the highlight of the July 4th holiday which is the busiest weekend of the summer.  This year, the event will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

General Information
July 4, 5, 6, 2019
Thursday-    10AM-6PM
Friday     -     10AM-6PM
Saturday-      10AM-6PM

The festival will be held at Main Street Station and the Village Plaza at the south end of town at the corner of Main Street and South Park Ave.  Both plazas will be used and will have approximately 60 artists each.  The Village Plaza level will have free electricity, Hawquest with their birds of prey, and food and drink. 
This year's show will run on Thursday, Friday, Saturday with a Wednesday set-up.  Set up is staggered for ease of load in, be prepared for a short dolly to your booth.
No gate fee


Digital Art- original image, or manipulation of other source material was executed by artist using computer-traditional photographs taken by digital means should apply as photography
Mixed Media
- Traditional means or digital capture

Requirements for Application

Four images of current work and one booth image representative of work you plan to display at the festival.


Non-refundable Entry Fee - $ 35

Single booth (10x10)      - $500

1 1/2 booth (10x15)        - $ 750-very limited number

Double booth(10x20)   -  $1000-  limited number- first come first served. NO CORNERS AVAILABLE

Corner (Additional fee)  -$ 100- limited number- first come first served NO CORNERS AVAILABLE FOR DOUBLE BOOTHS


Artists retain all proceeds from their sales.  Each artist is responsible for collecting and submitting sales tax to the town of Breckenridge and the State of Colorado. Tax information will be included in check in packet at set up. 

Important Dates

Application deadline
March 31, 2019

Notification to Artists ( e-mail and ZAPP)
April 15, 2019

Registration and fees due-payable by credit card or check made out to Mountain Art Festivals, or credit card or paypal thru ZAPP. If payment not received by April 30th you will be moved to the waitlist.  

April 30, 2019  Last day for full refund

May 10, 2019  Last day for partial refund- 1/2 booth fee.  

By paying the exhibition fee you have made a commitment to show and no refunds will be made after the May 10th date for cancellation, nonappearance, or weather related.  Accepted artists unable to attend must inform the committee in writing.



Artists themselves must be present to exhibit only their own original work- NO EXCEPTIONS- A picture ID may be required at check-in.  

All art must be original in concept, design, and execution.  We seek quality, originality, and creatvity.

We do not accept any: manufactured items, ceramics cast from commercial molds, promotional postcards, decoupage kits, imported, resale or mass produced items, silk screened T-shirts, pre-packages foods, lotions or soaps. No buy-sell. If it is determined that you have buy/sell you will be required to leave with no refund.

Reproductions are an important part of your success as an artist but please have at least 50% of your wall space occupied by original work.

Booth must be professional in appearance and must represent the booth picture included with your application. No large banners, signs, raffles, loud music, or "gimmicks" allowed. Failure to have a professional display that was in your application may result in being asked to leave. 

Booths may not be shared and are non/transferable. 
Any cancellations resulting in a refund will include any fees associated with payment (credit card fees). 

All exhibiting artists must provide their own booths and display materials,10x10, properly weighted (minimum of 40lbs per leg, more is always better) and canopies may not extend in front of their booths further than 3 feet. See website for specific regulations. 

No generators 

Please no raffles or sale signs

Each exhibitor is responsible for collecting and remitting sales tax.  Forms will be available at check-in.


Booth Information
Spaces are 10x10 to 10x20
All spaces outside on pavement so you must have weights
There are no inside spaces 
Village Plaza level ONLY has FREE Electricity-also most have some storage area behind booth
Main Street Station area-NO Electricity-No Generators-also little to no storage space
No guarentees on booth placement.
Limited number of corner and double spaces assigned in order received or committee discretion
Display must not extend beyond booth space and may not obstruct traffic flow 

Booth must be professional in appearance and representative of the picture included in your application.

There are a few odd shaped booths (5x20, pedestal only, etc) -let us know if you are interested

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