Event Information

Menlo Summer Fest 2019

Downtown Menlo Park on Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson Street
Menlo Park, California (West)

Phone: 209/267-4394
Event Dates: 7/20/19 - 7/21/19
Application Deadline: 3/1/19 Midnight PST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 9 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
Downtown Menlo Park is a charming, tree-lined shopping area for local and neighboring affluent Atherton, Palo Alto and Los Altos communities. Menlo Summer Fest celebrates its 33rd year and the best of summer in style with fine art and crafts by 220 of America's best artists, sensational live music on stage and street throughout downtown, artisan specialty food purveyors, festive food and drink with premium wine, microbrews and special summertime cocktails, along with fun and games in the action-packed kids' fun zone. Presented by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce.

General Information
1) www.zapplication.org  Application through ZAPP includes a $30.00 application fee.
2) www.pacificfinearts.com  Application through our website's downloaded application includes a reduced application fee of $15.00.

This application is open to creators of handcrafted products made in the USA by the artist or craftsperson selling their works. With pre-arranged permission a representative may sell at events. Creativity and originality are important. No application including buy and sell, imports or kits will be considered. No application including guns as toys will be considered. Depictions of weapons and certain types of nudity or printed words are carefully considered. We appreciate artists’ freedom of expression; as these are family events, we are held responsible to each hosting entity and community to present what they consider family-friendly images. No booth sharing will be considered outside of a married/significant-other partnership.
Artist hospitality: Includes chilled bottled water throughout the day and private toilets. Free event postcards are available as requested and sent to you at least 4 weeks prior to the event for your mailing lists or to distribute at shows. There are also digital files of the postcards available by request for your email lists or for use on social media.

Refund/Cancellation policy
Through April 7      Space fee refunds given.
April 8 - June 9     Pacific Fine Arts Festivals credit slip given minus a $50.00 fee per space for cancellations.
June 10 - Show      Space fee is forfeited.

Booth Information
Space sizes and fees:
5x10 spaces: $240.00 + 10% commission
5x20 spaces: $290.00 + 10% commission
10x10 spaces: $290.00 + 10% commission
10x20 spaces: $580.00 + 10% commission

Friday night set-up available after 10PM--no security.
Saturday morning set-up is staggered every hour and 10 minutes beginning at 5AM.
Oversized vehicles or vehicles with trailers must set up Friday night after 10PM or unload and depart the site Saturday morning prior to the first scheduled entry time of 5AM.
Spaces are down the middle of the street, some back-to-back, some against a median. Some are against the curb.
Spaces are on asphalt.
Drive to space.

Friday night, NO security provided.
Saturday night security provided.

Special requests:
Please indicate any special request on your application. Space requests are taken into consideration but cannot be guaranteed.