Event Information


Wildwood Art Festival 2019

16860 Main Street, Wildwood, MO
City of Wildwood, Missouri (Midwest)

Event Dates: 10/19/19 - 10/20/19
Application Deadline: 7/31/19 Midnight CST
12 day(s) and 18 hour(s) remaining


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Non refundable Jury Fee): $25.00


Event Summary

2019  Wildwood Art Festival: An outdoor event taking place on October 19 and 20, 2019 (set-up on Friday, October 18, 2019, before 9:00 p.m.). A quaint setting in Wildwood Town Center at 16860 Main Street, Wildwood, Missouri 63040. The event was moved from late August of past years to October in an effort to find more tolerable tempertures.  Festival hours Saturday are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Sunday will begin with a 7:30 a.m. complementary breakfast and award presentation at Wildwood City Hall. Once again, this years event is a stand-alone format ..... only the Art Festival, food vendors, and quiet music.


General Information
The 2019 Wildwood Art Festival is beginning its sixth (6th) season (2nd season as a stand-alone event)!! Organizers learned valuable organizational lessons over the last five (5) years and are anxious to begin the 2019 Art Festival arrangements. Artists provided valuable suggestions once again and, as a result, a few more slight changes will be incorporated into the 2019 event. Hours have been altered on Sunday in an effort to get more people to attend! As always, the artists are the number one priorty of organizers and 2019 will be no exception!  Organizers are hoping their persistence, and the determination of the artists, will convince Mother Nature to provide beautiful weekend weather for the show. Last years winds were quite the challenge and we really appreciate those artists that "stuck it out"!! The 2019 event will once again be an Art Festival only! No other celebrations will be taking place. The entire weekend will be artists booths, quiet music, food vendors, and a wine garden environment. The Wildwood Town Center Area "may" be experiencing some construction issues at the exact venue the event was at last year, so there "may" be a slight change in location for 2019. But, we will keep all applicatnts advised as the year progresses.  Artists can breakdown their booths beginning Sunday after 5;00 p.m.. Organizers are hoping those artists that have been loyal to the Wildwood Art Festival will return once again in 2019 making it the best event to date!!   Please note: Application deadline is 7/31/2019. The Jury Process will begin on 8/6/2019 and end on 8/25/2019. However, the Jury Process will likely be complete before 8/25/2019, with invitations being sent immediatley after. The deadline to accept your invitation is 9/9/2019.  

2019 Wildwood Art Festival: Rules and Information for Saturday and Sunday/October 19 and 20, 2019: ELIGIBILITY: Artists must be at least 18 years old. Original artwork created and presented by the exhibitor ONLY. NO kits, imports, mass produced items. No more that 20% of booth space may consist of reproductions. Misrepresentation of work will result in removal from Festival and forfeiture of booth fee. No ‘buy/sell’ vendors allowed. Collaborative work must have all artists’ names/signatures on the application. IMAGES: Submit four (4) .jpg format images electronically. Include three (3) different samples of your artwork and one (1) of your booth. JURY & AWARDS: Entries will be e-juried on a point system by a panel of qualified professionals. Judging for awards will take place on the field beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Artists will be judged on the full scope of their artwork, not individual pieces. DISPLAY TENTS: Exhibit spaces accommodate a 10’ X 10’ tent. City tent regulations require Fire Resistant label and/or certificate. Booth displays must be professional and aesthetically pleasing. PLEASE NOTE, ARTISTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING ADEQUATE STRUCTURES, SIDEWALLS, AND TENT WEIGHTS. PLEASE DO NOT DEPEND ON EVENT ORGANIZERS TO PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR YOU. Handwritten signs of any type are prohibited. A card, listing your name, category and City will be supplied by Festival Committee and must be displayed. Exhibiting artists must be on site at booth during Festival, not sales agents or business representatives. Ribbons & Awards from other shows may NOT be displayed. No generators, open flames, animals, or loud music. Booths will be checked for compliance. SET-UP: Friday, October 18th, before 9:00 p.m. Check in before setting up. A photo ID of accepted artist must be presented at check in. All vehicles must be off the Art Festival Exhibit Area after set-up is complete and by 9:00 a.m. Saturday. BREAKDOWN: After 5:00 p.m. Sunday, only when security designates it’s safe. NO EARLY BREAKDOWNS. The Art Festival Exhibit Area must be cleared by 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. SECURITY: Provided Friday and Saturday nights by police. Exhibitors may leave their displays up overnight; however, the City of Wildwood is not liable for any damage or loss. EXHIBITOR PARKING: Free of charge in designated areas. Sleeping in vehicles overnight is prohibited. All vehicles must depart exhibitor parking by 8:00 p.m. Sunday. COMMITMENT/CANCELLATIONS: Accepted application is a commitment to exhibit. After notification of acceptance, no refunds will be given for cancellations. Credit may be issued at the discretion of the Art Festival Committee, if your space is resold. TAXES: Exhibitor is responsible for collecting and reporting Missouri (MO) sales tax on Festival sales. PUBLICITY: Notification of acceptance and receipt of images grants permission to use images for publicity.

Booth Information
Booth cost/pricing is $175.00 ($150.00 for the booth space and $25.00 Jury Fee).
Booth setup will be Friday, October 18, 2019, all day. Please try and be set-up before 9:00 p.m..
Vehilcles should be clear of booth area by 9:00 a.m. on Satuday and 10:00 a.m. Sunday mornings.