Event Information

[Smash] Spring Fine-Arts Festival 2019

880 W. Happy Canyon Rd.
Castle Pines 80108, Colorado (West)

Event Dates: 5/18/19 - 5/19/19
Application Deadline: 3/14/19 Midnight MST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $0.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
In the heart of Castle Pines Village - the wealthiest and most affluent neighborhood in Colorado.  A highly selective, upper-echelon, pristine outdoor fine-art exhibit - showcasing top-tier national (in/out-of state) artists.  Live Violin Music both days of the weekend + Fine-catering.  Conjoining Fine-Arts Auction [pre-event online + live-event bidding] - free to artists; Value-Retentive (artists set own high-minimum bids), 80% of bid-sales will be given back to artists, 20% will be donated to a local charity.  Direct-mailing to Castle Pines & Cherry Hills Village - targeting art collectors, outdoor signage, flyers, social-media, magazine publications, email-blasts/newsletters.

General Information
Show Hours

Saturday May 18th (10am - 7:30pm)
Sunday May 19th (10am - 5pm)
- tear-down Sun. May 19th @ 5pm
- set-up Friday May 17th @ 5pm

  • White canopy tents only.
  • Tents must have weights on each corner of upright tent - to protect against any unfavorable wind conditions. 
  • Booth set-ups must be tidy, professional, and kept visually appealing - with minimal (if any) extraneous items on sides, back, and front of tents. 
  • 2d artists are recommended to showcase with pro-panels, in some instances mesh panel walls (no grids) may be considered.
  • Jewelers are required to showcase with, at a minimum, a type of black sheers, curtains, and/or high-quality fabric to cover white tent side-walls (they cannot be visible)
  • All work exhibited must be original art produced by the artists (includes limited editions of artist's original artwork); vendor must be the one who creates the work and not an artist representative or wholesaler.
  • Tents must be set up 2 ft. away from the butting curb (aligned with the front of neighboring tent) - to leave 2 ft. of extra room behind tent -- please keep items (if any) in this space minimal and tightly/neatly kept. 
  • Tents must be spaced 2 ft. away from each other on the sides. 
  • If weather permits, during open show hours white tent front/side walls must be unzipped & stored inside tent - not rolled up.
  • Smash in the Square LLC reserves the right to alter exterior tent/booth appearances (in collaboration/communication with the artist) if set up is not up to par. 
  • Any tables utilized in booths must be covered in clean, untarnished, quality-looking cloths (preferably black) or made up of professional panels. 
  • Electricity is available (accessible) to a limited number of vendors.  Artists needing/having electricity must supply 1-2 of their own extension chords + any/all necessary items to properly manage/operate their lights/electricity.  Booths that are not able to have/access electricity may be electrified with exhibitor-supplied batteries.
  • All artists are required to have Liability Insurance.  If you don't already have an annual policy you can purchase a show-policy from ACT Insurance: [https://www.actinsurance.com/coverage-details-show-event] 
  • All artists must be ready/on-site to showcase their booths/tents no later than 10am on Saturday (May 18th) and host/manage tent to at least 7:30pm & arrive no later than 10am on Sunday (May 19th).  Tear-down begins at 5pm on Sunday May 19th. 
  • Set-up will begin on Friday (May 17th) at 5pm.  The festival will communicate with each individual artist about specific allocated times for unloading & booth set-ups.  Each artist will be provided with a detailed site-map of property and their confirmed/booth tent space/location. 
  • Vendors are responsible for cleaning up in and around their space during and after the festival.
  • All vendors need to apply for and receive a Special Event Sales Tax License from the State of Colorado Dept. of Revenue [www.taxcolorado.com- the sales tax at this location will be as follows: State of Colorado - 2.9%, Douglas County - 1.0%, Scientific and Cultural District (CD) - 0.1%, Total - 4.0%.  Artists are responsible for collecting and paying/reporting all sales-taxes   

Booth Information
10' x 10' Booth-space - $445
10' x 20' Booth-space - $845
Corner add-on - $75
Electricity add-on - $15