Event Information

Copper Country Makers Market 2019

Copper Mountain
Copper Mountain, Colorado (West)

Phone: 7036783187
Event Dates: 8/31/19 - 9/1/19
Application Deadline: 8/13/19 Midnight MST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.


Event Summary
2019 Copper Country Makers Market is held at Copper Mountain Resort. Copper Mountain Resort is located just 75 miles west of Denver and 20 miles east of Vail off Interstate I-70 at exit 195, easily accessible from both the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport.  Copper Mountain Resort is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.   This full-scale weekend-long festival brings together the country's best music, exceptional exhibitions/sales of art, activities, and entertainment. Copper Country has not only created a great name for itself it has become a tradition. In past years, Copper Country has had nationally acclaimed musicians such as Lyle Lovett, Big & Rich, The Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.


The 2019 line-up includes Lucinda William,  North Mississippi Allstars, The Earls of Leicester, Donavon Frankenreiter, Ruston Kelly, Molly Tuttle, Bishop Gunn, Futurebirds, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Nathan Kalish, Aaron Burdett Band and The Last Callers, and the Country Music Showdown.
General admission is free, but there are VIP Tickets on sale that get you premiere and reserved seating, covered main stage performance seating and a commemorative poster.

General Information

Artist’s Highlights for the Show:
*     Proudly accept max 50 artists
*     Attendance –Homeowner Weekend for the resort as well as FREE concerts
*     Simple application process
*     Preference is given to returning artists' special requests
*     Reasonable booth fees
*     Staggered festival load-in Friday Evening
*     Overnight security
*     Supportive and friendly show staff


Bath Products &  Candles:
  Must be hand-made and of high quality.

Ceramics:  Original clay and porcelain work OTHER THAN jewelry will be accepted in this category.

Drawing & Graphics:  Works created using a dry media (chalk, charcoal, pencil, etc.) or a fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush.

Fiber Arts: Includes basketry, embroidery, leatherwork, weaving, tapestry and papermaking.

Floral: Includes any variety of hand made art using flowers

Glass:  All handmade glass OTHER THAN jewelry and mass produced items.

Gourmet: Homemade, pre-packed food items intended for home consumption off-site and/or gift giving. (Samples must be sent for the jury)

Jewelry: ALL & ANY JEWELRY, regardless of clay, metal, paper, plastic, glass or fiber components, must be entered in this category. No commercial casts, molds or mass produced items will be considered.

Metal: Includes all non-sculptural, NON-JEWELRY works crafted from metal.

Mixed Media: Both 2 and 3-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material.

Painting:  Oils, acrylic, watercolor, pastels, etc. are to be entered in this category.

Photography:  Photographic prints made from the artist's original image.

Sculpture: Three-dimensional original sculptures done in any medium.

Wearable Art:  No mass produced items will be accepted, regardless of embellishments. Handmade hats, belts, clothing of any kind should apply in this category.

Wood:  Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved

Copper Country Art Festival Eligibility:  
Copper Country Accepts:
·        Any artist or craftsperson exhibiting his or her own original works of art may apply
·        Participation in prior years in no way guarantees acceptance
·        Handmade & handcrafted items ONLY
·        Professional Giclees accepted with original artwork
·        We encourage you to apply in future years since the jury committee changes each year
·        This Festival is held outdoors & in the mountains.
·        It will take place regardless of weather conditions
·        Be prepared for any type of weather including sun, rain, wind, or snow.
·        Weather will change quickly so be prepared.
·        There are no rain (or snow!) dates & no refunds because of inclement weather.

 Booth Locations:
·        ALL booths are outside
·        Copper Mountain is in the heart of the Mountains
·        Weather can change quickly
·        Location requests may be made at the time of application
·        Requests are NOT guaranteed
·        Location assignments made based on the organizer's vision, request considerations & medium of work 
·        Booth location assignments are NOT negotiable
·        Changes will not be made at registration or during the days of the show
·        Special needs & specific requests are taken on a first come, first served basis
·        Booth location assignments are NOT negotiable and no changes will be made at registration or during the days of the show.
·        Your booth will not become assigned until you have emailed a complete COI to pkubiske@copper-ra.com

Parking in the interior lots may be limited for 2019 due to construction.  Camping is not allowed in interior lots. 
Please note:  Copper Country happens in concert with Homeowner's Weekend.  This means homeowners are staying at their place instead of renting it out.  Book early. 
Lodging options at Copper:
Copper Mountain Resort: http://www.coppercolorado.com/winter/plan_and_buy/lodging  
*Ask about a lodging code for a discount on lodging at Copper Mountain Resort rooms.  
Copper Vacations: http://www.coppervacations.com
Sky Run: http://copper.skyrun.com/ 
Carbonate: http://www.carbonate-real-estate.com/ 
VRBO: http://www.vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/usa/colorado/northwest/copper-mountain
Or motel/hotel Frisco: 10 minutes away:
Dillon-15 minutes away:
Security is provided in Center Village 24 hours a day, however, we are not liable for the safety of your belongings. 

Lastly, we ask that you help us with the promotion of this festival.  
Share that you are participating in all your mailing lists.
Share that you are participating on your Facebook page
Like us on Facebook and we will Like you back.  

For all exhibitors, all exhibits must be set up by 10 am on Saturday, August 31st. No vehicles will be allowed in the Village after 8 am, and vehicle usage is limited to ONE (1) vehicle at a time. Tear down may not begin until 6 pm on Sunday. You will be supplied with a setup schedule and site map by August 25th. Booth Fees are not refundable after June 15th. Application fees are not refundable.
Tent Information and Restrictions
*We must receive your Certificate of Insurance with all three companies listed as additionally insured, Company ID, and CO Special Event Sales Tax Permit prior to your arrival (as applicable) - No Info, No Booth.

Booth Information
All artists/vendors are to provide their own display booth, tents, chairs, racks and/or tables in order to display their work.  Please see public safety weight requirements for tents. Tent Information and Restrictions
As a reminder, it is an outdoor festival, and it can be wet and windy. 

Fees Due with the Application:
·        Jury & Application Fee: $25

Fees: Due upon Acceptance:
·        10'x10' Booth Fee: $250
·        10'x20' Booth Fee: $400
·        Corner Space or Specific Location Request (SLR) fee -Additional Fee: $75
          *SLRs will be placed first all others placed in order of receipt – We have a bit of construction again this summer so the site map will not be issued until mid-August. At that time, you will be able to specify a booth number from site map photo. 
·        Electricity Fee (limited spaces): $45
Taxes are paid to the state of Colorado.  We do not collect or pay any taxes on your behalf.  The tax rate at Copper Mountain is 6.375% and you will also need to charge guests an additional 4% surcharge payable to:
Copper Mountain Resort Association
800 Copper Rd #3053
Copper Mountain, Co 80443
*We must receive your Certificate of Insurance with all three companies listed as additionally insured prior to your arrival - No COI, No Booth.