Event Information


Tubac Festival of the Arts 2020 - 61st Annual

1 Tubac Road
Tubac, Arizona (West)

Phone: (520) 398-2704
Event Dates: 2/5/20 - 2/9/20
Application Deadline: 11/8/19 Midnight MST
108 day(s) and 18 hour(s) remaining


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
About the Event
Held in the historic art colony of Tubac, the annual Festival of the Arts is Arizona’s longest running arts festival, drawing tens of thousands of visitors each year. The festival runs concurrent with Tucson’s internationally renowned Gem & Mineral Show which brings visitors from around the World. Many Tucson visitors make both the Gem & Mineral show and the Festival of the Arts their destination.
Tubac Village
The Tubac Chamber of Commerce, our volunteers, Village merchants and residents work together to create a welcoming atmosphere for our visiting artists. Local Information will be in your move-in packet.
The Chamber advertises in newspapers throughout the state, runs TV ads, radio spots, online calendars, digital billboards, our website and through social media. An event program listing all artists will be available at the festival.

General Information
Artists’ Benefits
  • Free Parking
  • No commission charged. Artists retain 100% of all sales
  • Load-in guides/greeters

Tubac Chamber of Commerce & Tubac Festival of the Arts, will hereinafter be referred to as: “Producer”
  1. The Festival is juried. All artwork exhibited must be original art created and hand-produced by the artist. Reproductions of artwork are permitted if processed by the artist or under the artist’s supervision and clearly labeled as reproductions. However, only 25% of reproductions will be allowed. Kit-produced items, manufactured objects are unacceptable. In the event an artist bring works that do not represent what was juried in, those items must be removed.
  2. Only one applicant per booth space. No booth sharing among applicants is allowed.
  3. It is the sole obligation of the Producer to furnish an outdoor booth space. Exhibitors are required to provide their own display booth (tent), racks and tables in order to display their work in an outdoor environment. Tent, if desired, must be white. Booth assignments are made based on exhibit flow and artist requirements. The use of a location is restricted to the artist to whom it is assigned. All displays, merchandise and equipment must be contained within the assigned booth space.
  4. Exhibitor shall be liable for delivery, handling, set-up and tear-down of their displays and materials. Tent weights are required. Stakes may not be used. There is no electricity and no generators are allowed.
  5. Artist must be present at their booth for the entire Festival. Photo ID will be required at check-in. Exhibitor is allowed to have help in selling work, but may not employ sales agents in lieu of himself/herself at the Festival. If the artist is not present, the booth will be closed without refund.
  6. Acceptance to this and prior Festivals, does not imply or promise acceptance to future Festivals with the exception of the annual Invitational Exhibitor (see other side).
  7. All exhibitors must move their vehicles from the Festival site by 9:00 AM each day.
  8. One parking pass will be issued to each accepted applicant.  If there are collaborators with an accepted artist, they will still only be issued the one parking pass.  Otherwise, parking is $8/day for cars.  There is limited RV and trailer parking (dry camping) available by reservation to be made with Producer. No parking on streets during the festival. All lots are operated by local nonprofit organizations.
  9. Insurance: Exhibitor is responsible for obtaining insurance, if so desired. Producer assumes no risk or liability for loss, damage or injury to person or goods arising from participation in subject event.
  10. All pertinent Fire Codes, laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to health, fire prevention and public safety shall be strictly obeyed. Nothing shall be nailed, stapled, taped or otherwise fixed to any community or private property. Exhibitor will be required to have any and all business licenses, permits and requisite insurance that are needed for his/her operation.
  11. Payment Terms: Applicants must submit a check (payable to Tubac Chamber of Commerce), money order, or online payment via PayPal for the non-refundable application fee, booth fee and corner fee (if requested). Applications received without full payment will not be considered. All payments will be processed upon receipt. Jury notification will be November 20, 2018. Non-accepted applicants will receive a 100% refund of booth fees with their jury notification.
  12. Exhibitors agree to allow Producer to use their images and information for promotional purposes.
  13. Cancellation Policy: Booth fees are refundable only if the Producer is notified of cancellation in writing by December 6, 2019.
  14. Producer will not be liable for refunds or any other liabilities whatsoever for the failure to fulfill this contract due to acts of God, public enemy, strikes, statutes, ordinances or any legal authority, or any other cause beyond the Producer’s control. This Contract constitutes the entire contract between parties and no waivers, modifications or amendments shall be valid unless written upon or attached hereto and shall be approved in writing by the Producer.

Booth Information
Jury Fee:
Jury fee in the amount of $35 should be paid at time of application with Zapplication. . If you are applying with multiple media, you will need to apply with a second account. Use code 2ndmedium to pay only $15 for second medium.  Just enter this text in the code section to receive the discount.
Booth Information:
Space Size - 10x10 ($610), 10x20 ($1135)
All applicants must submit booth payment at the time of application directly to Tubac Chamber of Commerce, mailing address P.O. Box 1866, Tubac, AZ 85646.  Payment may be made by check, money order, or online payment via PayPal (go to http://tubacaz.com/tubac-festivals/festivals-in-tubac/ and must include booth . All payments will be processed upon receipt. Non-accepted applicants will receive a 100% refund of booth fees with their jury notification.  
If a canopy is used, it must be a white canopy.
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