Event Information

Music Fest at Southfork Ranch 2019

Southfork Ranch
Parker, Texas (South)

Event Dates: 8/31/19 - 9/2/19
Application Deadline: 7/1/19 Midnight CST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00


Event Summary
Music Fest at Southfork Ranch is now in its 2nd year. The event attracts a relatively upscale audience and is an attractive alternative to traditional craft shows. The Festival Marketplace, located on the festival grounds, showcases domestic and international craft exhibitors displaying quality traditional and non-traditional crafts. The Marketplace is not just a place to sell your wares, but also a great way to build your customer mailing list.

General Information
Festival Marketplace Dates: August 31 – September 2, 2019 (rain or shine)
Location: Southfork Ranch, Parker, Texas (North of Dallas)
Average Annual Attendance: 10,000+ (a ticketed event)
Program: Live music, crafts, food.
Exhibitor Check-in Times:
• Friday, August 30th:  Noon – 9PM
• Saturday, August 31st: 8AM - 12PM
Selling Hours:
• Saturday, August 31st: 3PM-12AM
• Sunday, September 1st: 3PM-12AM
Monday September 2nd 3PM - 12AM

Audience Profile: Adults, age 40-65, middle- to upper-income, college-educated, and homeowners.
Selection Criteria
Admission into the Festival Marketplace is selective. When choosing exhibitors, the selection committee will consider the following criteria:
• Distinctiveness of product
• Creativity in design
• Quality of craftsmanship
• Excellence in display

Commercial Exhibitor: If you are a corporation or business selling anything other than crafts (traditional or non-traditional), you must apply as a commercial exhibitor. For more information, please visit this page: www.mepmf.com .

1) Booth space in the Festival Marketplace is for the use of craft exhibitors only. Corporations and commercial retailers, or representatives thereof, must purchase a Commercial Exhibitor Booth. Applications are available at www.mepmf.com

2) All beverage sales are the exclusive right of Music Fest at Southfork Ranch and no food or beverages will be sold in the Festival Marketplace.

3) The name “Music Fest at Southfork Ranch” is a registered service mark of Music Events Productions. Merchandise bearing this mark may not be produced, displayed, or sold.

4) Exhibitors are responsible for delivery, erection, removal, storage, and protection of their own displays, goods, and materials. Overnight storage is permitted on-site.

5) 10 x 10 tent, 2 chairs and 1 table will be provided by the festival and must be left in the condition it was delivered.

6) Exhibitors must display their work and staff their booth during all selling hours of the festival. Tents may not be dismantled during festival operating hours.

7) Exhibitors will not be admitted after check-in hours. Refunds will not be given to late-comers or no-shows.

8) Exhibitors must dispose of all trash at end of event.

9) Exhibitors are responsible for lighting their individual booths after dark. Electricity is provided free of charge. Exhibitors planning to use machinery, cooling devices, or other high-consumption electrical equipment at their booth must receive prior written approval for the use of said equipment. Additional fee may apply and festival reserves the right to disconnect or cut power to any booth using any such unapproved equipment.

10) Any extension cords used must be heavy-duty, three-prong outdoor type. Two-prong cords are not permitted.

11) Pets, alcoholic beverages, and open flames may not be brought on-site. Additionally, smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas.

12) Music may not be performed or broadcast from any exhibitor booth.

13) Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and paying their own Texas sales tax.

14) Please bring appropriate rain covers and ground coverings in case of rain. Any tent or canopy provided by exhibitor must display a fire safety compliance label and must be properly secured to ground in case of strong winds.

15) Festival is not responsible for loss of or damage to exhibitors' property.

16) Booth assignments are made based on date of receipt of exhibitor application and payment. Early applicants are given priority in the assignment of booth locations.

17) Exhibitors may not share, sublet, or assign space to other exhibitors.

18) Festival reserves the right to request removal of displays which have been misrepresented on their application, as well as any work or displays deemed by the festival to be inappropriate.

19) You are advised not to purchase or prepare any materials or inventory for this event until your application has been officially approved.


Booth Information
Booth Sizes
• 10x10 Tent -$300 per booth

Note: If larger booth space is required, you may purchase multiple adjacent booths.

All exhibitors receive the following:
• Electrical connection. (Extension cords are not supplied by festival.)
• Vendor passes for two people per booth per day.
• Parking pass for one vehicle per exhibitor.