|FALLASBURG ARTS FESTIVAL Fine Art & Fine Craft FestivalSeptember 19 & 20, 2020
Now in its 52nd year, Fallasburg Arts Festival features 110 juried fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, and a children’s craft area. Timeless craft demonstrations take place inside a large pavilion while musicians perform on an outdoor stage. It is held in Fallasburg Park, one of Kent County’s most beautiful public parks, located north of Lowell, MI on the Flat River. Lowell is located 14 miles east of Grand Rapids and 1-hour from Lake Michigan and Lansing. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000.
Deadline to Apply: May 1 (Extended Deadline)
|EVENT LOCATIONFallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive, Lowell, MI 49331
EVENT DATES & TIMESSeptember 19 & 20, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm
TIMELINEApplication Deadline May 1 – extended deadlineArtist Notification E-mailed June 1Acceptance Deadline July 1Artist Set-up September 18 & 19Show Dates September 19 & 20
HOW TO APPLYAll artists must apply online for the Fallasburg Arts Festival through ZAPPlication.org. The steps for applying include registering for ZAPP, uploading 4 images samples and 1 booth shot to ZAPP, locating and completing a short application for the Fallasburg Arts Festival, and submitting a non-refundable application fee of $30 through the ZAPP website. https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=8257
JURY PROCESSA committee made up of community arts professionals select artists based on submitted application and images using a blind jury process. The jury committee selects a diverse range of artists whose work is original, high-quality, and represents a variety of media and creative styles. Artist images should be representative of the work to be sold at the show. Prior acceptance to the Festival does not guarantee future acceptance. A non-refundable $30 jury fee is required for application processing. Application fees can be paid by check or credit card on-line.
|EVENT FEATURES FOR ARTISTS
Artists are provided free coffee, tea, and refreshments Saturday and Sunday morning.Promotional postcards upon request.Booth sitters upon request.Professional security overnight Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 7am.Booth signs with artist, category, location, and business name.A visitors’ guide with artist, category, location, and business name.LowellArts promotes the festival on regional, state, and national websites, and advertises in several local publications, by direct mail, on social media, outdoor signs, and posters.Artists retain all proceeds from sales.
STANDARDS FOR FINE ART & FINE CRAFTS
RULES & REGULATIONS
Single Booth – 12’ x 12’ (physical space of set-up) $225Corner Booth – 12′ x 12′ (physical space of set-up with 2 sides open to public) $260Double Booth – 12’ x 24’ (physical space of set-up) $425
Limited number of double booths and corner booths available.
Electricity and running water are not available at artist sites.
Generators are not allowed.
Artists are required to supply their own tent with a white canopy that is well-secured in case of inclement weather.
Tents to be secured by weights. Tent stakes are NOT allowed. (This is new, as the park has recently installed an underground sprinkling system.)
Booth fees can be paid by check or credit card on-line. Payment is required to reserve your spot in the festival.
Booth fee must be received by July 1. If the booth fee is not received by this date, the artist booth space will no longer be reserved.
Cancellations for a full refund will be allowed until July 1. After July 1, a partial refund of 1/2 of the booth fee will be granted. After August 1, no refund will be given for cancellations.