What: Street Festival celebrating spring and neighborhood. Includes live music, fashion show, beer garden, children's activities, food trucks and approx. 50 art/craft/non-profit vendors. Expected attendance is 5,000.
When:Saturday, May 20, 2017, noon to 6 p.m. Applications are due by April 15, 2017, and you will be notified regarding acceptance status by April 30 at which time payment by check will be due within one week to reserve your spot. As payment is not due until acceptance, no refunds will be offered once payment is made.
Logistics: Both 10'x10' spaces for tents and smaller spaces to accommodate 6' table are available. HSMA provides SPACE ONLY. All tents MUST have 30 lb. weights firmly attached to each leg for a total of 120 lbs. If you do not have weights you will NOT be allowed to set up.
Cost: Non Profit: 6' table - $35 or 10'x10' - $75 Independent Business/Artist: 6' table - $50 or 10'x10' - $100 Corporate/Multi-location Business: 6' table - $100 or 10'x10' - $250 Food Trucks: $125
Jury Process: Applicants will be chosen on the basis of originality and craftsmanship and with the goal of having a well-rounded group. All items must be handmade and what you show us must be what you are selling. Absolutely NO resale, imported, or mass-produced items will be considered or allowed. Past participation doesn't guarantee future participation.
Tax Permits: All vendors must have tax permits. If you don't have a RI Permit, we can sell you a temporary permit for $10 on the day of the show. The fee is then remitted to the state on your behalf.
RI Sales Tax is 7% and must be charged on all items except clothing UNLESS you have an Artistic Works Exemption, in which case handmade works are exempt from sales tax except food, soap, candles, and lotions. Further instructions will be given upon acceptance. More information on this exemption can be found at http://www.tax.ri.gov/regulations/salestax/99-143.php
Food Trucks must have provide proof of Insurance Certificate, Food License and RI Sales Permit.
Contact: All questions should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply: Choose Vendor Application from menu and submit form along with 3 uploaded photos of your work. Please remember that high quality photos are essential for showcasing your work and please keep them to under 2MB each.