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, June 6, 2020, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Applications are due by 3/27/20 for notification by 3/31/20, and by 4/24/20 for notification by 4/30/20, at which times payment 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: 10'x10' tent spaces and all participants must keep their displays within the tent space. 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.
Jury Process: Applicants will be chosen on the basis of originality and craftsmanship 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 acceptance.
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 the week prior to the event. 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 provide: 1. Insurance Certificate; 2. Food License; 3. RI Sales Permit upon acceptance to the event.
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.