Melbourne Main Street Fall Festival
Melbourne, Florida, USA
CALL FOR ARTISTS –
MELBOURNE MAIN STREET FALL FESTIVAL
Melbourne Main Street is excited to call for fine artists to apply for our juried original art show the weekend of October 5th to 7th. Juried show includes cash prizes and a Patron’s program to encourage art sales. The Melbourne Main Street Fall Festival venue includes live music, food, wine, beverages, vendors, and entertainment for families, young adults, professionals, and retirees. A portion of the show proceeds will benefit Promise in Brevard. Historic Downtown Melbourne features quaint tree-lined streets and an assortment of unique retail shops, art galleries, antique stores, fine restaurants, nearby sandy beaches & Indian River Lagoon. Downtown Melbourne has become the entertainment destination for Brevard County residents, bringing people from neighboring Indian River and Orange Counties.
JURIED ART SHOW & JURIED CRAFT SHOW: Artist and crafter creativity, innovation, artistic skill, and professionalism are key criteria in jury process. To be eligible for the juried art & craft shows, all works must be original, created, and to be sold directly by the artist/crafter. Commercial items, buy/sell or work from kits are prohibited in both the juried art & craft show. The juried art show & juried craft show will be in separate sections of the festival.
AWARDS & PATRON PROGRAM: There will be a minimum of $3,500 in prize monies awarded at the show. Festival Patrons will have vouchers good for purchases from the juried art & juried craft show.
EXHIBIT SPACE: Each artist is expected to supply their own tent and display units, to fit into 10x10 perimeter. Electricity is not provided. All booths are outdoors, subject to the vagaries of Florida weather. There are a limited number of double sized 10x20 booths. Premium corner/ end-booths are available on a first-come, first served basis.
BOOTH FEES: $195 for 10x10 Booth or $245 for 10x10 Premium Booth (End or Corner Booths). Booth fees are non- refundable.
• Deadline for application is July 1st, 2011.
• Artist & crafter applications and $25.00 application fees will be accepted through HTTP://WWW.ZAPPLICATION.ORG
• The festival prefers artists and crafters apply through Zapplication. Applying online online at Zapplication.org is quick and easy. First register for an artist account. Then apply for the show Melbourne Main Street Fall Festival.
• Include four images of artwork / craftwork and one booth shot. If there is no booth shot available submit another artwork image in place of the booth shot in zapplication system.Performers
In 2011, played Modern English. More top national acts in 2012 including the SILENT DISCO concept.Venue
Historic Downtown MelbourneDirections
For GPS assistance enter address 701 E. New Haven Ave. Melbourne. FL. From I95 take exit 183 for 192/New Haven Ave. Drive East on New Haven Avenue (the Main Street) until you reach the streets of Historic Downtown Melbourne. From US1 you will look for the intersection of US1 and New Haven Avenue. You may need to drive in along Strawbridge Ave., the parallel street which eventually merges with New Haven Ave.Times
Fri, 7:00 am - 12:00 am; Sat, 10:00 am - 12:00 am; Sun, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmAdmission & Parking
Free Admission. Free Parking City Streets. City Parking Garage $5 Parking.Websitehttp://www.MelbourneFallFest.orgInfophone