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Fallasburg Fall Festival For the Arts

Lowell, MI

9/17/2016 - 9/18/2016

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Fallasburg Fall Festival For the Arts Exhibitor Information

Lowell, MI 34243
NOTE: This information is for a past event . . . check back for updates from the show director.
Start Date:  9/17/2016
End Date:  9/18/2016
Event Hours:  10am-5pm Saturday
10am-5pm Sunday
Event Site:  Fallasburg Park, 1124 Fallasburg Park Drive NE, 2 miles north of Lowell on right hand side off of Lincoln Lake Road
Application Due - Art & Craft:  4/1/2016
Notification of Acceptance by:  5/15/2016
Registration Due by:  6/1/2016
Registration Cancel by:  6/1/2016
Cancellation Note:  Fallasburg Fall Festival is a rain or shine event. Exhibitors should be prepared for inclement weather.
Setup Date / Time:  9/16/2016  -  After 2pm
Setup requirements:  Set-up on day prior 2pm to sunset, or set-up day of 7-9am. Must be out of park by sunset on all days. Booth must be set-up by 9am on Saturday. Paid security on site over night.
Year of Event:  47
Estimated Attendance:  25,000              Source:  est. and parking

Admission:           Adults: $0.00     Children: $0.00     Seniors: $0.00
Adm. Last Year:  Adults: $0.00     Children: $0.00     Seniors: $0.00
Applications last year:  220              Return percentage:  60%
Booths - Art & Craft:    100              Booths - Food Vendors:    12
Indoor/Outdoor:    5% Indoor        95% Outdoor

Selection Process:  Show committee selects work
Jury Medium:  ZAPPlication 4 + 1
Merit Awards:  $0
Patron Pre-Purchases:  $0
Advertising:  LowellArts! promotes the festival regional, state, and national festival and visitor websites, and advertises in several local publications, by direct mail, on social media, signs, and posters
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Artist/Crafter Vendor Application
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Google Map of Lowell, MI
Event Category:  Fine Art, Fine Craft, Arts & Craft, Traditional Craft, Historical Festival, Community Celebration, ceramics/pottery

Acceptable Work:  Fine Art, High-quality fine craft, Limited or handmade prints, Offset lithograph prints, Handcraft item under $25, Photography
Booth Fee:  $195      Size:  12 x 12
Booth Fee:  $345      Size:  24 x 12

Jury Fee:  $25   -   Per Event

Note on Fees:  Exhibitors are responsible for collecting Michigan state sales tax of 6%.
Event Restrictions:  Artist/crafter must be present entire show.  No agents, reps or commercial vendors.  No manufactured or resale items.  No imports.  No homemade food items.    Fine, limited edition art prints accepted.
Electricity:  not available
Water:  not available
Tables & Chairs:  not available
Patron Parking:  available
Vendor Parking:  available
Vendor RV Parking:  available - limited space at park
Restrooms:  available
Sponsoring Org.:  LowellArts!
Address:  149 South Hudson Street, PO Box 53, Lowell MI 49331
Phone:  616-897-8545

General Information

LowellArts! invites you to submit your application to the Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts. The festival is held annually in Fallasburg Park, located approximately 20 miles east of Grand Rapids, MI. Set amid the trees of this picturesque site, the event features 100 unique fine art and fine crafts 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 both days. Annual attendance estimates are 20-30,000. Admission is free.

Varied Artwork
100 artists are selected each year to sell their artworks in a juried competition. Booths include jewelry, pottery, glasswork, leather-tooling, fiber work, woodcarving, painting, sculpture, herbal products and photography, just to name a few. The festival also includes demonstrations of rug hooking, origami, quilting, basketry, woodcarving, caning, rustic wood furniture, and leatherwork, spinning and weaving.

Food and Entertainment
A dozen food booths representing Lowell community nonprofit organizations, offer meals, desserts and snacks to entice diverse palates. Musical entertainment on the outdoor stage continues throughout the festival offering a variety of musical styles including blues, folk and jazz.

Children's Activities
Hands-on exhibits and other fun activities are offered for youngsters, including pumpkin decorating, face- painting and a other arts project.

Historical Setting
The Fallasburg Fall Festival develops the potential of an extraordinary historical setting. Spanning the Flat River between Fallasburg Park and historic Fallasburg Village is the 125-year old covered bridge, one of the few in Michigan. This unique festival offers the ambiance of fall with decorations of dried flowers, cornhusks, hay bales and pumpkins.

There is no admission to the festival and supervised parking is available for a donation. The festival is also handicap accessible. For the safety of all attendees and participants, no pets are allowed within the festival area.
For more information on the Fallasburg Fall Festival and the LowellArts! call (616) 897-8545 or e-mail info@lowellartmi.org. www.lowellartsmi.org

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