Knoxville Opera Rossini Festival Street Fair Exhibitor Information
Knoxville, TN 40344
|Start Date: 4/23/2016|
End Date: 4/23/2016
Event Hours: Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Event Site: Knoxville, TN
Application Due - Art & Craft: 3/15/2016
Application Due - Food Vendor: 3/15/2016
Notification of Acceptance by: 4/1/2016
Registration Due by: 3/15/2016
Registration Cancel by: 3/15/2016
Cancellation Note: Full refund before 3/15/16; no refund after 3/15/16
Setup Date / Time: 4/23/2016 - 5:00-9:30 a.m.
Setup requirements: Vendor may choose to provide setup equipment or rent tent, table, chairs for an additional fee.
Year of Event: 15
Estimated Attendance: 50,000 Source: Police Dept.
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: 200 Return percentage: 75%
Booths - Art & Craft: 100 Booths - Food Vendors: 30
Indoor/Outdoor: 0% Indoor 100% Outdoor
Selection Process: All juried by outside experts
Jury Medium: Photos 2 + 1
Merit Awards: $0
Patron Pre-Purchases: $0
Advertising: online at www.rossinifestival.org or www.knoxvilleopera.com
Event Web Site
Artist/Crafter Vendor Application
Google Map of Knoxville, TN
Event Category: Fine Art, Special Theme Fine Art, Fine Craft, Arts & Craft, Traditional Craft, Community Celebration, street fair
Acceptable Work: Fine Art, High-quality fine craft, Limited or handmade prints, Country Crafts, Handcraft item under $25, Painted / appliqued clothing, Photography , handmade or designer goods
Booth Fee: $160 Size: 10 x 10 ( artisan application deadline 03/15/2016 )
Booth Fee: $210 Size: 10 x 10 ( artisan application after 03/15/2016 )
Booth Fee: $200 Size: 10 x 10 ( food application fee plus 10% of sales )
Late Fee: $50
Commission Percent: 10% - Food vendors only
Note on Fees: Vendor may supply own equipment at above fee or rent tent, tables, chairs for additional fee.
Event Restrictions: Artist/crafter must be present entire show. No agents, reps or commercial vendors. No manufactured or resale items.
Electricity: free -long 100 ft. extension cords and power strips needed
Water: not provided
Tables & Chairs: available for extra fee
Patron Parking: yes - free parking
Vendor Parking: yes - free parking
Vendor RV Parking: off-site
Sponsoring Org.: Knoxville Opera
Address: 612 E. Depot Avenue, Knoxville TN 37917
Knoxville Opera Rossini Festival International Street Fair 2016 takes place on Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. in downtown Knoxville, TN. The annual event, now in its 15th season, is a celebration of the visual, culinary, and performing arts with an emphasis on international culture and cuisine. Presented by Knoxville Opera, the Rossini Festival features opera performances and stage productions as well as music and dance. International food specialties are offered in addition to fine art, crafts, designer goods, and handcrafted originals. Continuous entertainment takes place on four stages throughout the afternoon and evening. Admission is free. The Rossini Festival International Street Fair annually draws between 40,000 and 50,000 people to downtown Knoxville depending on the weather. Vending space is available to more than 100 artisan and food vendors. 2016 Vendor applications are presently being accepted. For downloadable vendor applications and information, please visit www.rossinifestival.org or www.knoxvilleopera.com or contact event organizer, Don Townsend with Knoxville Opera, at 865-524-0795, ext.6; email@example.com.