Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County
Saturday, February 22, 2020 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
452 3rd Ave W (RiverWalk Park-Pavillion & Event Ar
Bradenton, FL 34205
Event Dates and Times
9:00 AM - 05:00 PM
ArtCenter Manatee proudly presents our 19th Annual Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County, a juried two day outdoor festival that takes place in Downtown Bradenton at the beautiful Riverwalk Park on the Manatee River. February 22, 2020, 9-5pm & February 23, 2020, 9-4pm. The Riverwalk park is a 1.5 mile linear park, with an outside gallery of 19 pieces of art created by 5 artists. www.realizebradenton.com/features Our show features Regional and National award winning artists, artist demos, shopping, music, food vendors with seating and more.The festival attracts art lovers of all kinds. Admission and parking are free and open to the public. The proceeds of the festival benefit ArtCenter Manatee's Education and Out Reach programs. Please visit www.artcentermanatee.org to learn more about us.
All booth spaces measure 12' x 12' and will accomodate a 10' x 10' tent. All tents must be white, no exceptions. Booth and display must be constructed to withstand crowds, wind and rain. Exhibitors should be prepared for inclement weather with rain covers, tie-downs and weights. Exhibitors will be held liable for any damage made by their tents. Each exhibitor is responsible for his/her own display in case of damage or loss. Stakes in the ground are not allowed. Dollies are highly recommended. Many booths must dollie in.
Standard Booth Fee:10 x 10: $275
PLEASE CALL FOR CORNER BOOTH---SPACE IS LIMITED FOR CORNER BOOTHS AND MUST BE APPROVED BEFORE PURCHASE.
Corner Booth Fee: 10 x 10: $400
If an accepted artist must cancel, the artist must put it in writing a minimum of 30 days prior to event date and submit to Christina Sutor at ArtCenter Manatee Attn: Christina Sutor 209 9th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Any refunds are on a case by case basis.
PLEASE READ BOOTH INFORMATION UNDER GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING SET UP TIMES. THIS WILL BE STRICKLY ADHERED TO. Booth spaces will be marked off and ready for set-up. Artist will receive their booth tag and pertinent information. Please be considerate of your fellow artists. THERE IS NO PULL UP LOADING ON THIS SITE. YOU MUST DROP OFF, PARK AND THEN SET UP. YOU MUST HAVE A DOLLY FOR UNLOADING & LOADING. A site map for booth spaces and unloading directions will be forthcoming. Details for TRAILER & R.V parking are still being finalized, so please call Christina at 941-746-2862 for more information and to request parking accomodations, as we get closer to the show date.
Artists will be provided with and must display a card showing name, city of residence, category and space number in their booth for the duration of the show.
Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County will make every attempt to accommodate specific booth space requests provided on the application; however,it will be first come first served and there are no guarantees.
We will be at the Welcome Booth by 6am
We will provide coffee and light danish
We will offer booth sitters once a day
We will provide bottled of water each day
At the end of the show break-down, please clean your space of any trash on the ground in and around your booth
Please contact Christina at 941-746-2862 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to donate a piece for the raffle.