Artist / Vendor FAQ
What are the requirements to participate as a vendor in this show?
All items displayed at the Show must be the artist’s own, original handcrafted work. NO reps (artist must be present); NO buy/sell items; NO volume production or factory-made items; NO items representing only minor re-work. Should questions arise as to the authenticity of the work, it is the artist’s responsibility to furnish proof of compliance with the above-listed criteria. Also, only items listed on the application can be sold at the Show.
Is the show still on the Santa Fe Plaza?
Yes, the show is still taking place at the Santa Fe Plaza. The only change is that no booths will be located on grassy areas or extend onto Palace or Lincoln Ave. All booths are located on the streets around the Plaza and around the memorial in the center of the Plaza.
What is the cost to rent a booth space?
Booths on corners or along walkways are $475.
Booths open on one side and booths around the obelisk on the Plaza and snack booths are $450.
Standard booths are $425.
Is the registration/application fee included the total cost?
No, the $425-475 booth fee does NOT include the non-refundable $35 application fee. If you cancel your registration on or before May 7th, we will refund you the booth fee minus the $35 application fee.
What is your cancellation policy?
You may cancel your registration at any time. You will receive a refund minus the $35 application fee if cancellation is received and confirmed by Girls Inc. on or before May 7, 2013. Girls Inc. does not refund any fees due to inclement weather or to vendors who wish to withdraw from the show for any reason after the cancellation date of May 7, 2013.
When will I be notified about acceptance into the show?
Notifications will be sent sometime in April, 2013.
What are the show hours?
Saturday, August 3 from 9am-5pm
Sunday, August 4 from 9am-5pm
When is set-up?
Artist set-up will be on Friday. Each booth is assigned a specific set up time.
If you have a large vehicle we ask that you arrange an early time for set up, before the other artists/vendors arrive for their set up.
What if I can’t make my set-up time or I miss it?
If the assigned time does not work for you, please let us know. No one will be allowed to set up their booths after 5pm on Friday. If you miss your assigned time for set-up, you may set up Saturday morning between 5 and 8 am.
Where can I park? Where can I park my RV or large vehicle?
There are several municipal parking lots within walking distance to the plaza. The lot at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center even offers underground parking, which is great when it’s hot and sunny outside! RVs and other large vehicles should be parked at the Archdiocese lots. Please click here for a map of parking areas in downtown Santa Fe.
What are the sizes of the booths?
Booth spaces are 10 feet by 10 feet.
Are there any tables, tents, or chairs provided?
The artist is responsible for bringing ALL booth setup materials.
How many people generally attend this Arts and Crafts Show?
This show happens during peak tourist season in Santa Fe. The City of Santa Fe estimates that 25,000 to 30,000 visitors attend our show.
What licenses do I need to be in the show?
You need a New Mexico Tax ID number (CRS#) and a City of Santa Fe Special Events License. All details will be provided upon acceptance into our show.
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