39th Mount Dora Craft Fair October 28 & 29, 2023 9am-5pm
Held on the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL. 230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757
Ranked #4 in 2019 and #2 in 2020 and 2022 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in their annual ranking of the Best Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America, the Mount Dora Craft Fair was awarded title of ALL TIME FAVORITE #1 in their special 50th Edition published in 2021.
The downtown streets come alive with almost 400 of the best exhibitors in the country ready to show and sell their fine and fun crafts at the annual event. Festival food, music, beer and wine tasting for adults and a free kid zone for the kids will round out the event. Entertainers/Buskers may apply for approval at no charge.
Go to www.MountDoraCraftFair.com to read about requirements before applying.
VENDOR INFO: You MUST be the creator of the items in your booth. Retail, Buy-Sell vendors are NOT permitted. Food Vendors do not apply here. Contact San Francisco Puffs & Stuff
HOW exhibitors are chosen: This is a quasi-juried event. Time of application has no bearing on acceptance. On the deadline date, applications are closed, and all files are categorized, reviewed and scored. The highest scoring exhibitors in each category are invited to participate. Everyone else in that category is placed on the wait list.
The more UNIQUE your product is, the better chance you have of being accepted into this event.
There is no upfront application fee to apply. Application is NOT a guarantee of participation.
Booth Fee includes a non refundable application fee and tax will be added to your final balance after upgrades are added. Booth fees are not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email.
Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable. Application is NOT a guarantee of participation.
$375 single/$675 double for hand craft exhibitors and artists representing their OWN work. Cottage food industry vendors selling packaged goods to go may apply at this level.
Add on fees:
Premium location requests on 4th Ave or Donnelly St +$50 . Requests are not guaranteed.
“Corner” (L or R open) means there is no booth directly next to you. It can be a planter, a walkway, a tree, etc. Corners are based on availability. Requests are not guaranteed. +$100
Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners $1500 on Baker St/$2500 prime location/ Corner or 10x20 space $5000
$10,000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, radio, TV, posters & social media mentions
Food Vendors: Contact San Francisco Puffs & Stuff
DEADLINE to apply is July 1, 2023. If you apply after July 1 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
An accepted application payment is a commitment to participate in the event and to follow all rules here.
- Artist must exhibit and be present during complete show from the first day Saturday at 9:00 a.m. through the second day Sunday at 5:00 p.m. No early breakdowns!
- Artist shall only exhibit works typified by their submitted images.
- Each artist is responsible for collecting and reporting their own sales tax at the event.
- Exhibit Space measures 10’x10’. Work must be contained within the assigned space. You provide your own tent, table and chairs.
- Tents must be weighted to sustain up to 40MPH gusts and substantial rain. Stakes are not allowed. Tents must be white.
- Vehicles will NOT be permitted in the event area after 8:15 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
- Generators are not allowed.
- Site security is provided but we cannot guarantee against theft or damage of items at the event. Insurance is not required but recommended.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The event is RAIN OR SHINE. NO Refunds will be made for cancellations by the exhibitor within 30days of the event or for removal during the event due to violation of rules. Refunds will only be issued to requests in writing if outside of the 30 day refund request period.
Penalties for failure to abide by these terms & conditions include immediate removal of any items in violation of these terms & conditions, possible ejection from this year’s event and suspension from exhibiting in future fairs.
I do hereby release and hold harmless Visit Mount Dora, Inc. and the City of Mount Dora
of and from any and all manner of actions, suits, damages whatsoever arising from any loss or damage to my property or anyone’s properties in my possession or supervision. I also warrant that the work submitted for jurying and the work to be exhibited are the same and were produced solely by me unless specified in my application and approved. A completed application is a commitment to show. No refunds will be made for cancellation within 30 days of the event. The Event Committee reserves the right to make final interpretations of all rules, terms & conditions.