Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts Registration

Saturday March 15th, 2025 - Sunday March 16th, 2025


The event registration is now open. Click the button to register for the event.


This event registration will close on Sunday December 01, 2024.

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Application Message

28th Annual Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts & Crafts -  March 15th & 16th, 2025, 9am-5pm

The application is now only open to Business Branding, Sponsors, Lead Generating booths. If you apply after the Dec 1 deadline, you will be automatically on the WAITLIST. We will only notify you if you are moved to Approved.

On the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757

Nationally ranked consistently in Sunshine Artist Magazine's annual ranking of the Best 200 Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America.

The historic downtown streets of Mount Dora, FL come alive with 285 hand chosen exhibitors who showcase their unique talent to more than 30,000+ visitors annually on the 3rd weekend of March. This is an outdoor event. Rain or Shine.  It is free to the public and features wine tasting, beer, cocktails and food vendors. There is no kid zone. Buskers can play at corners with permission. There is no line up of live music at this event. www.Mountdoraspringshow.com

You MUST be the creator of the items in your booth. Retail, Buy-Sell vendors are NOT permitted.

HOW exhibitors are chosen: This is a 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.

2025 Fees:

$25 Mandatory Application Fee (non-refundable)

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the Base fee + tax + electric, etc. The booth fee is 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:

Base Fee:
$250 - 10x10 single space / $475 - 10x20 double space 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

“Corner” (L or R open) based on availability. Requests are not guaranteed. +$75 each

Electric +$75

$1000 single Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners. $5000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on TV ads, posters & social media mentions
Food Vendors: Carts w/out tent $175 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / 15’- 25’ $500 / 28’+ $900 Add Electric +$75

Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. It is the sole right of WTDI, INC to allow or deny participation in this event.

DEADLINE to apply is Dec 1, 2024. If you apply after Dec 1 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be 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.

Rules

  • 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!
  • All work must be original.  Artist shall only exhibit works typified by their submitted images. Only the works of the accepted artist may be sold or displayed unless reviewed and approved by the event committee.
  • 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 8:30 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 30 days 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.

RELEASE AGREEMENT

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.