Artists, Artisans, Designers, Inventors and Creatives of all sorts:
We want you to be a part of Culpeper’s first annual Arts Festival!
If you are interested, here is some information you’ll want to know:
Creative Vendor Booths are open to crafters, designers and artisans of handmade art, crafted items and original pieces of work. No resale of commercial or used items will be allowed. We would like to encourage anyone who uses any sort of creative process in a hobby or means of livelihood that may not be considered traditional “art” to consider participating as well, to share what it is they do and how their creative process is fundamentally artistic. Think – Landscape Architect, Floral Designer, Writer, App Developer – anything that has a creative process that could be shared to bring awareness to how integral and valuable creativity is in today’s world.
All creators are encouraged to display their work and have their pieces available for purchase. The festival will NOT be providing materials for booths/displays. Creators are responsible to provide their own table, tent, displays, etc.
The goal of the festival is to not only celebrate current creators but to also give our community the opportunity to discover and take part in the arts themselves. In order to accomplish this, we encourage all creative vendors to offer hands-on demonstrations, mini-projects, crash courses, comprehensive demos or any other interactive element to their booth. The vendors who do offer an interactive element their booth will be given a premium booth location in our “creative village”.
The Culpeper Arts Festival is partnering with the Blue and Red Santa project to support their mission of providing clothing and school supplies to underprivileged youth in our community during the holiday season.
Artisans are requested (not required) to donate one item of at least $15 value to the festival raffle whose proceeds will go directly to the Blue and Red Santa Project along with festival profits from vendor and entrance fees.
*Creative Vendors must register by September 25th, 2021 at 6:00pm. All Vendors are subject to approval. Criteria for approval: Items must be handcrafted art, crafts, goods, inventions or original designs. Must be devoid of controversial/inappropriate messaging/style.
Booth fee: $50
Booth Hours: 10am – 4pm (Setup available at 8am)
To register as a Creative Vendor, please follow the link below: