The ArtWalk Vendor Application will open for the December ArtWalk on Friday, November 5. 

If you are an organization interested in having a information booth during ArtWalk, please submit an application here.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  1. Acceptance of this application permits you to vend within the ArtWalk event footprint without further application to the City for a vending permit/background check. Setting up outside the ArtWalk event footprint will require an application to Development Services Department for a City permit/background check/insurance requirement. [361-826-3240]
  2. An email address is required to submit an application and to be considered.
  3. No individual distributor or Food Truck applications will be accepted.
  4. Vendors must have two social media presences via Facebook, Instagram, an eCommerce platform, or a website.
  5. Photos of merchandise are required to submit an application.
  6. Vendors are required to submit a sales tax identification number.

APPLICATION PROCESS :

  1. Applications open the Monday following ArtWalk and will accept applications for one week.
  2. An application does not guarantee a booth at ArtWalk.
  3. DMD will evaluate applications and curate based on originality, creativity, and locally sourced products.
  4. If selected, you will be contacted after the application closes to submit payment and confirm participation.
  5. Vendors will be required to pay a $50 fee, which will cover permits. *The price is increasing to accommodate street closures. 
  6. If payment is not received within 5 days of notification, the vendor will surrender that spot and it will be offered to a vendor on the waitlist.
  7. One week prior to the ArtWalk event, the vendor will be notified of their booth location and will receive marketing collateral to utilize on social media.
  8. By filling out an ArtWalk application, you are agreeing to the terms as a vendor or information booth.
  9. The application process will restart each month.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  1. Artists/Crafters with unique, high-quality, original merchandise receive priority. Only a limited number of quality resellers may be considered on a space-available basis.
  2. If selected, you will be contacted after the application closes to submit payment and confirm participation.
  3. Vendors will be required to pay a $50 fee to participate. *The price is increasing to accommodate street closures. 
  4. If payment is not received within 5 days of notification, the vendor will surrender that spot and it will be offered to a vendor on the waitlist.
  5. One week prior to the ArtWalk event, the vendor will be notified of their booth location and will receive marketing collateral to utilize on social media

SETUP:

  1. Booth assignments are made at the discretion of DMD.
  2. Booths are 10′ x 10′ and will accommodate a standard size canopy. Some surfaces may be slightly irregular.
  3. Vendors are to provide their own tents, tables, chairs, and battery lighting if desired.
  4. For the safety and comfort of all vendors, generators are NOT permitted in or around the booths.
  5. Food sold from tents must be packaged.
  6. Vendors should unload vehicles and immediately move them to parking areas before continuing setup.
  7. The event is held outdoors and no refunds or future credits will be given due to weather.
  8. Booths cannot be sublet to other vendors. 
  9. CCDMD cannot be held responsible for damage or loss to merchandise, equipment, or vehicles.
  10. The vendor is responsible for booth space cleanup. Booth space must be left clean and free of boxes, packing materials, etc. A $25 cleaning fee will be assessed for booth spaces requiring staff cleanup and/or trash removal.
  11. Late arrival for set-up may lead to the vendor being removed from the event.

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