Citrus County Chamber of Commerce 
2018 Florida Manatee Festival 
Fine Art Vendor Application

Types of Art Accepted:
  • Acrylics  
  • Ceramics  
  • Drawings
  • Glass      
  • Graphics  
  • Jewelry
  • Metal      
  • Mixed Media
  • Oils        
  • Pastels    
  • Photography
  • Pottery    
  • Textiles  
  • Watercolors
  • Wood

Fine Art Vendor Rules
Please Note: Submitting this application DOES NOT guarantee you a booth at the Festival. ALL applications must be approved first. You will be notified by email when your application is approved or denied no later than December 15th at 5:00pm, as long as your application has been submitted by December 1st at 11:59pm. 
All applications must be submitted by December 1st, 2017, after which, a mandatory $25 late processing fee will be included with your booth fee. ABSOLUTELY NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER DECEMBER 15th, 2017. 

All work must be original productions of the exhibiting artist.  No commercial reproductions, kits or mass produced articles are to be displayed.  You will be asked to remove any items which appear not to be originals created by you.

The following items are not accepted: crocheting, knitting, toys, dolls, stuffed animals, picture frames, velvet paintings, kites, windsocks, live plants, decoupage, magnets, shell craft, kaleidoscopes or instruments. Pre-cast pottery, ceramics from commercial molds, and anything made from kits or using components are not acceptable in the Art section of the show.

Exhibit spaces are approximately 10’ x 10’.  Spaces may not be shared, exchanged or sold.  The exhibitor is responsible for the complete set-up and tear-down of his/her exhibit. 

Friday set-up hours will be available and announced in an acceptance letter. 

All spaces are to be neat and orderly (boxes must be stored out of sight).  Some spaces are in full sun, so please be prepared.  Electricity cannot be provided.  There will be no vehicles permitted in festival area during festival hours.  All vehicles must be removed 30 minutes before the start of each day.

Double spaces are available.  Additional spaces require a full space fee and must be reserved at time of registration. 

If your application is accepted, it will be a commitment to show and remain for the entire event.  Exhibitors who leave before the closing of the event will not be permitted to enter in future shows.  Booth sitters will be available for 15-minute intervals between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

No refunds will be given unless prior notification is received 60 days before the show, no matter the sign-up date. Refunds will be at the Chamber's discretion. 

There are no refunds due to inclement weather.

Each artist is responsible for collecting Florida State Sales Tax of 6% and remit collected sales tax. 

A copy of these rules will be available on our website for your convenience! 

I have read the above Fine Art Vendor Rules *

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Florida Manatee Festival. Please contact the Chamber office at 352-795-3149 to discuss any concerns with the rules set forth in the above paragraphs. 

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Please provide 3 photos of your artwork. 1 photo must be of your display.

Add another photo?

Add another photo?

If you are unable to attach 3 photos with this application, you may submit them via email at 
Please use the subject line "'Business Name Here' photos for Manatee Festival"

Your application will not be considered or accepted without photos.

How many total 10x10 booth spaces are needed? *
Current Total:

Payment Type *
NOTE: Your credit card will not be processed unless your application is approved

Please make checks payable to:
Citrus County Chamber of Commerce
Mail to:
915 N. Suncoast Blvd. 
Crystal River, FL 34429

American Express

General Release: The undersigned does hereby forever discharge and release the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, The City of Crystal River, Florida Manatee Festival and sponsoring organizations from any and all manner of actions, suits, damages or claims whatsoever arising from any loss or damage to the property of the undersigned while in possession or supervision of the Florida Manatee Festival and hereby consent to the enforcement of the Florida Manatee Festival Art Show rules as set out in this application.  I understand that an accepted application is a commitment to show and remain for the entire event, with exception to severe weather conditions.  In such occurrence, entrants will be granted permission to leave by the Manatee Festival Committee.

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Should you have any questions or comments, please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Kathleen. or at 352-795-3149

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