Artist Information & Application

Saturday, September 15, 4-8 pm
Downtown Macon, GA

Application Deadline: July 31, 2018, at midnight

First Street Art & Wine Festival is a one-day event hosted by Just Tap’d and The 567 Center for Renewal. The artists market will include 8 artist vendors, including fine crafts. In addition to art and craft vendors, the festival will include live music, art activities for kids, wine tastings, and other special offerings by First Street businesses. The event will take place on Saturday, September 15.

All artist mediums, as well as a variety of handmade crafts are welcome.  Vendors will receive a free promotion on the First Street Art & Wine Festival page of The 567 website with a link back to their website, as well as a post about their work on Facebook.

Before filling out the application, please carefully read the Terms & Conditions. By filling out the application you are agreeing to the following:

Terms & Conditions

All items sold at First Street Festival must be original artwork by you or other products handcrafted by you.  This is a juried event with a very limited number of slots. We cannot accept everyone. Artists who are based in Macon or Middle Georgia are preferred. The application deadline is July 31. We will send out notifications by August 10. If you are not accepted a refund of your payment will be initiated on August 14. We will not consider your application if it is not complete or if we receive it after the deadline. A complete application includes all the information we request below AND payment.

Fee: Booths for this event are 10’ w x 10’ d.  The vendor fee is $35 and is due with your application. Vendors should provide a 10' x 10' tent. If tables are used, the tables should be either 6' or 8' long. If you require tables and chairs and do not have them, a limited number of tables and chairs are available to borrow from us for use during the event.

Refunds: If you are not accepted your payment will be promptly returned to you. Refunds take a few days to clear but the process will be initiated on August 14. For those accepted, we offer a short grace period after acceptance emails are sent out. This is the only opportunity to receive a refund if you are unable to participate in the event. If accepted, but you are unable to participate, we will offer a refund of your payment if you notify us by August 19. After August 19, we cannot offer a refund – no exceptions. If it’s raining heavily, the market will be moved to an indoor location. If the event is canceled due to severe weather, other Acts of God or conditions beyond the control of The 567, you will receive a full refund.

Space: The vendor spaces for the event are 10’ w x 10’ d. Vendors are responsible for their entire display: tables, chairs, table clothes, racks, etc. This includes setting up and breaking down your display. Volunteers will be available to help you unload your things from your car when you arrive.

Sharing: You may not share a space with another vendor, unless you receive special permission from The 567 Center.

Day of the Event: The event takes place Saturday, September 15, from 4 to 8 pm. Set up will take place that afternoon starting no earlier than 1 pm. Please, do not break down early. You are expected to remain set up until 8 pm. If you have to break down early due to an emergency please let us know.

Responsibility: The 567 Center for Renewal is not responsible for personal injury or any items damaged or stolen during the duration of the event (including move-in, move-out and the hours of the event). It is the responsibility of each vendor to transport their belongings and to not leave valuables unattended. The 567 Center is not responsible for your belongings.

How to apply: Complete the form and submit your vendor fee below. 

Questions about this application?
Contact: Colin Penndorf, Fine Art Director

The 567 Center for Renewal
456 First St.
Macon, GA 31201
E-mail: colin@the567.org
Phone: (478) 238-6051 ext. 1