2014 Fairie Festival Vendor Information
Spoutwood Farm Center is an organization dedicated to bringing people and nature together.We have grown our Festival carefully and with love over the past 22 years. We believe that
fairies and beauty will save the world, and invite you to help us in this endeavor! Our Festival is well-attended every year, with an average attendance of approximately 11,000 over the
Date & Hours of the 2014 May Day Fairie Festival
Friday May 2 – Sunday May 4 2014
YOU MUST BE PRESENT ALL THREE DAYS.
Application and jury fee (if required) must be received by January 20, 2014. Notifications of
acceptance/rejection will be emailed no later than February 15 2014.
Art at the Festival
70 vendors will be selected for this year's show. Of the vendors we select, approximately 75% will be current vendors; 25% will be new. Your art must be original and handmade with the exception of no more than 5 vendors who will be permitted to sell mostly re-sell items. Of those, we will give preference to those who sell fair trade, unique, items. Please acquaint yourselves with the mission of the Farm as it aligns with the Festival's mission. You will find it useful to check out last year's vendors.
Your work must be original, handmade, and you must be present to display and sell (No representatives or dealers allowed). If you have licensed work such as manufactured figurines, it may represent up to 15% of your inventory. Your work should represent a positive vision of fairy, nature, woodland, Celtic, or other fanciful theme.
Please do not attempt to sell or submit a non-juried artist's work.
Every artist must complete an application.
NOTE TO ALL: NO GUNS or OTHER WEAPONS WHETHER REAL OR REPLICA ARE PERMITTED. NO DRUG PARAPHERNALIA OR HERBAL PHARMACEUTICALS, LEGAL OR ILLEGAL, WILL BE TOLERATED.
Jury and Vending Fees
All artists must submit an application for jury. Applicants who have not vended with us before must pay a non-refundable $10 jury fee. The jury fee must be sent on the same day that
your application is filed. Make your check out to Spoutwood Farm or use Paypal link on the application page.
If mailing check, make it out to Spoutwood Farm and mail to:
228 Spring Valley Dr
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
The 2014 Festival vending fees are as follows:
Maximum 12x12 space: $300
Maximum 12x20 space: $450
Maximum 20x20 $600
(NOTE: THERE WILL NO TENTS ALLOWED OVER 20x20 THIS YEAR
"Portable" vendors (no space allotted): $150
We cannot guarantee any specific space or configuration (ie, corner space, etc.)
DO NOT SEND VENDING FEE AT THIS TIME. Instructions for payment will be sent upon acceptance.
All applicants, new and returning, must display images of your work on a website. Absolutely no slides or emailed JPGs will be accepted. Please do not apply until your website includes your jury photos. You may only exhibit and sell work of the type represented in your application. BE SURE TO LIST EVERY TYPE OF item you want to sell! You will not be permitted to add items to your application once you're accepted, since it wasn't available during the jury period.
There are quite a few sites that allow you to easily update photos and text.
Etsy.com: allows you to sell your wares at a very nominal price
Blog sites such as blogger, wordpress
Please avoid using photo-sharing sites such as Flickr unless your site only includes your artwork. We do not have time to weed through your family photos, etc to find your jury pictures!
You are responsible for making sure your website is available during the entire jury period (September 15 2013-February 1, 2014). If we can’t get to your website, your application will not be considered. Just as important as your website is your email address. We only use email to correspond with you. You will be notified via email of your vending status, and if you’re accepted, this will be the only way we communicate vending information to you.
You are responsible for your own tent, tables, etc. We expect you to decorate your tent in keeping with the Fairy theme of the Festival. No electricity is provided. We ask that you use recycled and/or recyclable materials for your packaging, etc. We are striving to be a zero- waste festival. Festival will be held rain or shine. Be prepared. There is no rain date.
You are responsible for reporting and paying your own Pennsylvania sales tax, whether you are a Pennsylvania resident or not. Please be sure to include your sales tax permit number on your application. If you don't have one, you must provide us with your 2014 sales tax permit number within 15 days of acceptance. Apply online at www.pa100.state.pa.us . It's free. Our promoter number is 10007833.
All accepted vendors must provide proof of insurance within 20 days of their acceptance notification to meet these requirements:
$1,000,000 General Aggregate Limit
$1,000,000 Products and Completed Operations Aggregate Limit
$500,000 Per Occurrence Limit
$500,000 Personal Injury and Advertising Injury Limit
$100,000 Fire Damage Liability Limit
$5,000 Medical Payment Limit
Spoutwood Farm Center Inc. and Robert and Lucy Wood 4255 Pierceville Rd Glen Rock PA 17327 must be listed as additional insureds on the policy.
In addition, exhibitors are responsible for their own insurance for displayed work, tools and/ or equipment. The May Day Fairie Festival assumes no liability for damage due to weather or
other natural causes or theft.
This is VERY important!
Please be very careful to type your email address correctly on your application. You should receive an acknowledgement within 5 days of applying. If you do not get an acknowledgement of your application within a week, you may have mistyped your email address. You should email us to see if we got your application (
) If your email bounces at any time, we will not make a second attempt to contact you. All communication leading up to the Festival is via email. No phone calls or nail mail will be used at any time.
If you are accepted, you will receive an invoice that includes all required and optional fees (vending, parking, camping, advertising, etc.) Payment will be due upon acceptance. If you
haven't paid your vendor fee by March 15, your vending status will be revoked. No refunds ofvendor or other fees will be given after April 1st for any reason.
For further information, or to check on the status of your application, contact the May Day Fairie Festival vendor coordinator Bibi, by e-mailing