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2021 Events

24th Mount Dora Spring Festival   March 20 & 21, 2021 9am-5pm

On the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757

Ranked for the first time and came in at #49 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2020 in their annual ranking of the Best 200 Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America.

If you registered, PAID for and opted to roll your 2020 booth fee over instead of getting a refund, you will be automatically Approved to participate in 2021. You must still register to participate. 

The historic downtown streets of Mount Dora, FL come alive with 250 hand chosen exhibitors who showcase their unique talent to more than 50,000 visitors annually on the 3rd weekend of March. This is an outdoor event. Rain or Shine.  It is free to the public and features wine tasting, beer, cocktails and food vendors. There is no kid zone. Buskers can play at corners with permission. There is no line up of live music at this event. 

You MUST be the creator of the items in your booth. Retail, Buy-Sell vendors are NOT permitted.

HOW exhibitors are chosen: This is a quasi juried event. Time of application has no bearing on acceptance. On the deadline date, applications are closed and all files are categorized, reviewed and scored. The highest scoring exhibitors in each category are invited to participate. Everyone else in that category is placed on the wait list. 

The more UNIQUE your product is, the better chance you have of being accepted into this event.

2021 Fees:

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the Base fee + tax + $25 admin fee. The booth fee is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

Base Fee:
$225 single/$400 double for hand craft exhibitors and artists representing their OWN work. Cottage food industry vendors selling packaged goods to go may apply at this level.

Add on fees:

Premium location requests on 4th Ave or Donnelly St

“Corner” (L or R open) based on availability. Requests are not guaranteed. +$50 each

Electric +$75

$1000 single Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners. $5000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on TV ads, posters & social media mentions
Food Vendors: Carts w/out tent $175 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / 15’- 25’ $500 / 28’+ $900 Add Electric +$75

Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. It is the sole right of WTDI, INC to allow or deny participation in this event.

DEADLINE to apply is Jan 31, 2021. If you apply after Jan 31 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event.   

2nd Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival   Sat March 27 & Sun March 28, 2021 11am-7pm

Held in Reiter Park   301 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750

Central Florida’s newest Seafood Festival will showcase pirates, vendors, a pirate village with ship for kids to climb, a free kid zone, music and entertainment ranging from fire dancers to reggae. Both kids and adults are invited to ride the mechanical SHARK at no charge. An assortment of ocean delights will be available along with beer and wine. Food for landlubbers will also be available. Buskers and entertainers allowed at no charge with registration approval. Ample parking can be found at the hospital. The event is Free to attend. www.Longwoodfestival.com

If you registered, PAID for and opted to roll your 2020 booth fee over instead of getting a refund, you will be automatically Approved to participate in 2021. You must still register to participate. 

2021 Fees:

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the Base fee + tax + $25 admin fee. The booth fee is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

Base Fee:

Food Vendors: local restaurants selling seafood $50/ Carts w/out tent $200 / 10 x 10 tent $400 / 15’- 25’ $700 / 28’+ $1200  Food Vendors with UNIQUE fresh seafood menu items and menus focused on single product prepared multiple ways (ie all Alligator, Crawfish, Conch, sushi, oysters) will be given preference to participate.

Retail Vendors: $160 single/$300 double

Add on fees: Electric +$75

$1000 single Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners. $5000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on TV ads, posters & social media mentions
Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. It is the sole right of WTDI, INC to allow or deny participation in this event.

DEADLINE to apply is Jan 31, 2021. If you apply after Jan 31 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event. 

 

26th Mount Dora Earth Day Celebration   April 17, 2021 9am-2pm

Held in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757

Celebrate the Earth with live music, exhibits, craft and plant vendors, yoga, educational workshops and much more. The event is FREE to attend. www.Mountdoraenvironment.org 

VENDOR INFO: You must have an eco twist to your product (Plants, garden, recycled etc to be considered)  Deadline to apply is March 17, 2021

Booth fees for the 1-day event include the Base fee + $10 admin fee. The booth fee is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

No charge for Not for profit/ Informational exhibits (Must be approved. Restrictions apply)
$55 for artists/retail vendors selling goods on site 10 x 10
$95 10 x 20 double booth
$250 for Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners.
$500 Event Sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on all ads, mentions at event
$100 Food Vendor 
Electric available $20
Applicants will be notified of status via email after the March 17 deadline.

7th Mount Dora Blueberry Festival   April 24 & 25, 2021 9am-5pm

Held in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757

The local blueberry industry is celebrated during the peak of Blueberry season in Lake county at this annual event. Local Blueberry Farms will sell berries freshly picked from their farms along with fresh blueberry products. Crafters, live music, pancake breakfast, blueberry beer and wine and a blueberry pie eating contest will also be featured at this FREE event. Check the website for Blueberry farm picking tours from the event during the weekend. www.MountDoraBlueberryfestival.com 

VENDOR INFO:  ALL vendors MUST have blueberries, a blueberry themed product or predominant blue booth display to be considered for participation. Add how you propose to do this in your comments or add photos. 
Applications will be reviewed for consideration prior to acceptance. Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2021.

2021 Fees:

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the Base fee + tax + $25 admin fee. The booth fee is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

Base Fee:

Local restaurants selling blueberry based menu items $75

Blueberry Farms and/or Charity groups selling Blueberry based food goods on site $75

Food Vendors: Carts w/out tent $180 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / 15’- 25’ $500 / 28’+ $900 Priority goes to vendors with specialized and unique seafood menu options.

Retail Vendors:

$180 single/$350 double . Vendors MUST have blueberries, a blueberry themed product or predominant blue booth display to be considered for participation. Add how you propose to do this in your comments or add photos

Add on fees: Electric +$75

$1000 single Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners.

 $5000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on TV ads, posters & social media mentions
Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. It is the sole right of WTDI, INC to allow or deny participation in this event.

DEADLINE to apply is March 15, 2021. If you apply after March 15 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event.

6th Mount Dora Seafood Festival   

This festival is CANCELLED. 

 

36th Mount Dora Craft Fair   October 24 & 25, 2020 9am-5pm

Held on the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, FL.  230 W. 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL 32757

Ranked #4 in 2019 and #2 in 2020 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in their annual ranking of the Best Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America. The downtown streets come alive with more than 400 of the best exhibitors in the country ready to show and sell their fine and fun crafts at the 36th annual event. Festival food, music, beer and wine tasting for adults and a free kid zone for the kids will round out the event. Entertainers/Buskers may apply for approval at no charge.  Please note: Due to safety concerns concerning Covid-19 the kid zone may be eliminated in 2021.

Go to www.MountDoraCraftFair.com to read about requirements before applying.

VENDOR INFO: You MUST be the creator of the items in your booth. Retail, Buy-Sell vendors are NOT permitted. Food Vendors do not apply here. Contact San Francisco Puffs & Stuff

HOW exhibitors are chosen: This is a quasi-juried event. Time of application has no bearing on acceptance. On the deadline date, applications are closed, and all files are categorized, reviewed and scored. The highest scoring exhibitors in each category are invited to participate. Everyone else in that category is placed on the wait list. 

The more UNIQUE your product is, the better chance you have of being accepted into this event.

2021 Fees:

The fee to apply is $25 and is NON Refundable. Be sure to read the requirements before applying. Application is NOT a guarantee of participation.

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the Base fee + optional upgrade fees + tax . Booth fees are not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

Base Fee:
$325 single/$600 double for hand craft exhibitors and artists representing their OWN work. Cottage food industry vendors selling packaged goods to go may apply at this level.

Add on fees:

Premium location requests on 4th Ave or Donnelly St +$50

“Corner” (L or R open) based on availability. Requests are not guaranteed. +$50

Electric +$75

Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners $1500 on Baker St/$2500 prime location

$10,000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, radio, TV, posters & social media mentions
Food Vendors: Contact San Francisco Puffs & Stuff

DEADLINE to apply is July 1, 2021. If you apply after July 1 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event.

Use this link to apply: https://eventhorizon.center/app/registration_start.php?u=bdezzz

 

27th Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair   Sat Nov 13 & Sun Nov 14, 2021

Held in Donnelly Park   539 N. Donnelly St Mount Dora, FL 32757

Vendors and nurseries from all over the state convene in Donnelly Park to sell a wide variety of FL native as well as exotic plants and garden ware at this annual event. Experts will be on hand to give gardening advice and volunteers will help cart plants to your car. Hours are Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 9am to 4pm. The event is free to attend. www.MountDoraPlantandGardenfair.com

VENDOR INFO: Vendors MUST sell plants, plant based or garden related items. 

Balance is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are nonrefundable.

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the base fee +tax + $25 admin fee.

Base fees:

$150 for 10 x 10 space You MUST sell PLANTS, plant based or garden related items to be considered at this rate. 

$300 for 10 x 20 or larger nonconforming area You MUST sell PLANTS, plant based or garden related items to be considered at this rate. 

$500 for any extra -large, non- conforming area.

$1000 for Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners.  

$150 Food Vendors

Friday Set up after 10AM in Donnelly Park or after 5PM on Baker St.  Contact me if you have any questions (352)217-8390

DEADLINE to apply is Oct 1, 2021. If you apply after Oct 1 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and will be notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event. Use this link to apply:

https://eventhorizon.center/app/registration_start.php?u=bdfzzz

45th Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival   Sat Nov 20 & Sun Nov 21, 2021

Held in the Longwood historic city district   200 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750

The annual Longwood Arts and Craft Festival features 200 artists and hand craft exhibitors selling unique items, fine jewelry and seasonal decor just in time for visitors to get a jump on the holiday shopping season while supporting local artists and hand crafters. There will be festival food. beer, cocktails, wine tasting, and live entertainment. It is held outside. Rain or Shine. Hours are Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 9am to 4pm. It is Free to the public to attend. www.LongwoodFestival.com 

VENDOR INFO:  

The applicant participating at the event must be the actual creator or originator of the items in the booth. Retail, Buy-Sell vendors are NOT considered unless you apply as a Business/Lead generating/Branding community partner.

HOW exhibitors are chosen: This is a quasi juried event. Time of
application has no bearing on acceptance. On the deadline date, applications
are closed and all files are categorized, reviewed and scored. The highest
scoring exhibitors in each category are invited to participate. Everyone else
in that category is placed on the wait list. 

The more UNIQUE your product is, the better chance you have of being
accepted into this event.

Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE.

Balance is not payable until/unless your file has been Approved and you have been notified by email. Payment is a commitment to participate and booth fees are non-refundable:

2021 Fees:

Booth fees for the 2-day event include the base fee +tax + $25 admin fee.

$175 single/$325 dbl for artists/crafters. No Retail/Buy Sell at this level.

 +$50 “Corner request” (L or R open. This may not be a true street intersection. )

+$20 Electric request

Premium requests are based on availability. Requests are Not guaranteed:

$1000 single Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners.

$5000 Event sponsor 10 x 10 space, logo on TV ads, posters & social media mentions

FOOD VENDORS: Carts w/out tent $175 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / 15’- 25’ $500 / 28’+ $900 

Electric available $20

Registration is NOT a GUARANTEE of ACCEPTANCE. It is the sole right of WTDI, INC to allow or deny participation in this event.

The DEADLINE to Apply for the 2021 Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival is Sept 1, 2021.
If you apply after Sept 1, you will be automatically placed on the Wait List.

Use this link to apply: https://eventhorizon.center/app/registration_start.php?u=bdgzzz

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