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48th Mount Dora Arts Festival  Feb 4 9am-5pm & Feb 5 9am-4pm 2023 

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

Ranked nationally and consistently by Sunshine Artist Magazine in their annual ranking of the Best 200 Fine Art Festivals in America. This is a JURIED event of fine artists competing for monetary awards. This is an outdoor event. Rain or Shine.  It is free to the public and features wine tasting, beer, cocktails and food vendors. Buskers can play at corners with permission. A free kid zone is sponsored in the park.

2023 Fees: SINGLE BOOTH (10X10) $425.00  DOUBLE BOOTH (10X20) $825.00  CORNER/ENDCAPS $125.00 in addition   ELECTRIC $100.00   in addition

Participate as a Business SPONSOR at the Mount Dora Arts Festival:

PREMIER PARTNER (Level 1) $25,000

·         Premier location on street or in park (Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested)

·         Industry Exclusive level

·         Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org

·         Logo on promotional street banner

·         Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.

·         Named mentions on social media

·         Designation as a Premier Sponsor of Mount Dora Arts Festival in press release

·         Opportunity to display 1 company provided banner on stage

·         Named mentions on stage during the 2-day event

·         Named as a sponsor on radio ads

·         Named as a Premier Sponsor on the official Mount Dora Arts Festival program map

·         Named as a sponsor on stage during the 2-day event

·         2 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival T-shirts

·         1 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival poster

·         3 VIP parking passes

·         First rights of refusal for sponsorship renewal within no price increase if secured within 60 days of event completion

FESTIVAL PARTNER (Level 2) $10,000

·         Premier location on street or in park (Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested)

·         Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org

·         Logo on promotional street banner

·         Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.

·         Named mentions on social media

·         Named mentions on stage during the 2-day event

·         Named as a sponsor on social media

·         2 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival T-shirts

·         1 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival poster

·         2 VIP parking passes

·         First rights of refusal for sponsorship renewal within no price increase if secured within 60 days of event completion

CORPORATE SPONSOR (Level 3) $5000

·         Premier location of up to 10 X 20 street space on 5th Ave or 10 x 10 corner 

·         Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested

·         Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org

·         Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.

·         Named as a sponsor on social media  

·         2 VIP parking passes

BUSINESS BOOTH SPONSOR (Level 4) $2500

·         Premier location of 10 X 10 street space on 5th Ave

·         Company name on official website www.MountDoraArt.org

·         1 VIP parking passes

BUSINESS BRANDING / LEAD GENERATING PARTNER (Level 5) $1500 – Lowest fee for onsite booth offered

·         High traffic location of 10 X 10 street space on Baker St near food court and shuttle stop

·         1 VIP parking pass

 VOLUNTEER T-SHIRT SPONSOR $500 – Have your name and logo printed on the back of the T-shirts that our volunteers will be wearing. This is a highly visible marketing opportunity during the festival. Our volunteers are sure to wear them after the festival for continued exposure for your company.

PATRON SPONSOR $1000 – SUPPORT the Mount Dora Arts Festival and help us continue our mission to showcase beautiful Art for everyone to enjoy in our community! 

26th Mount Dora Spring Festival   March 18 & 19, 2023 9am-5pm

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

Ranked at #11 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2021 in their annual ranking of the Best 200 Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America.

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. www.MountDoraSpringFestival.com

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.

2023 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:
$250 single/$475 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. +$75 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, 2023. 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.   

4th Annual Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival   March 26th & 27th, 2023 10am – 5pm

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

Central Florida’s Best 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

VENDOR INFO:

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:

-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

2023 fees include application fee and taxes if applicable:

Food Vendors:

Local restaurants selling seafood $50 
Carts w/out tent $200 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / Space of 15’- 25’ $500  / Space of 28’+ $1200 .

Retail Vendors: $175 single space / $300 double space

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, 2023. 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.

28th Mount Dora Earth Day Celebration   April 15, 2023 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, 2023

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)
$60 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
$60 Food Vendor 
Electric available $25
Applicants will be notified of status via email after the March 17 deadline.

9th Mount Dora Blueberry Festival   April 29 & 30, 2023 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 February 15, 2023.

Booth Fee includes application fee. Tax will be added to your final balance:

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:

Booth Fee:

Local Lake County, Florida farms $50

Charity groups and local restaurants selling Blueberry based food goods on site $75

Food Vendors: Carts w/out tent $150 / 10 x 10 tent $300 / 15’- 25’ $500 / 28’+ $900 Priority goes to vendors with specialized and unique BLUEBERRY menu options. ALL Food Vendors must include at least one blueberry menu item. 

Retail Vendors:

$200 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 February 15, 2023. If you apply after February 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.

39th Mount Dora Craft Fair   October 28 & 29, 2023 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 and 2022 by Sunshine Artist Magazine in their annual ranking of the Best Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America, the Mount Dora Craft Fair was awarded title of ALL TIME FAVORITE #1 in their special 50th Edition published in 2021. 

The downtown streets come alive with almost 400 of the best exhibitors in the country ready to show and sell their fine and fun crafts at the 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.  

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.

2023 Fees:

There is no upfront application fee to apply. Application is NOT a guarantee of participation. 

Booth Fee includes a non refundable application fee and tax will be added to your final balance after upgrades are added. 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. Application is NOT a guarantee of participation.

Base Fee:
$375 single/$675 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 . Requests are not guaranteed.

“Corner” (L or R open) means there is no booth directly next to you. It can be a planter, a  walkway, a tree, etc. Corners are based on availability. Requests are not guaranteed. +$100

Electric +$100

Business/Lead generating/Branding community partners $1500 on Baker St/$2500 prime location/ Corner or 10×20 space $5000

$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, 2023.   If you apply after July 1 you will be automatically placed on the Wait List and notified by email if space becomes available up to the weekend of the event. 

29th Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair   Sat Nov 4 & Sun Nov 5, 2023

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 includes a non refundable application fee. Tax will be added to your final balance.

2023 Booth Fees:

$180 for 10 x 10 space You MUST sell PLANTS, plant based or garden related items to be considered at this rate. 

$325 for 10 x 20 or large nonconforming area You MUST sell PLANTS, plant based or garden related items to be considered at this rate. 

$400 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. 

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:

DEADLINE to apply is Sept 15, 2023. If you apply after Sept 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. 

47th Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival   Sat Nov 18 & Sun Nov 19, 2023

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:

VENDOR INFO:

 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:

2023 Fees:

$200 single/$375 dbl for artists/crafters. Hand Craft vendors and Artists representing their OWN work will be considered at this rate. Cottage food industry reps selling packaged goods to go may apply at this level.
$500 single for Retail reps/Buy Sell vendors selling actual goods on site.                                             

“Corners” (L or R open) +$50 are premium locations 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 $50

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

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