This fine art and craft exhibition will host approximately 150 juried and non-juried exhibitors, and will include a children’s area, food court, and multiple entertainment stages. Hosted by the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society (HDTHS) and celebrating Mother's Day weekend, we expect this to be a wonderful start to the summer art festival season.
JURIED ARTIST GUIDELINESAll exhibitors must complete this application. Jurors will determine if you will be placed in the juried area or non-juried area. Juried art/craft will be original work/fabrication/design, no “buy-sell” work will be permitted. Non-juried art/craft may involve work from molds, kits, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms, other commercial methods or franchise retailers.
Photographic prints made from the artist’s original negative and which have been processed by that artist are included in the juried category.
FOOD VENDORSPlease complete the separate Food Vendor application form.
HOW TO ENTERComplete and submit this application, including your website link of items to be exhibited. If you do not have a website, mail five photographs of individual pieces and booth set-up to the address below. Registrations will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 15th.Incomplete registrations will not be reviewed for acceptance. Upon acceptance a notice will be sent electronically, along with a payment link for final processing.
Please note: Payment will not be accepted until registration is approved and you receive notification of your acceptance.
MAILING ADDRESS (for insurance and photographs)Hershey ArtFest & Flower Show40 Northeast DriveHershey, PA 17033
All applicants will be notified within 10 days after review of your application. Payment will be requested upon your acceptance. Upon acceptance, there will be no refunds for cancellations.
Exhibitor sizes available are 10’ x 10’ and 20’ x 10’. Food vendor spaces and children’s area spaces are available at various sizes as needed.All exhibitors must provide their own professional 10' x 10' booth structure(s) with cover and tables with coverings.- All tents must be commercial grade pop-up or free standing frame tents that are able to withstand heavy winds and rain. - All tents must be secured by tent weights or stakes (if applicable) at each corner of the tent. - No stakes may be driven into concrete or asphalt and weights or stakes cannot be more than six inches away from the legs of the tent.- Artists must supply display equipment.
SET-UP:Exhibitors' set up time begins promptly at 7 am. Each exhibitor must be ready to conduct business by 9:30 am. Tear-down will start at 5 pm and finish by 7 pm.
CLEAN-UP:All trash must be removed and hauled away from the street and placed in the receptacles provided throughout the show venue.
SECURITY:All artists must personally attend their exhibit and all artists must be present during the entire event. All artists must be responsible for their own work.All booths must remain set up for the duration of the event at exhibitor’s risk.
The HDTHS, and Township of Derry will NOT be held liable for loss or damage to work or property or for personal injury, nor shall the artists or any of their representatives be a party to any legal action against any of the above named.
Artwork presented with this application must be representative of the work to be shown at the festival. Only works of art personally created by the artist may be displayed or offered for sale. Failure to participate upon acceptance may result in exclusion from future shows.