Grand Cities Art Fest Entertainment Application

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    Year after year, participants and guests recognize that the Grand Cities Art Fest is consistently well-organized and welcoming to all artists. So how does an event draw such overwhelming support from artists, food vendors, entertainers and the public? It's this simple: We demand quality in every decision, every time. - Two stages on both sides of the Red River with state-of-the-art sound tech by professionals. - Promotion of your performance or booth with an ad in the Grand Cities Art Fest Guidebook (thousands distributed across the region and at the event), and on the Art Fest website for one low price. - Convenient parking for our 160+ vendors and 35,000+ guests. - Campground a short walk from the venue. - Vendor hospitality both event days. - Event promotion in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Manitoba. - A metro population of more than 70,000, located North of Fargo, North Dakota and 145 miles South of Winnipeg, Manitoba. - Free Admission, live entertainment on two stages and food courts with delicious, quality fair food.

    IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES

    February 24 - - Application Deadline for artists and vendors. March 27 - - - Application Deadline for performers/musicians. March 27 - - - Notification of jurors' decisions mailed, accepted artists' checks cashed and credit cards charged for booth and vendor applications. April 14 - - - - Last Day for booth cancellation without a $50 service charge. April 28 - - - - Last day for booth cancellation with a $50 service charge. No refunds will be granted after this date. April 28 - - - - Performers/musicians informed of acceptance and performance schedules. June 9 - - - - Exhibitor registration, Noon - 7 PM June 10 - - - - Art Fest hours 10 AM - 6 PM June 11 - - - - Art Fest hours 10 AM - 4 PM