The event is FREE and open to the public and will be on, rain or shine! REGISTRATION/PAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR EXHIBITOR SPACE/SNACK VENDORS/ SPONSORS, NOT for ATTENDEES. Snack Vendors MUST contact firstname.lastname@example.org for approval to participate in ArtWalk & MusicFest 2019 BEFORE REGISTERING! We have very limited space for snack vendors and only 3 will be approved.
All Artists must be APPROVED in order to participate. If you register, but are not approved, you will be notified and refunded 100% of your fees. Exhibitors will be required to have a A WHITE TENT and tent weights for this event. Tables are NOT provided. You will not be allowed to put spikes in the pavement.You need to bring your own tent, weights, water, food, and table and chairs for this event, or you can purchase food at snack vendor booths or from our local Matthews restaurants.
DEADLINE FOR ALL REGISTRATIONS IS Wednesday, August 28, 2019 but we will sell out before then! EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE
YOU CAN OPT TO SUBMIT APPLICATION PHOTOS BEFORE OR AFTER REGISTERING/PAYING:
Click on this link below to submit your website URL or photos for approval, before or after you register/pay for this event. 2017 and 2018 participants do not need to submit this info again, if your booth/items are similar to your previous participation. If you submit through the submission link below, we will email to let you know if you are approved for this event and then you can come back and REGISTER. If you register/pay without pre-approval, we will either notify you of your acceptance, or we will notify you if you were not approved and will refund 100% of your registration fee.
IF YOU PARTICIPATED IN ARTWALK 2017 OR 2018, and your medium and presentation will be the same for 2019, you are approved (provided we have space available) and you will NOT receive any further approval notifications. For those returning artists, Congratulations on acceptance into 2019 ArtWalk! If you participated earlier than 2017, you WILL need to re-submit your photos/links for approval. For all new exhibitors, you will need to submit your photos/links for approval. You can do so before or after Registration, but they are required for approval.
SUBMIT PHOTOS/LINKS HERE:
and we will notify you if you are approved for Artwalk 2019 or not. Not every applicant will be approved.
It is imperative that you review the RULES regarding what is and is not allowed for ArtWalk. Rain does not cancel this event. A complete information packet with all the details with booth number and directions/instructions will be EMAILED to you no later than 2 days before ArtWalk IF you are approved for this event.
A credit card payment will be required during REGISTRATION, so please have that ready before starting your registration. NO INVOICING this year - payment in full is due upon REGISTRATION and we will refund 100% of your funds if you are not approved for this event. We have limited space and will not accept every application for this event.
If you register but cannot attend, half of your booth fee will be refunded to you IF you notify us before August 28, 2019.
2019 ArtWalk & MusicFest - This is a rain or shine event!
ArtWalk & MusicFest of Matthews, formerly known as Artfest,
will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10AM - 6PM.
This event offers visitors an opportunity to meet and interact with exhibitors.
It includes live music and dance performances, a Sip & Stroll, snack vendors, a Senior High School Art Exhibit and a Hands-on-Art area for children to enjoy!
ONLINE APPLICATION/REGISTRATION for exhibitors IS PREFERRED FOR 2019. APPLICATION/REGISTRATION/PAYMENT IS ONLY NEEDED FOR EXHIBITORS/SNACK VENDORS AND SPONSORS. VISITORS ATTENDING THE EVENT DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER.
See "Fees/Admission" for all the details on applying for an exhibitor space.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION/APPLICATIONS IS Wednesday August 28, 2019
but we will sell out before then, so don't wait to register!
The event is FREE and open to the public to attend and will be on, rain or shine!
**There will be no refunds given due to weather**