All work presented at this event must be handmade and original by the artist presenting and selling. Applications will not be considered complete if an image of the artist producing their work or of their studio is not attached. The jury committee has the final authority to determine if the artist applicant meets these guidelines.
To ensure a balanced market experience, this event will be limited to no more than:
- 13 Jewelry Artists (or no more than 17% of participants if event capacity is not reached)
- 3 Metal Yard Artists (or no more than 5% of participants if event capacity is not reached)
ARTIST SPACE PARTICIPATION FEES
- Sonoran Arts League Member Rate – $75
- Artist Rate – $100
Participants are responsible for transacting their own sales; the event WILL NOT offer centralized checkout.
OPTIONAL ADD ON SERVICES
- Table Rental – $10
- Labor to Load-In – $25 (assistance to help unload boxes and containers from the vehicle, pop up your tent, and, if needed, attach heavy items like panels, grids, and tent weights)
- Labor to Load-Out – $25 (assistance to help load boxes and containers to the vehicle, take down your tent, and if needed, detach heavy items like panels, grids, and tent weights)
*Hired labor is not available to set-up individual products and decorate inside tents. If you wish to purchase Load-In/Load-Out assistance after completing this application, you must notify The Holland Center no less than 48 hours prior to the event. Any requests for additional labor made less than 48 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed.
All cancellations received in writing on or before October 1, 2021, receive a refund less a $25 processing fee. Artist cancellations after October 1, 2021, will not be refunded or credited.
Should the event be cancelled due to municipal COVID-19 restrictions artists will receive a full refund or credit.
SALES TAX & LICENSES
An Arizona Department of Revenue Transaction Privilege (Sales) is required for any/all sales, which sales are subject to City sales tax. Temporary licenses are available, if you will be conducting business for less than 30 consecutive days.
Participants are solely responsible for the collection and remittance of sales tax to the City of Scottsdale and the State of Arizona.
Transaction Privilege Tax Application: https://azdor.gov/transaction-privilege-tax/tpt-license/applying-tpt-license
City of Scottsdale Business License Application: https://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assets/ScottsdaleAZ/Licenses/business-registration-application.pdf
**Artists completing this application before their License is available should fill in the word PENDING on the license section of this application and plan to email your license number to The Holland Center once it is received.**
AVAILABLE BOOTH LOCATIONS
There are both indoor and outdoor booth options and you may request your preference on the application. Fees are the same for both. There is a limited number of indoor spaces and they are filled on a first come, first served basis. If you are requesting an indoor booth and will be using any type of panels, be sure to indicate this on your application as we can not change booth location assignments on the day of the event and not all spaces accommodate panels.
TENT CANOPIES AND WEIGHTS (OUTDOOR VENDORS ONLY)
All white tent canopies are required for this festival. No color deviation will be allowed, including both the canopy and sidewalls. Tent weights of 40lbs or more are required on each leg of your tent. Artists who fail to properly weight their tent will not be permitted to participate in the market and will not be reimbursed. There is no staking allowed on the grounds.
Indoor vendors may set up on Thursday, December 2nd from 1pm- 4pm or Friday, December 3rd from 6:30am-8:45am.
Outdoor vendors may set up their tent and tables on Thursday, December 2nd from 1pm-4pm and load in merchandise on Friday, December 3rd from 6:30am-8:45am. Please note, security will not be provided on Thursday night, so it is not encouraged for outdoor vendors to load in merchandise on Thursday. Onsite security will be provided on Friday night. Vehicles may drive up to outdoor booth spaces to unload. All vehicles must be out of the event footprint by 8:15am.
All booths must be set-up by 8:45am on Friday and Saturday morning and open by 9:00am.
Tear-down may not begin until Saturday at 4:00 pm when the market ends. Vehicles may drive up to the booth space to load up products. Artist must breakdown their set-up before pulling their vehicle up.
APPLICATION PROCESS AND NEXT STEPS
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning August 6, 2021. All artists will be notified of their participation status no later than September 15, 2021.
A welcome packet with all event details and booth assignments will be e-mailed to each artist no later than October 1, 2021. All welcome packets will be sent electronically.
Any questions in advance of the welcome packet being sent out can be communicated directly to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.