Are you an artist or craftsperson interested in attending the QSFM Fine Craft Festival?
The QSFM Fine Craft Festival is an outdoor curated fine craft event located in the heart of historic Saint John. Organized by the Queen Square Farmers’ Market (QSFM) as an off-day event, the Festival aims to promote local Fine Craft Makers and Artists.
Located in historic Queen Square, this open air festival is set against the backdrop of Victorian buildings, towering trees and spacious lawns. Come see why for the past decade the QSFM has become a staple for vendors from St. Stephen to Rexton, from Fredericton to Shediac.
The QSFM Fine Craft Festival will take place Saturday, October 15th from 9am - 3pm with a rain date of Saturday, October 22nd.
What we offer...
- A spacious 10’x10’ area to showcase your work. This provides 30 - 40 feet of table space per artist. Additional space available for a moderate surcharge.
- Dedicated Festival staff to assist with any questions you may have.
- Promotion of Festival through our established media relations.
- Promotion of Festival artists through our extensive social media networks.
- Organization by a trusted, established event which has been drawing thousands of visitors each week for the past 12 years.
- Year round presence on the QSFM Fine Craft Festival website.
Come join us! Here’s how…
Please complete the short application form at https://forms.gle/MFu6BsFxcemYjgMr8
Please submit your bio along with 4-6 representative images of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please send only JPEG images with high resolution.
*Please be sure your images are oriented right-side up.
(If you are accepted as a Festival Artist, these photos may be used in our promotion of the event. So please only submit quality photos you would want used to represent your work to the public.)
What you will need to know for the day...
Accepted artists will receive detailed information to cover all aspects of the Festival. A few things to know ahead of time are:
- The fee for the day is $85. A $25 deposit is required to secure your spot. Once we have received your deposit we will place you in our line-up and add you to our list of promoted vendors. Please do not send a deposit until you have received an email confirming your acceptance as a Festival artist;
- Artists will need to commit to being there and set up from 9am-3pm;
- Artists will need to have their own tables, chairs and 10’x10’ canopy;
- Power is not available for artists and generators are not permitted on site;
- Artists should consider arranging a way to accept credit card, debit or e-transfer payments in addition to accepting cash.
Thank you for your interest. The QSFM Fine Craft Festival team is looking forward to receiving your application!
For up-to-date information on the QSFM Fine Craft Festival follow us on Facebook (@QueenSquareFarmersMarket) and Instagram (@QueenSquareFM)