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Vendors at Artsplosure Events

Food and Novelty Vendors

It’s not a party without good food! Twice each year, in the months leading up to First Night® Raleigh on New Year’s Eve and Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival the third weekend in May, Artsplosure issues a “call for vendors.”

Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2020 Vendor Applications:

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Downtown Raleigh – May 16-17, 2020

Each fall, Artsplosure issues a “call for artists” interested in exhibiting and selling at its namesake festival held each year on the third weekend in May. All work displayed or offered for sale must be the artist’s own creation. Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 2019.

The final deadline for entries is February 7, 2020. If you are an Artist and was accepted in this year’s Art Market, please use the payment button below to pay for your booth fee. The booth fee is due no later than 5:00 pm on March 23, 2020.

Please Note: Deposit payments must be made using PayPal, cash, or cashier checks

For inquiries, please contact Art Market and Vendor Manager, Hannah Liebel via the form below.

Artsplosure Vendor Deposit

Live & Local: Spring Fest 2020 Vendor Applications:

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Hillsborough Street, Downtown Raleigh – April 18, 2020

Artsplosure is looking for artisans in a wide variety of crafts and goods, who live in or near the Triangle area, and are interested in exhibiting and selling their artwork/crafts at the Live & Local Spring Fest on Hillsborough Street. All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.

This festival is produced by Artsplosure, the Raleigh Arts Festival, Inc. in partnership with Live it Up! Hillsborough Street and will take place along Hillsborough Street in Raleigh directly across NC State University. It will feature live music, art, food trucks, children and community activities.

For inquiries, please contact Art Market and Vendor Manager, Hannah Liebel via the form below.

Live & Local Spring Fest Vendor Deposit

First Night Raleigh 2020 Vendor Applications:

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Downtown Raleigh, Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2:00 pm – 12:00 am

For inquiries, please contact Art Market and Vendor Manager, Hannah Liebel via the form below.

If you have questions about the vending application process, or if you wish to be included in our food/beverage or specialty item vendor mailing list to be notified of future opportunities, please send us an email via the contact form below. Please include your name, valid postal mailing address, and email address.

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