FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Aislinn Spain, Operations Assistant
CALL FOR CRAFTERS AND ARTISANS FOR 2015 FUN FOURTH FESTIVAL
GREENSBORO, N.C. – March 17, 2015 - Organizers for this year’s Fun Fourth Festival in downtown Greensboro are accepting applications for crafters and skilled artisans for their Craftscene on Saturday, July 4. More than 90,000 people are expected at this year’s street festival.
Craftscene offers three different vending opportunities.
· Handmade Crafts: the sale of items made from start to finish by the applicant.
· Commercial Crafts: the sale of items that the applicant designs, creates, or produces with assistance from others.
· Service Crafts: the sale of face or hair painting; psychic readings; Henna tattoos; airbrushed tattoos; etc.
Design and artistic excellence are considered for paintings, graphics, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, photography and mixed media. Items must be acceptable for family viewing.
For Handmade Crafts only, $100 awards will be given in the Best of Show, Best Guilford County Artisan and Best Presentation/Display categories. Awards of excellence are sponsored by VF Jeanswear.
Interested parties are required to submit an application for participation in the 2015 Fun Fourth Festival Craftscene. The application is available for download or online submission at www.funfourthfestival.org
The deadline for submitting Craftscene applications is June 1, 2015. Please note that Marketplace and Food Vending are by invitation only.
For more information about the Fun Fourth Festival, please visit www.funfourthfestival.org, www.facebook.com/Fun4thGSO, follow on Twitter @Fun4thGSO, or call 336.274.4595.