The Pinehurst Business Guild welcomes nearly 200 artisans, crafters and more as it celebrates the 29th Annual Holly Arts and Crafts Festival. Held Saturday, October 20 from 10 am - 4 pm, the event is located in the heart of the Pinehurst's Historic District, and is free and open to the public.
The all-day event combines the talents of handcrafters in a variety of genres - from woodworking to glass, stitched art to lawn ornaments, hand-crafted jewelry to metal sculpture. Area restaurants and food vendors will dot the gathering as downtown shops offer sales and specials.
One of the largest fall craft events in the area, it�s a way to celebrate the fine arts of homemade goods in a unique setting.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
ELIGIBLE MEDIA: All art/craft items displayed and sold must be made by the exhibitor. Craft supplies, kits and commercially produced or imported items are not allowed.
The festival committee reserves the right to remove from the show any exhibitor or exhibit which it deems unacceptable or different from the photos submitted.
SELECTION METHOD: All new applicants wishing to exhibit must submit (4) color photos, three (3) of the work to be exhibited and one (1) of your display. (If you have been in the show for 3 consecutive years AND your craft has not changed you do not need to submit photos.) Photos will be returned with the notification of acceptance or non-acceptance.
PLEASE INCLUDE A SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE. Decision of the jury is final.
Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. A percentage of vendors are cycled out each year to maintain freshness. Include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with enough postage for the jury materials you are sending to be returned to you. Vendors can share a booth. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. Conditional Partial or Full Refunds by conditions such as date and whether your space is resold. Held Rain or Shine! ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. White Canopies Only. No Early Packup Allowed. Table Cloth or Drape Required. Food Service will take orders from and deliver to vendor booths. NO Setup until vehicle fully unloaded and moved. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Photos of workshop, supplies, or works in progress required.
All items must be entirely hand-made, no Embellishments only.
All items must be Fine Craft or Art.
Artist must be present day of show.
Table cloths required.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 5
quality levels explained