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2024 Solon Summer Festival Contract Submission 

Calling all local art/craft and farmer’s market vendors! Solon Summer Festival (held this year in place of Solon Home Days) is seeking local vendors to showcase and sell your goods and items this upcoming summer! Solon Summer Festival will be held at Solon Community Park (this is an outdoor citywide festival). Each year the event draws in thousands from across Northeast Ohio!

Get ready to soak up the summer vibes at Summer Festival! Join us in celebrating the warmth of the season with your family, friends, and neighbors in a day filled with music, delicious food, and a plethora of exciting activities.

Dance the day away to live performances featuring local artists, setting a perfect soundtrack for a summer celebration. Satisfy your taste buds with a variety of delectable treats from our lineup of food trucks and snack vendors. Create lasting memories with the wide range of children’s activities, including face painting, caricature drawings, and carnival style games. Giant slides, bounce houses and more await the little ones for an afternoon of endless fun.

Connect with your neighbors and friends as we come together to celebrate the spirit of community. Share laughter, stories and make new friends under the summer sun.

Don’t miss out on Summer Festival – where summer memories are made and community spirit shines!

Be sure to submit your completed Application and Show Contract, along with your fee, as soon as possible to guarantee your space at this year’s event. Space is limited; vendors will be given priority on a first-come, first-serve basis based upon review of work. 

All of our Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows are promoted heavily through advertising in local papers, online event listings, our web site/blog, outdoor advertising, and social media (links can be found on bottom of the page!)

Event Information:

Where:

Solon Community Park

6679 SOM Center Rd.

Solon, OH 44139

When:

July 28, 2024- Admission and parking is free to the public. 

Show Hours:

12:00PM-7:00PM

BASE COST, ADDITIONAL FEES, & HOW TO PAY:

To exhibit all vendors are required to have a transient vendor’s license (it costs $25.00 to obtain one) this allows you to sell at a public venue, and the city does come and inspect frequently. A copy of your vendor’s license is due at the latest, the Monday before the event (you can still send in your app with payment while you await the license to arrive). You can find the form to obtain a license here.


The cost to participate in this event is $150.00 this includes a 10x10 space. Vendors are required to provide the following:

- 10x10 tent with weights and/or stakes. 
- Any tables and/or chairs you would like to use in your tent.

**PLEASE NOTE, WE DO REQUIRE TENTS, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A TENT, YOU WILL NEED TO GET ONE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT. IF YOU NEED TO PURCHASE ONE, WE RECOMMEND AMAZON. THEY CAN BE PURCHASED FOR AS LOW AS $63.99.**

Please note, your uploaded application/contract must accompany your fee and will not be considered complete until both are received. 

SHOW SPACE:

Participating vendors will receive a 10x10 foot assigned space to use. Vendors are required to provide their own setups completely. This includes tables, table covers, chairs etc. 

If you require more than one 10x10 space, please feel free to register for multiple booth spaces. Each additional space is an additional $150.00.

ELECTRICITY:

At this time electric hookups are unavailable for this show. You are more than welcome to bring your own battery-operated lighting for use in your tents. 

FOOD:

Food trucks will be on site at this event.

CHECK-IN & CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE:

We require check-in on show days. Check-in may be satisfied by showing a copy of your confirmation email for this particular event indicating you are registered to participate. A signed contract must be on file before check-in will be complete. 

PLEASE BE SURE YOU RECEIVED A CONFIRMATION EMAIL FROM US ONCE YOU SUBMIT EVERYTHING. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL IMMEDIATELY UPON SUBMITTING, REACH OUT! YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE WITHOUT IT AND ARE NOT CONSIDERED REGISTERED UNLESS YOU HAVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL!

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

Vendor Contract

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