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Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point, Stamford, CT

Show Information – Load in and set up

Exhibitors - We are currently working on mapping out the festival, and Booth ID will be forwarded and available Friday morning, July 27, 2018

July 28- 29, 2018 Saturday 10 – 5, Sunday 10 – 5 rain or shine 

GPS – 100 Washington Blvd. Stamford, CT 06902

Dear Exhibitor, 

We are excited to see you soon and have you with us to exhibit at the Stamford Art Festival at Harbor Point, Harbor Point Rd. and Pacific Street, Stamford, CT – July 28 & 29, 2018. We appreciate your support and participation in this juried Arts event. 

Newly renovated Harbor Point area is a mecca of shops, restaurants and living space overlooking the beautiful Stamford Harbor. The venue is stunning and impressive. This will be the fourth year for this event and will be followed by the SoNo Arts Festival. The format and quality will be based on the Bruce Museum shows in Greenwich, CT. 

As a museum quality juried Fine Art and Fine Crafts Festival, all artworks exhibited must be handmade and created by the artist. The Artist must be present to represent their artwork for both days of the two days Art Festival. Stamford Art Festival is a free community arts event. Bios, education and demos are strongly encouraged and courtesy of Jerry’s Artarama, free art materials are made available to inspire new artists. 

Set-up - There will be set-up Friday July 27, from 2:00pm on and Saturday, July 28, (as early as you want) from 6 – 9:00am
You will be able to park nearby but you may wish to bring a hand truck. 

Displays - Each exhibitor is responsible for providing their own display and all exhibit equipment. Displays must be attractive and crowd proof. All tents must be properly weighted. Bring WEIGHTS and even extra weights if you have them. There are sprinklers on site, so there can be NO STAKING DOWN.
You will be displaying on a flat ground or the wooden boardwalk, overlooking the harbor. 

Security - is provided Friday and Saturday nights. You are at your own risk. Do not leave valuables in your booth overnight.
Overnight vehicle parking is allowed on site or very nearby at 1 Elmcroft Road. in the visitor parking lot. 

Parking – large vehicles – park at 1 Elmcroft Road in the visitor lot or in the large fenced in lot at the corner of Remington St and Pacific Street. Please post the green parking pass on your dash and on any trailer. FOLLOW PARKING INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN.
DO NOT PARK in the MARINA or the middle Harbor Point Rd., THEY WILL TOW!!! 

Preferably no generators – Tell us if you need a space that will allow a generator!!! They must be small, quiet, vented and moved away from impacting other exhibits. (You must inform us ahead for proper space location.) 

Pets - The show is pet friendly to friendly pets. 

PR - We need your help to get the word out. Enclosed you will find a jpg to post to your social media and to share with patrons. We are running TV commercials and have articles and ads in local papers as well as several 30 ft. banners and road signs across Fairfield County. Remember to post on social media from the show during the weekend too!

If you have any questions, concerns or need to cancel, please contact us. - Suebg.art@gmail.com (518) 852-6478

We are looking forward to seeing you soon. Travel safe. 

Sue Brown Gordon 

Festival Director, Gordon Fine Arts