The MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival provides numerous opportunities to get involved with the four-day festival.
Visual Artists - Zapplication Web Online Application. Our 2016 applications will open July 15, 2015 and close on October 10, 2015.
For performing arts opportunities next year, please follow the following procedures:
Bands and Musical Entertainment (Local):
The Dallas Fort Worth Professional Musicians Union books our entire local and Texas bands and musical entertainment. Please contact: Mike Kennedy, Local 72-147 American Federation of Musicians Telephone 817-469-6040 Toll free in TX and OK 800-635-0072 www.musiciansdfw.org.
All variety or specialty street performers, including children's entertainment
Forward a press kit either via e-mail or regular mail to our office. Please contact: Judy Beaumier, 777 Taylor Street, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102
National entertainers, including stage performing arts specialty acts
Please contact Judy Beaumier, (614) 638-5206.
Caterers and Food Service Providers
We are no longer accepting applications for catering and on-site food service operations. We will post our 2016 application by July 15. The deadline for submission is December 15, 2015.
Non-profit booth spaces may be available at $1,050 per 10' x 10' space, and an IRS letter designating your organization as a non-profit, 501c3 organization will need to accompany your application. We encourage non-profit organizations to provide a children's activity in our MAIN ST. Creates! area, which comes with a corresponding reduction in the fee for the space. If you would like to exhibit in the MAIN ST. Creates! area (without providing an activity), the fee is $750.
Commercial space costs are $6,000 for a 10' x 10' booth, $11,000 for a 10' x 20' booth and $20,000 for a 20' x 20' booth.
Novelty space is available for a flat guarantee of $1,050 per 10' x 10' space against 32.6% of sales. Novelty spaces are only available in the MAIN ST. Creates! area of the event. Novelty booths are defined as those offering activities, crafts or special art programs that charge a fee in order to participate in the activity.