HOW DO I APPLY?
We open up our application 1-3 months before each show.
Spring Fling Applications have Closed.
Craffin' Holiday Applications will open end of summer 2013.
The best way to stay informed of when shows are announced and when applications go live is to follow us on Facebook, Twitter or by joining our mailing list. Food vendors are not permitted to sell at Craftin' Outlaws.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Every show has a $10 non-refundable application fee. When the applications are made available you are provided with the corresponding Paypal link and a mailing address if you wish to submit your payment by check.
Spring booth fees cost $75, Holiday booth fees cost $100.
All payments required have deadline dates, make sure you send yours in on time.
HOW DOES YOUR JURY WORK?
Craftin' Outlaws has a 3-5 person jury who reviews every application that comes in. Each jury member has a fine eye for detail and a love of handmade goods.
We first make sure you have submitted your application fee. If you have not submitted your application fee, your application is considered void.
The jury reviews your website and looks at 3-5 product listings. We review your cost of finished goods, item descriptions and your shops cohesiveness as a whole.
WHAT IF I WANT TO APPLY WITH A FRIEND?
This is acceptable and allowed ONLY if you have provided their information with yours at the time of completing the application. There is a space provided to include their information within the form.
Both applicants are reviewed at the same time. Only one application fee need be applied and only 1 booth fee is required if you both are accepted. The primary applicant is notified by email.
You are treated as one vendor for the duration of the event. You share your booth space by splitting this space in half.
If you are accepted and bring a friend who was not listed on your application, you will both immediately be asked to leave the show.
WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED?
We post when the applications have closed and you are notified by email of your acceptance status. Typically notifications are sent out 1 week after applications are closed.
If you are accepted you will be notified of the next step in completing your application process.
If you are not accepted, please know that hundreds of applications are submitted. You may certainly contact an organizer for a shop review if requested. Please see Application Tips at the bottom of the page.
HOW LARGE IS A VENDOR SPACE?
Each vendor is given a 10' x 10' booth space, (1) 6' table and 2 chairs.
You may certainly bring in your own table, fixtures, grid wall or custom display.
You may not adhere, hammer or lean anything against the property of the venue.
We are guest in their facilty, we should treat their venue with respect.
WHAT OTHER DETAILS MIGHT YOU BE CONCERNED WITH?
Electricity can be provided for an additional fee.
WiFi is available and the password is submitted with your acceptance packet.
Parking is $7 and we offer no discounted passes. Parking is the vendors responsability.
Booth request are permitted. For instance; if you are pregnant and need to be placed near the restrooms or if you wish to be placed near another vendor. Please know we do our best to work with you but make no promises.
Volunteers are available to watch your booth if you need a break.
QUICK FAQS ABOUT THE SHOW
Craftin' Outlaws is in it's 9th year.
Craftin' Outlaws has a loyal fan base and our attendance continues to grow.
We attract 3,000- 4,500 customers per show.
General admission is always free and we welcome individuals of all ages.
Craftin' Outlaws has and continues to obtain advertising space in local print media, online blogs, radio spots and television .
We create 60 posters and 2,000 fliers which are distributed around the city. 3,000 programs are given out the day of the show.
Promotion of each vendor is given on our social media sites.
Do take good photos. * Do not have your website under construction or your store on vacation at any point during the application or jury process. * Have plenty of items listed in your store that best depict the items you intend on selling. * Well written listing descriptions provide the jury with more insight on your brand, your products and your process. * When providing a website on your application form, websites are preferred but Etsy store fronts are acceptable and are preferred over photo based sites like Flickr, your Facebook page or your blog.