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Artist FAQ

Frequently Asked VENDOR Questions

Q: Where can I get insurance for the festival?
A: Short-term packages are available from www.actinsurance.com. They offer 2-day general liability event insurance coverage starting at $39. *All vendors assume responsibility for their products and booths and must provide their own insurance. Food and beverage vendors must comply with NYS law.

Q: How are you handling sales tax?
A: We require that all vendors supply us with their sales tax number. To apply for a sales tax certificate please visit the NYS Taxation and Finance webpage at https://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/tg_bulletins/st/how_to_register_for_nys_sales_tax.htm

Q: Where can I download an application?
A: You can download our vendor packet here which includes our rules and regulations as well as the application on the last two pages. When you apply, please only send us your application NOT payment. Just because you apply does NOT guarantee you a spot in the festival. You will notified via email in April if you have been accepted. (You may also apply online here)

Q: Is there an application fee?
A: There is no application fee.

Q: How much is it?
A: For a 10×10 space for both days it will be $135.00.

Q: What if I want larger than a 10×10 space?
A: We can offer you a 10×20 space for $250.00.

Q: When will I find out if I am accepted as a vendor?
A: Vendor’s will be notified by March 1, 2019.

Q: If I am accepted as a vendor, when do I have to pay my dues?
A: Your vendor fee is due to GVCA by April 15, 2019.
**Vendors who submit payment by March 15, 2019 will receive a 10% discount.**

Q: Do I have to be present both days of the event to attend?
A: Yes.

Q: How long is the festival?
A: The festival is for two days, June 15th from 11am-6pm and June 16th, 2018 11am-5pm.

Q: Will a commission or further fees be charged to me during or after the event?
A: No, we only ask the vendor pay their vendor fees.

Q: Who can I contact if I have any questions?
A: Please contact Deborah Bump at 585-243-6785 or email director@gvartscouncil.org