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The Artfest Show 2015 Application Guidelines:


Accepting Applications starting January 1st 2015

Artfest Burlington May 30-31

Artfest Kingston July 1-4

Artfest Toronto September 4-7


Due to the Panam Games using the Distillery site for their programming, Artfest Toronto May & August shows have been cancelled for 2015. We will return to the Distillery in 2016.

NEW* Artfest Burlington May 30-31 2015

> online show application form

Please read the following guidelines carefully:

Exhibitor Eligibility

Only Canadian handmade products will be considered for exhibiting. Artfest Shows are juried art and craft shows. Only the finest artists and artisans offering original work (prints are accepted) will be accepted to exhibit.

Acceptable categories are: art, bodycare, candles, clothing, glass, fashion accessories, gourmet food, jewellery, leather, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, textile art, toys and wood products.

*Please note that the Artfest Toronto September 4-7 show is a Fine Art & Craft Show. The focus of this show is visual art, photography, sculpture, fine craft: glass, pottery, fine jewellery, and gourmet food. Please contact Lory if you have any questions.


  • A 10x10 WHITE tent (your own or rented) is required. We provide the 6x10 booth size white tents (limited number, on Tankhouse Lane only).
  • Two different product categories are permitted in one booth.
  • Corner booths are available (limited number $50 extra).
  • We provide and install the weights for the Toronto shows.
  • You must have Liability Insurance

Application Process

  • Complete the online application form (link is below).
  • NEW* a $100 deposit for each show selection is required and must accompany your online application (paypal, visa, MC, Amex, Interac Transfer). Deposit refunds will be issued by cheque following the final jurying process.
  • Submit 5 digital photographs of your product by email (see details below)
  • The jurying process is ongoing. You will be notified about your application status as soon as possible.
  • Successful applicants will be sent a payment processing form. You are required to submit your payment balance promptly (within 14 days of notification) to secure your exhibit space.

Submit Your Photos

  • Submit 5 photos and include a booth design photo (if you are new Artfest exhibitor) or proposed drawing. 
  • Size Requirements: resolution 300dpi and size 500px wide x any length.
  • Email Subject: Artfest Toronto May Images, Artfest Kingston Images, or Artfest Toronto Images. If you are applying to more than one show, then place all images in one email, and type all show names in the email subject line
  • send to:

Exhibit Fees 2015

  • Artfest Burlington Spring May 30-31, $350 (10x10) $525 (10x15) $700 (10x20)
  • Artfest Kingston July 1-July 4, (four days) $395 (10x10) $595 (10x15) $790 (10x20)
  • Artfest Toronto Fine Art Show Sept 4-7, (four days) $495 (10x10) $595 (6x10 tent included) $990 (10x20)

Show Payment

NEW* You are required to include a deposit of $100 for each show you apply for. Successful applicants will be notified by email following the adjudication process. A secure payment processing link will be included in that email. You are required to submit the balance of your show fee(s) payment promptly (within 14 days) to secure your exhibit space. You may pay by Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Paypal, Interac Transfer or cheque.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Show fees are refundable up to 30 days prior to the show start date with a cancellation fee of $50. After that date there are no refunds. A refund cheque will be mailed out 2 days after the cancellation date.

Application Deadlines

  • NEW* Artfest Burlington March 15th
  • Artfest Kingston Deadline April 1st
  • Artfest Toronto Fine Art Show May 15th


>online application form


Customer Service

If you have any trouble with the online application form, please contact Lory 705-293-2787 anytime. We will respond promptly.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and do not share ANY of your personal information that is collected during the application process. Please refer to the contract on the application form for further details.

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