VENDOR INFORMATION FOR 2022

Apple Pie Crafts Fair 2022 | Registration will open on Tues. Apr. 12th at 10:00am

Registration will open on Tues. April 12th at 10:00am for the 2022 Apple Pie Crafts Fair.   

Booths for last year’s Fair sold out in record time in less than 48 hours.  Apply early! 

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Apple Pie Crafts Fair 2022

The 48th Annual!

Sat. Aug. 27, 2022 |  9am-3pm | Rain or Shine |  Newport Town Common, Newport, NH

The Apple Pie Crafts Fair is an annual event sponsored by the Library Arts Center. Booth fees help to raise much-needed funds for exhibits, classes, and programs.

This iconic Fair features an apple pie contest & sale, live music throughout the day, and food vendors. It is open to both amateur and professional artists and craftspeople and will provide an opportunity to exhibit, market, and demonstrate your work.  The Apple Pie Crafts Fair attracts 3000+ people to Newport from a range of surrounding communities. 

*PLEASE NOTE:  The application for FOOD VENDORS and NON-PROFITS is different this year, and we are taking applications BEFORE we take payments for registration.  *See more info below on this page.

The Apple Pie Crafts Fair is proudly presented by the the Library Arts Center Gallery & Studio–a non-profit community arts organization in the heart of downtown Newport, New Hampshire.  Proceeds from Fair booth sales & the pie sale benefit the Arts Center’s exhibits & programs.

GUIDELINES & RULES for VENDORS:     

* HANDMADE ONLY *

We work hard to keep the Apple Pie Crafts Fair a true “Craft” Fair, therefore, we only feature HANDMADE craftsNo MLMs or non-handmade items.

Items for sale must be: 

  • 1) HANDMADE

  • 2) HANDMADE LOCALLY  – We consider “local” to mean made by someone who resides in NH or VT, or someone who has ties to our local region (for instance, someone who lives in Sunapee during the summer, or someone who grew up in Newport, etc.)  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

  • 3) HANDMADE BY YOU –  You may NOT re-sell handmade items that were created by someone else, or handmade items that were created by artisans overseas (such as jewelry, handbags, etc.)  

  • **If your items for sale do not meet all three of the above criteria, then you need not apply. 

  • If you have a question about our criteria for handmade items, and to see if your items would qualify, please don’t hesitate to call us at 603-863-3040 or email us at info@libraryartscenter.org.
  • NON-PROFITS:  Please inquire about booths for non-profit organizations. There is a very small quota for this category, and spaces fill quickly.
  • Space fees are non-refundable after August 15, 2022.
  • No vendor is accepted for booth space until payment is received in full. 
  • No booths will be booked on the morning of the fair.  
  • You will be responsible for providing your own display tables, tent (in case of rain and for shade) and managing your own sales transactions.
  • You will be assigned a specific booth space.  A map of booth locations will be posted at the bandstand on the common the evening before the fair, and also on our website www.libraryartscenter.org. 
  • Crafters MUST move their vehicles from around the common after unloading in order to make room for customers to park.  NO exceptions will be made. 
  • Registration confirmation will be made via email. Registration confirmation will be made via email. Application does not guarantee selection. Initial acceptance will be emailed within three weeks of your application.

2022 BOOTH SPACE OPTIONS: 

10’x10′ Booth Space on Common Interior – $60

(Smaller Booth/*NO ELECTRIC* available for booths of this size)

 

15’x15′ Booth Space on the Common Perimeter – $75

(Slightly Larger Booth Space/ *Electric is available upon request.

Non-profit Booth – $55

Booth spaces will be determined by Fair Committee / *Electric is available upon request.

**PLEASE NOTE:  The application for NON-PROFITS is different this year, and we are taking applications BEFORE we take payments for registration.

If your application is accepted, the fee for Non-profit Registration will be $55. 

Please complete the application here, and the selection committee will review.  If your application is accepted, you will receive an email with a link to complete your registration/payment for the Fair.  *Application is FREE.

Food Vendor Booth – $75

Booth spaces will be determined by Fair Committee / *Electric is available upon request.

*Food vendors will be placed according to the committee’s discretion.  

**PLEASE NOTE:  The application for FOOD VENDORS is different this year, and we are taking applications BEFORE we take payments for registration.

If your application is accepted, the fee for Food Vendor Registration will be $75.

Please complete the application here, and the selection committee will review.  If your application is accepted, you will receive an email with a link to complete your registration/payment for the Fair.  *Application is FREE.

FOOD VENDORS NOTE: The Library Arts Center reserves the right to disallow individual food items where vendor duplication exists or if it directly competes with Apple Pie Crafts Fair offerings. You will be notified of disallowed items, if selected, before fees are due. 

To see the map of the Common with the distinction between the two booth types, see the map below.

*There will be no “early bird” rates for this year’s Fair.

Want to be sure you are the first to know about registration for the 2023 Apple Pie Crafts Fair?  Join our vendor email list!  Click the link to sign up.