TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Artists and artisans: Vendor registration opens Friday for the 2022 Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at Reid Park.
The two-day event, held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 26 and 27, respectively, is a 30+ year tradition in Tucson, attracting vendors from the entire southwest region.
Organizers are looking for approximately 140 vendors who sell unique, handmade goods.
This year, the fair is implementing a jury process for vendor selection, and goods are selected based on a number of criteria including originality and shopper appeal.
Interested participants should apply online before 5 p.m. on the Friday, Aug.19 deadline.
The 2022 Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair:
- Gene C. Reid Park
- Saturday, Nov. 26 - Sunday, Nov. 27, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Additional applicant information:
- Accepted vendors will be notified by Friday, Sept. 23
- Late applicants will be placed on a waitlist
- No application fee; accepted vendors will need to pay a $90 participation fee
- Setup dates:
- Friday, Nov. 25, noon - 6 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 26, 7 - 8:45 a.m.
- Fair layout
- Online application
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