The 2013 AVENUES STREET FAIR will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Avenues Street Fair Committee held its first of many 2013 committee meetings on March 2nd, April 6th and May 4th (Star Wars Day "May the Fourth (and Force) be with you!" During the meetings, we determined the location for this year's Fair. We cannot announce the location until we inform the neighbors along the Fair route, and until the City gives us our Special Events Permit.
The next Street Fair committee meeting is Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. at the Sweet Branch Library, 9th Avenue and F Street.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - To volunteer for the 2013 Street Fair (we still have many volunteer opportunities) plesae contact volunteer coordinator Sydney Fonnesbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 801-363-4848, or plan to come to the next Avenues Street Fair committee meeting.
2013 FEATURED ARTIST CHOSEN! - We are pleased to announce that we have selected our 2013 Featured Artist for the 2013 Avenues Street Fair!
Bernard Simbari, an Avenues resident for almost 30 years and retired dermatologist, Dr. Simbari began art and music therapy in the fall of 2008 after a stroke in 2007. He he has produced over 375 colored pen “paintings”. His work has been seen in the Art Access Partners Program, and he was the Reuel's Featured Artist of May 2012. His works are hanging in the student lounge at the University of Utah's Speech and Hearing Clinic. He has one of the most prolific collections of Arts and Crafts in the western United States. Below is the image he has created for the 2013 Avenues Street Fair:
We look forward to seeing his creation on our commemorative poster, on our event t-shirt, and in our various print ads and promotional materials. Dr. Simbari will have a booth at the Fair on September 7. Thank you Dr. Simbari for producing our theme art for the 2013 Avenues Street Fair!
Thank you to all the wonderful local artists who applied to be Featured Artist.
2013 BOOTH FEES and APPLICATION - The fees for a booth at the 2013 Avenues Street Fair have been published:
Food Vendors: $150.00 per booth space (includes one water and one power connection).
Retail Vendors: $100.00 (Preference will be given first to Avenues businesses, second to hand-made arts and crafts).
Political Booths: $100.00 (jurisdiction for all candidates must include the Avenues).
Non-Profit Organizations: $80.00 (information only, not allowed to sell anything at the Fair).
Children's Crafts Booth: $25.00 (Must feature crafts or art made by the child, parents must sign the booth application).
All applications will be charged a $50.00 security deposit. The deposit will be refunded after the Fair if you do the following: 1. arrive on time in the morning, 2. if you do not start breaking down your booth before 6 p.m., and 3. if you leave your booth area clean of trash at the end of the Fair.
NOTE: All applications received after the August 1st deadline will be charged a late fee of $25.00 in addition to regular booth fees.
CLICK HERE for a 2013 booth application and more information.