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Art Vendors!

Application for Arts on the Avenue Festival 2023 will be posted Jan-Feb 2023. Please stay tuned. 

Participation Guidelines!

  • All application forms will be processed on a first come, first serve basis and your application does not guarantee you a spot regardless if you have participated in the past or not. Space is limited. 

  • All vendors are provided a space for a 10' x 10' tent. Vendors are responsible for providing their own 10x10 tent as well as any tables, chairs or display units. Tents must be weighed down.

  • Market management reserves the right to re-assign stalls at their discretion.

  • All vendors must respect the 10’x10’ stall size and customer access to neighbouring stalls or the flow of customers through the market.

  • Vendors must keep their stall space and surrounding area clean and remove all debris at the end of the day. Vendors must remove their own garbage. 

  • Vendors will receive detailed instructions regarding setup/takedown and tent location closer to the event.

  • All Vendors must be an current member of the Arts Council. 

  • A vendor may sell non-food products, services and personal services.

  • Vendors must follow all Covid-19 Related protocol. (This protocol may change, updated versions will be emailed to the vendor shortly prior to the event). 


  • Vendor fee payment instructions will be included in the application acceptance email. Payments can be made by credit card, email transfers or cheque. 

  • Each 10'x10' Vendor space is $40 for Light Up the Night on August 27th, 2022. Vendors are limited to 2 spaces max. Hours are 6pm-9:30pm.

  • Each 10'x10' Vendor space is $80 for Arts on the Avenue on August 28th, 2022. Vendors are limited to 2 spaces max. Hours are 10am-4pm.

  • Community Not-for-Profit groups interested in a 10'x10' space will need to pay a $15 fee and are limited to 1 space max. There is limited registration space for community groups.

Jury Criteria - Sunday Market

  • All work must represent the artist’s original design. Any work created from a commercial pattern, kit or template will NOT be accepted.

  • Artists may only display and sell work of the same style and quality that has been accepted by the jury.

  • Commercially produced cards must be subordinate to the actual work.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations prior to June 30th, 2022 will receive full refund less $25.00 administration fee.

  • Cancellations after on or after July 1st, 2022 forfeit entire registration fee.

  • $40.00 NSF cheque charge. 

  • All entries will be handled with care. However, festival organizers shall bear no responsibility or liability for loss or damage to submissions.

This festival consists of two events:

Light up the Night on August 27th 6pm-9:30pm
Arts on the Avenue on August 28th 10am-4pm

Location is Downtown Ladysmith on 1st Avenue from Warren Street to Buller Street.  Vendors can choose to apply to either dates. 

Please Note:

  • ​​​If you are a new artist to Arts on the Avenue the works you submit in your application must be accurate samples of what you plan to sell at the event and these samples will be juried. 

  • If you are a past participant that does not need to be juried please submit photos of your work for the application form that we can use for advertising purposes.

How to Apply!

  1. Make sure to read all the participation guidelines above

  2. Are you a member of the Arts Council of Ladysmith and District? If not, you will need to become one,  the fee for this is $30 for the year. You can find more about becoming a member 

  3. As part of the registration process you will need to fill out our indemnification form. You can find our indemnification form here. 

  4. If you application is successful you will need to pay a vendor fee, payment instructions will be in the application acceptance email. 

  5. Ready to Submit? Submit a registration application to our event through are application page at 

  • If you do not get an email from after registering please make sure to check your spam folder.


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