Thank you for considering participation in The Sterling Renaissance Festival as one of our juried Artisans. Please read the following information carefully, as this will answer many of your questions regarding our Festival and the application process. We look forward to working with you.
Please complete this Application Packet in its entirety and return as your proposal to participate in the Sterling Renaissance Festival Artisan Program.
The proposal must contain: completed Artisan Application, Product Description Page, Biographical Outline, required photos of your product, costume, and display set up as well as samples if possible.
A $50 non-refundable application fee made payable to: Empire Attractions LLC. must be included with your proposal. Submissions received without the application fee will not be accepted and will not be returned.
The Artisan Jury Committee convenes in January and May for new applicant considerations. You will be notified in writing within two weeks after the jury meeting, of your acceptance or denial into the Sterling Renaissance Festival Artisan Program.
If accepted, you will receive a packet containing an acceptance letter, your Guest Participation Agreement as well as our Festival rules and regulations. You will have approximately 30 days to pay your participant fees. The contract we offer becomes null and void if your required fees are not paid within the allotted time.
Please mail your completed proposal to:
Sterling Renaissance Festival
Attn: Artisan Director
15385 Farden Rd.
Sterling, NY 13156