Join the Craft & Market Fair

Application for 2024 - coming soon!

The Craft and Market Fair at Montgomery Fest is a fan-favorite of Montgomery Fest. Attendees are excited to see which vendors are present yearly and look forward to seeing you. 

WHEN & WHERE
Saturday, August 17, and Sunday, August 18

LOCATION *NEW IN 2024+
The VFW Post #7452 has graciously extended its parking lot space for our Craft & Market Fair this year. This will allow additional booth spaces and enable the vendors to stay in the exact location for sales on both days. Plus- the VFW hosts additional fest activities and entertainment, and you will be right there with the action. VFW Post #7452 is directly across from the Montgomery Village Hall off River St. at 121 N. River St.
+ Location is subject to change at the discretion of the Village of Montgomery. 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2024
April 1 – Applications Available 
July 15 – Applications Due 
July 30 – Acceptance and Load-in Instructions Distributed to Vendors

SHOW DATES & HOURS OF OPERATION
Saturday, August 17, 2024 | 10:00A – 7:00P
Sunday, August 18, 2024 | 10:00A – 7:00P

BOOTH FEES & RESTRICTIONS
The 2024 fees and guidelines will be available when the applications are launched on or about April 1.

BOTH TYPE & ELIGIBILITY

CRAFT

MARKET

NONPROFIT

Includes the selling of goods that are made by hand by the crafter. 

100% of the items sold at the booth must be hand-crafted to qualify for the crafter pricing.

Includes the resale of manufactured goods or services.

Crafters or artisans selling handmade and manufactured goods will be considered Market.

This includes NFP (501c3), schools, religious organizations, etc. Sales are not authorized.

Proper documentation of 501c3 and federal tax identification may be required.





The Montgomery Fest committee reserves the right to approve applications, view each booth after set-up, and request the removal of any items deemed inappropriate for sale at Montgomery Fest. Any violation of these rules may result in immediate removal from the Montgomery Fest Craft & Market Fair and disqualification from any future craft events sponsored by the Village of Montgomery. Fees are nonrefundable in these instances.

DISPLAY GUIDELINES
One canopy per space is allowed. Participants must furnish their display material, chairs, stands, tables, tents, etc. Electricity is not available, and fuel generators are not permitted. No oversized canopies will be allowed. Trailers/vehicles will not be allowed in the craft area. Booths are to be kept neat. Entrants must remain for the entire show.

SECURITY
Exhibitors are fully responsible for their work and property care, safety, and security. Although the Montgomery Fest grounds will be patrolled at night, neither the Village of Montgomery nor its designees are responsible or liable for any damage, theft, or loss of works or property that occurs. Exhibits must be supervised during Craft and Market Show business hours.

CONTACT
Rosie Boeing
Community Engagement & Event Coordinator
331-212-9008
rboeing@montgomeryil.org