Great American Beach Party

Great American Beach Party

Posted by ArtServe

Posted: Dec, 16, 2016

Call for Artists


 Fort Lauderdale, FL, Unknown

Festival Opportunity | Limited Space Available.  APPLY NOW
Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Event Starts: 11:30 am – 8:00 pm.


ArtServe seeks entries for Art and Handmade Craft Vendors for The Great American Beach Party hosted by the City of Fort Lauderdale. A portion of Fort Lauderdale’s world famous A1A will be transformed into an entertainment packed beach party featuring art, music, live performances, a sand sculpting competition, classic car show and fun activities for the entire family.


AIA from the ‘Elbo Room’ (A1A & Las Olas Blvd.) north, past the Ritz Carlton hotel.

Space Specification:

10’x10’ space

Artists are required set up & provide their own:

Tents, Tables & Chairs
Artist Requirements:

Booth must be occupied at all times. Vendors are expected to set up between 8am and 11am. All Vendors must break down at 8pm.  Vendors may not break down earlier than specified time. Vendors are solely responsible for any/all items displayed in space.

Artists may share a space, limit 2 per space. Artwork & Handmade Crafts must be approved in advance. Please submit two jpeg images and a brief description of your artwork for each artist planning to vend.

Art to be Accepted:

*Only handmade art and products will be considered for acceptance. No resale items permitted, only original pieces created by the artist. Handmade pieces of any type are acceptable, including, but not limited to: drawing, photography, small sculptures, hand-blended spices, wearable art, jewelry designers, caricaturist, and more.

Set up:

Artist areas must be set up by 11am.  Set up may begin as early as 8 am.

Check in:

A check-in tent will be located on site.  ArtServe event coordinators will be standing by to offer direction to your assigned space and answer questions. Spaces will be assigned on a 1st come basis on the day of event – so set up early for the best location!


Artists are required to keep their space open until 8 pm.  Break down may begin at 8 pm.

Access & Parking:

Artists will be directed to a designated area to unload. After unloading, artists are required to move vehicles to designated parking at the base of the bridge.

Fees & Deadline for space request:

$75 pre-registration fee is only available until April 20, 2018 at 5:00pm

Afterwards, $100 standard fee will apply from April 21 to May 18 at 5:00pm.

We accept cash and credit cards. If paying with check make it payable to ArtServe, Inc. Payment is due within 5 days of participation acceptance. Fee is non-refundable.

Reserving Space:

After being accepted, participants will be notified & required to complete the attached agreement and forward to ArtServe with full non-refundable payment.  Space will be assigned in numerical sequence beginning at the north end of the festival area.  Artists may not select space.

Sale of Work:

Artist is responsible for any and all sales.


ArtServe – 954.462.8190 X217

1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304