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Call for ColorPalooza vendors

Vendor applications for the 2019 ColorPalooza event are now available.
Post Date:January 11, 2019
The City of Lewisville is now accepting vendor applications for ColorPalooza 2019: A Celebration of Spring.

Artists, artisans, craft exhibitors, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply as the success of ColorPalooza is largely dependent on a variety of vendors offering different artistic and environmental options.

ColorPalooza, the annual outdoor festival, will be held on Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., in historic Old Town Lewisville. Admission to the festival will be free, although some activities will carry a nominal charge. This festival features a wide variety of exhibits and interactive events with a “spring feel” for the whole family. Visitors will get to show off their artistic abilities, watch skilled artists create one-of-a-kind artwork, marvel at and create colorful sidewalk chalk art, and learn how to better care for the Earth and make their homes more environmentally friendly. There also will be emphasis on interactive events for children, including inflatable play structures and creative arts and crafts stations.

Applications are available for: Food vendors, Artist/Exhibitor vendors, Non-profit vendors, Food Exhibitor vendors, and Eco-Alley vendors.

To qualify as an Artist/Exhibitor vendor, all products on display must be handcrafted, hand-stitched, homemade, or manufactured by the applicant or applicant’s representatives. Examples include paintings, sculpture, pottery/ceramics, textile arts, photography, hand-carved items, handmade jewelry, bead work, up-cycled materials, mosaics, hand-sewn quilts, crafts, leather-working, metalworking, stained glass, and blown glass objects.

Non-profit organizations wanting to participate in ColorPalooza are welcome and encouraged to provide some type of interactive craft or art project during the event to reinforce the festival theme.

Application deadline is Monday, March 18. Vendor applications can be downloaded at LewisvilleColorPalooza.com. For answers to vendor-related questions, contact Jamie Milstead at jmilstead@cityoflewisville.com.

The festival features Chalk this Way, the annual sidewalk chalk art extravaganza; Eco Alley; live musical performances on the Lonestar Toyota of Lewisville Stage in Wayne Ferguson Plaza; Do-It-Yourself Tie Dye; strolling entertainers; cultural group performances; midway attractions; and more.
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