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Call for Vendors: Rising Sun Festival, Sept. 15-16

July 14, 2012 Leave a comment
Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts. Image provided by Ohio County Tourism and used with written permission.

By Kendal R. Miller
On behalf of Ohio County Tourism

In conjunction with the 4th annual 2012 Rising Sun (IN) Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts, local and area artists, non-profit organizations, and food vendors are invited to participate. The event will take place along the Ohio River and in historic downtown Rising Sun, Indiana.

Held on Sat., Sept. 15 from 10:30am-7:00pm and Sun., Sept. 16 from 11am-4:00pm, the festival showcases nearly 50 juried fine artisans and craftspeople in various mediums from across the U.S. Artists will be competing for over $8000 in awards.

A call for vendors is being announced for a separate area of booth space available to non-juried artists, food vendors, and non-profit organizations. A fee of $50 is required.  Applicants are ineligible for prize money and must provide a professional display including a 10’X10’ tent or food cart. The deadline to apply is Wed., Aug. 15, 2012.

Along with showcasing fine art and crafts along the scenic Ohio River waterfront and in the historic downtown district the event will have live entertainment and wine tastings.

For applications or more information, contact the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Commission at 888-776-4786 or e-mail

More information is available on the Web site and the Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts fan page on Facebook.