Genesee Valley Fare and Ware Festival

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Join us for the Second Annual Genesee Valley Fare and Ware Festival presented by Genesee Valley Council on the Arts! Our festival will be on Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at the Highbanks Recreational Area in Letchworth State Park. For two days we will celebrate and enjoy all that our region has to offer including work of local farmers, chefs, brewers and artists! There will be live music and demonstrations throughout the weekend. 

APPLY TODAY TO BE A 2018 GVF&W VENDOR! DOWNLOAD OUR APPLICATION, RULES AND REGULATIONS HERE

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 30, 2018

We appreciate our event partners, the Livingston County Chamber of Commerce and Letchworth State Park.

Buy your tickets to taste wine, beer, spirits, mead and cider! Only $10!


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General Admission is Free!

Come to the Festival!
The Second Annual Genesee Valley Fare and Ware Festival
Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th, 2018 from 11am-6pm both days
Located at the Highbanks Recreation Area at Letchworth State Park.
$10 park admission per vehicle. Tickets are $10 if you would like to taste alcohol. ID required to taste alcoholic beverages.
Please contact Betsy at 585-243-6785 or betsy@livingstonarts.org

Calendar Information:
What: Second Annual Genesee Valley Fare and Ware Festival, sponsored by Livingston Arts, Livingston County Chamber of Commerce and Letchworth State Park.
Where: Highbanks Recreation Area at Letchworth State Park.
When: Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th, 2018 from 11am-6pm both days
Vendor Fees: $135.00 for a 10×10 space, $250 for a 20×20 space. Payment is due by May 1st, 2017.
Attendees: $10 park admission per vehicle. Tickets are $8 until June 1st and $10 after if you would like to taste alcohol. ID required to taste alcoholic beverages.
Contact: Betsy Harris, Executive Director, Livingston Arts, betsy@livingstonarts.org or 585.243.6785.

Frequently Asked VENDOR Questions

Q: Where can I get insurance for the festival?
A: Short-term packages are available from www.actinsurance.com. They offer 2-day general liability event insurance coverage starting at $39.

Q: How are you handling sales tax?
A: We require that all vendors supply us with a copy of their sales tax certificate. To apply for a sales tax certificate please visit the NYS Taxation and Finance webpage at https://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/tg_bulletins/st/how_to_register_for_nys_sales_tax.htm

Q: Is there an application fee?
A: There is no application fee.

Q: How much is it?
A: For a 10×10 space for both days it will be $135.00.

Q: What if I want larger than a 10×10 space?
A: We can offer you a 20×20 space for $250.00.

Q: When will I find out if I am accepted as a vendor?
A: Vendor’s will be notified by April 30, 2018.

Q: If I am accepted as a vendor, when do I have to pay my dues?
A: Your vendor fee is due to Livingston Arts by May 18, 2018.

Q: Do I have to be present both days of the event to attend?
A: Yes.

Q: How long is the festival?
A: The festival is for two days, June 16th and 17th, 2018 from 11am-6pm both days.

Q: Will a commission or further fees be charged to me during or after the event?
A: No, we only ask the vendor pay their vendor fees.

Q: Who can I contact if I have any questions?
A: Please contact Betsy Harris at 585-243-6785 or emailto:betsy@livingstonarts.org

Thank you so much to Rob Antonucci’s Geneseo Central Art Department Graphic Design class for creating some awesome logos for our new festival! The winner is Kenny Haywood’s design shown here(top)! A close second was Kyle Hochbrueckner’s design also shown (bottom). We hope you enjoy and are as impressed with the talent of the students and teachers in Livingston County!

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