PO Box 1343
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 865-3636

Welcome to the the Festival Productions online application website.

This site contains:

  • A complete listing of all events we are producing this season
  • A brief description of each event
  • A schedule of space fees for each event in a number of categories
  • General instructions that pertain to all events, such as space size, availability of electricity, etc.
  • How to apply for any of our events

Calendar of Events

Scroll down past the buttons to the EVENT CALENDAR section of this page to view the complete schedule of events and read a brief description of each event. To obtain additional information about each events, click on the GENERAL INFORMATION ALL FESTIVALS button below. If you still have questions regarding a specific event, please click on the CONTACT US button at the top of this page and send your question in via email.


How to Sign Up for an Event

This website allows you to apply for any of our events without the need to fill out a paper application, collect paper photos, and mail in a payment (You still have the option of sending in a check if you prefer that form of payment). Additionally, you can check the status of your application, receive your acceptance, get your space assignments, and download a site map all from the comfort of your home.

First Time Applicants

If this is your first time using the online application process, we suggest you start by reading the description of the application process, the general instructions for all festivals, and the event description in the calendar section below. Just click on the HOW TO APPLY FOR AN EVENT and GENERAL INFORMATION ALL FESTIVALS buttons below. Once you have read all the instructions, you can click on the NEW APPLICANTS APPLY ONLINE button to fill out and submit an online application.

Applicants with existing vendor accounts

If you have applied for any of our events in the past, you should have a vendor account already set up. Type in your user name (email address) and enter your password and then click on the LOGIN button to the right to gain access to your account page. If you do not remember your user name or password, DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

If you create a new account, you will lose any priority status and all the previous event and space assignment history. To retrieve your access information, click on the FORGOT PASSWORD link.

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2015 58th Annual Saratoga Rotary Art Show Jury Application
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - Sunday, May 3, 2015 (10am - 5pm)
West Valley-Mission Community - 14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA, 95070
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The 58th Annual Saratoga Art Show is the premier fine art and contemporary craft show held in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The show has a great buyer profile, because the Saratoga and surrounding Los Gatos area ranks in the top 100 wealthiest zip codes in the US. The Saratoga Rotary Art Show takes place outdoors at West Valley Community College. This year, the event will be part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the college. Additional attendance is expected from students and people attending the celebratory events. Due to grounds renovation, the artist spaces will be located in the main parking lot for 2015.

Spaces are 10' x 10' and will be located on pavement. There is limited security provided on Saturday night. RV and large trailer parking is available. Artist hospitality includes lunch and snacks. 

No Commercial , Non-Profit, or Food Vendors applications please. 

This year a number of major changes have been made to improve the artist experience and create more opportunities to sell your work.

TWO DAY SHOW: The show will now be open to the public on both Saturday and Sunday.                                                                           Artists may set up on Friday, May 1, 2015 anytime after 5 PM. There is no overnight security on Friday night.                                    

NEW SPACE FEE: The old commission rate of 20% has been reduced to 10%.                                                                                                 The space fee for each 10' x 10' space is $350 plus 10% commission with a $50 discount for early payment of the space fee. Invited artist discount payment deadline is December 26, 2014. Commissions must be paid at the end of the show by cash, check, or credit card.                                                                                            

NO CENTRAL CASHIER: The central cashier has been eliminated.                                                                                                                       Artists will be responsible for all sales and sales tax with commissions paid at the end of the show to a representative of the Saratoga Rotary Club. The sales tax rate in Saratoga is 8.75%. Sales tax should not be included in the total sales when calculating the 10% commission.

Spaces are 10' x 10' and will be located on pavement. There is limited security provided on Saturday night. RV and large trailer parking is available. Artist hospitality includes lunch and snacks. 

APPLICATION DEADLINES                                                                                                                                                   

•  Invited artists:     December 15, 2014            No Application Fee                                                     

•  All other artists:   Friday, January 9. 2015       $25 application Fee

INVITED & JURIED ARTIST SPACE FEE PAYMENT DEADLINES                                                                                                                                            

•  Invited artists early bird fee $300:     December 26, 2014      $350 after December 26, 2014    

•  All other artists early bird fee $300:   February 20, 2015        $350 after February 20, 2015

Invited artists are required to apply to this "jury application" so that they can confirm their contact information for accuracy and review the Product 1 image, which will be the image that will be used for the program. The website will automatically show the $25 charge when you apply. Invited artists who apply by the 12/15 deadline will not be required to pay the $25 jury fee.  It will be removed from the invited artist's account as part of the application review. Invited artists who do not apply before the 12/15 deadline will lose their invited status, will be required to pay the $25 jury fee, and need to be juried into the show.

Please note that artists who were not invited to participate are required to submit an application for jurying and will need to have their application checked for completeness and their status changed to ACCEPTED before they will be able to pay the $25 fee and move on to jurying. Artists whose applications have been ACCEPTED for jurying will be juried on January 24, 2015 with notifications being posted on the artist's individual account page on approximately January 30, 2015.                                                           

Sponsors please contact us at (510) 865-3636 before applying.

Need accommodations?  Check out:

The Lodge at Saratoga Oaks at http://www.saratogaoakslodge.com. There is a 15% discount for artists.

The Inn at Saratoga at www.booking.com/the-in-at-saratoga. There is a 15% discount for artists.