BAAMFest 2017 COME TOGETHER RIGHT NOW
CALL TO COMMUNITY GROUPS
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE.
Rainier BAAMFest (Beach Arts & Music Fest) is a signature event of the Rainier Beach Merchants Association, and the next generation of community arts celebration in Rainier Beach, focusing on the rich diversity of cultures and creativity in our midst with a high level of community involvement in the planning and execution of the event. This event follows in the footsteps of Art Walk Rainier Beach and Summerfest which were previously produced by Rainier Beach Merchants Association and SEEDArts.
BAAMFest 2017 drew crowds that some estimated were 10,000 Strong. Positive press coverage reached an all-time high for Rainier Beach as a result of this event, and the community is anticipating another excellent event in 2017 on Saturday, July 22nd at the Rainier Beach Community Center at 8825 Rainier Ave S, in gorgeous Rainier Beach.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
BAAMFest presents music, dance, and the spoken word, in addition to visual art and craft, and the creation of significant works for community installation.
Over 8000 attendees anticipated in 2017.
Admission to all events and activities is FREE! Included are performances on two stages, tents, and athletic fields, kids’ activities, and food trucks.
PERMISSIBLE ACTIVITIES FOR VENDOR & COMMUNITY BOOTHS
Information sharing about your organization and how it related to the community.
Hands-on Art Activities offer a quality, hands-on art-making activity. We seek activities that take no more than 15-minutes to complete, and can be carried away by the person who created it upon completion. All hands—on activities must have someone present in the booth at all times providing instruction and supervision of activities. Hands-on activity artists may also set up as a vendor to sell their own completed artworks.
Artist Demonstrations allow visitors to watch an artist at work. Demonstration artists may also set up as a vendor to sell their own completed artworks and/or provide an activity.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BOOTHS
$35 booth fee (10’ x 10’). A double booth space is $70. Booth fees waived with interactive activity. Application fees are due at the time of application. Applications submitted without a fee will be rejected. No applications or application fees will be allowed the day of the event. WE ENCOURAGE ALL PARTICIPANTS TO BRING THEIR OWN CANOPIES. If you require a canopy, we can provide one for $60 for a 10×10 foot booth, or $120 for a 10×20 foot booth. Please let us know ASAP if a canopy is required.
All vendors are required to provide their own set-up, including but not limited to canopies, tables, tents, chairs, supplies, tools and/or equipment to install work; all art-making materials, inventory, booth signage, personnel, etc. A very limited number of tents are available to community groups or non-profit organizations on a first-come basis.
Running water and power are not available to vendor booths.
On the day of the event, all vendors must be ready to vend at 10:30 AM and remain selling and conducting activities until the event ends at 7:00 PM. No exceptions. If your plans change and are unable to remain throughout the entire event, please contact the Art Walk Coordinator no less than 24 hours in advance to cancel your participation.
Load-in begins at 9 AM. Vehicle access is somewhat limited during load-in period. Vehicles must park off-site. Load-out must be completed no later than 9 PM.
Volunteers will be available to temporarily assist vendors that need to be absent from their booths for short periods of time
The event is held rain or shine.
Complete the application form below. Return application form, the required support materials, and the appropriate application fee to the address or email listed below.
Send APPLICATIONS with Fee:
Via Email (preferred) firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “BAAMFest Community Group Application” in the subject line.
Via US Mail
BAAMFest Artist Application c/o Rainier Beach Merchants Association
3815 S. Othello St
Seattle, WA 98118
QUESTIONS: Contact email@example.com
COMMUNITY GROUP APPLICATION
Please reference BAAMFest information and application instructions above.
BAAMFest Community Group/Nonprofit Application
Organization Website/Facebook Page
Describe Booth Activity
Credit Card Number, Name, Expiration Date & the 3 Digit Code
Note: We do not accept American Express
Include Payment/ Check made out to HomeSight/RBMA BAAMfest or credit card number above:
$35 DOES NOT INCLUDE CANOPY RENTAL
FEE WAIVED – We will provide an interactive activity.
$60 for 10×10-foot canopy
$120 for 10×20-foot canopy