The 47th Annual 
Mad River Valley Craft Fair
Labor Day Weekend ~ September  2 & 3, 2017
Kenyon's Field ~ Rte 100 ~ Waitsfield Vermont



About the Fair

About the Exhibitors    

To Apply

Contact Us

Directions to the Fair

About the Valley Players





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From Artisans...... 

"I have come to this Fair for over 16 years. I am very pleased with the show and with my sales. the layout is good with a professional look and excellent staff. I have recruited a number of fellow artists to this fair and look forward to many years with MRVCF." 

...Irene Pluntky-Goedecke, Artist, Jewelry, NYC & VT

"The Mad River Valley Craft Fair has been a wonderful local fair over the years. I am able to demonstrate while I sell. the Staff has always been very accommodating and sales are great. I thoroughly enjoy the other exhibitors as well." 

...Anne Wallis-Bull, Artist
Waitsfield, VT

And Customers.....

"Thanks to the Craft Fair I surround myself with wonderful things made by wonderful people from this wonder-full area."  

....Raquel Kastner, Craft Fair Attendee
Venezuela and Warren VT

"I've attended the Mad River Valley Craft Fair since it started 37 years ago. I enjoy browsing and looking at the wonderful variety of artisans. It's fun, more like an event, and year after year I've found terrific wedding, birthday and special occasion gifs there- things that are unique and personal." 

...Joyce Gilbert, Craft Fair Attendee,
Waitsfield, VT



- Small, limited number of.exhibitors (115) 

- Juried Show 

- Broad range of advertising including Facebook Contest

- Entertainment and Door Prizes 

- Exhibitor listing on website when paid in full

- Brochure of Exhibitors' Names & Addresses 

- Separate adjacent parking for exhibitors 

- Overnight Site Security Friday to Sunday 

- Free A.M. coffee, fruit & baked goods for exhibitors 

- Unlimited free Public Parking 

- Booth sitting so artists can get lunch or see the show

- We can help with affordable accommodations 

Join Our Website!

Dates & Times...

Labor Day Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Early set up o.k. 
after 5:00 p.m. Friday


To request an application or ask questions, contact:

Laura Arnesen 
494 Hanks Rd
Warren VT 05674
 Phone or Fax: 802-496-4420  

Applications and Fees due June 1


Main Tent Space........... $260
Corner Booth............... ..$300
Outside Space ..............$180
Corner Booth ............... .$210
Front Booth ....................$250
Food Vendor ..................$190
Electricity ..........................$10
Jury Fee ............................$10

 Admission: Adults .............$5*
*Good for both days, and discount on a play

Please Join Our Website

As always, we are trying to broaden the audience of spectators and gain exposure for the Mad River Valley Craft Fair. We're pleased to offer you the opportunity to have a listing on our website. Whether or not you decide to participate in this aspect of our advertising, please check out our website and give us feedback.

Our site is operational year round and updated in the Spring of each year. 

If you currently have your own web site, your site address will be included in your listing on the Exhibitor page once you have been accepted and have paid in full. This is part of the service. For an additional fee, we will list your website on our "Links" page with your logo.

Another option is to include more information and photos on your own web page or quarter page.

If you have not yet entered the computer age this is the perfect time to take a byte! Remember, whether or not you have a computer doesn’t enter into this decision. By having a listing on the Mad River Valley Craft Fair’s website, you'll get an Internet address that you can put on your business cards and sales materials. 

Our pricing is as follows:

    Your website listed on the "Links" page with logo is $20 for one year. 
    1/4 page with a color photo is $25.00 for one year.
    Full page with 4 color photos is $80 for one year
    $10 extra fee for scanning a slide instead of a photo
    $10 charge for information sent on paper vs disk
Here’s what we need to have from you if you choose to participate:

A 150-word description of your products with appropriate contact information and a photo. This can be emailed or put on a disk (pc) or a cd and snail mailedIf you want to participate but can only send your information on paper there will be an extra $10 charge. The price includes one color or black & white photo (any size), but slides are an extra $10 each for conversion.

Feel free to call or email Laura at 802-496-4420 day or evenings before 8:30 pm. with questions. We’re very excited about offering yet another service to you and believe the Internet is extremely valuable to all of us as an advertising vehicle.