Guidelines and General Information for Performers at the
2021 Holiday Festival of the Arts
Open 7 days a week
November 19th – December 24th
Location: 1411 Railroad Ave Bellingham, WA
The Holiday Festival of the Arts is an indoor arts festival featuring 100 artisans from the Northwest, many from our own region. The festival takes place over a five week period. Aside from vendors selling their wares, the festival boasts workshops for children & live performances on the weekends.
Dates of Performance:
Nov. 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 Dec. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
Time Slots for Each Day:
Please keep to your allotted time slot. Arrive early for set up and end on time.
11:00-12:00, 12:30-1:30, 2:00-3:00, 3:30-4:30, 5:00-6:30
Festival Timeline and Due Dates
All paperwork submitted to Allied Arts and Time Slot Scheduling done to be included in publicity. Performances scheduled after this date will only be included on our website and online media.
Last day to turn in your tagged CDs and merchandise to the Allied Arts Office
November 19th to December 24th
Festival Hours: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Also Open: Dec 22nd & 23rd 10am – 6pm &
Dec 24th 10am – 3pm
Last day to pick up unsold CDs and merchandise from Allied Arts Office
CD Sales and Tips
CD and Merchandise Sales
Sales of you or your groups CDs and merchandise is allowed. You may not bring in CDs or merchandise by other musicians to sell. Each CD or merchandise must be marked with the personalized price tags provided by Allied Arts. Allied Arts is not responsible for keeping track of inventory of CDs and merchandise. All CDs and merchandise must be brought in, with tags, no later then 5pm November 13th. If you are interested in selling CDs or merchandise, please mark the appropriate box on the Application Form and include listed prices.
Allied Arts will provide tip cans to be put out during performances. After each performance a representative from Allied Arts will empty the tip cans and give the money to the performers. No commission will be taken from tips.
Allied Arts will provide an upright piano as well as a sound system that includes monitor, 2 speakers, 2 microphones, cords and stands. If you require more, please bring your own. Note: There will NOT be a sound technician available.
Musicians are not required to have a membership or participation fee to perform at our Festivals. But, Allied Arts does appreciate donations or memberships in return for facilitating this community event.
To be a performer fill out the application below by November 5th!