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Renegade Craft Fair

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Creatives

Sell your work, grow your business, and join our creative community! Our Fairs, Shop, and Collective are all produced, juried, and curated by our small in-house team – making for a one-of-a-kind shopping and selling experience.

Calling All Creatives!

Opportunities

Artists + Creative Small Businesses

The cornerstone of Renegade Craft! Meet new customers, pick up wholesale accounts, network with like-minded artists, be part of our online Collective and roster, and join us for energizing weekends of community and creativity.

Food + Drink

An integral part of our events, our food and drink vendors keep our crowd happy and fed! We welcome food trucks, pre-packaged goods, and “ready-to-serve” food and drink vendors at our Fairs.

Experiential

We collaborate with installation artists, workshop hosts, DJs, floral designers, and anyone in between! Email us your experiential idea and we’ll work together to bring it to life at the Fair.

Booth Options

Choosing a Booth

We offer a variety of booth sizes and options at each event. Booth sizes may vary from fair-to-fair, so please note those dimensions when selecting your footprint based on your business goals.

For examples of setups in each booth category and size, please reference the links above. Booth sizes and prices vary across all Fairs, see the section below for a complete breakdown. Creating your booth is a unique opportunity to present your work to new audiences and create a pop-up boutique reflective of your brand, so please carefully consider your booth size when applying.

Full

Our standard booth size and recommended option for each Fair! Full Booths can range from 6’x6’, to 8’x8′, to 10’x10’ depending on the venue, so be sure to keep this in mind when choosing your booth option at each event.

We encourage the Full Booth option for those interested in a dedicated booth, have average-sized products and displays, or have a nice amount of inventory to sell. Full Booth layout and display options are more open and versatile, offering the best selling experience.

Shared

For vendors with small products, limited inventory, and who can sell from a shared footprint, we offer our Shared Booth option. You can request to share your booth with another artist if you’re both accepted, or we will pair you with another accepted participant with complementary work.

Depending on which event you participate in, your half of the booth will be one of these sizes: 3′ wide x 6′ deep, 4′ wide x 8′ deep, or 5′ wide x 10′ deep. When paired with your booth mate, overall booth sizes can range from 6’x6’, to 8’x8′, to 10’x10’ depending on the venue. Be sure to keep this in mind when choosing your booth option at each event, as you will need to ensure customers can fit within that space to shop your and your booth partner’s goods.

Communication and coordination with your partner is key for a successful Shared Booth. Please email us for example booth share layouts and ideas on how to set-up at the show.

Double

Double Booths are equal to two Full Booths side-by-side. This is an excellent way to showcase larger work and displays, increase your offerings, interact with many customers at once, or host an Experiential activation (for example, a demonstration or workshop). It’s also a great option for Collectives, Galleries, or Organizations to have a showcase at the Fair.

Mobile

Mobile Booths are movable and compact booth displays that roam throughout the event (for example, a cart on wheels). Mobile vendors are required to move throughout the venue and cannot be stationary for long periods of time.

Trucks + Trailers

We love to work with food trucks, pop-up-shop trailers, and other specialty vehicles to feed artists and shoppers, bring interactive elements, or add unique vintage, floral, and beverage pop-ups to the Fair.

Booth pricing for specialty vehicles selling products and goods is determined by the vehicle’s footprint and is usually priced at the artist booth rate. Please be sure to include dimensions and a photo with your application if you have them and we’ll be in touch with more details asap.

Pricing for food trucks is 15% of gross sales, $200 minimum for the weekend.

Booth Sizes + Prices

Our events come in all different shapes and sizes, so please check out the guide below to get a feel for which Fairs are the best fit for your business. The only upfront cost is a $50 nonrefundable application fee per event due upon submitting your application. This amount is applied to your booth fee if accepted. Please note booth sizes vary from fair-to-fair.

Austin

@ Fair Market
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
3’x6′ Shared Booth – $300
6’x6′ Full Booth – $600
6’x12′ Double Booth – $1200
Mobile Booth – $300
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 130+

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@ Fair Market
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
3’x6′ Shared Booth – $300
6’x6′ Full Booth – $600
6’x12′ Double Booth – $1200
Mobile Booth – $300
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 130+

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Chicago

In Andersonville on Clark St. between Foster + Edgewater
Outdoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $350
10’x10′ Full Booth – $700
10’x20′ Double Booth – $1400
Mobile Booth – $350
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 200+

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@ Pitchfork Music Festival
Outdoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
3’x6′ Shared Booth – $400
6’x6′ Full Booth – $800
6’x12′ Double Booth – $1600

Prices includes 2 general admission passes to the festival each day.

Average Number of Participants: 50+

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In Wicker Park on Division St. between Damen + Ashland
Outdoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $400
10’x10′ Full Booth – $800
10’x20′ Double Booth – $1600
Mobile Booth – $400
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 350+

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@ Morgan Manufacturing
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
3’x6′ Shared Booth – $350
6’x6′ Full Booth – $700
6’x12′ Double Booth – $1400
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 220+

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Los Angeles

@ Los Angeles State Historic Park
Outdoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $350
10’x10′ Full Booth – $700
10×20′ Double Booth – $1400
Mobile Booth – $350
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 250+

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@ Los Angeles State Historic Park
Outdoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $350
10’x10′ Full Booth – $700
10’x20′ Double Booth – $1400
Mobile Booth – $350
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 250+

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New York

@ Metropolitan Pavilion
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
3’x6′ Shared Booth – $350
6’x6′ Full Booth – $700
6×12′ Double Booth – $1400

Average Number of Participants: 200+

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@ Venue TBA
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
TBA

Average Number of Participants: TBA

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San Francisco

@ Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $375
10’x10′ Full Booth – $750
10’x20′ Double Booth – $1500
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 275+

Fair Info

@ Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
5’x10′ Shared Booth – $375
10’x10′ Full Booth – $750
10’x20′ Double Booth – $1500
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 275+

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Seattle

@ Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
4’x8′ Shared Booth – $325
8’x8′ Full Booth – $650
8×16′ Double Booth – $1300
Mobile Booth – $325
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 180+

Fair Info

@ Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park
Indoors

Booth Sizes + Prices:
4’x8′ Shared Booth – $325
8’x8′ Full Booth – $650
8×16′ Double Booth – $1300
Mobile Booth – $325
Food Truck – 15% of Gross Sales w/ $200 minimum
Experiential Truck or Trailer – Fee determined by footprint

Average Number of Participants: 180+

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FAQs

Check out our 2022 Calendar here!

Renegade events range in size from 50 to 350 artists, with each event having its own unique venue, character, aesthetic, audience, and attendance. Your work will connect differently at each event, so please consider the below questions below when applying:

  • Is the Fair indoors or outdoors? Think about lighting, weather (and if it can affect your product), access to power, wifi, tent, and everything else that comes with an open-air event.
  • How many vendors are at this Fair? A smaller event will bring an attentive audience to your booth, while a flagship event will bring lots of fast moving eyes. Both have their strengths – and ultimately your booth and work will speak for itself, so be prepared to put your best foot forward!

What’s the difference between a Fair and a Pop-Up?

A Fair is an event produced entirely in-house by our team from soup to nuts. A Pop-Up is a curated Renegade event within another event, in partnership or collaboration with a like-minded venue, event, or brand. Pop-Ups can range from one-day to multiple.

See the Booth Sizes and Pricing menu above to see more information about the size and scope of each event.

Application run dates and email notification dates are listed below by season and event.

Once your application is successfully received, you will receive three emails:

  • A graphic ‘Thank You’ email
  • A receipt for your application fee (unless you redeemed a credit)
  • A copy of your signed participation agreement

Feel free to contact us with any questions during the application process!

SPRING

  • Los Angeles: Applications Closed | Notifications February 25
  • San Francisco: Applications Closed | Notifications March 4
  • Austin: Applications Closed | Notifications March 18
  • Chicago (Andersonville): Applications Closed | Notifications April 15

SUMMER

  • Seattle: Applications Closed | Notifications June 10
  • Chicago (Pitchfork Music Festival): Applications Closed | Notifications June 10
  • Chicago (Wicker Park.): Applications Closed | Notifications August 5

WINTER

  • San Francisco: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 7
  • New York: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14
  • Los Angeles: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14
  • Austin: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14
  • Brooklyn: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14
  • Seattle: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14
  • Chicago: Applications Open August 8-September 25 | Notifications October 14

Process

If you don’t receive a notification email from us on the dates listed above, please check your spam folder.

Artists 

The heart of our Fairs! Sell your work to shoppers, meet new customers, present your work to wholesale buyers, get your small bizz in front of our online following, and be a part of our wonderful creative community.

Food + Drink Purveyors

Small batch, quality ingredients, and beautiful presentation: Renegade food vendors appeal to shoppers and vendors looking for great snacks and/or delicious gifts.

All vendors selling packaged edible goods, including drinks, should choose the ‘Pre-Packaged’ option in the participation application. If you’d like prepare and serve food onsite, please select the ‘Concessions’ option in our participation application.

Experiential Artists

If you’d like to offer your experiential services at a Fair, please apply through our Participation Application, and choose the Artist category. Examples of experiential services include workshops, specialty photography, intuitive readings, portrait drawings, vintage collectors, and anything in between!

Want to feature your furniture at a Fair, and reach new clients and customers? Or install an impactful, beautiful art installation that will be seen and experienced at our Fairs? We’d love to work with you, please reach out!

Nonprofit Organizations

We love to work with nonprofit organizations that align with our mission, vision, and values! Get in touch if your business is a registered nonprofit interested in participating at Renegade.

We review each application carefully and thoughtfully, and base our vision for beautiful, cohesive, and intentionally-curated Fairs on the jury criteria below:

QUALITY

You use high quality materials and techniques to make your work durable, sustainable, and market-ready.

ORIGINALITY

Your work, branding, and packaging are thoughtful, intentional, and unquestionably by your own design.

PRODUCTION

Your work is designed and/or handmade by you, and materials are sourced in an ethical and sustainable way. If you outsource your work in any way, please describe your supply chain, including your relationship with the makers in your application.

Renegade offers artists and creative small businesses an opportunity to connect with engaged and enthusiastic shoppers. There are many additional benefits that come along with joining our events! Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Your Booth space. Create your own pop-up shop to showcase and sell your work to an engaged audience!
  • Profile on our Collective and Fair Roster. Our website’s 200K+ average pageviews per month will put your linked site in front of a variety of buyers and shoppers both before, during, and after the Fair.
  • Wholesale opportunities. Buyers head to Renegade to discover unique makers and products like yours, and many reach out during and after the show to set-up accounts with their store.
  • Networking and collaborations. Tap into our vibrant creative community by connecting with neighboring makers for potential collaborations, resources, and other exciting opportunities.
  • Potential social features. With a thriving following of nearly 320K+ fans and followers online (212K+ on Instagram alone), we handpick and feature exceptional makers and participants on our social media and in our newsletters (50K+ subscribers).
  • Please note we collect a nonrefundable $50 application fee per fair to process and jury every application.
  • Application fee(s) must be paid for at the time of application. We do not collect booth fee(s) upfront on the application.
  • Once your application fee(s) are submitted, your payment information will be stored on Authorize.net, our secure payments system. Payment info is periodically deleted from our payments system, in accordance with PCI compliance.
  • If you are accepted to the Fair(s) that you applied to, we will send an email notification to your provided email address and we will charge the card -or- email you an invoice on file for the booth fee(s) you selected following the schedule below. You will be charged individually for each Fair.
  • Should you not be accepted to the Fair, your card will not be charged for the booth fee(s).

Booth Fee Payment Schedule:

Spring

  • Los Angeles – March 7
  • San Francisco – March 14
  • Austin – March 28
  • Chicago (Andersonville) – April 25

Summer

  • Seattle – June 20
  • Pitchfork – June 20
  • Chicago (Wicker Park) – August 15

Winter

  • San Francisco – October 17
  • New York – October 24
  • Los Angeles – October 31
  • Austin – November 7
  • Seattle – November 21
  • Chicago – November 28

In the event you must cancel your participation:

If you cancel before or on the cancellation deadline, we will not charge the booth fee. If you cancel your participation after the cancellation deadline, we can not offer a refund.

Cancellation Deadlines by Fair:

Spring 

  • Los Angeles – March 4
  • San Francisco – March 11
  • Austin – March 25
  • Chicago (Andersonville) – April 22

Summer

  • Seattle – June 17
  • Pitchfork – June 17
  • Chicago (Wicker Park) – August 12

Winter

  • San Francisco – October 14
  • New York – October 21
  • Los Angeles – October 28
  • Austin – November 4
  • Seattle – November 18
  • Chicago – November 25

All Events:

  • The $50 application fee for each event canceled is nonrefundable.
  • Once you cancel, you forfeit your spot in the Fair and you are not permitted to sell or trade your space.
  • This policy applies to both standard and rolling applications.

Note:
If an event is canceled due to Covid, participants may receive a refund or carry credit over towards a future event.

If participants cancel within 5 due to testing positive for Covid, we are able to refund the booth fee or carry your credit forward to another event.

For vendors with small products, limited inventory, and who can sell from a shared footprint, we offer a Shared Booth option.

  • You can request to share your booth with another artist if you’re both accepted, or we will pair you with another accepted participant with complementary work. If you request a specific booth mate and they are not selected to participate in the Fair, we will pair you with another vendor who compliments your products and aesthetic.
  • Depending on which event you participate in, your half of the booth will be one of these sizes: 3′ wide x 6′ deep, 4′ wide x 8′ deep, or 5′ wide x 10′ deep. When paired with your booth mate, overall booth sizes can range from 6’x6’, to 8’x8′, to 10’x10’ depending on the venue. View the Booth Sizes + Prices above for booth dimensions per event.
  • Be sure to keep booth dimensions in mind when choosing your booth option at each event, as you will need to ensure customers can fit within that space to shop your and your booth partner’s goods. Each shared booth is usually setup with the shortest side facing the aisle. Some can make the smallest booth share work well, and some may need more space, so determine what works best for you and your products.
  • Communication and coordination with your booth mate is key for a successful shared booth. You will receive your booth mate’s contact information via email after we curate the Fair. Please be in contact with your booth mate prior to the event!
  • If you are participating in an outdoor Fair, please coordinate bringing or renting a tent with your booth mate.

Once accepted to the Fair, we offer furniture rentals and other amenities that vary per event. Rentals often include tables in a variety of sizes, clothing racks, chairs, tents for outdoor events, and wifi, if available. Rental orders can be placed through the Participation Kit upon acceptance.

  • Renegade recommends that your business complies with all business and tax regulations by registering your business, collecting sales tax, and reporting and remitting sales tax as needed.
  • Please note that our Chicago and Seattle Fairs require you to provide us with a local tax ID number, if you have one. Please read more information here.
  • We welcome international creatives to join us from abroad, but we recommend you contact the customs department and learn what you need to do directly from them.
  • Renegade Craft is not qualified to offer any business, tax, or customs advice. If you have questions, we recommend you consult with an accountant or visit www.irs.gov for more details. Thank you for your understanding!

If you have a credit you’d like to redeem, please use your unique and case-sensitive coupon code. Feel free to email us if you have any questions.

How to Redeem a Credit

  1. Apply to any Rc Fair!
  2. Fill out the Participation Application.
  3. Credits may also be redeemed towards Rental items.
  4. When prompted towards the end of the form, enter your coupon code to waive any fees.

Important!

  • Credit card information is required to submit an application or rental form, even if redeeming credit. Payment information will be kept securely on file in the event costs exceeds your credit amount.
  • If you use less than your credit amount, we will keep your credit on file for future use. You may also use it towards our promotional offerings at any time.
  • Credits and Coupon Codes do not expire.

It is legal to sell CBD products as long as the oil is sourced from industrial hemp and the THC content is below 0.3%. Additionally, you must also comply with any regulations that are specific to the city and state where the event is being held.

Due to federal regulations, consumable CBD products with over .3% THC cannot be sold (or marketed, including verbal marketing) at any of our events.

We produce all of our events with the health + safety of our community as our first priority, following local and national recommendations and mandates as our guide, including the guidance and considerations for organizing events published by the Centers for Disease Control.

Because guidelines are rapidly changing and differ per event, we will continue to update our health + safety protocols as needed leading up to each event. These measures may be updated at any time, without advance notice. You can keep up with our most recent updates and read our Health + Safety plan here.

Thank you for helping keep each other healthy! ❤︎

Our Renegade Craft Diversity + Equity Growth Grant aims to create access for emerging artists, makers, and small businesses that have lacked representation or space in our creative community.

  • All artists are eligible to apply, including new and returning artists.
  • The Grant covers the cost of the booth fee the artist applies for.
  • Growth Grant applications are considered based on the applicant’s story, journey, and creative process. We want to know how this Grant will help transform your business!
  • Number of Growth Grant booths varies per Fair.
  • Applicants that are not awarded the Growth Grant are still eligible to apply for a regular booth.
  • Grant recipients are responsible for the non-refundable $50 application fee, rentals, and/or corner upgrades, if applicable. Please reach out if this prohibits you from applying.
  • Recipients can only apply the grant to one fair and can only be awarded the grant once.
  • If requested, recipients are paired with a previous Renegade artist as a Mentor to help guide them through the Fair.
  • Artists that have participated in Renegade before are eligible to apply to be a Mentor, and will be notified if chosen with further instructions.

Over the course of 19 years, Renegade Craft has grown and evolved with the help of like-minded Sponsors + Partners. They have been instrumental in keeping Renegade accessible and affordable to vendors and attendees alike. We strive to be thoughtful in choosing our partners, and only collaborate with those who share our vision and mission of accessibility and inclusivity.

Our online Shop is a curated collection of artist made and designed goods, and we’re always looking to include more beautiful items and objects in our store! Please email us if you’re interested in being a part of it, we look forward to hearing from you.