All applications and materials must be received by Dec. 31, for the next fair year.
- Write a short letter of intent, listing the type of craft(s) and products you wish to sell and exhibit. Please be specific in listing your products. All crafts must be handmade by the applicant and/or their immediate employee(s).
- Include pictures or samples of your display and products. Due to the number of applicants, pictures and samples will not be returned. Even if you have previously exhibited, you must complete this step or your application will be considered incomplete.
- Enclose a list of Fairs and/or Trade Shows in which you have participated, highlighting or listing any special award(s) or distinctions.
- List the amount of space you require for your display. The Craft Center has 10' wide by 7' deep or 14' wide by 7' deep booths.
Mail to: Fryeburg Fair, Craft Center, 1154 Main Street, PO Box 78, Fryeburg, ME 04037 Attn Jean Andrews, Superintendent, (207) 925-1163, (207) 890-7724, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed and juried by a panel based on product quality, style and originality. Notifications of acceptance will be mailed in February for requested year. We are looking for original crafts that are displayed in a professional manner. If you demonstrate your craft while exhibiting, please indicate so in your letter.
The Craft Center does not have “grandfather” rights; therefore, it is necessary for all crafters to reapply each year. Items that are not listed in your application or contract cannot be sold without approval from the Craft Superintendent.
Remember that in order to participate in the Craft Center, you must live within the State of Maine or the West Oxford Agricultural Society which includes the following towns: Fryeburg, Lovell, Stow, Waterford, Stoneham, Hiram, Sweden, Porter, Bridgton, Otisfield, Cornish, Baldwin, Standish, Harrison, Denmark and Brownfield in Maine; Freedom, Eaton, Bartlett, Chatham, Conway and Jackson in New Hampshire.