To qualify for this rate, only original, hand-produced work made by the artist may be sold at the festival. Excluded from this category are commercially produced merchandise, items assembled from plans, kits or molds, or objects composed primarily of pre-manufactured components. Applicants who design work that others hand-produce may apply in this category, but spaces will be limited for such applicants. Artist Mediums: Once a category of artist mediums reaches its capacity, it will be closed and any new applicants in that category will be notified of their placement on a waitlist. Any application that includes jewelry will be evaluated in the jewelry category and subject to the limits on numbers of participating jewelers.
Community Group Category:
Spaces are available to nonprofit and community-based organizations. Elected officials may apply in this category. Leafleting outside of the booth is not permitted.
Small Business Category:
Start-ups businesses (12 months or less in business) and small businesses (with 5 or fewer employees) are eligible for this category.
Local, regional or national companies may sell, display or provide products or services. All activity must be confined to the booth space unless special arrangements have been made beforehand.
Both food trucks and tented food services businesses may apply in this category.
National Food Vendor:
Food vendors that have a national presence may apply in this category.
OTBA Member Category, Non- Food:
Takoma business with an active (the current year) membership in the Old Takoma Business Association may apply in this category.
OTBA Member Category, Food:
Takoma restaurants or food truck business with an active (the current year) membership in the Old Takoma Business Association may apply in this category.
Takoma Business Category:
Brick and mortar businesses located in Takoma Park, MD or Takoma, DC without an active OTBA Membership may apply in this category. (Takoma food vendors, please apply as a food vendor).