2005 Festival Opportunities for

Performers, Crafters and Food Vendors

KENT, Wash. – March 11, 2005 – Be a part of the City of Kent summer festivals! Applications are available for crafters and food vendors for Canterbury Arts Festival. Canterbury Arts Festival is scheduled for August 20 and 21, 2005 and celebrates Kent’s heritage through music, performing arts, global, medieval and renaissance villages, a children’s fair, fine art exhibit and fine crafts marketplace. The festival takes place at Mill Creek Earthworks Park and the adjacent Kent Senior Activity Center in Kent, Washington.

Crafts must be handmade and of original design; jurying is by slides, photographs or actual works. All kinds of food vendors, including strolling vendors are encouraged to apply. Food vendor selection is based on application packet and photographs. The City of Kent also puts on the Fourth of July Splash, a day-long celebration at Lake Meridian Park and is looking for food vendors and community showcase performers for the event.

There are no fees to apply! For an application to one or both of these festivals, please call (253) 856-5050 during business hours or fill out the forms located at our website at www.ci.kent.wa.us/arts.

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Please specify which application you are requesting: Crafts or food. Food vendor application deadline for Canterbury Arts Festival, the Fourth of July Splash application deadline is March 31, and crafts vendor application deadline for Canterbury Arts Festival is April 8, 2005.

http://www.ci.kent.wa.us/arts