This 36th annual event attracts over 55,000 visitors from all over Southern California and last year raised $150,000 for Southland organizations, scholarships and schools. Event patrons find arts and crafts booths, specialty pre-packaged food booths, live entertainment, children’s amusements, food, wine and beer. The Festival spans 15 acres of Strawberry Meadows at College Park. Artist and crafter/specialty food booths are newly re-located to the grass soccer fields at the Green Gate, the event’s 2nd busiest entrance, and proximate to stages and food court. Additionally, there are up to 20 spaces on the cobblestone area by the very busy Strawberryland for Kids available for youth oriented art/crafts. The latter are offered at an incentivized rate for 2018 only and must be approved by the Festival for this area. Spaces are 10x12 or 10x24. Overnight security. No artist electricity. There are limited spaces with electricity for specialty foods. Pricing TBA…call office for rate. 20 amps ($200.00 in 2017) • 40 amps ($225.00 in 2017) • 220 VAC amps ($300.00 in 2017). Overnight parking. 200 artist spaces. SPECIFICS FOR GRASS AREA A) Only dollies or wagons with soft wheels may be used to load/unload on grass—no motorized vehicles, B) no stakes may be used—plan to bring weights, C) all weight bearing display panels, tables, racks, cases and/or tent legs must be set on a weight distribution system such as a 6”x6” piece of carpet or wood under each point of contact with the grass to eliminate damage. Specialty food vendors’ health permit fee (Open Sampling $121.00/No Sampling $64.00 in 2017 and may increase) and paperwork collected at a later date.