call for artists!

ATTENTION VENDORS: Sawnee Association of the Arts is pleased to announce the Call for Artists to apply to the 16th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival at Lanier Tech.

This grand event is being held on November 9 & 10, 2019 at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College, located at 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Cumming GA. The hours of the event are 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Saturday, November 9th and 10:00AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 10th.

Vendor Application

Please click on the buttons above for complete festival and vendor guidelines and application.  PLEASE NOTE: Merchandise must be 100% handcrafted; no buy/re-sell, commercial, kits, or home party vendors will be allowed. This includes store-bought components used in conjunction with embroidery, laser and vinyl cutting machines. This is a juried festival, an independent juror juries all vendors each year. Please contact the committee by email for any questions. 

The Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival at Lanier Tech is the largest indoor/outdoor arts and crafts festival in Forsyth County, with over 100+ vendors; it has become an established community event with local residents. Children will have the opportunity to play in two Moonwalks (weather permitting) and help raise funds for a local non-profit organization; Shop for gifts in the Elf Corner, a special shop where only kids can shop! Elves will help them choose gifts for friends and family; gift wrapping included. Parents can capture their children’s special visit with Santa using their own cameras for a small donation. Food trucks, and food vendors will be available outside, along with numerous non-profit organizations that SAA is hosting as part of our community outreach program. We look forward to working with you!

This juried festival will feature original, handcrafted works by professional artisans & craftsmen in the following mediums: painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, pottery, wood working, glass, fiber and food.