Sawnee Association of the Arts (SAA) is pleased to announce the Call for Artists to apply to the 17th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival at Lanier Tech. This family-oriented community event is the largest arts and crafts festival in Forsyth County. Attractions include photos with Santa, photo opportunities on Santa’s sleigh, and the Elf Corner Gift Shop (where children can shop). Holiday music will be playing throughout the event to welcome customers and to get everyone into the holiday spirit!
The event will be held in the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College, a secure indoor facility located at 3410 Ronald Regan Blvd, Cumming, GA 30041, conveniently located just east off of GA-400, exit 13 and behind The Collections of Forsyth outdoor mall and major restaurants. The hours of the event are 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Saturday, November 14th and 10:00AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 15th.
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.
The Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Tech has on-site vendor parking and ample customer parking, unloading/loading dock, free Wi-Fi access, optional outdoor booth spaces and outdoor food vendor spaces.
Come join us at the largest art and craft event in Forsyth County!
Click on the button below for festival information, vendor guidelines, and application instructions.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JULY 25, 2020. Applications must be received online or postmarked and mailed by the above date with no postage due. Deadline has been extended due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please contact the festival committee by email at SaaChristmasFest@gmail.com for any questions.
Online Applications: Application fee will be charged at time of online application sign-up. Booth fees, along with electricity and rental fees will be charged after jurying is complete and vendor is accepted and notified.
Mailed Applications: Application fee checks will be deposited immediately; Booth Fee checks will be deposited after jurying is complete and vendor is accepted and notified.