Mayfair Festival of the Arts 2014
Friday, May 23th – Monday May26th
The Mayfair Village will be located in the grounds around Ag Hall at the Allentown Fairgounds
What you’ll find on this page:
- Application procedures for visual artists, culinary artists, food vendors and performing artists.
- 28th Annual Event
- Expected attendance 35,000
- Located in the walk-able, high-income theatre district
- Indoor and outdoor Artist Market booths
- INDOOR BOOTHS in an exhibit hall offering climate-control. Pipe and drape included with booth. Level cement floors.
- Outdoor booth space for artists who feel their works exhibit better outdoors. Spaces available inside Mayfair Artist Market Tent, or use your own tent.
- Indoor rest rooms.
- Load-in/load-out assistance and booth sitters
- Post cards available to artists for marketing
- Free artist parking
- Discounts at area hotels, onsite RV parking
- Limited to 175 juried art/culinary/garden vendors
- 24-hour security; indoor Artist Market building locked when closed
Artist Market Application
Apply now for the Artist Market at Mayfair Festival of the Arts! Artists had a GREAT year in the new festival location in 2013. Don’t miss out. Be part of this exciting show in 2014!
Download the 2014 application here:
Food Vendor Application
Do you cook and serve on site? Then consider being a food vendor at Mayfair Festival of the Arts! We are especially seeking vendors who offer something unusual. If you do ethnic food, gourmet, vegetarian, or something beyond typical festival fare, we really want to hear from you!
Download the food vendor application and send it in now!
Mayfair Festival of the Arts has multiple stages featuring performing artists of all type – music, dance, theater, comedy, poetry, and children’s performances!Timeslots on stage are generally up to 1 hour. If you would like to be considered for a spot on one of our stages, please email the following information to Programming@MayfairFestival.org
- Contact name
- Name of group
- Number of performers in group
- Typical audience you draw (size and demographic)
- Avail dates between May 24 – May 27, 2013
- Price range and length of performance
- EPKs and URLs to view
Mayfair, Inc. produces Mayfair Festival of the Arts annually during Memorial Day weekend.
This is a 4-day event, running Friday through through Monday, Memorial Day.
We have indoor and outdoor facilities, including an indoor Artist Market and outdoor Artist Market; an indoor Stage and outdoor stages. We feature many genres of music and a wide variety of performing arts. Our Artist Markets include painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, pottery and so much more. We also feature a large variety of Food Vendors.
The festival is on the western end of the Allentown Fairgrounds, inside the exhibit halls, and outside on the surrounding grounds.
On-site parking is free! Enter the lot at Liberty Street between 18th and 19th streets.
We look forward to seeing you at the festival this year !!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost to attend Mayfair Festival of the Arts?
A ticket is $5, which can be used for one day or all four days of the Festival. Children 10 and under are not charged admission. Active or retired service men and women may enter for free if they show a military ID.
Is Mayfair accessible to persons with disabilities?
Mayfair is held in the Allentown Fairgrounds which hosts public events every weekend. The grounds, buildings and restrooms are handicap accessible.
Are pets allowed at Mayfair?
Other than personal assistance dogs, pets are NOT allowed at Mayfair.
Where do I park?
Mayfair Festival of the Arts offers FREE, onsite parking in the infield section of the Fairgrounds. Enter from Liberty Street between 18th and 19th streets. On Sunday and Monday when the Farmer’s Market is closed, you may park in their lot as well. Parking is also available along the streets surrounding the Fairgrounds.
May I bring food and beverages to Mayfair?
We ask that you please respect our food vendors, who pay a fee to operate at Mayfair, by not bringing food and beverages into the festival.
What is the weather is bad?
Mayfair Festival of the Arts offers both indoor and outdoor options for our patrons, and many outdoor options are covered so there is always something to do at Mayfair Festival, regardless of the weather!
Are cameras and video or audio taping equipment allowed?
Cameras are allowed throughout the festival grounds, except the stage areas.
May I purchase tickets in advance?
No, we are not selling advance tickets to Mayfair Festival 2014.
Are children’s strollers allowed at Mayfair?
Is there a dress code for Mayfair?
Is alcohol allowed at Mayfair?
Wine and beer are available for purchase on the grounds. No carry-in alcohol is allowed.
Are lawn chairs, blankets, and other picnic items allowed?
Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed, but picnic food is not allowed out of deference to Mayfair’s many food vendors. Mayfair offers ample seating both outdoors and under cover.
Is smoking allowed at Mayfair?
Smoking is not allowed in any tented area or in any of the buildings due to Fire Regulations.
Is there reserved seating at the stage shows?
All concerts are included in the price of the Festival gate ticket and there is no reserved seating.
Will Mayfair be offering a military discount again this year?
Yes, to honor our military on Memorial Day weekend, everyone with a military ID will be our guest, admitted to Mayfair Festival at no charge.