Queer Arts Street Fair
CALLING ALL VENDORS & BUSKERS - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Kaleidoscope, in collaboration with the Argenta Arts Foundation and Flyway Brewing Co, bring you the inaugural edition of the QUEER ARTS STREET FAIR on August 11, adding another new component to the 4th Annual Kaleidoscope LGBT Film & Culture Festival Presented by Here TV.
The Queer Arts Street Fair will feature unique vendors, LGBTQ community-centric non-profits, food trucks, locally brewed craft beer from Flyway, as well as, live music and other street performances from buskers And it is open to the public for FREE, though we do encourage everyone to tip the buskers and shop from our vendors!
This is a family friendly AND pet friendly event.
The street fair will take place on 4th Street between Main and Maple in North Little Rock from 12 to 6 pm. This is a rain or shine event!
Do you have to be queer to be a vendor or busker in our street fair?
No. While preferential selection may be given to queer vendors or buskers, we also love our queer allies and they will be vendors/buskers as well!
What is a busker?
A street performance or busking is the act of performing in public places for gratuities. Performances are anything that people find entertaining. Performers may do acrobatics, balloon twisting, caricatures, clowning, comedy, contortions, escapology, dance, singing, fire skills, juggling, magic, mime, living statue, musical performance, puppeteering, storytelling or reciting poetry or prose, street theatre, sword swallowing, ventriloquism, etc.
How much does it cost to be vendor?
To apply is FREE, if chosen you will be contacted with a request to pay the following fee within 7 days to reserve your booth. If you do not pay within 7 days your vendor slot may be given to somebody on our waiting list.
Price per 10'x10' vendor space.
- Non-Profit (not selling merchandise) - FREE
- Non-Profit (selling merchandise) - $20
- Artists/Crafters/Makers - $20
- For Profit (not artists/crafts/makers) - $30
- *Food Trucks - $50
How much does it cost to be a busker?
Nothing! Buskers are assigned a performance space and specific performance time. There is no stage. Buskers are responsible for providing their own instruments, equipment, etc.
*We will only be selecting 1-2 regular food trucks and 1 desert food truck.
**No alcohol is allowed to be sold unless pre-approved by both Kaleidoscope AND Flyway Brewing Co.
***More than one vendor booth maybe be reserved.
All proceeds benefit the Kaleidoscope, a queer arts 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Queer Arts Street Fair Location
4th & Main Street to 4th & Maple Street
North Little Rock, AR, 72114