Timing and Fees
Applications for the 2019 Holiday Marketplace will open on July 15, 2019 and will close on August 24, 2019.
The event will be held on Friday, December 13th 5:30-9:30 pm and Saturday, December 14th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
There is a non-refundable application fee of $25.00
Booth fees are tiered. Locations in the entry and main hallway are $175.00 and all others are $150.00.
6' tables can be rented for $25 (max 2 for $40) and chairs for $3 each (max 2 for $5)
Entry/Hallway spots are limited and are on a first requested, first granted basis. Please note your preference for an entry/hallway location on your application. See map below.
The best way to insure your application is submitted in a timely manner is to complete the online form and pay the $25.00 registration fee via Square.
If you are not able to complete the form/pay the registration fee online, please submit your application by printing out the form and mailing it, along with your check and artwork photographs to:
Attn: Clairemont PTA
155 Erie Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
In order to be considered, you must send:
Application Fee of $25 (non-refundable)
Three photographs of your work (no CDs/DVDs)
Please upload images in the application form.
Do not direct us to a website.
Selection & Notification
Our goal is to offer a variety of original arts and crafts in the Marketplace. Entries are judged primarily, though not strictly, on quality, marketability and originality. All artwork must be the original handmade work of the artist. Only mediums listed on the application and approved by Decatur Holiday Marketplace can be sold during the show.
Previous inclusion in the Marketplace does not guarantee future selection.
Exhibitors will be notified of acceptance by September 15, 2019. If you have requested and are granted an entry/hallway booth you will be notified at this time.
At time of notification, the (tax deductible) Booth Fee of $150 or $175, plus any table and/or chair rental fees will be due.
Below is a map of the school. Typically there are 4-5 artists in each classroom and 10-12 in the Media Center. The RED squares denote the entry/hallway locations that are $175.00, all other booths in rooms and side hallways are $150.00
On the Day
Exhibit areas will be open for set-up beginning at 4:00 pm on Friday. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO ENTER THE SCHOOL PRIOR TO 4 PM.
Artists are required to man their booth for the entire show. Failure to stay for the entire show may result in you not being allowed to participate in future shows.
You will receive detailed instructions for load in and load out. The Marketplace is held inside of Clairemont Elementary school and we must be respectful of the students and facilities. Failure to follow instructions for unloading and parking may impact your ability to participate in future events.
Vendor parking in the neighborhood for unloading only. Please park at Church of Christ, Scientist on Clairmont Ave.
Decatur Holiday Marketplace is operated by a committee of parent volunteers at Clairemont Elementary School. City Schools of Decatur is not responsible for loss or damage to art or injury to anyone participating in the Marketplace. Exhibitors are responsible for their own personal and property liability.
Please email any questions to: