Every year the festival features over 200 vendors featuring local not for profits, artists, businesses, and great food.
Saturday June 23, 2018 (10 am-9 pm)
Sunday June 24, 2018 (12 pm-6 pm)
Public Square Park, Downtown Nashville
3rd Ave and Union at the foot of City Hall
ABOUT THE EVENT
Nashville PRIDE is the largest LGBTQ event in Tennessee. The event brings together an estimated 35,000 people to enjoy an extensive vendor marketplace, Equality Walk, food vendors, entertainment, and much more.
VENDOR MARKET HOURS
Saturday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vendors are to operate for the full duration of the Nashville Pride Festival.
Other Important Dates
Wednesday January 18-20, 2017
First round of vendor notifications will be sent via email
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Second round of vendor notifications will be sent via email
Wednesday March 15, 2017
Third round of vendor notifications will be sent via email
Wednesday April 12, 2017
Final round of vendor notifications will be sent via email
Application deadline extended to May 12 (limited spaces remain)
Tuesday June 6, 2017
Vendor Load in information emailed and vendor passes mailed
Not For Profit 1/2 Tent (Nashville Pride provides a 5' deep x 10' wide shared tent, 1 6' table, and 2 chairs) $200 (SOLD OUT)
Not For Profit Table (Nashville Pride provides a 10' x 10' space, 1 6' table, and 2 chairs) $300 (SOLD OUT)
Not For Profit Booth Space (Nashville Pride provides a 10' x 10' tent, 1 6' table, and 2 chairs) $400 (SOLD OUT)
Artist/Local Artisan Business (Nashville Pride provides a 10' x 10' space) $400 (SOLD OUT)
Business Booth Space (Nashville Pride provides a 10' x 10' tent, 1 6' table, and 2 chairs) $850 (SOLD OUT)
Food Vendor/Truck (Nashville Pride provides space) $950 (SOLD OUT)
**Each vendor fee includes (6) entrance bands per day into Nashville Pride Festival. You will be able to purchase additional entrance bands at a later date. These bands will be sent approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event to the mailing address you provide us in the form below
**Upon acceptance, you will have the option to purchase a 10' x 20' booth space. 10' x 20' booth spaces are limited.
**Add $100.00 if you need electric (deadline for requests is April 15, 2017)
**Add $100.00 if after April 15, 2017
Vendor Type Description
Not for Profit* Non-profits must be a registered 501c3.
Local Artisan Business* A Local Artisan Business is considered a locally owned and operated business that sells items handcrafted by other artisans.
Artist* Individuals who hand-make/handcraft the items they will offer at the event.
Artist categories are used by Nashville Pride as a tool to ensure vendor diversity at the event. Please find descriptions of media categories below:
Candles: Personally concocted scent profiles and hand-poured candles and wax melts
Ceramics: All original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry is accepted in this category. No machine-made or mass produced work is permitted.
Clothing: Hand-sewn articles of clothing by you.
Digital Art: This category includes any original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. Traditional photographs taken through a digital media should apply in the photography category.
Drawing: Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayon, etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush are to be entered in this category.
Fiber: All work crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. This can be wearable or non-wearable.
Glass: No forms of mass production are permitted. Mass produced glassware vendors should fill out the Local Business Vendor Form.
Health/Beauty: Beauty (skincare, make up, etc) products hand-made and concocted by you. No mass-produced products are allowed.
Jewelry: All jewelry whether the work is produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials must be entered in this category. No commercial casts, molds or production studio work is allowed.
Metalworks: Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metals. No production studio work is allowed.
Painting: Works created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, etc. are in this category.
Paper Making/Book Arts: Hand-binded journals, notebooks, etc.
Photography: Photographic prints made from the artist’s original image, which have been processed by that artist, or under his or her direct supervision, are included in this category.
Printmaking: Printed works for which the artist’s hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional original work done in any medium.
Wood: Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved are accepted in the wood category.
Business* Corporate or Local Business vendors who will use their booth space for promotional purposes or sell mass-produced items
Food Vendor/Truck* A vendor who intends to sell food and beverage items for Nashville Pride attendees to consume at the event.
PLEASE NOTE: MARKET VENDORS(OUTSIDE OF SELECTED FOOD VENDORS) ARE PROHIBITED FROM SELLING OR GIVING AWAY FOOD AND BEVERAGES (INCLUDING WATER). PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE ENTIRE MARKET AGREEMENT FOR OTHER RESTRICTIONS.
The 2017 Nashville Pride Festival is SOLD OUT of Vendor space and the wait list is full.
Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org