Vendor F A Q
And Pre Approval Information
When and where is the show?
The Show is the third weekend in October - Saturday 9-4, Sunday 11-4
The Berea-Midpark Craft Show is one of the largest and longest running craft shows in the area. It is the largest annual fund raising event for the Berea-Midpark Performing Arts Boosters. Your participation in our program directly supports our students and their programs.
Our show is held at the Berea-Midpark Middle School. 7000 Paula Dr. Middleburg Heights OH. 44130. We use the Cafeteria, Gym and hallways for vendors.
What makes your show unique?
We have something for everyone! We offer to our vendors:
-Assistance with loading/unloading (offered by our Performing Arts students). -We offer change to vendors throughout the weekend. -Your lunch order and all your requests will be taken from you right at your table. No need to leave your table unattended. -Our famous Craft Show Cafe offers hot meals from breakfast to lunch, at reasonable prices. Beginning in September, we advertise heavily in SW Cuyahoga County, and on Social Media.
What is your attendance?
Until 2020, Our average attendance has been approximately 4500 customers for the weekend.
2018 attendance was just over 5000,
2019 was 4100 (we had an amazing beautiful weather weekend).
2020 - Cancelled
2021 - approximately 3000 customers
Admission is 2.00 per person.
What are your fees? What is your table/Space Setup?
Our $75.00 fee is for space only. If you would like to rent a table for your space(s), the rental fee will is $10.00 per table. You may contract as many spaces as you would like, with or without as many tables as you would like. These options are all detailed on the contract. Tables are 8 foot wooden rental tables. All tables are to be covered with a clean tablecloth and must be skirted to the floor on three sides. The tablecloth and skirt are to be provided by the CRAFTER. We evenly space our vendor locations throughout the building (Each space-8 ft. wide X approx. 5 ft. deep with 2 ft. between each crafter). Hallway/Cafeteria/Sports Center spaces are all set in a similar fashion, with similar spacing. Spaces are the same size with or without table rental. Under no circumstances are we able to approve any one day spaces.
Do you have sites with electric?
Electrical is limited and is assigned on a first come first serve basis. If requesting electric, Please bring extra lighting in case overhead lighting is not sufficient. We are in a public school building and are in no way able to adjust the lighting. For all electric space requests: Please bring extension cords, as your access to electric may not be directly behind you.
Can I request a specific type of spot?
We make every attempt to fulfill all requests. Priority for any particular location always goes to vendor from previous year. You may request such things as.. corner, in/not in a hallway, in/not in the gym, etc.
Do you allow more than one vendor of the same item?
Because we are a large show (200+spaces), we do end up with multiple tables selling popular items, such as jewelry, soaps, fragrances and decorative items. We make every effort to evenly space these tables throughout the show, and will limit tables of some items. While we do encourage handmade items, we also permit unique commercially made items, collectibles and similar items. Direct Marketing types of vendors, including but not limited to Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Avon, etc., will be initially offered to a previous year’s representative, then offered first come first served to new representatives. Only one vendor per brand will be permitted. Also, please note-we are NOT a juried show.
Is there access to wifi?
There is limited access to the school district guest Wi-Fi
How Do I request a contract?
Because of our current return rate of 90% in our show, which offers a limited amount of new spaces every year, we do not send out contracts. We use a pre-approval process to approve new vendors. If you are interested in participating in our show, Please proceed to the next page for pre-approval details and complete the request form.
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