Cape Coral Market Place Application

Deadline: Jan 04, 2025 11:59 pm (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Jan 11, 2025 10:00 am - Jan 12, 2025 4:00 pm (EDT)
Virtual event
$639 - $1.9K

About the event

The Cape Coral Arts Festival & Marketplace is one of Lee County’s largest Special Event according to the Lee County Tourist Development Council and the Lee County Visitors and Convention Bureau bringing over 100,000 attendees to enjoy the arts in January 2024. Attendance in 2024 was lower than 2023 attendance of 140,000 due to inclement weather. In 2020, our Art Festival was Voted the Best Outdoor Event by the readers of Gulfshore Life Magazine and the 5th best Art Festival in the nation by Sunshine Artists. For 39 years, the Rotary Club of Cape Coral has been proud to bring this event to the community. All Proceeds from booth sales are donated by the Cape Coral Rotary Foundation to improve the community of Cape Coral. Artists, designers and makers with high quality, handmade, original work are invited to apply to be a part of our Fine Art Festival. Eligible work ranges from original high quality giftable craft to premium fine art. Applications will be juried and chosen based on uniqueness, craftsmanship and attention to detail. Up to 240 artists will be accepted to participate in the festival. Any Fine Artist or Crafter exhibiting at our outdoor Festival will be provided a free online booth at our virtual Festival. The Virtual Festival will give patrons the opportunity to preview the work and to shop until the end of January. General Information Event Dates: January 11 &12, 2025 Application Deadline: August 30, 2024 Application Fee: $35 Single Booth Fee: $450.00 plus 6.5% sales tax The Cape Coral Art Festival has artist friendly procedures in place to ensure that your weekend is pleasant and profitable. Our Artist Hospitality team will be there to greet and direct you on Set Up and will be available to assist you all weekend. Artist Perks include: * Self Check-in for Artists, our hospitality team will hand information packets with official name badges to your booth on Saturday morning before 9:00 am. * Drive up access to your booth location during set up hours on Friday evening and Saturday morning as well as booth replenishment on Sunday morning * Drive up access for Booth teardown starting at 5 pm Sunday * Eleven feet of space for your 10x10 single booth with space behind your booth for storage * Convenient restroom locations for Artists * Professional overnight security * Continental breakfast for Artists on Saturday and Sunday * $9,000 in Prizes Awarded to “Best in Show” and Category Winners. Prizes will be awarded at an Award Ceremony and Breakfast on Sunday Morning hosted by the participating Non-Profit Organizations in Cape Coral. * Free bottled water and snacks provided to artists on Saturday and Sunday * Free Parking provided in lots designated for Artists adjacent to Art Show Site * Volunteer booth sitters available during all festival hours upon request * Show hours: 10am-5pm Saturday and 10 am-4pm on Sunday
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation
Cape Coral Rotary Foundation

About the application

**2025 Market Place Application**The Cape Coral Art Festival invites you to apply to be one of Market Place exhibitors at the 2025 event, rated 5th best in the nation by Sunshine Artists. The festival enjoys an attendance of over 110,000 visitors to the South Cape area in Cape Coral, Florida. The two-day event gives patrons the opportunity to meet and purchase art from businesses near and far. Our goal is to provide the public and our selected merchants an experience of unparalleled quality. Proceeds from the Festival help the Rotary Club of Cape Coral to fulfill its mission of “Service above Self”. View our programs at This January, we will be hosting our 39th annual two-day public outdoor event and a month long virtual or online selling opportunity. Our virtual event will be online January 2rd to January 31st at Our public outdoor event on January 11th and 12th, 2025, will give patrons the opportunity to meet and purchase from artists and businesses. We will feature scheduled live events at our outdoor festival and virtual platform to provide our artists and businesses exposure to the world. The event is free to the public as is parking.Things to know about our Eventeny Virtual event: Inclusion in the virtual event is free to live exhibitors. 1.There are no risks when creating a business shop page. You can add videos, pictures, products, etc. or you can go as simple as your logo and a link to your website. 2.Convenience for buyers. Buyers can purchase from multiple vendors with one transaction which has been shown to increase the likelihood visitors will purchase. 78% of shoppers on Eventeny purchase from multiple vendors and artists. 3.Promotion through the event and ranking shops on Google via SEO meta-tagging. 4.You will have a personal booth page for your work. 5.If you’re connected to multiple virtual events on Eventeny, you only have to do the bulk of the work once and tailor as needed for other shows. You won’t need to create separate booth pages per event. See the helpful links at

Terms & Conditions

The Market Place is intended for businesses and not Fine Arts & Crafts. Prohibited: NO sales of food or beverages for on site consumption. NO Vaping Products. NO Pornography or Sexually Oriented Material or Products.


10' x 10' Market Place Single Booth $639 Non-refundable The Booth Fee includes the $600 booth fee plus 6.5% sales tax for a total of $639.00
10' x 20' Market Place Double booth $1,278 Non-refundable The booth fee for a Double Booth on Cape Coral Parkway is $1200.00 plus 6.5% tax for a total of $1278.00
Other $1,917 The booth fee of a Triple Booth is $1,800.00 plus 6.5% sales tax for a total of $1,917.00

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Consent, Waiver and Indemnification
  • Returning Exhibitor
  • Rules & Regulations
  • Make/Model Vehicle Info
  • Certiticate of Insurance

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 5
  • Four images of your products and one of your booth
Cape Coral Market Place Application
Cape Coral Market Place Application
40th Cape Coral Art Festival & Market Place