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Entertainment in The Village - Children's Area

Deadline: Mar 15, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Apr 23, 2022 10:00 am - Apr 24, 2022 4:00 pm
Tallahassee, Florida

About the event

The 22nd Annual Chain of Parks Art Festival is North Florida’s premiere outdoor fine art festival. Located in downtown Tallahassee along Park Avenue, the festival provides an opportunity for art lovers and artists to connect over the weekend. Expect to have a first-class, fun-filled outdoor cultural experience. View amazing, original, and one-of-a-kind works of art from 150 fine artists in a delightful Southern outdoor setting. Live entertainment will be available, along with local food trucks, chalk artists, and libations served by Il Lusso at the festival bar. The Evening Groove is BACK! Featuring Tallahassee Nights Live! group. Get ready to dance in the streets and celebrate having the Chain of Parks Festival back in full swing. The festival has expanded this year to offer new and exciting programs to bring the community unique fine art experiences such as FSU’s Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist event with artist Lana Shuttleworth and an Artist Workshop at LeMoyne Arts, all leading up to the festival weekend with Artists in the Park April 23-24, 2022!
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival
Chain of Parks Art Festival

About the application

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15 Thank you for your interest in performing at the Chain of Parks Art Festival! The festival welcomes performers to apply to perform on a volunteer basis. Performance times are available throughout the weekend of April 23 & 24, 2022 from 10AM – 5PM on Saturday and 10AM-4PM on Sunday. Upon acceptance to participate, The Entertainment Chair will work with each group to schedule appropriate performance times. While our Main Stage is located in the Center Court on Calhoun and features a variety of local bands and aspiring singer/songwriters along with crowd-pleasing local performing arts groups, we ALSO have a pop-up performance area in the children's section called "The Village". This is the perfect spot for less-music-focused entertainers like storybook tellers, educational demonstrations, solo acts, etc. This is in a grassy area with a white fenced outline to create a "stage". The Village is an area within the Festival that provides opportunities for community connections to an estimated 35-40,000+ enthusiastic visitors! The purpose of this area is to promote organizations that support the arts in our community. The Village incorporates Community Partners, Pop-Up Studios, Sponsor Booths, and the historical Jacques Le Moyne Encampment, with fun foods, ENTERTAINMENT, and more! Your participating in the Festival provides the following benefits: -Outreach opportunities to a community of kids (and their parents) interesting in art & performance -Digital festival postcard available for pre-show promotion -Listing in the Festival Program under The Village -Listing on the Entertainment Schedule sign located in The Village Requirements to participate: -Our organization agrees that we will not sell any products or charge for any services during our participation. We understand that we are welcome to provide information about our organization, along with our performance. -We acknowledge that The Village is a paid Festival sponsored area that receives exclusive sponsor recognition. Our organization will be listed in the Festival Program under The Village and promoted as space allows. -We acknowledge there is not a stage, but a flat grassy performance area for us to perform. -We acknowledge the festival will provide 1 mic and 1 speaker. We will need to bring our own stereo if needed. Important Dates Setup Times, Schedule & Information Provided: Late March/Early April 2022 Event Set-Up: Friday, April 22, 2022 Event Dates: April 23 & 24, 2022 Event Times: Saturday from 10am – 5pm, with an Evening Groove from 5:30-7:30pm, Sunday, from 10am – 4pm Please note that past selected performance groups will generally get priority placement for 2022 for the sake of our historical partnership. *No carnival-oriented entertainment (clowns or stilt walkers) *Cannot charge the public, but you can sell your merch during your set *Cannot wander around the festival performing *No age limit

Terms & Conditions

2022 GENERAL RELEASE OF CLAIMS & HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. does NOT provide liability insurance for the protection of persons, vendors, entertainers, merchants, organizations, spectators or others who participate in any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. In consideration of participating in the Chain of Parks Art Festival, I do hereby release and forever discharge LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and sponsors from any and all actions, negligence, causes of actions, claims and demands, for any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by me or my organization in connection with or relating to any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. This release extends to, applies to, covers and includes all known, unknown, disclosed, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, losses and liabilities, and the consequences thereof, notwithstanding the provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or statute to the contrary. Such provisions are hereby expressly waived. It is further understood and agreed that my/my organization’s participation in any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event is not to be construed as an admission of liability or the assumption of any responsibility by LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and/or sponsors for any act or omission by me or any member(s) of my organization. I hereby agree on behalf of my organization, its heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns to indemnify LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. and its members, officers, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and sponsors, jointly and severally, and to hold them harmless from and against any and all actions, negligence, claims, demands and liabilities, loss damages and expense of whatever kind or nature, including attorney fees, which may from any organizations participation in the LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event. Furthermore, I agree that the venue for any claim or matter relating to this agreement shall be Leon County, Florida. LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC., The City of Tallahassee and The Tallahassee Police Department reserve the right to remove any misrepresented or inappropriate material or persons from any LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC. event, including but not limited to, The Village. Non-compliance with Chain of Parks Art Festival’s directive, rules and/or regulations will result in the forfeiture of my/my organization’s booth and immediate closure by the Tallahassee Police Department and LEMOYNE ART FOUNDATION, INC.

Questions on the application

Business information

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

Additional information

  • Social Media handles/ tags
  • Please provide a brief description of your performance to be used for Marketing Purposes:
  • Our group/troupe is considered mostly:
  • Preferred Date/Time to Perform: Check all that apply
  • What is your preferred/typical ‘set’ length?
  • How long is your equipment setup time?
  • Special Needs / Requests:
  • Agreeing to the Terms & Conditions

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 1
  • Please provide a high-resolution photo or logo for us to use in our marketing efforts. Please do not submit a poster with copy on it (outside of your logo).
Entertainment in The Village - Children's Area
Entertainment in The Village - Children's Area
2022 Chain of Parks Art Festival
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