Vendor Check-In

Vendor check-in will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 12-5 p.m. at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street. Vendors will receive booth sign, t-shirt (if pre-ordered), welcome packets, parking decals, etc. at this time.

Booth Sign: Must be hanging from vendor booth to show official presence in festival.

T-shirt: Included in welcome packets if pre-ordered. If not pre-ordered, t-shirts will be available at festival entrances on Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5 from 9-5 p.m.

Welcome Packet: Packet includes information on hospitality locations and restrooms, as well as other festival details including festival guide, welcome letter & sales tax form. 

Parking Decals: Must place festival parking decal in dashboard of vehicle. Only designated parking areas are subject to overnight security.

Hospitality rooms will be set up in 4 locations:

  • Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Washington Avenue
  • Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street
  • Pink Cottage (Near the Food Court), 1011 Desoto Street
  • Senior Citizen Center, 514 Washington Avenue
    • Vendors must wear name tags upon entering hospitality

Hospitality locations will have refreshments and a restroom available for artists and craftsmen only. Click here to see Festival Map.

 

FAQ’s

Where do I park my vehicle during the festival?

See Festival Map for marked parking.

Will there be overnight security?

The festival venue will be monitored only on Saturday night.

Where do I pay my festival taxes on Sunday?

Bring your taxes to the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce at the L&N Depot, 1000 Washington Avenue on Sunday, November 6. Between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., look for a Team Captain in a red shirt to collect your taxes. Each hospitality will collect festival taxes.

How do I obtain a festival shirt?

If a shirt was pre-ordered, shirt will be available at the vendor check in booth.

What if I cannot make it to vendor check in on Friday?

Saturday morning following set up, a team of volunteers will be around to distribute any uncollected vendor bags which will include your official festival booth sign that must be displayed on outside of tent.

What if I need electricity?

Electricity must have been requested at time of applying. Limited electricity is available within festival venue.

Please contact the chamber at 228.875.4424 with any further questions.