1st Fri/3rd Sat - GULFPORT ART & GALLERY WALK

Gulfport Art & Gallery Walk (Evening Event – set up is on the median between the sidewalk and the street)

Date & Time: First Friday and Third Saturday of every month ~ Rain or Shine ~ 6-10 pm.

Location: Gulfport Historic Waterfront Art District ~ 3101 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707

Space Fee: $30 per Art Walk or $120 for five consecutive Art Walks.

Application Process: It is our intent, throughout the selection process, to select a variety of artists and crafters who create high quality, hand made items, as well as items that will not compete with our year round shop owners. It is important to note that no new resale items will be permitted at Art Walk. Applications must be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to the Art Walk date you wish to attend. Artisans and Craftsmen are selected by committee, so applying for Art Walk does not guarantee acceptance. You can expedite the 30 day application process by emailing your application, artist bio and photos of your work (all in one email) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Confirmation or rejection of acceptance will be sent via e-mail and will not be given over the phone without prior written confirmation.

Applications must include three (3) photos of work, one (1) photo of outdoor booth set up and a one page statement describing the technique, materials used and any other creative expression of the Artist’s work. (Artist Bio)*If you would like your photos returned to you, please include a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope with your application. Photos are not kept on file.

Non-refundable Application Fee: $15 payable to SIK Promotions. * The Application is valid for one year, however, SIK Promotions and/or the Gulfport Merchant's Association reserves the right to limit or discontinue the participation of a vendor at any time.

  • Mail completed application to the address below.
  • All applications will be reviewed by the events committee for approval.
  • Applying for Art Walk does not guarantee acceptance.
  • Applicants will be notified of approval or denial via e-mail.

Applicants:

  • Artisans and Craftsmen: 100% handmade creations. Artisans who work on site will take first priority.
  • Oddities & Diversities: Unique retail product may be accepted.
  • Buskers & Performing Artists: Application must include a press kit and or samples. Buskers and Performing Artists will not receive compensation for Art Walk performances. The application fee is waived for Buskers and Performing Artists.
  • Charities & Non-Profits: One free space is available for non-profits at each Art Walk providing the event is not sold out. Please include a copy of your non-profit status and the mission of your organization with your application. The $15.00 application fee applies to Non Profit and/or Community Groups, but the vending fees will be waived. Requires separate Approval from our Operations Manager and is granted on space availability. Groups in this Category will remain in "Pending" Status and will only be allowed one vend date per quarter, with a maximum of 4 per year.

Once Approved:

  • Space size is 10’ x 10’.
  • First time vendors will be on a trial basis and are subject to review for additional Art Walks.
  • Set up takes place between 4 and 5pm.
  • Electricity is available at no additional cost.
  • Lights and extension cords are required. Vendors are responsible for securing cords for safety.
  • Vendors are required to park in Vendor Parking areas only.
  • Space Fees: $30 per Art Walk or $120 for five Consecutive Art Walks. 
  • Cancellations must be made in writing as far in advance as possible. There will be no refunds for last minute cancellations.
  • Returned Check Fee $35

Mail Application via US mail to:
SIK Promotions, C/O ART WALK, PO Box 530234, St. Petersburg, FL 33747
Contact: Suzanne King- 727-322-5217 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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