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Calling all
Crafters, Makers, Artists and Artisans!

Join us as we celebrate the Art and Artisans from the Town of Thompson and beyond. This event will feature jewellery, woodworking, food products, pottery, glass, paintings, clothing, metalwork, and much more.

In 2020, the first year of this event, there were over 60 vendors and approximately 1500 shoppers.  The 2021 event hosted over 80 vendors and 3000 shoppers. In 2022 we saw over 90 registrations despite getting moved to our rain date!
You don't want to miss out on this growing event, space is limited! 

Registration Fees
Thompson Residents:$30
Non Residents: $45
Price will increase by $5 on March 7th
No refunds will be given after April 7th
Deadline to Register is April 23rd

All products for sale must be original, hand-crafted, and well executed.
We will not accept commercial goods for resale, kits, or consigned goods. 
All goods must be designed and crafted by the person applying.

To Register Online
1. Create an account or log into your existing account
2. Add the program to your cart
3. Continue to check out to complete vendor questions and payment

Paper Registration available please email or
call 860-923-9440

General Information
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, April 23rd, 2023, fee due at time of registration
  • Tents, tables, chairs must be provided by the vendor. Tents must be fully secured by stakes or weights.
  • No electricity is available
  • No WiFi is available
  • Vendors must remain on site and open to the public until the fair concludes at 4:00pm
  • We will observe all social/physical distancing recommendations of the State of Connecticut in place at the time of the event. Guidelines will be emailed to all confirmed vendors one week before the scheduled event date.
  • 10 X 10 booths will be spaced at 10' intervals to accommodate physical distancing. No double spaces will be available.
  • The rain date for this event is Sunday May 7th. Refunds will not be issued for vendors who do not attend the rain date. The Town of Thompson reserves the right to close the show for safety reasons. Final weather decisions will be made the day of the event at 6 am.
  • Media coverage will include print ads, radio ads, online listings, and social media.
  • All vendors will be required to submit three clean jpg images of work to
  • No refunds will be given after April 7, 2023
  • Any vendor declined will be refunded booth fee

Additional Forms and Files:
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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