Artist applications are available now until July 2, 2022.
All applications must be submitted electronically. Please note artists in all mediums will be juried to ensure a mix of mediums and offerings. Payment and application must be received by July 2, 2022 to be eligible for jurying. Notifications of acceptance/denial will be sent by July 10, 2022.
10' x 10' street spaces are $150 and due at the time of application. **Space fee's increase to $175 after applications close! Please be sure to pay your space fee before the app deadline**
Corner spaces are an additional $40 ($190 total) and assigned based on a lottery to ensure fair selection. Applicants can enter the corner space selection lottery on their application.
Sunday, September 18th (rain date September 25th)
Festival Hours 11:00am - 6:00pm
stART on the Street events are one-day festivals on paved street surfaces in Worcester. Dress in layers and bring paperweights to hold down light objects such as papers - it can get windy!
Questions? Email Samantha at
- By applying you are committing to both the September 18th date and the September 25th rain date.
- Application is not considered complete, until your space fee is received.
- If chosen, your application and payment serve as your acceptance of your space. No refunds will be given after the notification deadline if you can not accept your space for some reason. Applicants not chosen will be refunded their space fee.
- Up to 3 artists may share a street space. All artists sharing must fill out an application. No exceptions.
- Tents must be 10ft x 10ft or smaller, and weighted with 20lbs per leg. For safety of people and property, stART Coordinators will require any tent not properly weighted to be taken down.
- stART does NOT provide tables, chairs, or electricity for artist spaces.
- ALL arts/crafts for sale must be made by hand by the artist selling the items at the event. The following items are not allowed: items made with craft kits, imported goods, and items with licensed or trademarked images (ex: NFL logos, Disney characters, etc).
- Event organizers reserve the right to reject any application at their discretion.
A key element of our mission is to elevate the voices and experiences of historically marginalized groups to highlight the current and historical diversity of our city and region. We welcome and celebrate artists and community members who identify as Black, Indigenous, POC, LGBTQIA+, refugee, immigrant or persons living with a disability.
COVID-19 NOTE: The event organization team continues to monitor COVID-19 updates closely; vendors will be notified of any necessary adjustments and our team is prepared to provide appropriate vendor accommodations upon request. In the event of a COVID-19 related cancellation, all vendor fees will be refunded.