About The Festival
The 35th Annual Takoma Park Street Festival will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 10am-5pm in Takoma on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD to Carroll Street, NW in Takoma, DC.
The festival will host a talented mix of local artists offering paintings, photographs, pottery, silk-screening, bath and body care, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, textiles, ceramics, kids’ items and much more.
Non-profits, green companies and a variety of food trucks and food vendors will also participate. Takoma’s indie businesses will be open and welcoming visitors. Kids will love the festival with crafts, face painting, inflatables and FUN!
The Crawl will return as well. Festival attendees may purchase commemorative TAKOMA beer mugs good for discounted pours throughout the day at area restaurants and bars. Details to be posted in the coming months.
A full schedule of music on three stages will be posted over the summer.
Check out the photos from the 2015 festival HERE!
Become a Sponsor!
2016 Application: APPLY HERE
Rates before 8/1/16:
Artist Booth Space Fee: $170
Artist Shared Booth Space: plus $50
Corner Space: plus $100 (limited availability)
Community Groups: $140
Companies Booth Space Fee: $650
Small Company or Start-Up (5 employees or less, start up – 12 months or less): $350 (limited availability)
Takoma Business Booth Space Fee: $120
Local Food Vendors Booth Space Fee: $450
National Chain Food Vendors Booth Space Fee: $1,000
The application is now online! Click here. Applicants will be advised of acceptance into the festival within 4 weeks of submission. For rates, please click on the Application tab.
Food Vendors: We are going Zero Waste in 2016! Please review updated food vendor guidelines here. Polystyrene and other non-recyclable serving ware and packaging is not permitted per the City of Takoma Park.
Artists: Items must be hand-produced by the artist – no imports, please.
Please review updated guidelines for all non-food vendors here.
Musicians: Interested in performing at the festival? Send your promo material to the festival’s music coordinator David Eisner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zero Waste — We are striving to be lean and green in 2016! In keeping with Takoma Park’s progressive environmental policies, the festival is striving to go Zero Waste this year. We will have specific requirements for food packaging and trash disposal which will mainly impact the food vendors. We are finalizing the requirement now and they should be ready to share by March.
2016 Schedule will be posted this Summer.
Location: Event takes place on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD from the DC border at Eastern Ave, NW to the intersection with MD Rt. 410.
The event is accessible via the Takoma Station on Metro’s Red Line.
Parking is available in the public lots below:
(1) Lot behind the shops on Laurel Ave -enter through Eastern Avenue exit. FREE
(2) Lot the corner of Carroll and Willow Ave, enter via Willow Ave. Rate: $5/day
(3) Lot at the corner of Laurel St, NW and Aspen St, NW. Rate: $5/day.
Plus metered street parking (free on Sundays) and at the Takoma Metro parking lot.