APPLY as an ARTIST

Sponsorship provides a great means of broadening your competitive edge by differentiating your business from others in the local community. It improves your company’s image, and awards credibility by supporting events that your target market finds attractive. In recent years, corporate sponsorship has become the fastest growing type of marketing in the United States.

Your sponsorship support helps to offset production fees and keeps our event FREE to the public attracting more people. It also allows us to pool funds to negotiate better advertising packages. Be a part of our extensive advertising and benefit from the quality, onsite attendance. The Mount Dora Arts Festival attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year.

 PREMIER PARTNER (Level 1) $25,000

  • Premier location on street or in park (Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested)
  • Industry Exclusive level
  • Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org
  • Logo on promotional street banner
  • Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.
  • Named mentions on social media
  • Designation as a Premier Sponsor of Mount Dora Arts Festival in press release
  • Opportunity to display 1 company provided banner on stage
  • Named mentions on stage during the 2-day event
  • Named as a sponsor on radio ads
  • Named as a Premier Sponsor on the official Mount Dora Arts Festival program map
  • Named as a sponsor on stage during the 2-day event
  • 2 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival T-shirts
  • 1 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival poster
  • 3 VIP parking passes
  • First rights of refusal for sponsorship renewal within no price increase if secured within 60 days of event completion

FESTIVAL PARTNER (Level 2) $10,000

  • Premier location on street or in park (Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested)
  • Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org
  • Logo on promotional street banner
  • Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.
  • Named mentions on social media
  • Named mentions on stage during the 2-day event
  • Named as a sponsor on social media
  • 2 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival T-shirts
  • 1 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival poster
  • 2 VIP parking passes
  • First rights of refusal for sponsorship renewal within no price increase if secured within 60 days of event completion

CORPORATE SPONSOR (Level 3) $5000

  • Premier location of up to 10 X 20 street space on 5thAve
  • Includes 1 tent, 1 table & 2 chairs when requested
  • Logo with url link on official website www.MountDoraArt.org
  • Logo on print promotion including but not limited to posters, magazine, and newspaper ads.
  • Named as a sponsor on social media  
  • 2 commemorative Mount Dora Arts Festival T-Shirts
  • 2 VIP parking passes

BUSINESS BOOTH SPONSOR (Level 4) $3500

  • Premier location of 10 X 10 street space on 5thAve
  • Company name on official website www.MountDoraArt.org
  • 1 VIP parking passes
  • 2 Commemorative Festival T-Shirts

BUSINESS BRANDING / LEAD GENERATING PARTNER (Level 5) $2000 – Lowest fee for onsite booth offered

  • High traffic location of 10 X 10 street space on Baker St near food court and shuttle stop
  • 1 VIP parking pass

 

VOLUNTEER T-SHIRT SPONSOR $500 – Have your name and logo printed on the back of the T-shirts that our volunteers will be wearing. This is a highly visible marketing opportunity during the festival. Our volunteers are sure to wear them after the festival for continued exposure for your company.

PATRON SPONSOR $1000 – SUPPORT the Mount Dora Arts Festival and help us continue our mission to showcase beautiful Art for everyone to enjoy in our community! 

If your business would like to get in front of thousands of people to brand or inform them about what your company has to offer, you can purchase a 10 x 10 space at the Mount Dora Arts Festival. You can hand out information or generate leads but you can not sell items directly at your booth. 

BUSINESS BOOTH (Level 4) $3500  Premier location of 10 X 10 street space on 5thAve or better

BUSINESS BRANDING / LEAD GENERATING PARTNER (Level 5) $2000  High traffic location of 10 X 10 street space on Baker St near food court and shuttle stop

 

2023 Applications are OPEN! Get information and APPLY on Zapp.

It takes a TREMENDOUS amount of time and work to put on the Mount Dora Arts Festival! Valuable volunteers are needed all weekend for tasks to keep the event running smoothly. If YOU would like to be a pART of it, take a peek at where or when you might be helpful. We have volunteer opportunities broken down by days and duties. 

STUDENTS can also volunteer for community service hours  FRI 4:30PM- 7PM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS, SAT 7AM-8:30AM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS, SUN 4PM-7PM HELP ARTISTS BREAKDOWN, LOAD VEHICLES

I'm only available certain DAYS

VOLUNTEERS BY DAY AVAILABILITY- Mount Dora Arts Festival

PRESTAGING 1-2 WEEKS BEFORE

  • STUFF ARTIST PACKETS
  • SORT PACKETS IN BOXES
  • GET FROM SHED OR GATHER- SIGNS, DONATION BOXES, TABLECLOTHS, CASH BOX, COOLER, POSTERS, MERCH

THURSDAY

SIGNS

  • THURS AFTER 3PM PUT OUT DIRECTIONAL, PARKING LOT, SHUTTLE & CHECK IN SIGNS

FRIDAY

CHECK IN (1ST METHODIST CHURCH)

  • FRI 1PM-7PM GET PACKETS FROM MDCA, SET UP, CHECK IN ARTISTS

MERCHANDISE TABLE (5TH Ave at MDCA)

  • FRI 5PM-6PM SET UP TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS

ARTIST ASSISTANCE

  • FRI 4:30PM- 7PM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS

 TRAFFIC CONTROL – SET UP FRIDAY

PARKING LOT

  • 4PM -6PM LOT 1 & 2 (SUNTRUST) MONITOR LOT-NO ARTISTS/DIRECT TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 3 (MDCA @BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM (5TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 4 (FIESTA GRANDE @BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 4A (4TH AVE: BAKER TO TREMAIN)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 6 (DON & 3RD)/ 5PM-7PM (@DON: 3RD TO 4TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 6A (3RD AVE: DON TO BAKER) / 5PM-7PM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 8 (UPPER GARAGE)/ 5PM-7PM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 9 (LOWER GARAGE)/ 5PM-7PM (3RD & DONNELLY) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 7 (4TH & ALEX)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -7PM LOT 10 (EVANS PARK @CHARLES AVE) ONLY LET ARTISTS PARK HERE
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 14 (BEHIND CHAMBER)/ 5PM-7PM (3RD & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 12 (6TH AVE: ALEX TO DON)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (UPPER DON)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 13 (6TH AVE: DON TO BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (ENTRY D)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 15(5TH AVE: MCDONALD TO ALEX)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (5TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 18 (7TH AVE: ALEX TO DON)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (ENTRY D)

INTERSECTIONS

  • 4PM -7PM ENTRY M & A (7TH & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (6TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & MCDONALD)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (4TH & ALEX)

ROAMING

  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 4TH TO 5TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 5TH TO 6TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 6TH TO 7TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@ALEX: 3RD TO 5TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@4TH AVE: ALEX TO DON) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@4TH AVE: DON TO BAKER) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@5TH AVE: ALEX TO DON) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@5TH AVE: DON TO BAKER) ARTIST CONTROL

 SATURDAY

TRAFFIC CONTROL- SET UP SATURDAY

  • 6AM-8AM MONITOR BARRICADE/TRAFFIC CONTROL ENTRY D
  • 6AM-8AM MONITOR BARRICADE/TRAFFIC CONTROL ENTRY M & A
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & ALEX)
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & MCDONALD)
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (4TH & ALEX)
  • 6AM-8AM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING (INTERSECTIONS)

CHECK IN (1ST METHODIST CHURCH)

  • SAT 6AM-8:30AM CHECK IN ARTISTS, BREAKDOWN, LOCK UP, RETURN ITEMS TO MDCA

INFO BOOTH (5th & Donnelly)

  • SAT 9AM-1PM SET UP TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS
  • SAT 1PM-5PM

MERCHANDISE TABLE (5TH Ave at MDCA)

  • SAT 9AM-1PM SET UP MERCH, SALES
  • SAT 1PM-5PM SALES
  • SUN 9AM-12PM SALES
  • SUN 1PM-4PM SALES, BREAKDOWN

BOOTH SITTERS (Roaming w/signs)

  • SAT 10AM-5PM

SHUTTLE PARKING LOT (Lincoln Ave)

  • SAT 10AM-5PM

ARTIST ASSISTANCE

  • SAT 7AM-8:30AM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS

 DONATION BOXES (7TH & DONNELLY)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM

DONATION BOXES (5TH & DONNELLY)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM

DONATION BOXES (5TH & BAKER)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM

JUDGES ASSISTANTS (WORK WITH GARY HOPCRAFT)

  • SAT 8:30AM-?

 SUNDAY

MERCHANDISE TABLE (5TH Ave at MDCA)

  • SUN 9AM-12PM SALES
  • SUN 1PM-4PM SALES, BREAKDOWN

SIGNS

  • SUN AFTER 1OAM PICKUP DIRECTIONAL, PARKING LOT, & CHECK IN SIGNS
  • SUN AFTER 4PM PICKUP SHUTTLE SIGNS

INFO BOOTH (5th & Donnelly)

  • SUN 9AM-12PM
  • SUN 1PM-4PM BREAKDOWN TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS

BOOTH SITTERS (Roaming w/signs)

  • SUN 10AM-4PM

SHUTTLE PARKING LOT (Lincoln Ave)

  • SUN 10AM-4PM
  • SUN 1PM-4PM

ARTIST ASSISTANCE

  • SUN 4PM-7PM HELP ARTISTS BREAKDOWN, LOAD VEHICLES

DONATION BOXES (7TH & DONNELLY)

  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

DONATION BOXES (5TH & DONNELLY)

  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

DONATION BOXES (5TH & BAKER)

  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

JUDGES ASSISTANTS (WORK WITH GARY HOPCRAFT)

  • SUN 9AM-?

AWARD CEREMONY

  • SUN 8AM GET RIBBONS, CHECKS, ARTIST AND JUDGES PHOTOS, STATEMENTS, W-9’S

ITEM COLLECTION (WORK WITH LYNN JONES)

  • SUN 1PM GATHER ARTIST DONATIONS IN WAGONS

BREAKDOWN SUNDAY

  • 3PM GIVE BREAKDOWN INSTRUCTIONS TO ARTSTS
  • 4PM- ALL CLEAR: MONITOR ENTRY POINTS/ PARKING LOTS

 MONDAY

TRANSFER ITEMS BACK TO STORAGE UNIT

I'm only interested in certain TASKS

VOLUNTEERS BY DUTIES- Mount Dora Arts Festival

PRESTAGING 

  • STUFF ARTIST PACKETS 1 WEEK BEFORE
  • SORT PACKETS IN BOXES 1 WEEK BEFORE
  • GET FROM SHED OR GATHER- SIGNS, DONATION BOXES, TABLECLOTHS, CASH BOX, COOLER, POSTERS, MERCH 1 WEEK BEFORE

SIGNS

  • THURS AFTER 3PM PUT OUT DIRECTIONAL, PARKING LOT, SHUTTLE & CHECK IN SIGNS
  • SUN AFTER 1OAM PICKUP DIRECTIONAL, PARKING LOT, & CHECK IN SIGNS
  • SUN AFTER 4PM PICKUP SHUTTLE SIGNS

CHECK IN (1ST METHODIST CHURCH)

  • FRI 1PM-7PM GET PACKETS FROM MDCA, SET UP, CHECK IN ARTISTS
  • SAT 6AM-8:30AM CHECK IN ARTISTS, BREAKDOWN, LOCK UP, RETURN ITEMS TO MDCA

INFO BOOTH (5th & Donnelly)

  • SAT 9AM-1PM SET UP TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS
  • SAT 1PM-5PM
  • SUN 9AM-12PM
  • SUN 1PM-4PM BREAKDOWN TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS

MERCHANDISE TABLE (5TH Ave at MDCA)

  • FRI 5PM-6PM SET UP TENT, TABLES & CHAIRS
  • SAT 9AM-1PM SET UP MERCH, SALES
  • SAT 1PM-5PM SALES
  • SUN 9AM-12PM SALES
  • SUN 1PM-4PM SALES, BREAKDOWN

BOOTH SITTERS (Roaming w/signs)

  • SAT 10AM-5PM
  • SUN 10AM-4PM

SHUTTLE PARKING LOT (Lincoln Ave)

  • SAT 10AM-5PM
  • SUN 10AM-4PM
  • SUN 1PM-4PM

ARTIST ASSISTANCE

  • FRI 4:30PM- 7PM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS
  • SAT 7AM-8:30AM HELP ARTISTS UNLOAD, SET UP TENTS
  • SUN 4PM-7PM HELP ARTISTS BREAKDOWN, LOAD VEHICLES

 

DONATION BOXES (7TH & DONNELLY)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM
  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

DONATION BOXES (5TH & DONNELLY)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM
  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

DONATION BOXES (5TH & BAKER)

  • SAT 9AM-11AM
  • SAT 11AM-1PM
  • SAT 1PM-3PM
  • SAT 3PM-5PM
  • SUN 9AM-11AM
  • SUN 11AM-1PM
  • SUN 1PM-3PM
  • SUN 3PM-4PM TAKE TO MDCA

JUDGES ASSISTANTS (WORK WITH GARY HOPCRAFT)

  • SAT 8:30AM-?
  • SUN 9AM-?

AWARD CEREMONY

  • SUN 8AM GET RIBBONS, CHECKS, ARTIST AND JUDGES PHOTOS, STATEMENTS, W-9’S

ITEM COLLECTION (WORK WITH LYNN JONES)

  • SUN 1PM GATHER ARTIST DONATIONS IN WAGONS

BREAKDOWN SUNDAY

  • 3PM GIVE BREAKDOWN INSTRUCTIONS TO ARTSTS
  • 4PM- ALL CLEAR: MONITOR ENTRY POINTS/ PARKING LOTS

TRAFFIC CONTROL – SET UP FRIDAY

PARKING LOT

  • 4PM -6PM LOT 1 & 2 (SUNTRUST) MONITOR LOT-NO ARTISTS/DIRECT TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 3 (MDCA @BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM (5TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 4 (FIESTA GRANDE @BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 4A (4TH AVE: BAKER TO TREMAIN)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & BAKER) DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 6 (DON & 3RD)/ 5PM-7PM (@DON: 3RD TO 4TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 6A (3RD AVE: DON TO BAKER) / 5PM-7PM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 8 (UPPER GARAGE)/ 5PM-7PM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 9 (LOWER GARAGE)/ 5PM-7PM (3RD & DONNELLY) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 7 (4TH & ALEX)/ 5PM-7PM (4TH & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -7PM LOT 10 (EVANS PARK @CHARLES AVE) ONLY LET ARTISTS PARK HERE
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 14 (BEHIND CHAMBER)/ 5PM-7PM (3RD & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 12 (6TH AVE: ALEX TO DON)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (UPPER DON)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 13 (6TH AVE: DON TO BAKER)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (ENTRY D)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 15(5TH AVE: MCDONALD TO ALEX)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (5TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -5PM LOT 18 (7TH AVE: ALEX TO DON)/ 5PM-7PM TRAFFIC CONTROL (ENTRY D)

INTERSECTIONS

  • 4PM -7PM ENTRY M & A (7TH & ALEX) TRAFFIC CONTROL
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (6TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & ALEX)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & MCDONALD)
  • 4PM -7PM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (4TH & ALEX)

ROAMING

  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 4TH TO 5TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 5TH TO 6TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@DON: 6TH TO 7TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@ALEX: 3RD TO 5TH) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@4TH AVE: ALEX TO DON) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@4TH AVE: DON TO BAKER) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@5TH AVE: ALEX TO DON) ARTIST CONTROL
  • 4PM -5PM VEHICLE REMOVAL / 5PM-7PM (@5TH AVE: DON TO BAKER) ARTIST CONTROL

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL- SET UP SATURDAY

  • 6AM-8AM MONITOR BARRICADE/TRAFFIC CONTROL ENTRY D
  • 6AM-8AM MONITOR BARRICADE/TRAFFIC CONTROL ENTRY M & A
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & ALEX)
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (5TH & MCDONALD)
  • 6AM-8AM GENERAL TRAFFIC CONTROL/ DIRECT ARTISTS (4TH & ALEX)
  • 6AM-8AM DIRECT ARTISTS TO PARKING (INTERSECTIONS)