Thousand Springs Festival of the Arts ~ Registration

Thousand Springs Festival of the Arts 

Ritter Island at Thousand Springs State Park
September 24 & 25, 2022
Wendell, ID

Nestled along the pristine waters at Ritter Island – Thousand Springs State Park, the Thousand Springs Festival of the Arts is the premier fall arts festival with over 100 artists, live music and delicious food. In 2021, more than 5,000 people attended the two-day event.

Festival Hours:

September 24:
10 am-6 pm 

September 25:
11 am-5 pm 

Acceptable Work:

Artist must be present during festival hours. ONLY original, handmade work is acceptable. No commercial or mass  produced products, except for reproductions of your    original work, as long as original art is also for sale in your booth during the show.



Jury Fee $30.00 non-refundable
11 ft. x 11 ft. Booth space
$180.00 MVAC member
$210.00 Not-Yet-MVAC* member
Two booth spaces $360.000 MVAC member
$420.00 Not-Yet-MVAC* member
No Electrical Available

*Magic Valley Arts Council annual memberships begin at $25 CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MVAC MEMBER

  • 11 ft x 11 ft Booth spaces are on grass
  • No equipment or materials provided by MVAC
  • You must provide your own canopy, chairs and display
  • Be prepared for seasonal weather
  • Bring adequate protection and booth tie downs

Overnight Security will be provided



Limited camping or overnight parking allowed with a fee of $10 per night.  Camping payment must be made to MVAC.

You may drive on the park grounds to unload and load only.

Liability Waiver: By submitting this application, the artist agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Magic Valley Arts Council, its employees, MVAC Board of Directors and representatives concerning all liability for any damages to real and personal property or any loss of life or personal injury that may be sustained in connection with any exhibition of the artist’s work. All artists are advised to carry their own insurance. Claims for damage or loss during the event setup, show or teardown will be the artist’s responsibility. The artist also agrees to abide by all rules and regulations set by the Magic Valley Arts Council.

Important Dates/Times

May 22, 2022 Deadline for application
Application must be made online and received by midnight by May 22, 2022

May 31: Jury Acceptance Notification
Artists will be notified by email on May 31, 2022. 

June 21: Booth Payment Due
Online booth payment due by midnight on June 21, 2022

Booth payments are non-refundable.

September 23
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Artist check-in and booth set-up

September 24
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Artist check-in and booth set-up

Show Hours:  

Saturday, September 25: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
All artists juried into TSFA will be invited to a complementary Artist Appreciation Dinner, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

Sunday, September 26: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Booth Breakdown begins at 5:00 p.m.  


Requirements for application

□ 3-5 images of your art or products

□ 1 image of you making your art or product

□ 1 image of your booth setup at a show

Jury Fee payment is due with your application (online registration below) by midnight on May 31, 2022

Once accepted, Booth Fee payment is due by midnight on June 21, 2022

*PLEASE NOTE: After clicking Submit & Checkout your online application will be immediately sent to MVAC AND you will be automatically REDIRECTED to a Checkout page where payment information is input. There may be a slight pause while this is happening. Please be sure to continue with the Checkout process to complete your payment and registration successfully. Thank You!

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