2020 French Market On-Line Application

The Women of WITAN invite you to apply for the 43rd Annual French Market to be held Friday, February 28 and Saturday 29, 2020. The French Market is a juried/invitational show featuring artisans, boutiques, and specialty vendors from Ohio and surrounding states selling their unique items. The French Market will be held at St. George’s Fellowship Centre in Fairlawn, Ohio on the west side of Akron, just off Interstate 77. Every effort is made to ensure that the show is well balanced. WITAN is a self-sustaining, non-profit organization and has donated over $1,500,000 to community agencies.

Facility: St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn, Ohio.

Set-up: Thursday, February 27th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (late afternoon Thursday set-up available only by prior arrangement.)

Show Dates:  Friday, February 28, 2020 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10 am – 3 pm

Booth Sizes: 10’x10’ – $250.00, 10’x10’ corner – $275.00

Artisans must provide a 3-sided booth screening so that adjoining booths are not visible. Booth appearance is important. Tables are to be draped to the floor. We have 8 foot tables for $10.00 and cushioned chairs available at no cost. Pipe/drapes for your three walls is available for an additional fee. Electrical is provided free for all booths but you are responsible for your own surge strips and extensions.


OR submit by e-mail the completed and scanned application and four (4) digital color photographs of current work to witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com. Each photo submitted MUST contain your last name or business name in the file name. We recommend that all work must be of fine quality and the original work of the applicant. Boutiques and specialty vendors will also be invited and the items will be juried to ensure a quality show for all our customers. (See application for submission guidelines and ability to use photos previously submitted).

Jury Fee: NONE

Display: Work displayed at the show must be in the categories in which the artisan was juried. The artisan may not, for example, gain acceptance with the photos showing decorative pottery and offer for sale ceramic jewelry. All work must be comparable to the work shown in the photos. All prices must be clearly marked.

Calendar: November 1, 2019 – Application deadline; mid-November 2019 – Notification of decision; December 1, 2019 – signed contracts and fees MUST BE RECEIVED.

Contact: Email – witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com

Email address changes may be submitted to: witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com

2020 French Market On-Line Application

Application Deadline November 1, 2019