Exhibitor FAQ

Kootenay Artisan Fair has been established since 2010 and see's 2500+ shoppers for it's Christmas Show and 600- 800 people for its February and  spring show.
December Event saw 1500 + Shoppers in 2021 and the Harvest Market saw over 2000 Shopper in one day.
We have established an excellent variety of High Quality Handmade Vendors with loyal, discerning customer base.

When are Show Dates:

Saturday February 8th 2020


Prestige Lake side resort Nelson

When is load in and out:

Load in is 7 am, all vendors must be set up by 9:30 for fire department to walk through.  Load out, we are on year 2 and found that by 5 pm we had very little foot traffic. If this is the case again this year we will close before 6 and change the times for nest year.


Show Hours:

Saturday: 10-5

When are booth fee's due:

Booth fee's are due when you receive your invoice. We no longer accept cheques.


E-transfers can be sent to positiveapparel@outlook.com please make your question "In what city is the fair held" and the answer "nelson". 

You can choose to pay in person at Positive Apparel 721 Front st in the Furniture Department. Please ask for Sean or Aviva.

Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds for this show

Fire and Safety:

Please familiarize yourself with Fire retardant spring if you wish to use your own table covering or have any cloth back drops. If you cannot make this work for you the hotel will have Black table clothes available for you to borrow. Google Fire Retardant Spray or purchase it from Home depot or on Amazon. 


Free WIFI is available from the Prestige. Please keep in mind that this is a shared WIFI we cannot guarantee signal or how many people will be accessing the same signal. WIFI password will be available from the front desk or Aviva.

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