Welcome to the
31st Annual Craft Fair at the Bay
July 17 & 18, 2021
Community House & Waterfront - Alton Bay, NH
Event Dates
& Hours:
Saturday 
July 17 
10am - 5pm
Sunday 
July 18
10am - 5pm
Set Up Hours:
Saturday 7/17 from 6am to 9am
NO FRIDAY SET UP
All exhibitors must be onsite and booths ready to open by 9:30am
Health & Safety
Castleberry Exhibitors and Staff must adhere to all local and state mandates as well as Safe Social Distancing Guidelines.
We encourage anyone not fully vaccinated to wear a mask.
Check In
Castleberry Registration is located at the Alton Bay Community House.
Heads Up
# 1
There will be a concert (weather permitting) on the bandstand Saturday night (EZ Band)
from 7pm tp 9pm.
The Craft Fair closes promptly at 5pm.
We are not allowed to be open after 5pm.
Please be sure your booth is closed and secure at 5pm. Thank you.
Heads Up
# 2
There will be a church service on the bandstand from 7:30am to 9:30am, no kidding.
Un-loading
  • No vehicles may drive onto the grass.
  • Unload from parking lot and perimeter only. 
  • Immediately after unloading park in designated area across the street or north of the Pier beyond the boardwalk.
Caution - uneven grass and wind
  • If you have applied for a 10x10 outdoor booth be prepared to set up on uneven grass with a slope at the back of the booth.
  • This venue is directly on the waterfront with exposure to wind. A single gust can ruin inventory and destroy canopies. Please be sure to bring both weights and stakes to secure your booth and canopy. 
  • Exhibitors MUST weigh down canopy and booth.
Parking
  • Exhibitor Parking is located across the street or north of the Pier beyond the boardwalk.
  • All Exhibitors must park in designated area during show hours. 
  • Cargo trailers and campers are NOT allowed in Alton Bay. You may drop your trailer on the Letter S Road. Easy to find, follow Route 11 towards downtown, take right on Letter S Road, follow to where the boat trailers are parked at Jones Field Road, across from the Alton DPW.
  • Do not park in the Alton Bay parking lot.
  • We must leave this available to our shoppers.
Food
  • Free Coffee & Snacks will be provided on Saturday until 9am. 
  • There are local convenience stores and eateries nearby, many within walking distance.
Toilets
  • Flush Toilets are located across the street from the South end of the event.
Electricity
  • There is NO electricity available at this venue. 
ATM
  • The closest ATM looks to be at the Marina.
  • TD Bank ATM is located 1.5 miles away downtown.
Security
  • Security will be on site at show closing Saturday and remain until 7:00am on Sunday.
  • Security is only a deterrent. We are not responsible for loss or damages. 
  • You MUST cover/enclose your booth at closing.
Sales Tax
  • There is no Retail Sales Tax in New Hampshire
  • Meals Tax is 9%
Trash
  • All exhibitors are responsible for removing their own garbage.
  • Please DO NOT use Trash Cans on site, these are for our shoppers. Kindly leave all garbage in the dumpster located across the street.
  • Please make sure to clean up after the show, leaving your space as you had found it. 
Rules & Regulations
Important Note to Specialty Food Vendors 
  • Please Bring with you to the event a copy of all food local or State Health Permits, Licenses, Certifications, and Proof that the food you are sampling or selling is made in an inspected facility. 
  • There is no additional permit fee for this event
Links of Interest
Exhibitor List: Check out who will be at the show.

Directions: Driving Directions to the event
  • From 95 N to Spaulding Turnpike, take Exit 15 onto Route 11W.
  • GPS Address: 24 Mt. Major Highway Alton Bay, NH

Weather: This event is held rain, snow, or shine.

Upcoming Events
July 17 & 18 Hyannis, MA
9th Annual Hyannis Summer Arts & Craft Festival
Location: Hyannis Village Green
Free Admission - Outdoor Event
Show Hours: Sat. 10-5 / Sun. 10-4
Convenient Downtown location!

July 24 & 25 Brewster, MA
9th Annual Brewster Summer Arts & Craft Festival
Location: Drummer Boy Park
Free Admission - Outdoor Event
Show Hours: Sat. 10-5 / Sun. 10-4 
Beautiful Seaside location on Historic Route 6!

July 31 & August 1 Sandwich, MA
Sandwich Summer Arts & Craft Festival
Location: Former Henry T Wing School
Free Admission - Outdoor Event
Show Hours: Sat. 10-5 / Sun. 10-4 
Convenient Upper Cape Location!
For a complete calendar of events please visit our website