Welcome to the
Castleberry Holiday Arts & Craft Festival
 
November 7 & 8, 2020
DCU Convention Center,  50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608
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Set up Hours:


Friday 11/6  from 3pm to 8pm
Saturday 11/7 from 6am to 9am


 
This venue is a DROP AND GO facility.

Come prepared, Bring your Dolly!

  • Registration is located through DOOR 20, off of commercial Street. Stop by for Exhibitor Button, booth number and show details.
  • Drive in through DOOR 20 (off of Commercial Street) See "Vendor Load In" sign.
    • Unload
    • Remove vehicle immediately
    • Exhibitors must move vehicle before setting up
  • Dolly in through DOOR 25 (off of Commercial Street)
  • Exhibitors may re-enter the building at 8am on Saturday and Sunday (no drive in)
  • ABSOLUTELY NO  UNLOADING THROUGH FRONT DOORS
  • DO NOT  block doors or driveways

This is a Paid Admission Event. All Exhibitors and Helpers MUST wear a 2020 Castleberry Button. 

 

Event 
Dates & Times:
 
Saturday
Nov. 7
10am - 5pm
Sunday
Nov. 8
10am - 4pm
  • All Exhibitors must be onsite & booths ready to open by 9:30am on both Saturday & Sunday. 
For Your Information:
 
Booth  
Pipe and Drape is provided at this event. Colors TBD
Booth spaces are measured for either 10'x10' or 10'x6'
Exhibitors may set up canopy ONLY if signed up for a 10'x10'.
 
Parking
All exhibitors are responsible for parking and all costs associated with parking their own vehicles and or cargo trailers. 
There is plenty of street meter (paid) parking around the DCU Center.
There are several paid parking lots and garages within  walking distance. 
If you are looking for close parking for cargo trailers you could try calling Narin at 508-926-3620. He controls the outdoor parking lot of Bowditch and Dewey located on Main Street.
  • Link to local Parking Areas
  • DO NOT park out front, we must leave the closest parking for our shoppers. 
End of Show

Absolutely no early breakdown allowed.

Dolly out all side and rear doors.  

Exhibitors must break down entire display/booth before driving in through DOOR 20 to load up.

Breakdown can be difficult; We appreciate your professionalism and patience. 

  

Trash

All exhibitors are responsible for bringing their own trash to the trash barrels. 

Please make sure to clean up after the show, leaving your space as you had found it. 


 

Restrooms

Located in the front of the hall and lobby. 
 
Food 
We are  unable  to provide complimentary snacks and coffee at this event per agreement with the DCU center.   
The Food Concessionaire will have food and beverages for sale during the event. $$$ 
BRING IN YOUR OWN WATER AND FOOD PRIOR TO SHOW OPENING.  
NO OUTSIDE FOOD allowed into the building during open  concession hours. DCU hires a guard to stand out front and stop people from walking in with ANY FOOD OR BEVERAGE.
 
ATM 
Located in the Lobby.
 
Wi Fi

Wi Fi is available for a fee. When you are at the venue and attempt to log on to the Internet you will be directed to pay through the DCU site.

 
Security
A Security guard will lock and secure the building at the closing of each day. 
Security is only a deterrent. 
We are not responsible for loss or damages. 
You MUST cover/enclose your booth at closing each day. 
 
Sales Tax
Massachusetts' Sale Tax is 6.25%  
Important Note to Specialty Food Vendors 
You MUST obtain a Temporary Health Permit from the Worcester Department of Inspection Services.
  • If you have not already done so print and fill out this form: PENDING HEALTH PERMIT
    • Mail form, along with payment to

Department of Inspection Services

25 Mead Street

Worcester, MA 01610

Some Links of Interest
Castleberry Fairs |  603-332-2616 |   Email |   Castleberryfairs.com   
110 North Pembroke Road, Pembroke NH 03275