Covered Bridge & Arts Festival Crafter Pre-Qualification

The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau welcomes new crafters and fine artists to apply for the 41st Annual Covered Bridge & Arts Festival, which will be held at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds (Bloomsburg, PA) from October 5th – 8th, 2023.

The Visitors Bureau and the Covered Bridge & Arts Festival Committee require all items offered for sale to be the handmade work of the crafter of record, who must be present during the entire show. This show will be juried. All items must be exact items listed on the application. No buy/sell items are permitted. Our secret shoppers will be on the grounds during the festival.

The event will be held rain or shine. Many spaces are outside, so please be prepared for variable weather conditions. A majority of spaces are approximately 20 ft. long and approximately 10 ft. deep. The Covered Bridge & Arts Festival runs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 AM – 6 PM and Sunday from 10 AM – 5 PM. The crafter of record must attend all four days. You must have a current PA sales tax license to participate. Returning crafters have first assignment of spaces.

Applicants MUST provide a valid email address and cell phone number.  Communication on festival details will be made via email. On-site notices will be made by text.

To be considered as a future festival vendor, please fill out this form completely and submit it. Afterward, please send a total of three (3) photos of you making your craft to Please include your name and business name in the email with your photo submission. Prospective crafters who fail to submit photos will not be considered for the event.

Red fields are required.