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Free All Weekend | April 3-5, 2020

Word of South 2021


The Word of [South] Festival of music and literature welcomes sellers of books and music and items related to either. A maximum of 25 10×10 booths will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Booth Fees:

  • Application Fee: $150 (non-refundable) (*$100 for 2019 vendors)

Exhibitor Setup:

  • Begins Saturday April 4 at 8:00 AM
  • Exhibitors are expected to remain open until 6PM on Saturday and 5PM on Sunday

Other Information:

  • Electricity is not available and generators are not permitted
  • An 8′ table and two folding chairs will be provided
  • An Exhibitor listing on the Festival’s website and link to your website is offered
  • Booth identification sign will be provided (you may bring your own as well)
  • Festival reserves the right to refuse to rent space to exhibitors with exhibits unrelated to or otherwise incompatible with the Festival
  • Exhibitors will not be permitted to offer food or drink for sale. Food vendors interested in selling at the Festival should contact Julie Carswell at
  • Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and reporting the 7.5% Florida Sales Tax and remitting it to the Florida Department of Revenue. We are required to provide the FDOR your name and contact information as record that you participated in the event
  • The Festival does not collect commissions on sales by exhibitors
  • No musical performances are permitted in the vendor exhibit area.


Limited overnight security Saturday night is provided by the Festival, permitting exhibitors to leave displays; however, we strongly recommend that you pack up all valuable merchandise and equipment. The Festival and the City of Tallahassee are not responsible for any loss.


Each Exhibitor is requested to complete and execute the vendor agreement. Click here to download.

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Word of South will never share your name, contact information, or credit card number with an outside entity or individual. Word of South will keep your name and contact information to communicate with you regarding the Word of South Festival, annual events, and to send your Sustaining Member or Sponsorship goodies to you, but will never use your information to promote events or products unrelated to the Word of South Festival.