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Art by Lorraine Fox

The Society of Illustrators presents a


Please join us on December 2nd, 2023, for a wonderful day of art, holiday shopping, programming, music,
and your favorite cozy drinks and tasty treats!

Applications close Friday, September 15th at 9am ET.

Important Dates:

  • Applications close: Friday, September 15th at 9am ET
  • Notifications: mid September
  • Table Payments due: October 10, 2023
  • Set-up: Friday, December 1, 2023 from 4-7pm or Saturday, December 2 from 9am-10am.
  • Show Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 10:00AM – 6:00PM


Where does this event take place?
The Fair will take place at the Society’s headquarters at 128 East 63rd Street between Lexington and Park Avenues.

How accessible is the Fair?
Unfortunately the Society’s building does not have an elevator and certain areas of the Fair are only accessible via stairs. Bathrooms are also only accessible via stairs.

What is the criteria for becoming a vendor at the Holiday Craft Fair?
Vendors must be selling handmade merchandise. Objects created by or featuring A.I. Generated or Assisted art are not eligible for this fair. In addition, fanart is not eligible. No mass-produced, imported, or multi-level marketing companies will be allowed. All types of arts and crafts may be sold: comics, framed art, sculptures, mugs, jewelry, clothing, trinkets, socks, etc. Products do not need to be holiday themed, but must be family-friendly.

How do I become a vendor?
Online applications may be filled out at the link above! They will close on September 15th at 9am ET. Acceptance or rejection notifications will be sent in mid September.

Do you accept food vendors?
The Society will be reaching out to specific neighborhood vendors for food and beverages. If you are interested, please email

What if I need to cancel my table?
Vendors have until September 30th to cancel their table to receive a full refund. Any tables canceled past this deadline will not be eligible for a refund.

What size are the tables?
Tables are 4 feet by 30 inches. They will be covered with a red tablecloth. Each table will have two chairs.

Can I share my table with another artist?
Each table may have up to two exhibitors sharing the space.

Is there pipe and drape?
No, tables will have space in between them but no pipe and drape.

Can I hang material on the wall?
No, the fair will take place in the Society’s galleries and exhibits will be hanging on the walls. You are allowed to use art display grids, cases and signage as long as it does not effect surrounding displays.

Is there access to wifi and electric outlets?
Every vendor will have access to wifi. Please specify in the application if you require electricity.

When will vendor load-in take place?
Vendors can set up on Friday, December 1st from 4PM – 7PM or on Saturday, December 2nd from 9AM-10AM.

What are the table fees?
General Table: $80.00
SI Member Table: $70.00
Student Table (High School, Undergrad, Graduate): $50.00
Emerging Artist (recent graduates within the last 12 months): $50.00

Please contact us with any further questions or comments.

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