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Apply to Exhibit

The Waterfowl Festival is an invitational show.  Subject matter that expresses the rich diversity of nature including wildlife, landscapes, sporting art and maritime will be accepted.

For a detailed description of each exhibit, view the pages under the Events and Exhibits tab above.

Download the appropriate application form using the links below.

Applications are accepted after January 1st.  Festival chairmen begin to review applications on March 1st and will continue accepting exhibitors until all spaces are filled.  The Festival works under a rolling admissions format – the sooner your application is received, the higher the possibility of acceptance.  If an exhibit is filled, it will be noted on the website.

Application Forms

Painters, Sculptors, Carvers and Photographers Application  

Vendor Application
This form applies to the following exhibit areas:

Artists Gallery and Workshop – Demonstrating artisans

Buy, Sell, Swap – Decoys, sporting collectibles, American folk art

Child Specific Vendors – Call 410-822-2366 if interested

Duck Stamps – State and Federal Duck Stamps

Sportsman’s Pavilion – Excursions, charters, outfitting services, goose & duck calls, retail sporting products

Tasting Pavilion – Regional wineries, breweries and gourmet foods

Waterfowl Chesapeake – Green vendors and businesses. Call 410-822-4567 if interested

Waterfowling Artifacts –Waterfowl artifacts and memorabilia. Selling or trading prohibited

Wildlife Marketplace – Handcrafted products

Vendors with products and services that are not applicable in the above categories may email the Waterfowl Festival at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with a description of products or services offered if you feel you might qualify.

Food Vendors at the Festival are or are associated with nonprofit Eastern Shore-based organizations. Food vendors must participate in a separate application process.  Call 410-822-4567 if you feel your organization qualifies.