Q: How can I get my artwork featured as an installation at Supercrawl?

A:  Each year, Supercrawl issues a Call For Artists Submissions that is featured prominently on our website and social media channels as well as through national arts media. This call is held open for roughly one month. Once the applications window closes, the field of potential vendors is reviewed and curated by Supercrawl's Visual Art Committee, with projects by local, regional, national and international artists selected based on artistic merit, originality, and ability to integrate within the festival's scale and energy.

Q: How do I submit a musical artist for festival consideration?

A: Supercrawl's musical programming is the result of curation by the festival's Music Committee. Bands/artists can put themselves forward for consideration by sending an EPK containing full band/artist information — including video and audio links, biographical information, website and social media channels, as well as email and phone contacts for band/management/agent — to supercrawlmusic@gmail.com. Music submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. 

Q: How do I become an on-street vendor? 

A: Supercrawl’s applications for on-street craft and food vendors go live in early April and stay open for roughly one month. These applications are featured prominently on our website as well as social media channels. Once the applications window closes, the field of potential vendors is reviewed and curated by Supercrawl's Vendor Coordinator. 

Q: If I missed out on applying as an on-street vendor, what are my options? 

A: Since 2012, Supercrawl has provided a free outdoor space at the festival for artists, craftspeople, and artisans such as those who would line James North to sell their wares during the neighbourhood's Art Crawl. Supercrawl provides this space not just on the festival's Friday night, but on Saturday and Sunday as well — free of charge — offering makers and creatives far greater exposure than at any other time of the year. This area is called the Supermarket. Complete details regarding the Supermarket are available here

Q: How do I get to Supercrawl?

Depends on where you're coming from, but there are a number of options here

Q: Where can I view/download a map of Supercrawl itself?

Here is a PDF of the 2017 festival map. If you're on mobile, we recommend disabling your portrait orientation. Turn your phone sideways and you're good to go.

Q: What if it rains?

We spend a lot of time putting on events outdoors, so we get asked that a lot. Here’s the thing: If it rains, it rains. Bring an umbrella, a rain jacket and a sense of perspective. The rain will pass. You’ll possibly be wet for a bit. But then you’ll dry out and have a great story. Supercrawl 2015 had unbroken rain for the entire duration of the festival — yet only one performer had their set scrubbed, and 135,000 people showed up to enjoy three days of arts and music. So rain or shine, we go on. Supercrawl organizers take the safety of the public, performers, participants and crew seriously and in the face of severe weather, stage times may may be delayed, but there is rarely cause for cancelling an artist's set. And because Supercrawl is located in the downtown James North neighbourhood with abundant shops, restaurants, cafes and galleries, it's easy to improvise a plan B if the weather isn't to your liking.

Q: Do you have a lost & found?

If you find an item you would like to reunite with its owner, please turn it in to event security, Info/Merch booth staff or Supercrawl HQ. If you have lost an item and would like to try and locate/reclaim it, you can ask Info/Merch booth staff or check at Supercrawl HQ (durig the event) or by emailing the festival (post-event) at lostandfound@sonicunyon.com.

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