Festival Vendors

The Show Me Gourd Society would like to invite you as gourd artists, gourd farmers, and commercial gourd supplier vendors to join us for the 2018 Show Me Gourd Society Festival at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and Event Center, 3001 N. Grant Springfield, Mo 65803 from April 7–8, 2018..

We are excited to host this event and look forward to having you join us. Along with the vendors, there will be classes, demos, and a competition for all levels of gourd artists, following AGS guidelines.

Important things to know:

  • Booth Fee: $75 includes 10’ x 10’ space with no tables, 2 chairs, 2 admission bands, and Springfield City License fee.
  • Hours of the festival: Saturday 9:00am until 5:30pm and Sunday 10:00am until 3:00pm.
  • Vendor set-up is on Friday April 6 starting at 9:00 am.
  • Tables and extra chairs must be pre-ordered: $10.00 per table and $2.00 per chair.
  • Electricity is free. You will need to bring your own electric cords and cover any exposed cords. Please let us know if you plan to use electricity.
  • 80% of what you sell must be gourd or gourd related.

We look forward to hearing from you. —Alan and Lynda 


2018 Festival Vendors — Watch for updates!

Blue Whale Arts


Madonna Watermon



Gourds by Madonna







Ana Poma


Gourd Art from Peru

Shelia Guidry


Decorated Gourds

and Supplies



Front Porch Gourds LLC

Custom sized, cleaned, ready to craft gourds. Finished pieces of art.




Wild Hogs

Gourd Patch