Musikfest® showcases hundreds of free performances for the approximately one million people who visit Bethlehem each August. This 10-day musical extravaganza features 14 outdoor and indoor venues located in the city’s streets, public plazas, historic areas and green spaces. Many of the festival’s sites offer space for retail opportunities. These include but are not limited to the following:
Festplatz - This site, located in the heart of the festival, features an eclectic mix of fun music, including polkas, dance music, theme nights and more. Vendors featuring a German or festive flair are preferred, but not exclusively.
Plaza Tropical - This site, situated at the festival’s busiest intersection, has an excellent traffic flow and features Caribbean, Latin, reggae, salsa and rock music. Retailers that correspond with the site’s musical theme will be considered.
Banana Island - This site is Musikfest's home for family entertainment. For children of all ages including rides, games and fun activities.
Volksplatz - This site draws large crowds in the evenings and features African, German, Slovenian and Irish music.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2015
Notification: Week of April 29, 2015
Musikfest 2015 Dates and Hours: August 7, 2015: 5 pm - 11 pm and August 8-16, 2015: noon - 11 pm