Exhibitor Registration - 2023 SF Bay Area Printers' Fair & Wayzgoose

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Exhibitor Registration - 2023 SF Bay Area Printers' Fair & Wayzgoose

EXHIBITORS REGISTER NOW: S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose on April 29, 2023 at San Jose’s History Park.

By San Jose Printers' Guild

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, April 29 · 10am - 3pm PDT


History San José 635 Phelan Avenue San Jose, CA 95112

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose is returning to San Jose’s History Park on April 29, 2023. This event coincides with the 50th anniversary of letterpress printing at Hsitory Park; our Printing Office was inaugurated on April 29, 1973! In honor of this anniversary we are celebrating at this event, and we are opening a campaign for the next phase of letterpress art and craft at History Park.

Letterpress Printers’ Marketplace: Exhibitors will be offering letterpress printed cards and other goods, artist books, fine papers, ink, handset type, books, printed ephemera, etchings, silkscreen graphics, art prints, and reference materials, as well as printing presses, tools, and equipment for printing and related crafts. The event also welcomes vendors selling related handcrafts, jewelry and other unique items relevant to this audience. 

Space for exhibitors and vendors will be provided inside the Pacific Hotel, as well as directly outside the Hotel on the streets of History Park. 

  • Inside, one 8-foot table, $80

  • Outside 10' x 10' space, one 8-foot table and canopy, $80

  • Outside 10' x 10' space, two 8-foot tables and canopy, $90

  • Outside 10' x 10' space, three 8-foot tables and canopy, $100

  • Outside 10' x 10' space, unfurnished, exhibitor provides table and canopy if desired, $70

Eventbrite fees are additional as shown on registration form, about $5 to $8. 

Registration is subject to approval to ensure that exhibitors are relevant to the focus of the event.

To be included in printed fair guide, the priority registration deadline is March 30, 2023.

The event takes place rain or shine, subject to change in case of unforeseen public health restrictions.

About the event: This is the eighth annual Printers' Fair & Wayzgoose at History Park in San Jose. Visitors can print a jumbo wood type poster and peruse the marketplace, free! Sponsored by the San Jose Printers’ Guild, this event celebrates letterpress printing, typography, book arts, ephemera, fine paper, printmaking, and allied arts. Print enthusiasts, students, educators, graphic designers, typophiles, artists, and printers new or old will enjoy the demonstrations, tours, and array of vendors and exhibitors. 

For more info see our website: http://www.sjprintersguild.com

Or email sjprintersguild@gmail.com

About the organizer

The San Jose Printers’ Guild is a volunteer organization of letterpress printers who staff the History San Jose museum print shop at History Park in San Jose. We also organize the annual SF Bay Area Printers' Fair & Wayzgoose, as well as letterpress workshops and other events. Contact us at sjprintersguild@gmail.com.

$70 – $100