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Has anyone done the "spring fling" in Northville Michigan?

I am looking for a show to jump start spring- saw this one on zapplication, touting it is in its 37th year. And I know not much more about it. Have you participated? Have any thoughts or recommendations?

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Comment by Derek Voigt on January 1, 2016 at 12:02pm
I need to do more shows, this could be one maybe. I noticed the comment "The Spring Fling is a high quality art and handcrafted show however not a fine art show; median priced items sell best.". What do you suppose "median" means? $10? $20? $50?
Comment by Barbara Pitorak Bloom on January 2, 2016 at 9:06am
That is what prompted me to post this inquiry. If it's low prices that sell it would take a lot of sales to be profitable.
Comment by Derek Voigt on January 2, 2016 at 10:02am
And at $300 both fee, it is at the high end of what I want to pay. But being that I would have to set up on Thursday and then sell Friday and Saturday, it basically makes it a 3 day event which is not going to work for me.

Sorry I don't have any good info to help you out!
Comment by david addario on January 2, 2016 at 11:23am

Hi Derek, from FNO: looks like a small show only 3500 in attendance and only 75 exhibitors. Maybe ok if your local but too far for me to drive.

Comment by Anne-Marie Hyatt on January 6, 2016 at 8:40am

I have not done the show, but I am from the area originally.  It is a small town, but it is a monied town.  Last year they got ranked as the "snobbiest" town in Michigan - country clubs and private schools.  They have the highest median income and 2nd highest home prices in Michigan.  If you are near and wouldn't have much in the way of travel expense, it might prove fruitful.  

Comment by Derek Voigt on January 7, 2016 at 6:56pm
I completely agree with everything you said, but at a "median price point" sort of goes against that. I live about 40 miles away, but will pass on this one for the reason I mentioned. Let us know if you end up doing it!

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