Imagination Celebration - Register Your Event


Imagination Celebration 2019 Registration Portal

"Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere."
-Albert Einstein

April 13 - May 26, 2019


We're thriled that you want to produce an event as a part of the 34th Annual Imagination Celebration. To get started, just follow these steps:

 • Make sure your organization is registered at SparkOC.com and that you have a login and password or submitting events there. Only ArtsOC Member* organizations can produce Imagination Celebration events.

(*To learn how your organization can become a member in time to participate, contact Karen Ahola.)

 • Once your browser is logged in to your account on SparkOC.com, then Use this link to Begin.

 • If the link does not take you to the Event Registration page, then you can enter the event as you normally would at SparkOC.com. Just be sure to select "Imagination Celebration" as a co-presenting organization to ensure that we are able to list and promote it under that banner.

 • Your application must be filled out by 5:00pm on March 1st, 2019. Events will be accepted after this date, however inclusion in all marketing materials cannot be guaranteed after this date.

Questions?
Please contact Elizabeth Miller for questions about the event, or Nicholas Thurkettle for questions about using SparkOC.com.

THANK YOU!


Arts Orange County's 34th Annual Imagination Celebration is Orange County's premiere county-wide family arts festival dedicated to building awareness of and participation in the arts and arts education.

Guidelines for Participation:
Each participating organization designs and produces its own event for the Imagination Celebration. Between 40-50 organizations participate each year.

Each event MUST:
 • Take place during the festival dates (April 13 - May 26, 2019)
 • Be open to the public
 • Be affordable (no more than $20)
 • Be accessible
 • Feature at least one arts discipline
 • Contain one or more of the following elements:
     - Presentation of a professional performing artist or arts group
     - Strong educational component
     - Showcase young people's achievement
     - Participatory, hands-on arts activities
     - Multi-generational, multi-cultural, multi-discipline

ArtsOC's Commitment:
1. All official organizations will be included in the Imagination Celebration flyer.
2. Flyers will be distributed to approximately 350,000 school children in grades K-8, as well as to all participating Imagination Celebration festival sites.
3. Official Events will be featured on SparkOC.com.
4. ArtsOC will handle marketing and publicity for the festival.
5. ArtsOC will supply participating organizations with IC logos, flyers, posters, & a banner.

Participating is Easy:
1. Submit your on-line application on SparkOC to participate by 3/1/2019.
2. Volunteer for at least 1 hour supporting the distribution of marketing materials, or the visual arts Exhibitions
3. Display Imagination Celebration festival brochures at your site before and during the festival dates
4. Hang up the festival banner during your event.