Q) Is there parking available?
A) The Worcester PopUp does not have or offer event parking, However you are welcome to contact building property management at PropertyManagement@worcesterbdc.com to inquire about availability and rental cost of parking lot. Event programmers should reach out directly to the Property Management. If there is space available, the cost of using the lot would be $15 per car and the cost of 2 lot attendants for a 3 hour min. Any parking inquiries should be made directly to property management at the email above.
Q) Can we have alcohol served?
A) As a matter of general operation, should you request to have alcohol served at your event, The PopUp will help advise you on how to proceed with your special one day license In accordance to state law. Two Months notice for alcohol request is the suggested minimum. The responsibility is on the event host to ensure that the popup has received copies of approved licence and certified event bartender ID. if the PopUp and its staff does not have confirmation in hand BEFORE the beginning of the event, alcohol will not be allowed. Please contact us directly for any specific questions.
Q) Can I rent the space for a private event?
A) Occasionally we may offer the space up for private event rental at our discretion. If you're interested, please contact us directly.
Q) What is the timeline you enforce with the application process? How long do you give event organizers to return their agreement form and create their Facebook/ Discover Central MA pages?
A) We take these deadlines very seriously. We allow 3 days for the event host to return the signed agreement form after application approval. Upon acceptance of signed agreement form, we allow 1 week for the host to submit a draft of the event posting via required Facebook and Discover Central MA calendar post. If we do not receive and approve all required materials before deadline periods, your event date is subject to being open and available to other applicants. We create these deadlines to ensure that your event is receiving as much promotional time as possible and so that your event will be well attended and reach its full potential.
Q) What percent commission do you take from art, food, and ticket sales happening during your events?
A) If the event has an entry fee or is selling artwork, the event organizer will pay 25% of sale proceeds to The Worcester Cultural Coalition. If food or small art/craft items are being sold, the event organizer is expected to pay 15% of sale proceeds to The Worcester Cultural Coalition.
Payments can be made by cash, card, or checks made payable to The Worcester Cultural Coalition.
Q) Will you promote my event on Worcester PopUp social media pages?
A) Yes, we will promote your event on our pages. But keep in mind your event will not be promoted until ALL requirements have been completed.
Q) How do I add my event to the Discover Central Mass Calendar, as required?
A) Follow the link below for a step by step tutorial video.
*The Worcester PopUp is not responsible for any injuries that may occur during voluntary participation is any physical activities during our events.