This past weekend I participated in the 39th Annual Micanopy Harvest Festival, which proved both a lot of fun and not a total wash for art sales. The crowd turned out, and it's obvious as a participant that folks in Micanopy learned over the years how to prepare for the crowd. I remember going years, years ago and being impressed. However, it's been a while and all those experiences were as attendee not vendor.
More details here at Close Meditations of a Visual Kind: Refractions of a Photographer.