Application Form for Harvest Festival 

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NOTE DATE CHANGE

Sunday September 4th 2022

at Lakeside Park in Nelson

We will have room for 97 - 100 vendors

All Communications come from kootenaychristmasfair@hotmail.com 

Please make sure our email address has been added to your contact list or check your junk mail.

This event is not Juried and will be first come first serve

Criteria for the Harvest Festival is you must make it or grow it.

We are wanting to create a yearly event to help maintain food security with in our Province and to facility at community event.

We welcome vendors from all areas of BC

This will be a Rain or Shine event at Lakeside Park

Hand Made or Home Grown

  • No Alcohol vendors

  • No imports, no MLM

  • All Food must be pre packaged only and will be subject to the written approval of the Rose Garden Café

 

Booth Sizes and Fee's

10 x 10 space $100 plus tax

No Vehicles will be allowed on the grass in the Park

 

Farmers and Vendors alike will need to be prepared to haul their items from the sidewalks and walkways of lakeside park. Unfortunately no vehicles will be allowed on the park site it's self. Farmers will get priority for spaces that have the closest drive up assess. Please bring trollies and dollies to help you move your gear in and out of the park.  

 

Prepared Food Vendors only

No prepared single serving food items will be allowed to be sold at the park and all applicants will be submitted for review by the Rose Garden Café.

 

Payment's

Payment is due in full upon acceptance

 

 

How to Pay

Monday to Saturday 10-5 you can come in to Positive Apparel Thrift Store at 721 A Front St Nelson to pay via cash, or Interact. Please note we no longer accept cheques or credit cards due to the fee's.

E-transfers are the preferred method of payment. Please wait for an emailed invoice from positiveapparel@outlook.com before sending you payment. They are set up for auto deposit so please reference your invoice number or your payment will not be recorded.

Your invoice is your receipt and includes your GST.

Cancellations and refunds

 

Cancellations will before Aug 3rd will be refunded 75% of the booth fee. Any cancelations after Aug 3 rd will not receive a refund. Booth fee's are non transferable and you can not sublet your booth with out consent from the organizer.

Market Hours:

Load in            5:00 am - 8:30 am

Market Open   9:00 am - 6:00 pm 

Take Down       6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Booth Set up 

Booths will be given out at the Organizers discretion.  Tents and table are not included with your booth fee. Vehicles will not be permitted on grass. Please give yourself adequate time to set up. A map and your booth number will be given to you before the event.

There is not power

Must have weights for tent no driving on to the lawn, no spiking down in to the ground. 

Parking, Unloading and Set Up Times

You are no allowed to park at the event. When you are finished unloading please move your vehicle to the mall parking lot or street parking to avoid from taking parking from your shoppers. We will be working with the trolley and details will be coming shortly.

This is our first outdoor event in this location and we will need to be prepared to work with in The City of Nelson's guidelines. If we have any changes we will be sure to let you know ASAP.

Any other questions?  Please call Aviva at 250-505-5444 or email kootenaychristmasfair@hotmail.com we hope you have a successful market and remember, this is your market, we only pull it together. Let’s make it work!

 

Aviva Keely

Co-ordinator

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