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Harvest Market Application

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Sunday September 1, 2023

at Lakeside Park in Nelson

100-125 vendors

Applications are Open the Following Dates:

Feb 1 with notification of status on going

All Communications come from or 

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.

This annual event is to help maintain food security with in our Province and to bring commerce in to our community.

We welcome vendors from all areas of BC and Alberta

This will be a Rain or Shine event at Lakeside Park

Hand Made or Home Grown

  • No Alcohol vendors at this time due to insurance premiums

  • No imports, no MLM

  • Ready to eat prepared food must be pre packaged and will be subject to the written approval of the Rose Garden Café. No food trucks however we may have space for 1 or 2 food tents depending on 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

We have booked the Rotary shelter and will allow Farmers to use this space and drive up close to their booths.

Prepared Food Vendors only

Prepared single serving food items will be allowed to be sold at the park but all applicants will be submitted for review by the Rose Garden Café.



Billing will be done on or before June 30, with payment is due by July 15th 


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 before sending you payment. Please reference your invoice number or your payment will not be recorded as we are set up for auto deposit.

Your invoice is your receipt and includes your GST.

Cancellations and refunds

Booth fee's are non transferable and you can not sublet your booth. Full refunds will be available until Aug 15th less $25 admin fee. Any cancelations past Aug 15 will not receive a refund. 

Market Hours:

Load in            700 am - 9:30 am

Market Open   10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Take Down       4:00 pm - 7:00 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 your tent no driving on to the grass, 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.

Any other questions?  Please call Aviva at 250-505-5444 or email 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


By Clicking the link "I agree to the KAF terms "you have agreed you have read and understood the above guide lines and will then be taken to fill in an application form

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