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2024 VENDORS

VENDING: 

  • Vending for a 10x10 space is $100, or 10x20 is $160 PLUS one item we can use as a prize at the festival. Vend by yourself or with a partner or friend. Sellers must have an Arcata City Business License or one-day event license, and a valid California seller's permit and carry liability insurance.

  • This is a curated event, and vendors must be accepted by festival organizers. We limit #'s of vendors to avoid duplication, so please list items/services you intend to sell. We want everyone to do wonderfully and desire variety and diversity in our fairy marketplace. The preference is for handmade goods. We'll have 3 "rounds" for vendors, so please see the timeline in section 2. 

  • Space allowing, you may apply to "host a lounge" by your booth. This is not for shopping, but purely for fanciness and whimsical delight. No charge, but we need to include it on our map. Fancy, decorated, interactive lounges with fun things to do are encouraged! Let's talk! :-)

  • Vending is rain or shine. Vending is 12-8:30pm. There is Fire Show at 9pm and evening aerial show, and lit decor at night. NO CARS will be allowed on the plaza AT ALL until 10pm. Attendees will be present until 10pm, and we do NOT want to endanger our guests. Starting at 8:30pm, be creative with wagons and dollies, or be patient to load up your vehicle. OR bring lights and stay open later! Many vendors have battery-powered lights and they're so easy to get. We would love a lighted wonderland at night!

  • For non-profits, we offer a limited number of places for a single 6' table 12pm-6pm. These spots are mostly in the center circle area. $25 if you're selling things. No charge if you just have info and/or just offer an interactive activity of some kind... be creative! Zero waste, please. 

  • Food booths are $250 and must acquire all necessary permits by May 24. 
    Food booths are limited , and preference will go to schools and non-profit organizations. We are committed to Zero Waste goals, and all food service items must be locally (not industrially) compostable and re-usable when possible. Thanks for understanding! 

  • All booths must be decorated in some type of a fantastical way. The fancier and more fabulous the better! Outrageously amazing is the name of the game.

  • Zero Waste! Really. Thanks for planning thoughtfully. :-)
    We have a serious Zero Waste ambition, so NO vendor packaging/wrapping/boxes in the trash, and please plan on taking out what you bring in.

  • VENDOR FEES... we're collecting the forms, and will let vendors know about acceptance, at which point we'll send an invoice for payment. Thank you! 

Our Marketplace will include:

  • Food and Beverages

  • Activities and Experiences

  • Artists, Artisans and Makers

  • ​​Non Profit Organizations
     

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