Merchandise Vendors

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor in the outdoor street market at the Cambridge Arts Festival which will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 . Please submit your application online by completing the form below.  (alternative communication formats are available upon request)

Programming Guidelines

  • This application is for individuals and businesses who are interested in selling non-food or artist/artisan merchandise at the Festival. If you are an artist or artisan (you make your products by hand in Canada), participation is free – please complete the Visual Artist/Artisan application form.
  • Hours of Operation: July 22, 2017  from 10:00 am  to 6:00 pm.

Conditions of Registration

  • The application deadline is May 1, 2016.
  • Vendor space is limited and will be assigned by the merchandise vendor  and site coordinators.
  • 1 Unit is a 10 x 10 space with one electrical outlet. The cost is $100.
  • Each extra electrical outlet is $25.00
  • Full payment along with the application is due May 1, 2016.
  • Tent size cannot exceed 10 ft by 10 ft 10 ft x 20ft  spaces are available at a cost of $175.

Merchandise Vendor Guidelines

  • **Please note: we do not provide tents, tables or chairs. Vendors are responsible for providing their own tents, weights and exhibit display materials.
  • Sell/offer only the products and/or services specified and approved.
  • Conduct business only within the space allocated.
  • Clean up all debris from the site throughout the day as required and upon the conclusion of daily business.
  • Be responsible for setting up and cleaning up of all your own vending equipment, garbage containers, and debris from your site.
  • Set up is on Saturday, July 22, 2017 between 8:00 am  and 10:00 am. You must be set up by 10:00 am
  • Be responsible for all of your own sales
  • Please note that the Street Market takes place outside and weather conditions may change throughout the day. The festival is not responsible for your display area or any damage caused by weather. Participation is at your own risk and vendors must sign a waiver on the morning of the event in order to participate. If you do not have insurance for your merchandise (liability and property), we encourage you to purchase this.  CAF has partnered with our sponsor Josslin Insurance to assist you with any insurance needs you may have. Please indicate on the form if you would like to learn more about purchasing insurance. Options are available for a single day, or for longer periods if you are planning to participate in multiple festivals in 2017. Download Insurance Form

Applications will not be approved until all the conditions within the application have been met and the required paperwork and fees have been submitted and approved by the 2017 Cambridge Arts Festival Committee.

Once accepted, please send your cheque to:
Cambridge Arts Festival
C/O David Durward Centre
62 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON N1R 1T8

If you would like to pay by email transfer, please send to mail@cambridgeartsfestival.com after you have been accepted.
If you would like to pay by PayPal, let us know and we will send you an invoice.

Vendor applications may not be accepted after the deadline. Only a limited number of vendors will be accepted due to space and similar type vendors may be limited. Fees are non-refundable once the vendor has bee accepted by the committee.

The Cambridge Arts Festival committee has the right to refuse vendor if deemed inappropriate or unsafe. Registration fees are non-refundable if the vendor does not comply with the rules and regulations as stated on the day of the festival.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Name (required)

Name of Company

Mailing Address

Telephone

Your Email (required)

Website

ABOUT YOUR PRODUCT

Please list your product(s) and prices below

Do you require electricity? One electrical outlet is provided with your vendor fee. Additional outlets are $25 each
 Yes No I need more than one outlet

Payment Preference
 Cheque PayPal (we will invoice you) email transfer (Email transfers can be made to mail@cambridgeartsfestival.com - Please wait for acceptance from our coordinator before sending money)

Liability/Exhibitor Insurance
While it is not a requirement for our 2017 festival participants to have exhibitor liability insurance, we do recommend that you purchase insurance to cover the loss of your merchandise in the event of unforeseen occurrences like weather or accidents. Neither the Cambridge Arts Festival nor the City of Cambridge will be liable for any loss or damage to any property you bring with you to the festival. The City of Cambridge will be introducing mandatory liability insurance in 2018.

Download Insurance Form

 Yes I have insurance No, I am interested in obtaining insurance through CAF No thank you, I won't be obtaining insurance

OTHER

May we place your name, and/ or website link on our website?
 Yes No

How Did You Hear About Us?

Other Information - Please use this box to provide other information your feel is important in reviewing your application

Would you like to donate an item of your product to our silent auction to help keep the festival free for all participants and attendees?

(We will contact you about your donation if you choose Yes).

 

Please help support Cambridge Arts Festival by donating what you can to our Children's Area and Maker Lab activities.