Become a Vendor :: PABaconfest


Become a Vendor

Vendor Applications for 2019 are now available!

 

Vendor applications for the 8th Annual PA Bacon Fest, Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 10 am -6 pm (both days). Located in historic downtown Easton. PA Bacon Fest has grown into one of the region’s most popular events. With 150 vendors, more than 15 entertainers across multiple stages, culinary demos, the two-day festival attracts more than 80,000 attendees from the tri-state area and across the country. In 2018, Parade.com put PA Bacon Fest on the map of must see festivals! This event is rain or shine.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please be prepared; the vendor application form requires information about your business, a photo of your booth in action and your insurance certificate (.pdf or.jpg format). You will also be able to pay your vendor fee via this form and through Paypal. The recommended browser for submissions is Google Chrome. Questions? Email marcy@eastonpartnership.org or call 610-250-6533.

If you are submitting payment by check: make check payable to GEDP/PA Bacon Fest. Payments should be mailed to: Greater Easton Development Partnership (GEDP), Attention: Marcy McKinney, 325 Northampton St., Easton, PA 18042

Vending fee (for both days) is reflected in your booth size, location and product. This can be found within the application when you choose your booth in the “Size of Booth” pull down menu. Vendors will be required to pay a $100 refundable security deposit which will be refunded after the event. Please review all rules and regulations.

Click on the appropriate application, fill out all fields and click the “submit” button.

  • You will receive an email stating that we received your application. This email will contain a link to an updateable form, where you can submit additional information and make payment.
  • Once your application is complete, you will receive an email stating whether your application to vend at PA Bacon Fest 2019 has been ACCEPTED or DENIED. Food vendors, final approval contingent on City Health Department approval.

The deadline to submit an online application is July 31st

This is an approximate map of the different locations/levels for 2019. Vendor Levels Map

General PA Bacon Fest Vendor Rules and Regulations

New rules and guidelines for 2019

 


 

Ready to Eat Food, either prepared on-site or ready for immediate consumption.

Packaged food not for immediate consumption, for example: prepackaged snacks, dry pasta, jarred products and wine/spirits.

Pet products, kitchen goods, clothing, gift items, jewelry.

Face painting, readings, tattoos, sand art and other activities with a fee.

 

Any vendors that do not require a Health License, must fill out a City of Easton Business License (unless you are an existing Easton business)

Business License Application:

http://www.easton-pa.com/downloads.html#finance

All food vendors must obtain a permit from the City of Easton Health Department at least two weeks before the festival

Special Event Application for a Temporary Food Establishment License:

http://www.easton-pa.com/downloads.html#health

City Health Department contact information:

http://www.easton-pa.com/healthcontact.html

All vendors using an open flame must adhere to City of Easton Fire Department regulations including the use of fire retardant tenting. Any vendor using a fryer must have a type “K” fire extinguisher. ALL other vendors must have a standard #10 ABC fire extinguisher.

City of Easton Fire Department contact information:

http://www.easton-pa.com/firecontact.html

INSURANCE

All participants are required to provide proof of insurance (minimum $1,000,000 per occurrence), naming the following TWO entities as additional insured as well as providing proof of Worker’s Compensation Insurance if applicable.

You may upload a .pdf or .jpg of your insurance (preferred) online or mail/fax forms directly to both Greater Easton Development Partnership (GEDP) and City of Easton.

  • Greater Easton Development Partnership attn: PA Bacon Fest, 325 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042 Fax: (610) 829-1140
  • City of Easton, 123 S Third St, Easton PA 18042 Fax: (610) 250-6607

Questions?

Vendor questions, logistics, activities

Marcy McKinney

Manager, Special Events & Promotions

Vendor questions, equipment, information.

email: marcy@eastonpartnership.org

phone: 610-250-6533


FESTIVAL ENTRANCE POINTS

PA Bacon Fest will contact you with your designated entrance location and booth assignment prior to the event.