PA Bacon Fest has grown into one of the Lehigh Valley’s most popular events. It was named in 2019 as one of Parade’s ‘5 Can’t-Miss Bacon Festivals’ in the country, and honored as one of the top 300 festivals IN THE WORLD by Fest300.com in 2014. The two-day, rain or shine festival attracts thousands of visitors from the tri-state area and across the country. Want to become a food, merchandise or beverage vendor? Applications for PA Bacon Fest 2021 (Nov. 6 & 7) will be available Spring 2021.
Please be prepared – the vendor application form below requires information about your business, a photo of your booth in action and your insurance certificates (.pdf or.jpg format). The recommended browser for submissions is Google Chrome. Questions? Email Ali Pany at Ali@eastonpartnership.org or call 610.250.2063.
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
Cost of Vending
Vending fee (for both days) is determined by your booth size, location and product. These prices can be found within the application when you choose your booth in the “Size of Booth” menu. Prepared food vendors are required to pay a $100 security deposit for their booth. If all rules and regulations are followed during the festival, that deposit will be refunded within two weeks after the event. Please review all the rules and regulations prior to filling out your application. Vendor rules are subject to change from year to year.
Click on the 2021 applications link below to book your space.
Food vendors — final approval to be part of PA Bacon Fest is contingent on receipt of all required documents and approval by the City Health Department.
The deadline to submit an online application is September 17 and all paperwork must be submitted by Sept. 30.
Prepared Food Vendor
Ready-to-Eat food, either prepared on-site or ready for immediate consumption.
Packaged Food Vendor
Packaged food not for immediate consumption, for example: prepackaged snacks, dry pasta, jarred products and wine/spirits. Please note if you are a winery/distillery you are selling packaged product only.
Craft and Merchandise Vendor
Pet products, kitchen goods, clothing, gift items, jewelry.
Face painting, readings, tattoos, sand art and other activities with a fee.
All participants are required to provide TWO SEPARATE proofs of insurance (minimum $1,000,000 per occurrence), one listing Greater Easton Development Partnership (325 Northampton St Easton, Pa 18042) as additional insured and in the Certificate Holder box, and the other listing the City of Easton (123 S. Third St. Easton, Pa 18042) as additional insured & in the Certificate Holder box. If applicable, we also need proof of Worker’s Compensation Insurance.
HEALTH AND BUSINESS LICENSES
Any vendor selling food is required to have a Health License.
- City Health Department Website: easton-pa.com/health-department
- Special Event Application for a Temporary Food Establishment License
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). This is required for any non-food vendor.
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.
FESTIVAL ENTRANCE POINTS
Once approved as a vendor, our festival team will contact you with your designated entrance location and booth assignment prior to the event.
Vendor Questions, Logistics, Activities
Assistant Manager, Special Events & Promotions
Ali@eastonpartnership.org or 610-250-2063
Manager, Special Events & Promotions
Marcy@eastonpartnership.org or 610-250-6533