Food Vendors

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Applications must be submitted online no later than February 2, 2025 by 5:00 p.m.
You will be notified of acceptance by email no later than February 23, 2025 by 5:00 p.m.
Upon acceptance, required documents, total booth fees, and sub-business license fee will be due no later than March 1, 2025 by 5:00 p.m.
No exceptions. No Refunds.

Food Vendor Information

Food Vendor Guidelines

GUIDELINES:  

  1. Your booth must commit to operating from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Take down on Saturday will be after 6:00 p.m. No earlier. 
  2. You must provide your own booth materials, extension cords, water canopies, etc. Be prepared for rain or shine and wind. 
  3. You must provide ground surface protection – plywood is suggested and liners to place in trash cans in your booth. You will be responsible for cleaning your own immediate area throughout and at the end of each day and bagging your garbage. City crews may periodically pick up bags if available. All liquid or solid waste must be disposed of properly. It is illegal to dump into the storm drain. 
  4. Setting up/Check-in time: Thursday, March 28, 2025, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Friday, March 29, 2025, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at the Food Court areas. Booths remain up overnight and limited security will be provided. Please do not leave vehicles where they will cause traffic congestion.
  5. No parking is allowed in the Wells Fargo, Library or Tabernacle parking lots.
  6. Regulations: Concessionaire agrees to strictly observe all laws and ordinances of the State of Utah, Washington County Health Department, and the City of St. George which in any respect relate to the business conducted by Concessionaire, together with all rules and regulations. The concessionaire will complete the City of St. George “Event Guidelines and Exhibitor/ Vendor Release Waiver and Indemnification Agreement” and provide insurance coverage as required. The City shall have the right to inspect at all reasonable times the premises occupied by Concessionaire. Willful violation of or failure to comply with any of said laws or regulations shall be cause for immediate cancellation of this agreement by the City. 
  7. Food Handlers Permit: The Concessionaire shall display a copy of a current or temporary Food Handlers Permit on their booth in a conspicuous location. Temporary permits may be obtained and associated fees paid through the Southwest District Health Department - Environmental Health Division, 620 S. 400 E., St. George, UT 84770, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., (435) 986-2580. 
  8. Each booth must be sturdy and designed in a way that presents a quality image. All booth designs, advertising, decorations, materials, sounds, or music must be approved by this office prior to the event. 
  9. The Festival encourages all booth personnel to be dressed in some form of uniform or costume which adds to the quality of the Festival, and is in accordance with the type of food sold, and presents an attractive addition to the Festival. A full description or picture must accompany the application.
  10. The Festival reserves the right to immediately remove any concessionaire who does not abide by Festival rules/guidelines. 
  11. A booth fee of $250 is due for each 10’ wide (frontage) x 10’ deep (minimum) location. Any oversized trailers, booths, etc. will be charged a large booth space fee of $500 or $750, depending on size. The total fee for each space reserved must be paid upon application/booth acceptance, to be received by no later than Friday, March 1, 2025, by 5:00 p.m. 
  12. Acceptance to sell at this Art Festival does not guarantee acceptance at future Art Festivals. A new application must be made each year. 
  13. Booth application must be returned no later than February 2, 2025, by 5:00 p.m.
Insurance Requirements
  1. The City of St. George, Attn: Art Festival, 175 East 200 North, St. George, UT 84770 as an additional insured
  2. The name and dates of the event: St. George Art Festival - March 29-30, 2023. (Include March 28 if you will set up Thursday evening)
  3. The required insurance limits as mandated by the City of St. George:
     - General Aggregate $3,000,000
     - Each Occurrence $1,000,000
     - Damage to Property $295,000
  4. Description of Operations must be worded exactly like the sample here: 
    "The City of St. George is listed as an additional insured with respect to (Name of Insured) participation in: (name, date, and location of event) The City of St. George is Primary & Non-Contributory for Ongoing & Complete Operations; a Waiver of Subrogation applies in favor of the City of St. George. A 30 day Notice of Cancellation will be provided should any of the above described policies be cancelled before the expiration date."
Vendor Fees
  1. A booth fee of $250 is due for each 10’ wide (frontage) x 10’ deep (minimum) location. Any oversized trailers, booths, etc. will be charged a large booth space fee of $500 or $750, depending on size. (cash, check, credit/debit, or money order)
  2. And a SEPARATE PAYMENT for the sub-business license fee of $5.00 (cash, check, or Money order, NO credit or debit).

After you are accepted, you must be prepared to provide the following:

  1. City of St. George Event Guidelines and Exhibitor/Vendor Release Waiver and Indemnification Agreement [PDF Form Here]
  2. Temporary Food Service Permit Application [PDF Form Here]
  3. Copy of the Southwest Utah Public Health Permit [Sample PDF] [Temporary Food Service Establishments - Information PDF]
  4. Copy of the Food Handler Permit [Sample PDF]
  5. City of St. George Sub-License Application [PDF Form Here] (A $5.00 fee will be due SEPARATELY upon acceptance - in addition to the event booth fee)
  6. Insurance: You must provide a certificate of insurance listing: [Sample Here]
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