STREET FAIR APPLICATION: FOOD VENDOR
The DDA Street Fair will be held on August 23 & 24, 2019 in downtown Grand Forks. This festival will showcase artisans representing the midwest and Canada. Stroll through the streets of downtown to view unique handcrafted artistry and purchase one of a kind finds. Fill up at the "downtown food court" with all your favorite foods and a few treats too!

Free admission to the public
Up to 200 Vendors
Three convenient parking ramps

New in 2019: Food Vendor Preference
On the Food Vendor form, if you selected to be the only food vendor for a certain type of food, other vendors will not be approved that have similar food items.

Convenient Lodging at the TownHouse Hotel, in Downtown Grand Forks
Overnight Security
18,000 Visitors in 2018

Email address *
GENERAL INFO:
Set up:
Thursday, August 22, 2019 Streets Closed at 4, Setup from 5-8PM
*Vendors can setup on Friday as long as they're ready before 1PM
If food vendors are setup early, they may open Friday for lunch.

Hours of Event:
Friday, August 23, 2019 2 PM - 8 PM
Saturday, August 24, 2019 9 AM - 8 PM
*Food Vendors may stay open from 8PM-10PM both nights during other street fair events:
Friday Night Event TBD
Saturday Night Concert: ~7-11:30PM

Grand Forks Downtown Development Association will provide:
Volunteers (during setup if needed)
Port-a-potties available during setup & throughout event

RULES & REGULATIONS
1. Participants must provide booth, props for display and be ready for extreme weather, wind, rain or heat.
2. Participants must use pop up tents in their booth spaces. A few exceptions may be granted with the explicit permission
of the GFDDA.
3. All products sold by the participant must be comparable in quality to the product photos submitted with application.
4. The booth must be used by those who register for it.
5. The artists/crafter must be present in the booth for both days of the Street Fair.
6. The participant must stay for the entirety of the Street Fair - no breaking down early.
7. No blue poly tarps may be used in your booths.
8. All vendors are responsible for their own garbage removal. *A $50 Trash Fee is imposed on Food Vendors*
9. Storage of boxes, stock, should be organized in an orderly fashion within your booth.
10. Electricity is only provided in the "downtown food court" area(s). A few other exceptions may be granted upon request.
11. Cancellations must be done by June 1, 2019 for a full refund. AFTER June 1, 2019, you will forfeit your fees.
12. No smoking or alcohol in your booth at any time during the Street Fair.
13. There will be security overnight but the GFDDA is not responsible for damage or theft. Products should be secured or
removed from the booth at closing.
14. Location of booth is up to the event coordinators though every request will be considered.
15. All photos submitted grant the GFDDA permission to use for publicity and media promotions.
16. Participants cannot display materials depicting explicit violence or sexual conduct. GFDDA will be the final arbiters on
the appropriateness of artwork.
BOOTH INFORMATION
1. Vendors are responsible for the safety, sturdiness, and protection of their displays in the event of gusty or other
inclement weather. Canopies should be anchored; wind weights are strongly suggested. Anchoring into
streets/sidewalks is not allowed.
2. Booths must not obstruct emergency vehicle pathways.
3. Tables must be fully skirted to conceal extra stock, boxes, or rubbish.
4. City regulations prohibit hanging signs or merchandise on trees and bushes and light poles; or altering public property in
any way such as drilling holes in sidewalks, buildings or planters.
5. All vendors are required to provide proof of liability insurance. (See Insurance section).
6. Trash must be contained and disposed of properly by the vendor. Use centrally located dumpsters to dispose of bags
and boxes. Dumpster locations will be shown on the map.
7. All Vendors are expected to help keep the Street Fair clean by frequently policing their area.
8. The Street Fair Committee will inspect the booths following the close. Vendors will not be invited back if their space is
not clean.
9. The Street Fair will be blocked off overnight and security provided. However, any merchandise or display units left will be
at your own risk.
10. The GFDDA is not liable for damage, theft of the property owned or used by Street Fair participants.
11. The Street Fair Committee reserves the right to refuse any application for any reason and is under no obligation to rent
space to a vendor in future years.
12. Vendors should be prepared for inclement weather. Tarps, wind weights, umbrellas, and warm clothing are
recommended. In the case of a severe weather incident, the DDA holds the right to cancel the Street Fair. No refunds
will be given to vendors if this occurs.
13. No soliciting outside of the booth space.
14. All Food Vendors are requested to post food prices.
15. All Vendors are required to comply with City of Grand Forks and ND State health and safety requirements and to secure
any necessary permits. It is your own responsibility as a food vendor to obtain your temporary restaurant license
through the city of Grand Forks and have it submitted to GFDDA by July 31, 2019.
Insurance Requirements:
1. Certificate of Liability Insurance with $1,000,000 coverage for each occurrence
2. The Grand Forks Downtown Development Association must be listed as "additional insured"
3. The policy must cover the dates August 22-24, 2019
4. Certificate holder information: Downtown Development Association 23 N 3rd Street, Suite 2, Grand Forks, ND 58203
5. The certification must be on file with the GFDDA by July 31, 2019.

**We must have your Certificate of Liability Insurance before you will be allowed to set up for the Street Fair**

ND SALES TAX PERMIT
Each participant must obtain a North Dakota Sales and Use Tax Permit. We must have the permit # or a photocopy of this by July 31, 2019 or you will be unable to set up and participate in the Street Fair. (Please call or email the GFDDA if you need assistance with this). To get the appropriate paperwork, contact the North Dakota State Tax Commissioner: www.nd.gov/tax/salesanduse/ to get the forms you need or call 701-328-1246 with any questions
LEGAL AGREEMENT
1. By my submitting this application, I agree to abide by the rules and policies set forth in this application and to advise
those persons working with me during this event of the same.
2. I agree to abide by all applicable North Dakota statutes, ordinances, regulations, and those of the City of Grand Forks
and the Grand Forks Downtown Development Association. Specifically, I agree not to use or condone the use of drugs
or alcohol within the event area and not to do any act that would constitute a breach of peace.
3. I agree to setup at the time, place and manner as instructed and to not tear-down until closing time or as otherwise
directed. I also agree to not enter into vendor area with my vehicle until time stated in acceptance notification. Anyone
not abiding by setup and tear-down rules will NOT be invited to return the following year.
4. I will maintain an inventory sufficient to cover my anticipated sales during the event.
5. I grant permission to the Grand Forks Downtown Development Association to use photos, slides, tapes or other visual
representations of my booth and my products without compensation.
6. I am totally responsible for my booth and exhibited personal property including the method of display, method of set up,
security for the protection of my property, sale of merchandise, takedown of the booth and disposal of trash. I will
provide all materials for my booth.
7. I will provide Grand Forks Downtown Development Association with Proof of Insurance for $1,000,000 combined single
limit commercial liability coverage by July 31, 2019.
8. I will set up my booth so that I respect the existing store owners, their window and entrance areas. I will not block such
areas and I agree not to solicit outside my booth space.
9. In consideration of my use of the Downtown business area, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Grand Forks
Downtown Development Association from any claims for damage to persons or property in any manner related to my
use or occupancy of the Downtown area and event site. I release the Grand Forks Downtown Development Association
from any liability for loss, damage, or theft of my property including damage or destruction to my booth.
10. I agree that once the Grand Forks Downtown Development Association has accepted my application, my application
fee is not refundable.
11. Any proceeds derived from the sales of my product are entirely mine, and I am entirely responsible for collecting and
remitting any applicable sales taxes.
12. I have secured any necessary permits or licenses for the use of any copyrighted or trademark materials and will
indemnify and hold the Grand Forks Downtown Development Association from any claims of infringement.
13. The Street Fair Committee reserves the right to refuse any application for any reason and is under no obligation to rent
space to a vendor in future years.
14. I agree to clean and sweep my space. If trash is found at my location or my space is untidy after teardown, I may be
subject to littering fines.

Any dispute with respect to this document or the materials furnished or in any way related to the DDA Street Fair 2019 will be resolved in Grand Forks, North Dakota whether by arbitration, mediation or litigation, and I submit to the jurisdiction of the Grand Forks County District Court with respect to any litigation. I have read and understand this agreement and materials furnished with this form and agree to abide by them. By my submitting this application, I hereby accept the terms and conditions stated within this application contract.

I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ (Electronic Signature) *
Your answer
APPLICATION FORM
APPLICANT NAME *
Your answer
BUSINESS NAME *
Your answer
ADDRESS (INCLUDE STREET, CITY, ZIP CODE) *
Your answer
PHONE NUMBER *
Your answer
TAX PERMIT # *
Your answer
I would like to be the only food vendor for these types of items (only pick two or fill in your own answer, after items are picked they will be removed from list):
These items have already been taken:

FUNNEL CAKES
CURRY &
PAD THAI
POT STICKERS

PLEASE LIST YOUR MENU *
Your answer
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE DOWNTOWN STREET FAIR? *
BOOTH LOCATION (OPTIONAL):
COMMITTEE APPROVAL:
After submitting an application and sending us photos, AND a copy of your insurance, you'll be notified within 2-3 days for approval.
Submit 3 photos showing your food items AND 1 photo of you during the production process or of your food truck/tent (if available) to katie@gfdda.com
PAYMENTS:
PLEASE ADD UP ALL BELOW FEES AND SUBMIT TO THE ADDRESS BELOW.
BOOTH SPACE (Includes Trash Fee) *
Required
ELECTRICITY (LIMITED) *
Required
PAYMENT DETAILS
Registration checks and credit cards for accepted vendors are cashed/charged when applying to the show. Registration checks will be returned to vendors not accepted in the show. If you apply, and are with in the dates of cancellation (BEFORE | JUNE 1, 2019), GFDDA will refund your booth fee. After the dates of cancellation, the cancellation rules apply.

FOR PAYMENT:

Pay on our Website by Credit Card or PayPal:
https://www.downtowngrandforks.org/shop/food-vendor-booth

Check-
Please make checks to:
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
WITH YOUR BUSINESS NAME IN MEMO LINE
and mail to
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
23 N 3RD STREET SUITE 2
GRAND FORKS, ND 58203

All NSF checks will be assessed a $40 fee

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