FOOD VENDORS (in Food Court area only): All food vendors must attend a mandatory meeting on the Friday of the festival at 4 PM at the Hempstead Elementary bus pick-up lot located on FM 1887 just south of the festival area. You cannot set up until you have been checked in at the Elementary School. Anyone setting up prior to 4 PM will be asked to move until the appropriate time.
Booth space is approximately 12' wide x 15' deep. If you are a returning vendor, you can get your previous space if you register by May 31st. This excludes any hot food vendor outside of the Food Court area - cooking of food outside of the Food Court will no longer be allowed.
FOOD VENDORS: All food that you wish to serve must be listed on the application.
CRAFT VENDORS: Items you will be selling must be listed on your application.
Early check-in is available for food vendors in the Food Court area only at 6:00 PM Friday. Regular check-in begins at 6:00 AM Saturday. Booths must be set up by 8:30 AM and remain open until 6:00 PM. Booths not occupied by 8:00 AM may be reassigned by the Vendor Committee. If your booth will remain open for the evening entertainment and dance from 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM, please note that on your application and you will be placed accordingly.
Vendor parking will be behind Prosperity Bank and Waller County Appraisal District. No vehicles will be allowed in during the festival operating hours.
See the Vendor Rules for more information.
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