Grand Old Day 2015 Food Vendor Application

(If you are a GABA Member, please complete the GABA Member Vendor form - which is found in the 'GABA Members Only' section of the website.)

Grand Old Day is the largest one-day festival in the Midwest, drawing over 250,000 people each year from the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, regionally and from neighboring states. The event is held along Grand Avenue, Saint Paul’s premier shopping, dining, entertainment district.

Grand Old Day 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

8:00am-6:00pm

Vendors are invited to participate during Grand Old Day by applying to set up a booth along Grand Avenue to reach event attendees. Below you will find the 2015 Food Vendor Application. You must read through all guidelines before beginning to fill out the online application.

Applications must be submitted online by Friday, April 17, 2015.  Applications that are received after this date will be assessed an additional Application Fee, no exceptions.  Upon completion of the online application, submit the appropriate payment online or by mailing it to GABA, 752 Grand Avenue, Suite 1, St. Paul, MN 55105.  Make sure to save or print a copy of all information for yourself.  Following your submission online, you will receive a website-generated confirmation via e-mail.

Application Timeline

Dates Activity
January 20th Vendor Application Opens
January 20th - April 17th No additional application fee
April 17th No refunds will be provided after this date
April 18th - May 6th Additional $150 application fee
May 1st Rejection notices will be sent to non-approved vendors
May 6th No food vendors accepted after this date
May 13th Vendor Day – required attendance

No food vendor applications will be accepted after May 6, 2015.

Grand Old Day Vendor Day

Vendor Day is required for all vendors to attend.  It is a time where, as a vendor, you are able to meet with event staff, City of St. Paul staff and Minnesota Department of Health staff.  You are able to have your specific questions answered and get your day-of event information.  Vendor Day will take place on, Wednesday, May 13th from 11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. at Dixie's on Grand (695 Grand) We are looking forward to another exciting and fun-filled Grand Old Day this year! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jennifer Renstrom at 651-251-0102 or e-mail jennifer@grandave.com. 


 

If you are a food vendor, your business name should match the name on your State permit.

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Must provide by Vendor Day, May 13th

Must provide by Vendor Day, May 13th

Must provide by Vendor Day, May 13th

Please upload your Insurance Certificate. This is the preferred method of submittal. Your insurance MUST name Grand Avenue Business Association, 752 Grand Ave, Suite 1, St. Paul, MN 55105, as an additional insured. Amount should be no less than $1,000,000.

Check all that apply

Indicate any items you are selling and the prices you will charge for each. Indicate any items/information you are displaying and/or distributing. Your booth may only include the activities/items you list above. Any additions MUST be approved prior to May 8, 2015.

Vending fees are per space. Vendors must pay for appropriate number of spaces.

 

Selling more than one item, such as hot dogs AND onion rings AND lemonade or Gyros AND soda, etc. Vending space is 10’x15’ with a maximum of 10 linear feet of sales space. Trailer spaces are a maximum of 150 square feet.
Quantity: Multiple Item Food Vendor Space, Price: $1100
Selling only one item, such as hot dogs OR onion rings OR lemonade OR soda, etc. Vending space is 10’x15’ with a maximum of 10 linear feet of sales space. Trailer spaces are a maximum of 150 square feet
Quantity: Single Item Food Vendor Space, Price: $700

Dimensions must be filled out for all vending units. Please fill out carefully, as these dimensions will be used to determine your vendor space. For example, include the tongue in your vendor unit length. If you require additional space for a generator, include that in your total vendor unit space.

LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT

LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT

LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT

LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT

You may list a PREFERENCE for the location of your vending unit(s). Requesting a location DOES NOT guarantee you will be placed in this spot. GABA reserves the right to locate vendors according to the needs of its members and the event. Please read the Vendor Rules and Regulations section for more details.

Vendor Agreement
* I have read, clearly understood, and agree to the conditions stated in the 2015 Guidelines for Grand Old Day Vendor Participation and have provided truthful and complete information.
 
* I clearly understand the responsibilities accorded to me/my organization as a vendor at the 2015 Grand Old Day festival.
 
* GABA has legal possession and control of the festival on Sunday, June 7, 2015.
 
* GABA will charge vendors that are removed from the festival any costs associated with said removal.
 
* GABA reserves the right to limit sampling on the festival area to those holding a valid Grand Old Day issued permit.
 
* I may cancel my/my organization’s application, in writing only, at any time up until the close of business on April 17, 2015 and accept a refund of 50%, except of any application fees paid.
 
* Grand Old Day is a rain or shine event and refunds will not be issued if event is canceled due to dangerous or severe weather conditions or any other acts of God.
 
* I agree to waive, release and discharge from any and all liability for death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me and/or my business/organization, GABA and its officers, directors, agents and employees, GABA’s and Grand Old Day’s sponsors and their officers, agents and employees; Fanfare Attractions and its contractors; and the City of St. Paul, State of Minnesota its officers agents and employees;
 
* I agree to indemnify and hold harmless GABA and its officers, directors, agents and employees; GABA’s and Grand Old Day’s sponsors and their officers agents and employees; Fanfare Attractions and its contractors; the city of St. Paul, State of Minnesota and its officers, agents and employees from any and all liabilities and claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of my and/or my business’/organization’s actions during the festival.

 

FAILURE TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING ACCEPTED.

FAILURE TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING ACCEPTED.

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