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For more information about vending in 2016 please contact Sage Lyon at vendorinfo@mateel.org (707) 923-3368 Ext. 34 )

Reggae On The River®

The Mateel Community Center Presents The 32nd annual Reggae on the River 2016®

Festival Location: French’s Camp, 657 N HWY 101 Garberville, CA.

Festival Dates: Thursday, August 4th - Sunday, August 7 th

Set up: Wednesday August 3rd

Concert Bowl Hours: Thursday 12pm- 2am, Friday 9am- 2am, Saturday 9am-2am, Sunday 9am-1am

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 6th, 2016

APPLICATIONS

Application post marked dead line by May 6th, 2016. All applicants will be juried. All applications received after the dead line and/or are incomplete will be returned. A complete application includes: ALL FEES, PHOTOS, Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (Adequate size & postage to cover the return of photos & ROTR letter, California resale or nonprofit number. Craft Vendors photos should show your work, craft, wares & booth. Food vendors photos should show your booth, menu, & product. Also include signed Non-Profit Partnership Agreement with a Letter of Endorsement from the local non-profit you will be benefitting if you are a food vendor. If you need a temporary seller’s permit you call the State Board of Equalization at 707-576-2100 or call your local office. Please mail a complete application package to: POB 1910 Redway, CA 95560 ATTN: Vendor Coordinator.

All checks will be deposited immediately (according to GAAP standards.) This is not an acceptance into the event. There is a $30 charge for returned checks. In the event that you did not jury into the festival we will refund your booth fee.

ADVERTISING & SPONSORSHIPS

If you would like to sponsor the event and/or advertise in the program guide please call Cathy Miller (707)923-3368 Ext. 27 or email her at Cathy@mateel.org

FOOD VENDORS

Only nonprofits will be able to vend food. If you are a commercial food vendor and would like to raise funds for a local non-profit, you will need a letter of endorsement from the nonprofit to be eligible for our Non-Profit Partnership Program.

BIODEGRADABLE SERVICE-WARE

All food vendors must have biodegradable/ compostable service wares. (Paper plates, boats, cups, bowls)Ukiah Paper Co., Cash n Carry and World Centric are a few places to purchase biodegradable service wares. Thank you for helping us, help our earth!

ELECTRICITY

Basic electricity will be available for all vendors. Let us know what your electrical needs are if you require more than basic lighting. There will be a charge for extra electricity.

CAMPING

Only 2 people will be allowed to camp in/behind the craft booth. All island vendors and all food vendors will be camping in the vendor camping area. No tents behind food booths. No vehicles will be allowed behind or in any booth space inside the bowl.

Jury

All applicants will be juried. Jury will happen about one week after the deadline. Acceptance letters will go out the following week, if a vending space is available.

PARKING

1 pass will be given to crafters and 2 for food. It will be $20 for any extra parking passes. Limit no more than 3 passes per booth. No RVs or ATV are allowed. RV spaces must be purchased in advance. Roll in RVs will not be accepted without advance registration.

Wristbands

2 come with a craft booth and 8 come with a food booth. You may purchase 4 more at half price. If you need more we ask you to buy a GA ticket at local outlets or online and it will be exchanged for a vendor pass at vendor check in.

SET UP

Food Vendors: Monday, August 1st – Wednesday, August 3rd Monday & Tuesday: 3 p.m. till dark. The bowl will be open for vehicle access to food vendors only for booth set up

Crafts vendors: Set up hours Wednesday, August 3rd : 8 a.m. till dark.

*No booth set up on Thursday, August 4th*

Last date to cancel and receive a refund: June 11th

NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE.

There is a $30 charge for returned checks.

We appreciate all the interested vendors for this festival. There are limited roving vendor opportunities. Please visit our websites www.reggaeontheriver.com or www.mateel.org for future annual festivals. Also, contact me at vendorinfo@mateel.org or call 707-923-3368 ext.34. My office hours are Wed-Thurs 10:30-5:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you at Reggae on the River!

Thank you,

Sage Lyon

Vendor Coordinator

Summer Arts And Music Festival

Festival Location: Benbow Lake State Park (2 miles south of Garberville)
Festival Dates: Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Set up: Friday, June 3rd, 2016 from 12pm-9pm. Last check-in will be at 8pm. Offering limited early bird check-in from 9:30am - 11:30am for $50
Festival Hours: Saturday 10am-10pm and Sunday 10am-9:30pm
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
Last Date to Receive a Refund: Friday, May 1st, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: All items must be hand crafted by the vendor, absolutely NO IMPORTS OR RESALE ITEMS.

 

ABSOLUTLY NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 1ST, 2016

All checks will be deposited immediately (according to GAAP standards.) This is not an acceptance into the event. There is a $30 charge for returned checks. In the event that you did not jury into the festival we will refund your booth fee. A $25 processing fee will be deducted from booth fee refunds.

JURY

The jury happens every year on one day only. Every application is juried against all others in their category. Even if you have been juried in, in previous years that does not guarantee you acceptance. Applicants and jurors change from year to year.

PARKING

If you are a food vendor, parking is included in booth fee. Parking is available first come first serve. If you want to park in the venue then purchase it now.
Please record your vehicle's license plate number, vehicle description on the application and enclose a check for $80. The parking spaces are only suitable for vehicles of a maximum length of 20'. Oversized vehicles may park at Benbow Golf Lot. This restriction includes cars towing trailers. We are unable to sell two spaces to one vendor, so if your length exceeds the limit then you must decide which vehicle will remain on-site and which will be parked off site in general parking area. There is no parking on the lakeside section of the fairway during the festival. This is our fire lane and regulations require us to keep it clear. Cars left parked there will be towed. Cars without parking permit will also be towed.
Thanks for your cooperation, it is appreciated.

PROGRAM GUIDE

We are offering the opportunity to highlight vendors in the "vendor spotlight" section of our SAMF 2016 program guide. It is a small paragraph that tells the readers about you and your business. This is not a advertisement more like a mini bio. Call or email me if you're interested. If you would like to advertise in the guide or you would like to sponsor, call Cathy Miller at 707-923-3368 Ext. 27 or email her cathy@mateel.org.

BIODEGRADABLE SERVICE-WARE

We are moving to the greener side of the fence this year, in efforts to reduce waste and help our planet. All of your service wares MUST be compostable. Paper plates, cups, red paper boats ect. Thank you for helping us, help our earth!
We appreciate all the interested crafters. Please visit our web site for more information. You can contact me at vendorinfo@mateel.org or call 707-923-3368 ext. 34. Any feed back or comments are greatly appreciated. Look forward to receiving your application, all the best!
Thank you,
Sage Lyon
Vendor Coordinator

For aditional vendor information or questions not addressed here, contact Sage Lyon at: 707-923-3368 Ext. 34 or email vendorinfo@mateel.org
Office hours are Wed-Thurs 10:30-5:00 ~ We look forward to seeing you there!

If you would like to sponsor the event and/or advertise in the program guide please call Cathy Miller at 707-923-3368 Ext. 27 or email her at:cathy@mateel.org

Photos By Agnes Patak

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