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Warrens Cranberry Festival
Warrens Cranberry Festival

bOOTH iNFORMATION

  • September 27-29, 2024 (Rain or Shine! No rain date)

  • Location:  Warrens, Wisconsin - 8 miles north of Tomah take I-94 to the Warrens Exit #135

  • 7:00 AM 5:00 PM - All Three Days

  • Registered Vendors must be open and staffed during the fest hours.  Artists are welcome to stay open beyond 5:00 pm until the crowd disperses. Streets will not be opened until deemed safe by authorities.

  • Aug. 1 - Deadline - returning vendors to reserve their space.  We are still taking applications until filled.

  • Sept. 1 - Booth Assignments & Info sent to Exhibitors

  • Booth measurements - by frontage length only unless you sell from more than one side. Please remember to
    include trailer hitches and bumpers. Additional space is not available if you measure incorrectly.

  • Booth depth depends on location area.

  • Exhibitors may have only one selling space in one location.

  • Unless you request it and special allowances are made, you probably will not be able to get your vehicle out each night. Vehicles are parked bumper to bumper so plan accordingly.

  • NOTE:  If you are planning on selling any type of "commercial-non prepackaged food", please contact the Cranfest Office and explain. You might be required, by law to fill out a commercial food application and follow those rules also.

  • You are renting a space only. Booths may be shifted/moved due to circumstances. Effort will be made to keep as close to the same spot as possible.

  • The festival is set up in a village, so ground may not be level. Be prepared to compensate in regard to displays and items.

  • You may set up any time from the Sunday prior to the festival until Friday morning at 6:45am.  No parked cars can be on the Farm Market streets after 6:45am during the festival. This is one of the main entrances to the festival and parked cars cause a danger to customers.

  • We reserve the right to accept or reject any booth or merchandise.

  • All items sold and displayed must be juried and approved.

  • All items must show good taste and be family appropriate. No illegal merchandise is allowed.

  • Exhibitors should be prepared for inclement weather with rain covers, tie-downs & weights.

BOOTH FEES:  

*Booth prices are frontage space (bumper-to-bumper or all selling sides)

  • June 1 - Aug. 1 - $15.00 per foot, frontage space or all selling sides depending on location. 

  • Aug. 2 - Sep. 27 - $20.00 per foot, frontage space or all selling sides depending on location.

 

*You must have a Wisconsin Sellers Permit to be a Vendor at the festival.

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Make check payable to:

Warrens Cranberry Festival
Mail to:

Warrens Cranberry Festival Inc,
Vendor Application-Farmers Market
P.O. 146, Warrens, WI 54666

confirmation

We reserve the right to accept or reject any booth or merchandise.

You will be notified that you have been accepted to participate in our show by email. If you downloaded the application and mailed it in.  Send a Self-Addressed
Stamped Envelope if you would like a written acceptance notice and your pictures returned.
Your cancelled check is your receipt.

Vendor Responsibilities

  • Booth measurements are by frontage length only unless you sell from more than one side. Please remember to include trailer hitches and bumpers. Additional space is not available if you measure incorrectly.

  • Unless you request it and special allowances are made, you probably will not be able to get your vehicle out each night. Vehicles are parked bumper to bumper so plan accordingly.

  • If you are not in your booth by 8:00 am on Friday (opening day) and have not contacted our office at 608-378-4200 to notify us of problems or an emergency - you will be considered a "No Show" and will not be given a refund or invited back to our Festival.

  • You MUST tape your vendor sticker to the inside of your vehicle, on the driver's side.  This for use in case of emergency, of if you need to move your vehicle.

  • Exhibitors must provide their own display materials (screens, chairs, tent, tables, etc.)

  • Garbage should be placed in proper bags and placed near garbage receptacles. If you bring cardboard in take it back with you.

  • You must stay in your booth space (lines). No displays/wares are allowed outside of the lines.

  • DURING SETUP: Remember that you are not the only vendor. Please do not block the streets AND do not leave your vehicle parked on the main streets after you have unloaded Move it to a designated parking area and allow others the chance to unload, emergency, or if you need to move your vehicle.

  • If there are problems with another vendor -contact Cranfest staff and let them take care of it.

  • If you have issues during set up, watch for Cranfest staff on the grounds. They will be able to answer many questions or get in touch with the farm market committee.

  • If you are in booths #1-10: Please limit the number of vehicles behind your booth in consideration of other vendors behind your booth.

  • No hawking is allowed. There are no exceptions to this rule.

  • No vendors are allowed their own golf cart in the farm market area.

  • No generators or music is allowed unless approved before the festival.

  • Booths may not be sublet under any circumstances unless approved by the festival.

  • No pets or alcohol are allowed in your booth during festival hours. Please clean up after your pets.

Insurance

Responsible for your proper insurance and protection within your rented area.

  • A Certificate of insurance which provides proof of general business liability insurance in minimal amount of $1,000,000 is required by all vendors accepted in the show by September 1st.

  • Your name from your application must be on this certificate and the dates of the 2024 Festival must be
    covered. We need a personal name included if you are using a business name.

  • You MUST list the Warrens Cranberry Festival as additional insured.

  • ​If you are a new artist, you may wait until acceptance to acquire insurance.
    An insurance company used by many artists is Veracity Insurance (844) 520-6991 or go to   www.actinsurance.com

You are responsible for collecting & paying state/county sales tax - 5.5% (Monroe County).

  • Responsible for their own applicable sales tax according to state and federal laws.

  • Contact the Wisconsin Department of Revenue office with questions or to obtain a permit at 1-608-266-2776.

  • You must fill out Part C Vendor Information form on page 3 before you are accepted to the show.

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