Friday January 18-Sunday January 21, 2019

VENDORS IN LOWER QUEENS PARK

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The Stratford Winterfest Committee is on the lookout for creative, unique and talented craftsmen, artisans, businesses and food vendors to participate this coming January in Stratford Winterfest!

 

Do you have a product that you think would fit? Fill out our form below and tell us why you want to be included. We want to introduce a level of tradition and craftsmanship with a winter focus. – watch a glass blower create delicate and transparent objects; see how candles are made; how wood is carved into unique and unusual shapes; as well as enjoy traditional, seasonal gastronomic specialties, fruits, nuts and candy.

 

Examples of vendors we are looking for:

 

.Food Vendors (all kinds)                                 .Not for Profits

.Candied and dried fruits                                 .Chocolate

.Roasted Chestnuts                                         .Winter camping

.Crafts .Maple syrup on ice                              .Poutine

.Nativity figures                                              .Mitts, scarves, hats

.Ceramic work                                                .Beavertails

.Blown glassware                                            .Crepes

.Tin figures                                                    .Donuts

.Potpourris and essences                                 .Shawarma

.Decorative articles                                         .Souvlaki

.Wooden toys                                                .Businesses

.Festive seasonal Candles                               .Hot cider

 

.Baked apples & strudels .Sleds, skis, skates, snowshoes –active focus

.Desserts – Cupcakes, Fudge .Sheep Shearing – products forouterwear

 

LOCATION: The Stratford Winterfest will be taking place outside at Lower Queen’s Park (below the Festival) 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION for Vendors: Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20 2019. Hours: 10 am-4:00 pm 


ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA: Your application package will be juried for the quality, uniqueness, and sale ability of your product, your booth presentation, and overall balance of the category your product falls into. Applications will be reviewed by the committee upon being received. With regards to the status of acceptance, you will be notified within 2 weeks of receiving your application. 


1. Products must be seasonal, traditional, and/or unique. 
2. Vendors are accepted based on the items approved as listed on the application form, and as such, may only sell those items. Any changes or additions to product lines must be approved by the Winterfest administration IN ADVANCE. 
3. Vendors will be responsible for providing their own shelter/booth/tent and are responsible for the contents of their space. No refunds will be issued for cancellation of contract. 
4. Vendors are required to operate the entire duration of the operating hours of the Festival as set out in the Hours of Operation. 
5. All food vendors are responsible to know and comply with all applicable health regulations. 
6. a) All food items must be properly covered, kept at proper temperatures, and displayed on tables that are covered with a tablecloth. All food items not sold at concessions (including individual servings) must be wrapped in new plastic as set out in all applicable health regulations. 
b) All prepared food items must clearly state the vendor’s name and address (may be market address i.e. stall #83), ingredients and size (weight, count, volume as necessary) as set out in all applicable health regulations. 
7. All vendors must meet all health and fire regulations. 
NOTE: THE WINTERFEST COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, INTERPRET, AND ENFORCE THESE POLICIES AND GUIDELINES AS DEEMED NECESSARY TO MAINTAIN 
CONSISTENCY AND INDIVIDUALITY OF THE MARKET FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL SERVED BY THE MARKET. 

 

VENDOR INFORMATION AND PRICING: 
Cost is $200 per day or $250 for both days and payment is due January 15, 2019
If accepted you will receive a map identifying your location and final contract. 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS December 31, 2018. Full payment is due with contract and is non-refundable. 

 

SUPPORT MATERIALS: Your application must include the following items: - Application form (printed from next page) - Photographs presenting all of the work you would like to sell at the Festival. - Information on how you plan to set up - Biography of yourself and your experience - Include a price list of all of the products you wish to sell – 
Food – Vendors must provide a detailed description on how they would prepare the food.