*Food Vendor Applications for 2024 are now closed.

Food Vendor Overview 2024:

  • Completed applications are due by March 25th, 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • All applicants will be notified by email by March 29th, 2024 as to the status of their application.
  • $850 Food Vendor fee (includes taxes) + $350 mandatory Damage Deposit.
  • This price includes up to four staff weekend passes and one 15 amp circuit.
  • Additional staff passes (4 maximum) are available for $170 each.
  • Additional 15 amp circuits are available for $55 each.
  • All fees are paid via Stripe or e-transfer to starbellyjam@gmail.com
  • Booth sizes are 15’ (frontage) X 20’ (depth) or 20’ (frontage) X 15’ (depth). These area needs to include ALL YOUR EQUIPMENT, meaning trailer hitches, storage, coolers/freezers, serving areas, etc.
  • Vendors can purchase additional footage in their application at a cost of $22 a foot. Vendors found repeatedly outside their purchased footprint during the festival will pay an additional surcharge of $40 per foot used.
  • As Food Vending Area is limited, square footage paid for – beyond the basic booth footprint – may have festival water, electrical and/or grey-water lines running through it.
  • Only Food items submitted on application are permitted to be sold at the festival without the specific written permission from Food Vendor Manager.
    Starbelly Jam reserves the right to remove any items not approved in application.
  • All vendors and employees must be wearing a festival vendor wristband.
  • All accepted food vendors will be requested to donate 4 meals to the festival, to support volunteering managers.
  • To help the festival towards a Zero Waste mandate Food Vendors are no longer allowed to sell water in bottles less than 1 Litre in size.
  • Each food vendor is provided with a single cold potable water connection.
  • Food vendors need to supply their own grey-water sump pump, 1/3 hp minimum (capable of pumping a 10 foot head)
  • Food vendors need a one side threaded 3/4” connector for connecting grey-water to our system
  • Each food vendor receives one parking spot in the vendor parking area
  • Vendors are required in this application to declare the electrical load – in Amps – of all equipment being brought on to the festival site.
  • Damage Deposits (if you attend the festival as a vendor) will be refunded on or before July 29th, 2024.

    • Any and all vendor actions resulting in loss of damage deposit will be notified and documented via email by a Starbelly Jam representative. Examples of forfeiture of damage deposit include but are not limited to altering, damaging Crawford Bay Park property or infrastructure. Leaving litter and waste on Crawford Bay Park property. Disrespectful or abusive behaviour towards festival goers or Starbelly Jam staff and volunteers. Non compliance with any of Starbelly Jam’s requirements and policies.
  • Should an accepted vendor decide not to vend at the festival, note the following refund schedule:
    Up to May 24th Full Refund
    May 25th – June 1st Damage Deposit only refunded
    After June 1st No Refund*
  • *It is the vendors’ responsibility to have back-up personnel in the event of sickness, etc.
  • Each accepted Food Vendor will have to provide the following documentation by May 24th, 2024:
    *A SPECIAL EVENT FOOD SERVICES PERMIT obtained for your booth or Food Truck from the Regional Health Authority
    *A Valid BC FoodSafe certificate for at least 1 staff person per shift
    *A $2 million public liability vendor insurance policy

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