Vendor Opportunities

Fair Saint Louis 2020

VENDOR APPLICATION

2020 Food & Beverage Vendor Application  Deadline 4 pm on Friday, May 1, 2020

Applications can be downloaded and submitted via email to food@fairsaintlouis.org or by completing online at the link above.

SELECTION PROCESS

All prospective vendors must submit the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Proposed menu with pricing
  • Current photograph of operation
  • Layout of site/footprint

SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection of criteria is based on, but not limited to

  • Quality of offerings
  • Experience
  • Ability to serve thousands of patrons in outdoor weather
  • Appearance of overall set-up
  • Unique or regional cuisine
  • Reasonable prices and value

PARTICIPATION FEES

Fees are based on TOTAL space required for vending, prep and storage. Vendors are proved access to running water, garbage and recycling receptacles.

See application for pricing details on space.

Deposit Amounts

Participating vendors must provide a $500 clean-up deposit, per space at the event. $250 will be refunded to each vendor that loads-out and leaves their space clean. $250 is a non-refundable Park Restoration fee.

INSURANCE

All booths must have insurance.

A certificate of Insurance must also be provided by June 1, 2020 for worker’s compensation insurance coverage and must be valid through July 7, 2019. If, under the laws of Missouri you are exempt for worker’s compensation insurance, a completed Fair Saint Louis Worker’s Compensations Exemption affidavit will serve in lieu of said Certificate of Insurance. Detailed insurance information will be included in your acceptance packet, or upon request.

SALES TAX

Each booth is responsible for paying its own sales tax (8.679% in the City of Saint Louis). The Missouri Department of Revenue will contact you after the Fair. Tax is computed on gross sales. When pricing products, take into consideration sales tax.

PERMITS

All vendors must obtain a City of St. Louis Health Permit and St. Louis City Fire Department Propane Permit (if application) per location.

Please email the Concessions Department with additional questions at food@fairsaintlouis.org