Blueberry Festival Vendor Application

If you are a business owner with a physical business location within Marquette’s Downtown District, please fill out the Blueberry Festival Business Application. If you are a business, non-profit entity, or vendor from outside of Marquette’s Downtown District, please complete the form below.

Blueberry Festival Vendor Registration 2019

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor at the 2019 Blueberry Festival on Friday, July 26, in Marquette, MI. This form is for any Business outside of Marquette's Downtown District, transient merchants, food vendors, or businesses without a brick and mortar store. Due to limited available space, a cap has been set on the number of vendors allowed at the event. If there is an overwhelming number of vendors in one particular sales category, selections will be made to improve the overall diversity of the festival. All applications will be subject to review and approved at the discretion of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. Vendors will be notified of their approval by Monday, June 4. Vendors not approved will be refunded the registration fee and/or electricity fee.
  • Contact Information

  • As it will appear on promotional materials and festival map.
  • Product Description

  • All retail items sold by vendors at the 2019 Blueberry Festival must be handmade, original items only, or by approval. No re-sale merchandise, kits or pre-manufactured items will be allowed without approval. Vendors will be required to submit 1-3 photos of the products they plan to sell with their application. If you are a returning vendor selling similar items to what you have sold in the past, please contact our office to inquire about the need for sending in photos. Information booths will be required to have an activity to go along with their booth. This could include selling items, a fundraising activity, kids activity, or similar. Please contact our office if you have questions about this. Due to the nature of this festival, we cannot guarantee that vendors will be placed in the same spot as in years past. In order to offer the best possible experience to Blueberry Festival attendees, the Marquette DDA will place an emphasis on diversity of product when choosing vendors. The Marquette DDA reserves the right to turn away vendors for any reason.
  • Licenses may also be mailed to the Marquette Downtown Development Authority (337 W. Washington St, Marquette, MI 49855). Food products produced under the Michigan Cottage Food Law must conform to the regulations set forth in that legislation. All processing and packaging must be done by the vendor and have proper labeling. All food vendors utilizing heat or open flame within or near their tent will have their tent inspected by the Marquette Fire Chief. Tents MUST be non-flammable and should align with applicable fire codes.
  • Booth Space

    Vendors may request one or two (10’x10’) spaces for Blueberry Festival. Only one vendor will be allowed per application/requested area. If two vendors would like to share a 10'x20' space, please register both vendors seperately and request to be placed together. Electricity will be $25 extra per vendor, if requested. Electrical access is not guaranteed and the electrical fee will be refunded if not available. Booth spaces and location requests are not guaranteed. The Marquette DDA reserves the right to turn away vendors for any reason.
  • For example: booth space must be located on level ground.
  • Payment Information

    Due to limited available space, a cap has been set on the number of vendors allowed at the event. All applications will be subject to review and approved at the discretion of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. Vendors will be notified of their approval by Monday, June 4. Vendors not approved will be refunded their registration fee and/or the $25 electric fee.
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Prefer paper?  Vendor Registration Form 2019
Applications can be mailed to: Marquette Downtown Development Authority,337 W. Washington St., Marquette, MI 49855.

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