June 17
Noon - 8pm

June 18
10am - 5pm

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$50.00 Food Vendor Booth Deposits Now Being Accepted

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Food and Beverage Vendor Application

Organization/Business Name
Type of Organization
Owner Name - For Profit Business
Name of Primary Person who will be at the event
**Your personal information will only be used for College Hill Arts Festival business
Completed application form  • Certificate of Liability Insurance • Deposit of $50.00 (made out to CHAF)

Important:  Please read carefully.

By submitting this application, the Food Vendor agrees to the following:

  1. Set-up/Tear-Down:  Food Vendor agrees to set up on Thursday prior to the Festival between the hours of 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.  A specific time will be assigned to each vendor depending upon placement.  Site placement of the Vendors is at the sole discretion of the Festival organizers.  Vendor agrees to arrive at the assigned time be prepared to set up.
  2. Hours of Operation: Friday, June 17, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  3. Safety Inspection: Please note that this Festival is held on the grounds of the University of Northern Iowa and all activity must therefore meet state regulations.  Vendor agrees to have at least one staff person/volunteer on site on Friday, June 17 at 9:15 a.m. for the all site safety inspection to be conducted by Festival Organizers and officials from the University.
  4. Sales Tax Permit: Each approved vendor will be responsible for having either a permanent or temporary sales tax permit or must be a non-profit whose sales are not subject to sales tax.  Each vendor must have at their site with their sales tax permit or a copy of their non-profit exemption letter. 
  5. Health Department Regulations: Vendor agrees to follow all Health Department regulations related to food and beverage distribution.  Vendors must obtain the necessary permits provide them to festival officials by Monday, June 13.
  6. Electricity:  A limited amount of electricity is available for each site.  Your maximum electrical requirements must be on your application.  To reduce the risk of blowing a fuse, only heavy duty extension cords may be used.  All such cords must by UL approved and NO repaired or modified extension cords will be allowed.  This will be verified at the Friday morning Safety Inspection.
  7. Disclosure of Vendor Owner(s): Each application must disclose the name(s) of the vendor business and the name of the primary person who will be present at the event.
  8. Vehicles: Each vendor will have one assigned specific parking spot for a car or pick-up – a matching parking pass to be distributed at Thursday set-up.
  9. Ice: Each vendor will provide their own ice.
  10. Change:  Each vendor will provide their own change.
  11. Deposit: Each vendor will pay a deposit of $50.00 to be included with application.  Deposit will be returned upon receipt of vendor fee post-event.
  12. Vendor Fee:  Vendor will keep track of their sales each day (a tracking form will be given to vendor at set-up).  Vendor will pay CHAF $100 or 15% of sales, whichever is greater.  Vendor fee is due to CHAF no later than June 15.  Payments made after this date will incur an additional $25.00 late fee.
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