Vendors

Walnut Street Fair Vendor Registration

Held annually each Spring, The Walnut Street Fair provides over 50 vendor spaces to artists, craftspeople, food purveyors, jewelers, photographers, ceramicists, retailers, non profit organizations, and service businesses. All vendors must reserve a space in advance.

Please review the following information prior to registering.

Important Dates

January 25, 2019 Vendor Registration Open

April 2, 2019  Deadline to submit General Liability Certificate of Insurance to the JLMN (if applicable)

April 15, 2019 (11PM)  Vendor Registration Ends (or until we are sold out)

April 19, 2019  Deadline for all required license applications to be sent to the JLMN (Forms & Checklist here)

May 4, 2019 (Rain Date May 5, 2019) The Walnut Street Fair!!

Booths and Prices

  • Craft/Art Vendor: $150 fee (non-refundable) + Applicable licenses and permits, depending on business type-- Includes 10X10 Curbside Area with 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs
  • Retail Vendor Selling New Items: $175 fee (non-refundable) + Applicable licenses and permits, depending on business type--Includes 10X10 Curbside Area with 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs
  • Food Vendor: $200 fee (non-refundable) + Applicable licenses and permits, depending on business type-- Includes 10X10 Curbside Area with 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs
  • Business Promotional: $200 fee (non-refundable)-- Includes 10X10 Curbside Area with 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs
  • Food Truck: $250 fee (non-refundable) + Applicable licenses and permits
  • Retail Vendor Selling New Items Double Space: $300 fee (non-refundable) + Applicable licenses and permits, depending on business type--Includes 20X10 Curbside Area with 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs
  • Non-Profit Organization: $75 fee (non-refundable)--Includes 6 foot folding table and 2 chairs

                                                                                          

Prohibited Vendors 

The following vendors/types of vendors are not allowed at The Walnut Street Fair:

  • Vendors not appropriate for a family event.
  • Vendors incompatible with the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Inc. mission.
  • Vendors wanting to serve, sample or sell alcohol.
  • Vendors wanting to serve, sample or sell marijuana or marijuana items.
  • Commerically produced items, or mass-produced items

Review the Vendor Liability Waiver and Vendor Terms & Agreement
You will be asked to verify you have reviewed and agree to the information in the documents linked above during the registration process. Vendor expectations include (but are not limited to):

  • Remaining ‘open’ from 10AM – 3PM
  • Providing and loading in/out your own “stuff” and ensuring everything fits within your allocated space
  • Considering ways to reduce the amount of waste you generate, encouraging recycling and considering the types of materials and packaging you use
  • Cleaning up your own garbage and recyclables at the end of the event (vendors who do not clean up their space may not be allowed to vend next next year)

Walnut Street Fair Cancellation Policy: Vendor application fees are non-refundable.

No exceptions, please check your calendar before you register!

Generator Policy: All generators require pre approval prior to registration. For consideration, please email walnutstreetfair@jlmn.org and provide, the make, model, wattage and and noise rating for your generator. ONLY quiet generators or generators with baffle box noise rating below 65dBA will be considered. With respect to all of our vendors, anyone who does not comply with this policy may be asked to leave the event and no refunds will be issued.

Keep Your Registration Confirmation 
Once your application is approved, you will receive a confirmation email from the registration system. Please keep this email – it contains important event information and verification that you are registered.

Spread the Word about The Walnut Street Fair!
A great turn out is good for everyone. Follow us on Instagram @WalnutStreetFair, and Like Us on Facebook @WelcomeToWalnutStreet. Be sure to tag us in your posts. Send an email to your friends and customers, encouraging them to attend this not to be missed event!

Registered Vendor Questions?
Check the Fair Updates Page for the latest news (this will become more active as we get closer to the event.)

If you still can’t find the answer, please email Karen Andes, 2019 Walnut Street Fair Vendor Coordinator. You can also leave a voice message for Karen at (973) 746-2499, please include your email address in your message. 

Our Vendor Coordinator is a volunteer, so please allow up to 3 business days for response to your inquiry.