The Banana Festival at the Port is interested in banana merchandise, unique arts and crafts, and quality offerings to promote at the 2017 Banana Festival coming up on Saturday, Sept 30th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Whether you are new to the Festival or you were with us last year, we kindly ask that all interested Vendors review all the information provided below.
Application Deadline: Monday, July 31st
To be considered for the Festival all applications must be submitted by Monday, July 31th. Applications received after this date will be accepted ONLY IF space is still available and a $50 late fee is paid. Incomplete applications will not be accepted for consideration. Vendors will be notified on or before Friday, August 19th whether he/she has been accepted into the Festival. All payments will be returned if vendor not accepted.
More detail for Food Vendors
Please note the festival holds the exclusive rights to sell ALL carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, iced tea and bottled fruit juices at the Festival. Only a limited number of specialty beverage vendors will be permitted.
Inspections & Permits
You and your workers must comply with all Health Department requirements during the event. Inspectors will issue your permit on the opening day of the Festival if Health Code requirements are met during the inspection. Food preparation cannot begin until permit is issued.
The Festival will provide hot and cold, three-compartment sinks for food vendor use at the Festival. Please advise us if you are bringing your own three-compartment sink.