Event date: June 22, 23, & 24, 2018. Click here for Google Map Directions
FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION 2018
Application Deadline: FEBRUARY 16, 2018
The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is a three-day Festival showcasing the arts of the region by promoting, exhibiting, and educating through the diversity of art media. The Festival is an arts education event of the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
The Festival attracts over 20,000 attendees and features over 500 fine art and craft artists, a variety of food concessions, musical entertainment and is free to the public. The Festival is held at Lakewood Center for the Arts and across the street at George Rogers Park. The Food Court, located at George Rogers Park, is a vital element of the Festival offering a variety of quality foods and refreshments for Festival attendees.
The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is one of the most well attended festivals in the Northwest! Because of this, we want our presentation both at the Lakewood Center and across the street at George Rogers Park to be top notch. We carefully select vendors based on menu, presentation, and compliance with application requirements.
TO APPLY: Print and fill out the following application and mail or email application and supporting documents and photos to the address listed below. All applications must be postmarked by February 16, 2018 to be considered. All applicants will be notified by email on March 9th, 2018. If you are accepted, we must receive your county food permit (or permit application), booth payment check, and copy of insurance policy by April 13th, 2018.
FOOD VENDOR TIMELINE:
February 16, 2018 - APPLICATIONS DUE: All applications must be completed and postmarked by this date to be considered. No incomplete applications will be accepted. Mail or email completed application with supporting documents and photos to the address at the bottom of this page.
March 9th, 2018 - Notifications: All applicants will receive an email indicating their acceptance status by this date. Due to limited space and other considerations, not all applicants will be accepted.
April 13th, 2018 PAYMENTS & PERMITS DUE: For all accepted food vendors, mail all 4 items below, postmarked no later than April 13th, 2018 to secure your booth. Make all checks out to Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts.
(__) booth payment (See following page for booth fees) (__) certificate of insurance
(__) copy of county food permit or permit application (__) FINAL menu with prices
June 21st, 2018 - Load In and Set Up: All food vendors are required to set-up Thursday before the Festival, beginning at 9am at George Rogers Park.
June 22-24th, 2018 - Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts: All food vendors must remain open during all festival hours each day. Restocking can be done before and after hours with vendor ID for security. Festival hours are: Friday & Saturday: 10am to 9pm; Sunday: 10am to 5pm.
Mail Applications to:
Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
Attn: Julie Johnson, Food Vendor Coordinator
P.O. Box 385, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Email applications to:
Subject line: Food Vendor Application
Festival Office Phone: 503-636-1060
For questions pertaining to the food court, contact the Food Vendor Recruiter, Briana Thornton, via e-mail:
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Mission statement: The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts’ primary goal is to educate by promoting, supporting, coordinating and exhibiting the arts of the region.
The Festival of the Arts, celebrating its 55th year in 2018, is a major regional non-profit arts event, presenting the creative endeavors of recognized and emerging artists from all facets of the art world. The Festival enjoys an outstanding reputation for bringing special exhibits of quality and diversity to the weekend that are accessible to everyone. Documented numbers show that the Festival attracts 22-25,000 visitors during the three days of the event. The Festival provides three major exhibition opportunities for artists during the event: The Open Show (an unjuried exhibition open to Northwest artists), The Artist’s Vision (a juried exhibit open to Northwest artists) and Art in the Park, formerly known as the Craft Faire (open to artisans and exhibitors of fine craft work throughout the U.S.).
The Festival, is an arts education event of Lakewood Theatre Company/Lakewood Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit arts organization. Lakewood is committed to arts education, performance, and exhibition. Contributions to the Festival are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 93-0700108.