Pride in the Park is a fun event for all the family with booths, food vendors, music, games and more. Join us September 16th between 11:00am and 4:00pm for the 8th annual St. Cloud Pride! Bring your family and friends — show your support, show your pride, show your colors!
The 2017 St. Cloud Pride Festival is an event that will take place on Saturday, September 16th, 2017, rain or shine, at Lake George/Eastman Park, 1101 7th St South, St. Cloud. The Festival will feature a stage area, kid’s area, beer garden area and various food and business/non-profit vendors. This is a tobacco free event.
These guidelines pertain to St. Cloud Pride, a Minnesota nonprofit corporation and organizer of the Festival, and its offering of space on the Festival grounds for Saturday September 16th, 2017. St. Cloud Pride reserves the sole right to approve the participation of any applying exhibitor or vendor.
- Regular exhibitor/vendor spaces are rented out in 10’x10’ squares. St. Cloud Pride provides the booth space(s) and one table, & chair per booth space. Additional tables may be ordered through Geyer. Tents must be free standing and cannot be staked into the ground.
- Food/beverage vendor spaces are rented per vending unit.
- Available exhibitor/vendor spaces will be assigned by St. Cloud Pride. St. Cloud Pride reserves the sole right to place exhibitors and vendors in any location St. Cloud Pride deems appropriate. Please let us know of any special requirements/requests.
You are required to have your booth(s) open on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. You must check-in prior to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.
Our intent is to create a vibrant environment and you are encouraged to play off of our “show your colors” theme. In past years, we’ve noticed that organizations with high levels of traffic at their booths have been intentional about including interactive elements to their booth. We invite you to do the same!
St. Cloud Pride encourages participants to register online during our open registration. St. Cloud Pride reserves the sole right to refuse or accept any registrations by any exhibitor or vendor the morning of the event. Participants who register the morning of the event will be charged a $200 late registration fee. Deviations from this policy may be negotiated with the Vendor or Exhibitor Director or their designee.
- It is highly recommended that you have proof of liability insurance present at your booth during the Festival.
- Food/beverage vendors are required to provide proof of insurance to St. Cloud Pride prior to the start of the Festival.
It is your responsibility to deal with any necessary permits, licenses, and safety regulations (i.e. Health Permit, Minnesota Sales Tax, Fire Codes, etc.). All approved food/beverage vendors must submit a copy of their Health Permit to St. Cloud Pride no later than Thursday, September 14th, 2017.
St. Cloud Pride reserves the right, and will charge, any exhibitor/vendor a cleaning fee should they leave their space(s) in a condition that requires additional cleaning. Your organization/business agrees to pay this fee, if imposed, as a condition of participating in the Festival.
St. Cloud Pride wishes to be as inclusive as possible in all of its events. Please contact us with any issues that might prevent your group from fully participating in the Festival.
You may not sublet/share your booth space(s) to/with another business or organization without prior written consent from St. Cloud Pride’s Vendor or Exhibitor Director or their designee. Subletting of booth space(s) is not allowed and will result in your expulsion from the Festival grounds for the duration of the Festival without any refund or other compensation. Expulsion from the Festival grounds may also result in cleaning fees and/or other costs associated with your business/organization being assessed.Your business/organization agrees to these conditions and to pay any such fee(s) that may be imposed as a condition of participating in the Festival.
You must limit your activities at the Festival to those you state on your application, which must pertain to your organization/business. You must also limit the conduct of those activities to your booth space(s). Sales or distribution of anything done by walking through the Festival grounds is not permitted.
St. Cloud Pride does not provide parking for exhibitors/vendors at the Festival - this is your responsibility. St. Cloud Pride accepts no responsibility for any citations for exhibitors/vendors that are illegally parked. Exhibitors/vendors may access the Festival venue in order to set up their booth from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. No vehicles are permitted in the Festival venue between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. Only vehicles that have been pre-approved by the Vendor or Exhibitor Director may remain on the Festival grounds.
You may cancel your application in writing at any time up until September 1st, 2017 for a refund of all deposits and fees paid, except any nonrefundable application fee. Cancellations made after this date will not be refunded.
St. Cloud Pride reserves the right to determine the number of businesses or organizations that exhibit or vend the same or similar products and/or services at the Festival.
Acceptance as an exhibitor or vendor by St. Cloud Pride does not imply endorsement of or affiliation with the organization and/or individual. An exhibitor’s/vendor’s presence at the Festival does not in itself constitute sponsorship of St. Cloud Pride. The view expressed by exhibitors and vendors are not necessarily those of St. Cloud Pride, its community partners or its corporate sponsors.
St. Cloud Pride reserves the right to remove you from the Festival grounds for failure to follow these guidelines, the instructions of Festival staff or the laws and regulations of the St. Cloud City Parks and Recreation Board, City of St. Cloud, State of Minnesota or any organizations under those governmental entities. This would occur without any refund or other compensation. Such removal may also result in cleaning fees and/or other costs associated with your business/organization being assessed. Your business/organization agrees to these conditions and to pay any such fee(s) that may be imposed as a condition of participating in the Festival.
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The St. Cloud Pride Weekend will take place September 15th - 17th, 2017. There will be lots of fun events please check back often for updates. Pride in the Park at Lake George/Eastman Park on Saturday, followed by the St. Cloud Pride Drag Show at the River's Edge Convention Center. There are a number of family friendly activities. Also be sure to check out and support the St. Cloud area LGBTA friendly businesses. For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (320) 428-0020.