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James J. Hill Days Street Market Application 2018

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Lake Street East

Wayzata, MN 55391

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Thanks for your interest in Lake Minnetonka's largest community festival coming up September 7-9. Each year James J. Hill Days (JJHD) draws over 50,000 people from the greater Twin Cities metro. The event is held along Lake Street, in downtown Wayzata.

The James J. Hill Days Street Market is a great way to promote and market a business or cause. Due to popularity of this festival, vendors will once again be selected to be part of the street market. Apply today to be considered. Spots will NOT be reserved without payment. You will be notified of your participation status the week of August 6. If you are not invited to be a vendor at the 2018 street market, your refund will be returned 2 weeks after the application closes.

Vendors have the option to fast track their application and select a "guaranteed booth" option which automatically (subject to vendor acceptance policy below) enter the vendor in the 2018 JJHD Street Market (no waiting or worry about whether you get invited). Cost is $750.

If interested in additional exposure as a sponsor, please email Brooke at bbeyer@wayzatachamber.com.

If you are a food truck or food artisan, please contact info@wayzatachamber.com for a separate application.

EXHIBIT SPACE: The Chamber will provide each vendor an 11 x 11 ft outdoor exhibit space. If your display is larger than the dimensions given, you must purchase a double or triple booth space (pending your dimensions). YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN TENT/CANOPY AS WELL AS ANY TABLES AND CHAIRS NEEDED (Rentals are available. Invited vendors will be sent a link the week of August 6 to rent equipment if needed). Exhibitors will be responsible for setting up their own displays, for making their own sales, for safety of their property and shall remain with the booth the duration of the festival. Leaving early from the event will result in inability to participate in future years. A power supply and WI-FI is not available. At the close of each day, the area must be clean and free of debris.

GENERAL VENDOR INFORMATION: Set-up time for Saturday is 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. The James J. Hill Days Street Market will be open from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Vendor Information Packets with all set-up details, booth number, etc. will be e-mailed to invited participants the beginning of September.


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With your support, the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) plans, promotes and produces James J. Hill Days as one of its annual fundraisers. GWACC is a 501(c) 6 non-profit membership organization. Funds raised at the festival go back into the chamber to benefit the Wayzata area businesses and organizations.

When will I be notified whether I'm accepted as an official vendor for the Street Market?

An email to all applicants will be sent the week of August 6 notifying them of their status.

How do I sign up to be a member of the Wayzata Area Chamber?

Just click HERE! If interested in membership, please contact Kathy Peterson, Director of Membership Services via e-mail: kpeterson@wayzatachamber.com.

What is the vendor acceptance policy?

The James J. Hill Days Steering Committee, Chamber Staff, and Board of Directors shall have rights to refuse any vendor at any time. Approved vendors only will be allowed on site. Acceptance as a vendor by GWACC does not imply endorsement of or affiliation with the approved vendor. The views expressed by vendors are not necessarily those of the festival, GWACC, its community partners or sponsors. GWACC reserves the right to revoke any vendor approval at any time if GWACC finds the conduct or materials of the vendor offensive or incompatible with community standards. In the event of such revocation, the vendor shall vacate the street market and no participate in any way as a JJHD vendor.

Acceptance of vendor application is based on the following requirements

1. Receipt of a complete application

2. Vending Fee paid in full (online or by check)

3. A copy of the Vendor's Certificate of Insurance listing the Wayzata Chamber and City of Wayzata as additional insured.

4. Past history (when applicable) - good standing as a James J. Hill Days vendor.

Please note in order to receive the member rate, all GWACC members must be in good standing.

What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your application in writing at any time up to August 3, 2018. GWACC will reimburse you your vendor fee at that time. We are unable to offer any refunds after August 3, 2018. Refunds will not be issued if the event is canceled due to dangerous or severe weather or any other acts of God.

If you are not invited to be a vendor at the 2018 street market, your refund will be returned 2 weeks after the application closes.

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