Want to be a Vendor at the 2015 Old Fashioned July 4th Festival?
Artists, Crafters, Food Vendors, Civic Organizations & Community Agencies
Join the fun and serve your community by becoming a vendor at the 2015 Old Fashioned July 4th Festival. A tradition since the 1930’s, this festival continues to offer our community the largest one-day family event in Bend. Over 10,000 people come from Oregon and beyond for the Pet Parade preceding the Festival and then head to Drake Park to participate in the festivities, food, live music, games and shopping at over a hundred craft and community booths. Vendor Booth Map (PDF)
Online Registration now open for returning vendors
Returning 2014 Vendors:
Vendors who participated in the 2014 Festival will be able to enroll for the same booth #s as they had in 2014 by registrating online starting on Monday, March 16th 8:00 am. As a 2014 vendor you should have received an email with specific instructions how to register for the same booth # you had in 2014. You may register online, by mail, by phone or in person.
Returning Vendor Registration Procedures (PDF)
For additional information regarding pricing, map of booth locations, set up and other ways to register:
Returning Vendor Information and Registration Packet (PDF)
2014 Vendors - Want a different booth number?
Starting Tuesday, March 31, 2015 vendors who were in the 2014 festival wanting to reserve a different booth # or additional space may do so by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests will be honored on an as-available, first-come first-served basis until Friday, April 3rd.
New Vendors - Opens April 13, 2015
New vendors or those who were in previous festivals will be able to register for the remaining booths as of Monday, April 13th by mail, phone or in person. Booths are assigned on a first-come, first served basis. See the PDF below for information for new vendors. New Vendor Information and Registration Packet (PDF)
Food Vendors - Applicables Available Now!
We are seeking festival food vendors who prepare and deliver an excellent selection and variety of foods. From hot dogs and hamburgers to ice cream, pizza to tacos, old fashioned lemonade to smoothies - July 4th festival food vendors will be chosen to please patrons of all ages looking for a traditional American “July 4th picnic” culinary experience.
Online information and applications for festival food vendors are available. Please submit your completed applications by mail or in person at the Bend Parks and Recreation District Office by April 15, 2015. Payment is NOT required to be submitted with your application. Food Booth Packet (PDF)
Kids & Family Area Agencies
Nonprofit groups interested in promoting their agency should contact Charlene Schulz at email@example.com and consider hosting a booth in the festival’s Kids & Family area. Groups are asked to provide a free carnival-like activity or active game to encourage people of “all ages” to enjoy America’s biggest birthday party.