Tampa Events, Tampa Urban Festivals, Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater
Food - Arts - Craftspeople
1) Tent and #160lb. weights with straps required to set up. Without #40lbs. on EACH LEG and proper straps (not bungee cord), you will NOT be able to set up a tent.
2) BYO -6ft standard folding table & chair(s)
3) We desire fitted table covers to the ground covering all the way around the table bottom, hiding all storage from all angles. If you have logo covers, it's acceptable.
(NO plastic picnic table covers blowing in the wind with table legs showing.
This is your window of opportunity to showcase, so let visitors feel like they are "walking into a retail department store - not a garage sale" Display well.
Please keep signage to a minimum (nothing in aisleways - it disturbs the traffic flow to your neighbors booth, as well as their visual displays. Keep tables clean, classy & upscale.
*Coordinator has the right to remove signage to make booth appealing & a good fit at the festival.
Food Trucks and Food Trailers
Arrive 9:00 am - 10:00 am
You are required to fulfill City Fire Inspestion Requirements.
Electric is limited, so make sure you ordered it. Cord covers, runners or tape required over sidewalks.
Hot Food Tents should arrive between 7:30 am - 8:00 am:
* Wash Station Required
* Plywood or cardboard is required to be placed UNDER hot cooking surfaces, protecting ground / grass cover
Fire Retardant Tent Mandatory
* Tagged and Dated K Class Fire Extinguisher is required when fires involve combustible cooking media, such as oils and fats, may occur. These are used in commercial kitchen, not a household grade.
Loading and Unloading
You will be assigned a window of time to arrive:
7:30 - 8:15
8:15 - 8:45
8:45 - 9:30
9:30 - 10:15
Saturday - Start Time is 11:00 am
Sunday - Load-in at 8:00 am
Check-in point at S.E. corner of event park.
You are not allowed to set up a tent or table / or start working on your booth, UNTIL your car is parked off the venue.
Be patient - Be Helpful.
Please come at your assigned time - should you arrive early you will need to wait, giving courtesy to others assigned before your time.
Waiting to unload. can easily have unexpected delays.
We place you at your booth, as you arrive.
ALL Vendor Displays should fit within the integrity of Your Tampa Markets, Handcrafters / Artist Festivals and Shows.
Our Tampa events have an Artsy or Boutique Store presentation. Professional. No hand written pricing unless artfully tagged. All table pricing should be "store-like" No hand written on scratch paper is allowed.
Make your booth INVITING!
Be Present and Engage with your shoppers.
If your on your phones? - we hope your posting about the Festival, because "sharing is caring" and your neighbors are! (If you need help in this area of social networking...ask, we will help.)
Welcome to our neighboring vendors that travel from Orlando, Saint Petersburg, Sarasota, Clearwater, and so many surrounding areas!
11 - 5 pm Saturdays
11 - 4 Sundays
11- 5 pm Saturday
10 - 4 pm Sundays
Don't forget to pack for a decorate festive booth
Vendors work all hours - No early outs or forfeit future space.
Please share the event on social media!
If you need help sharing, ask, we will help show you how to get yourself out there!
Go to our EVENT Pages!
Tampa Riverwalk Food + Art Festival
FOOD VENDORS LIST & PERMIT
During these trying times, where business, venue, public facilities were postponed or canceled throughout Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
We have published & reach out with updates on this website.
Though our events / Vendor Agreements are non-refundable, in cases of unforeseen COVID cancellations, we are working diligently with the city on replacement dates. (5-10 dates will be available to select from, on the website, soon).
Thank you for your ongoing festival participation which bonds our community.
Both myself and Sabrina are honored to be a small part of such awesome & talented people! We hope to continue to serve & grow a future, together.
Please stay safe and healthy.
Refunds vs Reschedules:
REFUNDS: Space is Rain or Shine and Non-Refundable. The only refunds considered are overbooked or double-booked vendors (example: 2 lemonade trucks).
Rain-out, flooding, high winds, freezing weather, hurricane or any other conditions that are harmful to opening due to public safety and by no-fault, does not offer refunds. (All event advertising, operational costs and event property rental fees are paid out in advanced, and non-refundable)
Migration to Perry Harvey
Events moved to Perry Harvey Park are nonrefundable. We've offered new dates for vendors to select from. Those opting for migration need to sign and submit a new form. This option expires in December 2023.