Allowed Merch/Signage: No agenda-driven merchandise/signage is allowed (i.e. no political, race discrimination or drug paraphernalia merchandise of any kind). Lay It Out Events reserves the right to remove any vendor. If there is resistance to this policy the vendor will be asked to leave immediately and may result in refusal of future vending in our shows.
Booths: Booth spaces are 10x10 feet. They are located inside the OMSI Science Tent sponsored by Lonza, which will be lit and heated during business hours. Tents and canopies are not allowed within the main tent. Booths are also available outside the OMSI Tent in the Family Play Zone area.
Deadline: The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019. Certain areas will sell out. Apply early!
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received by Friday, December 13th, 2019 will receive a 50% refund. No refunds are given after December 13th, 2019.
Clean up: Vendors are responsible for cleaning around their booth space for all garbage, sweeping, etc., at conclusion of event.
Directions and Setup: Oregon WinterFest is located in the Old Mill District. Directions and setup information will be emailed to vendors one week prior to the event.
Weights: YOU MUST BRING WEIGHTS FOR ALL FOUR CORNERS OF THE BOOTH if your are an outside vendor. Staff will be checking to make sure your tent is securely tied down at all times. If you do not have weights, you will not be allowed to open your booth or sell until you’ve weighted down your tent. For Indoor vendors you will not need either a tent or weights!
Fire Code: All vendors must follow the Bend Fire Code for setup. For more information please contact Bend Fire 541-322-6300. Please see the attached document “Special Event Guidelines”.
Hours of Operation: Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, and Sunday 11am-6pm. Vendors must stay open during all hours of the Family Play Zone area. Vendors leaving early will not be allowed to return for future events and their deposit will be cashed.
Inclement weather: Oregon WinterFest takes place in February. Please plan for extreme weather conditions. Oregon WinterFest takes place rain, snow or shine as well as in high-wind and/or extremely cold weather. No refunds will be granted due to weather. No exceptions.
Insurance: Please have your insurance company create a certificate of insurance for each entity listed below:
Please send all certificates to Lay It Out Events, 704 NW Georgia Ave, Bend, OR 97703 or email to email@example.com. Certificates must be received two weeks prior to event start date.
Layout: The layout of this event has dramatically changed and the event will be bigger than ever. You will be able to choose your location based on your price point and the order in which your complete application is turned in.
Power: We will do everything we can to make sure your power is up and running during event hours. However power is provided by generators, which come with complications. Please be patient and understand that outages may occur as everyone initially turns on their appliances and lights at the beginning of the event. Additional power is available for $50 per outlet (each outlet not to exceed 15 amps). Be prepared with a 50 ft. extension cord. Please do not bring an extension cord longer than 50 feet. If you use additional power not outlined on your application your deposit will be used as compensation for the additional usage. The outlets provided are standard three prong outlets. You will need to provide your own adapter if you require it. In order for the event to run smoothly and the entire system to be sized accordingly, please present your individual power needs as soon as possible (voltage and amperage). Staff will be monitoring power usage throughout the event to ensure compliance. Power is only available during open hours. Please note, heat will not be left on overnight. Any products susceptible to freezing should not be left overnight. Please list all appliances and amps at the end of this application.
Security: Security will be provided overnight from 6pm Thursday to 9am Friday, 8pm Friday to 9am Saturday and 8pm Saturday to 9am Sunday. Oregon WinterFest is not responsible for lost or stolen goods.
Trash: Dumpsters are located in the gravel lot near the Hampton Inn and Suites. You are responsible to take your trash to these dumpsters. Do not use roll carts for your trash. They are intended for festival attendee use. Grey water tanks are also available near the dumpsters. Anyone caught dumping grey water down storm drains will immediately lose their deposit.
Tents, canopies, membrane structures, and air supported structures at fairs, festivals, and other special events must comply with the following:
We may tag your social media pages in our social marketing posts, and may link to your social media pages from oregonwinterfest.com. In addition, we may occasionally share your content (with proper credit) in an effort to feature goods/services that will be highlighted at the event.
If fees are not paid by Friday, January 3rd, 2020 vendor space will be canceled without a refund of fees unless alternative payment arrangements have been made with the LIOE Vendor Coordinator.
The Vendor Coordinator will contact you about your deposit and payment if application is approved.
We accept cash, credit/debit or check. To pay in person, visit: Lay It Out Events 704 NW Georgia Ave. Bend, OR 97703 Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am and 5pm
If paying fees by phone or online, please send or drop off a deposit check separately to Lay It Out Events.
If you have any questions about your application or payment, please contact the Vendor Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-323-0964.
hereinafter referred to as “Vendor” and Oregon WinterFest, William Smith Properties, & Lay It Out Events hereinafter referred to as “Committee”. IN CONSIDERATION FOR PARTICIPATION in Oregon WinterFest the undersigned hereby agrees to the following: