Event Vendor Information

2016 Crafter and Food Vendor Information

 

The Pequot Lakes and Crosslake Chambers host numerous community events and festivals throughout the year. These events bring in thousands of people that generate buzz for our communities and help many small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed. Our Chamber members have first priority when processing applications but we are always looking to add NEW vendors to our festivals and events.

 

2016 Crafter Vendor Information:

There are several events scheduled for 2016 that welcome craft/flea market vendors of all sorts.

  • Market in the Park, Pequot Lakes  – every Thursday June 16 through August 18
  • Stars & Stripes Day, Breezy Point/Pequot Lakes – July 4, 2016
  • Bean Hole Days, Pequot Lakes – July 13, 2016
  • Crosslake Days, Crosslake – September 24, 2016

Brainerd Lakes Chamber members receive one booth free of charge – per event! For more information about each event including fees, application process, jury selection (if applicable), fees, eligibility, booth space, etc. download the 2016 Crafter Information and Application (PDF).

 

2016 Food Vendor Information:
If you are a food vendor, our festivals are by invitation only. If you would like to be considered for any of our festivals please send a detailed PDF of your mobile business that includes types of food served, trailer measurements, and contact information to: Jenna Crawford (jcrawford@explorebrainerdlakes.com) or mail to: PO Box 208, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472.

All food vendors must follow Minnesota State Health regulations and have a current food handing certification with the Minnesota Department of Health. Vendors are responsible for collecting and reporting Minnesota State Sales tax. You may register by phone: 651-296-6181 for a sales tax permit.

2016 Food Vendor fees:
Chamber Member

Stars & Stripes – $75
Bean Hole Days – $50

Non Profit Chamber Member
Stars & Stripes – $45
Bean Hole Days – $25

Future Member
Stars & Stripes – $250
Bean Hole Days – $175

Non Profit Future Member
Stars & Stripes – $100
Bean Hole Days – $50

 

If you have questions about being a craft or food vendor at any 2016 event please call (218) 568-8911 or email Cindy Nelson (cmercernelson@explorebrainerdlakes.com) or Jenna Crawford (jenna@pequotlakes.com).