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2021 Vendor Fees

$150

Non-Profit Rate

TBD

$350

10 x 10

Merchandise / Information

$600

20 x 20

Merchandise / Information

$480

15 x 15

Beverage or Desserts Only Pricing

$825

15 x 15

Food

$600

20 x 20

Beverage or Desserts Only Pricing

$1,000

20 x 20

Food

$1,250

20 x 30

Food

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VENDOR FAQs

Vendor Fees

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Food Handlers Permit Fees

All food vendors are required to obtain a Food Handlers Permit. This permit costs $75.00.

 

We can file the permit on your behalf. Please fill out the associated forms and return them to us with the appropriate fee. Forms can also be obtained from the Paterson Board of Health located at 176 Broadway, Paterson, NJ 07505; you can also call them at 973 – 321 – 1277 ext. 2762. Payment for permits can only be made by business check or money order; these are to be made payable to the City of Paterson.

Tent & Open Flame Permit

A Tent & Open Flame Permit is required where food is being cooked and/or served. This permit costs $108.00.

 

We can file the permit on your behalf. Please fill out the associated forms and return them to us with the appropriate fee.  Forms can also be obtained from the Paterson Fire Department Administration Office located at 300 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501; you can also call them at 973 – 321 – 1414.  Payment can be made by business check or money order only; made payable to the City of Paterson.

* If you need one permit and not both, the fee is reduced by half, totaling $54.00.

Other Permits / Forms

Food vendors will not be sited without their Board of Health Certificates.

 

Some vendors may be required to have a ServSafe Food Handler Certificate which can be obtained from www.servsafe.com, at $15.00 per certificate.

Parking

Parking at Garret Mountain Reservation during the fair is limited. We strongly encourage carpooling during the event. Upon payment of all registration fees, vendors will receive a parking permit to park in a designated vendor lot. Parking permits will be mailed. Please note that parking in this designated vendor lot will not be guaranteed for all vendor staff members.

Setup Times

Vendors may arrive and begin set up on Wednesday, August 11th. During the fair event, vehicle traffic will be restricted between the hours of 4:00PM – 12AM (midnight) on Thursday and Friday; and 1:00PM – 12AM (midnight) on Saturday and Sunday. Vendors must complete their daily set up and remove any vehicles from the field prior to 1:00PM each day.

Cooking Waste/Oil

Food Vendors are responsible for the proper disposal of waste cooking oil. Please have the appropriate containers for the proper disposal of waste cooking oil.

COVID-19

Covid-19 restrictions vary and are based upon both guidelines distributed by the Governor of the State of New Jersey, and our Department of Health. Face masks will be required on the Fair Grounds and measures will be put in place to ensure proper social-distancing.

If the Fair is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, vendors will receive a full refund of their vendor fees.

Tables, Tents, & Chairs

Tents, tables, and chairs are NOT provided to any vendors; vendors must bring their own.

Electricity / Power

Electricity is available ONLY upon request (110v, 15 amps). The power will be available from Wednesday evening August 11th through Sunday August 15th from 3PM until 12AM (midnight).

 

Vendors must supply their own code compliant, extension cord(s).

Generators are limited.

 

We encourage vendors to bring their own. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR FAILED GENERATORS; 

including those provided by the County.

Ice Supply

Ice will be made available for purchase at the fair grounds for $10.00 per 40lb bag.

Alcohol Policy

There will be a Beer & Wine Garden onsite. All beer and wine must be purchased from the onsite vendor, and will be restricted to the designated area only. Alcohol is not permitted anywhere else on the Fair Grounds.

Location on Fair Grounds

Vendors will be assigned a location based on the order in which their application is received. 

A vendor area map can be found here.

Payments

A 50%, non-refundable deposit is due with the application. Your balance is due in full by July 15th.

Payments are accepted by credit, cash, check, or money order.

All checks should be made payable to the “Friends of Passaic County Parks Inc.” and can be mailed or delivered to the Dept. Cultural & Historic Affairs, 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ 07470.

Refunds

There will be no refunds granted for weather, other “acts of God” or any changes made by the vendor, or its agents.

However if the Fair is cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions by the State of NJ, refunds will be issued.

Contacting Us

For inquiries or questions on vending please contact us at 973-706-6640 or email pcfair@passaiccountynj.org

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