Food booth selection will be based on affordable and creative menus. We do not duplicate food booths (i.e. we would not accept two pizza vendors) If you were selected as a vendor last year it does not guarantee your acceptance this year. We are looking to accept 7-12 food vendors.
Please make sure to have read and understand the following before applying.
The overall appearance and presentation of your booth is critical to the overall feeling of the festival and to your success. We want to ensure that everyone has the best possible experience. The festival committee determines booth placement.
If using a tent, it MUST be weighted down on all 4 corners.
Your booth/truck must be neat, attractive and well-maintained. You must have a professional looking sign...please no neon lights or flashers. Banners and flags are encouraged.
You are responsible for setting up, maintaining, and removing your own booth and trash.
Food/Beverage booths must comply with local food handling regulations.
Electricity is available for food vendors, you must make prior arrangements.
Health Department License
All Food Vendors must possess a valid License to Operate a Food Establishment in Colorado.
You must submit a Retail Food Establishment License Application to the Jefferson County Department of Health & Environment (303-271-5700).
You must possess an approved Application to Conduct a Temporary Food Establishment.
Sales Tax and Licenses
You are responsible for the payment of the sales tax due to the State of Colorado.
You are required to obtain a “Special Events License” from the Colorado State Dept. of Revenue if you do not have a current Colorado Sales Tax License. Contact the Department of Revenue at 303-238-7378 or www.taxcolorado.com for Form DR 0589.
All vendors must collect city and state sales tax.
Due to City restrictions, Styrofoam is not allowed on Festival grounds. Please adjust your product line accordingly.
Vendor accepts responsibility for all lost or stolen merchandise and equipment.
Vendor accepts all responsibility, liability, and costs for any damage to booth, to customers, to the festival and to the environment.
2018 Food Vendor Fees
$575.00 for Food/Beverage Booths
This is non-refundable. The Festival will take place rain or shine. You will not be required to pay a commission percentage.
Set Up & Take Down
Set up is must be completed between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 18, 2018
All vehicles must leave the Festival area by 9:30 AM on Saturday.
You must be ready to serve from 10:00 AM through 5:00 PM on Saturday & Sunday.
Although the Festival ends at 5:00 PM on Sunday, NO VEHICLES will be allowed on the festival street until 5:30 PM on Sunday. You may close your booth at 5:00 PM, but you cannot bring your vehicles in until 5:30 PM.
If accepted, you will be required to provide the following:
$575 Food Vendor Fee
Copy of your Colorado Sales Tax License
Copy of your Colorado Retail Food Establishment License
Copy of your Jefferson County Retail Food Establishment License
Copy of your Jefferson County Application to conduct a Temporary Food Establishment
A promotional brochure or information sheet
By submitting the form below you hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Golden Chamber of Commerce, their successors, agents, and assigns, harmless against all claims, losses, expenses, liabilities and damages, arising out of my participation in the Golden Fine Arts Festival and to abide by all rules set forth herein. The Golden Chamber of Commerce assume no responsibility for the safety of your equipment, booth, body or agents resulting from any cause including my negligence or the negligence of others.