Terms for 2019 Strange Folk Festival Vendors

  • Vendor Fees are non-refundable. No fee refunds will be issued due to weather or any other reason.
  • Vendors are responsible for making sure that emails from strangefolkvendorhotline@gmail.com and invoices for Square payments are cleared to reach their inbox.
  • Strange Folk Festival does not accept direct sales representatives or vendors who sell finished goods that are imported, fair trade, or mass produced.
  • Strange Folk Festival does not rent out tents (though we have a few to lend in a pinch!). We also no longer offer sheltered table spaces or tables for rent. All vendors are responsible for their self-contained 10×10 setup. 
  • No electricity is provided. Gas-powered generators must be approved by the festival for use. 
  • Both festivals end Friday and Saturday at approximately sundown. The last hour or so is dim, not dark yet. Off-street paths will be lit with solar lights. We recommend battery or solar powered string and/or spotlights in your tent the last hour or so during this time. 
  • Vendor hospitality will be located next to the stage at all festivals. Bags of ice may be purchased from the bar. 
  • The Missouri Department of Revenue requires all vendors to have their own Missouri Tax Identification number if they make sales at retail. Unregistered vendors will need to contact the Missouri Department of Revenue 3 to 4 weeks before the event to obtain a sales tax license. Contact the Department or Revenue at (573) 751-5860, or e-mail businesstaxregister@dor.mo.gov.
  • Festival maps, which will inform vendors of exact placement, will be emailed the week before the event.
  • Vendors may begin setting up as early as Friday at 9am. No check-in is required. Load-in and parking instructions will be provided included with placement maps. Absolutely no vehicles will be permitted on the grounds after 3:15pm on Fridays and 9:15am Saturday morning.
  • Break-down begins no earlier than 6pm on Sunday.
  • Private security will be on grounds patrol overnight Thursday , Friday, and Saturday night during festival weekends. Stowing merchandise overnight is suggested. 
  • 10×10 tents of all kinds are welcome. Industry-standard anchors and tent walls are recommended for the safety of your merchandise and that of other vendors and guests in case of inclement weather. We also accept trailers under 20ft for pavement spaces. Double tent space option available.
  • The Festival will proceed regardless of weather conditions. Adjusted logistics or temporary postponement of any activities due to extreme conditions will be carried out at the discretion of organizers.
  • No fee refunds will be issued due to weather or any other reason.Vendors are responsible for taking appropriate precautions to protect their displays and merchandise from the elements.
  • Plastic shopping bags are not permitted.
  • Strange Folk Festival or its organizers are not liable for lost, stolen, or damaged merchandise, displays, vehicles, or equipment for any reason.