• Salem Chamber Street Fairs

  • Salem Chamber Haunted Biz Baz & Essex Street Fair

  • Essex Street Fair

    Date: Saturday, August 12 & Sunday, August 13, 2017
    Time: 10am - 6pm
    Location: Essex Street Pedestrian Mall and surroundings

    Be one of the over 40 vendors to participate in the Heritage Days festivities by reserving your spot at the Salem Chamber of Commerce Essex Street Fair. The Essex Street Fair is a two-day fair and will be held on August 12 & 14, 2017 from 10am - 6pm. Register early, space is limited! Until you receive your confirmation your space reservation is not guaranteed.  We will not be using Derby Square for vendor assignments.

    Contract:
    Your Space: 10’ by 10’ (1 additional space may be rented)
    Deadline: July 10, 2017
    Payment due with application - will be refunded if applicant is not selected

    Conditions:

    • The event will be held rain or shine
    • Once selected, fees are nonrefundable
    • Set up time is 8am and break down time is 6pm
    • No generators will be allowed. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

     

    Fee Schedule for the Essex Street Fair: (Members / Non-Members)
    Vendors:    $125 $300
    Handmade Arts & Crafts:   $125 *   $200 *  
    Non-profit Organizations:   $100 **     $150 **    
    Food Vendors:   $200 ***     $400 ***    

    (All fees MUST be remitted with application.)


    *    Handmade arts & craft rate only applies to those vendors that make the arts & crafts themselves.  Only items that  qualify under this category may be sold in your space.
    **    Non-profits must attach copy of Determination Letter from the IRS or other proof of non-profit status.
    ***    Limited to 4 Food Vendor spaces total.  Chamber members will receive priority placement. Food Vendors must contact the Chamber for permitting information. Unlike in the past, [all permit forms and fees will be collected by the Chamber] and delivered to the City Health Department.


    Haunted Biz Baz

    Date: Saturday, October 7, & Sunday, October 8, 2017
    Time: Saturday 10am - 8pm; Sunday 10am - 6pm
    Location: Essex Street Pedestrian Mall and surroundings

    Be one of over 70 vendors to participate in the Haunted Happenings festivities by reserving your spot at the Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Biz Baz that will be held on October 7 (10am-8pm) & October 8, 2017 (10am-6pm).  The event is really the kick-off of Haunted Happenings, and annually draws tens of thousands of visitors to downtown Salem.  Register early, space is limited! We will not use the Derby Square area for vendors. Possibly we might be able to extend the fair on Essex St. [across Washington St.], which would accommodate 10-15 additional vendors.


    Contract:
    Your Space: 10’ by 10’ (1 additional space may be rented)
    Deadline: September 11, 2017
    Payment due with application - will be refunded if applicant is not selected

    Conditions:

    • The event will be held rain or shine.
    • Once selected, fees are nonrefundable
    • Set up time is 8am and break down time is 8pm/6pm
    • No generators will be allowed.  (NO EXCEPTIONS)

     

    Haunted Biz Baz Fee Schedule:   (Members /  Non-Members)
    Vendors:   $150 $400
    Handmade Arts & Crafts:   $150 *   $250 *  
    Non-profit Organizations:   $100 **   $150 **    
    Food Vendors:   $250 ***     $500 ***    

    (All fees MUST be remitted with application.)

    *     Handmade arts & craft rate only applies to those vendors that make the arts & crafts themselves. Only items that qualify under this category may be sold in your space.
    **      Non-profits must attach copy of Determination Letter from the IRS or other proof of non-profit status.    
    ***     Limited to 6 Food Vendor spaces total.  Chamber members will receive priority placement. Food Vendors must obtain all necessary permits from the Chamber, and return along with payments and Biz Baz application by September 11th.


    TO ALL VENDORS:

    • The Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to refuse vendors selling merchandise already sold by year-round retailers in the downtown area, for example, Salem, Boston or witch-themed tee-shirts/sweatshirts/caps.
    • The City of Salem requires that all vendors participating in the Essex Street Fair must fill in the attached Board of Probation Inquiry Request for Criminal Record (CORI) form.  Please return with your application and payment to the Salem Chamber of Commerce.


    APPLICATIONS

    Essex Street Fair vendor application plus CORI form - click here

    Haunted Biz Baz vendor application plus CORI form - click here

    For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Tel.: 978.744.0004 or e-mail us at info@salem-chamber.org.

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