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Attention Crafters and Vendors!

The St. Thecla Fall Festival will include a tent for a limited number of vendors and/or crafters on September 18 and 19th, 2021. The festival will feature live music, food trucks, refreshments, raffles, children’s rides and games.

  • There are 14 spots available, 8 ft wide by 10 ft deep, all located under a “vendor” tent on parking lot surface.
  • Table fee is $75 for the duration of the festival (Saturday and Sunday)
  • All items must be new (no resale booths). Applicants will provide photos and/or descriptions of their items. The committee reserves the right to decline applicants with items or services that are not consistent with a family event.
  • There will be overnight security on both Friday and Saturday nights.
  • No commission taken on sales. All exhibitors are responsible for their own 6% Michigan sales tax.
  • Applicants will be accepted on a first come/first served basis.

Interested applicants should email festival@stthecla.com and use the subject line Vendor Tent.

  • In the body of the email, please include your name and contact information, and type of products you will be selling; you will receive a reply email with more details and a vendor agreement.

Vendor Information Agreement

Printable version is at the bottom of the page

St. Thecla Festival – Vendor / Crafter Agreement

General information, procedures, rates and conditions

  1. This agreement is for a 8 x 10 space at the St. Thecla festival September 18 and 19, 2021.
  2. Applications will be accepted on a first come/first served basis. Every effort will be made to avoid duplicate products or services, or space them apart in the tent.
  3. Waiting list – Applicants that are placed on the waiting list are placed in order. If an exhibitor cancels, the committee refers to the list to replace them.
  4. Fee is $75 for the duration of the festival,. If your application is accepted, you must return the signed agreement and $75 payment to St. Thecla within 10 days. If payment is not received timely, your spot will be reassigned to a vendor on the waiting list.
  5. No commission taken on sales. All exhibitors are responsible for their own 6% Michigan sales tax.
  6. This is a rain or shine event. Refunds will be given only if cancellations are made greater than 10 days before the festival AND your table can be resold.
  7. Vendor Set-up may begin as early as 3 p.m. on Friday, or on Saturday morning and must be completed before 1 pm Saturday. Overnight security will be present on both Friday and Saturday nights
  8. No commission taken on sales. All vendors are responsible for their own 6% Michigan sales tax.
  9. The committee reserves the right to decline applicants whose products or services are not consistent with a family centric event.This is a parish venue, please be respectful. Booths selling unapproved or inappropriate items will be asked to remove the items or leave and will forfeit all paid fees.
  10. No sales of products, distribution of information or any other vendor activity shall occur outside of the assigned vendor booth space. Amplified sound is not permitted to extend outside the assigned space. Vendors must respect other vendors and shall not be disruptive to neighboring booths/vendors or festival guests. The Festival Committee reserves the right to remove vendors causing disruption to others without refund of paid fees.
  11. Vendors agree to be responsible for the clean-up of their booth area at the end of each festival day.
  12. Thecla Catholic Church and the Festival Committee, volunteers, and contractors assume no responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever. Vendor shall save, defend, and hold harmless St. Thecla Catholic Church, the Festival Committee, and volunteers from any damages or claims arising from Vendor’s activities under this agreement.
  13. Pets are not allowed. The only exception are service animals.
  14. Payment – checks payable to St. Thecla are due within 10 days of your application acceptance. Any returned checks are subject to a $30 NSF fee, and in order to retain your table reservation you must pay in cash or money order the $30 fee plus the cost of your reservation within 3 days of the NSF notification.

I have read and understand and will abide with St. Thecla general information, procedures, rates and conditions. I understand that violation may result in expulsion from event. I agree not to sell any resale items. In signing below, I agree to exhibit/sell new craft or vendor items and/or services listed above

I have read and understand the above general information, procedures and conditions

Liability waiver – I hereby waive and release St. Thecla Parish, Festival and representatives from all liability including theft, loss or damage to all displays/merchandise, including vehicles, trailers, storage units, any other business or personal property and personal injury.  As an exhibitor I agree to assume all responsibility for my own merchandise.

Print this Form: Vendor Tent Information

Vendor.instructions.application

Vendor Booth Application

Printable version is located on the bottom of this page

St. Thecla Festival – Vendor / Crafter Tent – 

Where: St. Thecla Catholic Church, 20740 S. Nunneley, Clinton Township MI 48035

When:    Saturday September 18th 2 p.m. to 11:00 pm; Sunday September 19th from Noon to 7:00 pm

Deadline: All applications are considered on a first come/first served basis, until all spots are reserved

Vendor Space: Tent on parking lot surface that accommodates up to fourteen 8”x10” vendor spaces.  All items being sold or displayed must be contained within booth space.

Electricity: limited electrical outlets available

Weather: The festival will not be cancelled because of rain.

Requirements: All items must be new (no resale booths). Applicants will provide photos and/or descriptions of their items with their application

Contact: Kathy Maurer – Festival Vendor Coordinator

Email:  festival@stthecla.com

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Step 1 -Review the Agreement:  General information, procedures, rates and conditions

Step 2 –   Application Please mail or email the application, including photos or description of items you will be selling (or provide a link to website displaying merchandise) to festival@stthecla.com, or St. Thecla Church, attn Festival , 20740 S. Nunnelly, Clinton Township MI 48035

Step 3 – Committee review –applications will be considered on a first come/first served basis. Every effort will be made to avoid duplicate products or services, or space them apart in the tent.

Step 4– Notification– you will be notified promptly if your application has been accepted, or if you are on the waiting list.

Step 5–Signed Agreement and Payment –  If your application is accepted, you must return the signed agreement and $75 payment to St. Thecla within 10 days. If payment is not received timely, your spot will be reassigned to a vendor on the waiting list.

Step 6 – Event Instructions – vendors will receive further instructions from the coordinator after signed agreement and payment is received and processed

 

Vendor / Crafter Application

Step 1 – Review the general information, procedures, rates and conditions

Step 2  –  Application Please mail or email the application, including photos or description of items you will be selling (or provide a link to website displaying merchandise) to festival@stthecla.com, or St. Thecla Church, attn Festival , 20740 S. Nunneley, Clinton Township MI 48035

Vendor.instructions.application