Lincoln Days 2015 – October 3-4, 2015
Booth Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Saturday)
11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Arts & Crafts Booths
Charge: 12’ x 12’ space $65.00. Please notify if electricity required. Payment must accompany completed application. Please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a confirmation letter.
Crafts: Only hand-made items (made by the exhibitor in the USA) will be permitted in the craft area.
Arts: Paintings, pictures or prints (original works of the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area.
Literary: Books and/or manuscripts (authored by the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area.
Media: CD, DVD or Tapes (provided the recording artist is the exhibitor) may be accepted and assigned to an appropriate area. (The collection must be only works of the exhibitor vs. a collection of multiple artists. The latter example would be deemed commercial).
Refunds: Request for refunds must be in writing ONLY. All requests, made prior to September 15, will be reimbursed 90% (ninety percent) of all paid fees. Requests on or after the stated date will only be refunded should the reserved space be sold.
Reservations: The Arts and Crafts Chairperson and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. reserve the right to reject any exhibitor they feel is inappropriate for a specified area. Any such exhibitor will be required to leave and no refund will be given.
Download: Download Arts & Crafts Application.
PLEASE NOTE: Food vendors are required to have a Health Department Permit (Cost $25) – which is paid separately to LaRue County Environmental Services. PLEASE WAIT until you have received confirmation from Lincoln Days that you have been accepted as a food vendor.
Getting Started: The most important part of preparation is getting your booth ready and pleasing to public.
Fly control: All booths preparing food must be screened. It is okay to use fans at serving window area to keep the flies away. However, if you are having bake sales, prepackaged items are exempt from this.
Hand washing: May use waterless hand soap. Cooler at water and soap station works. Paper towels only! Hair Restraints, Hats, nets or visors
Food: All food must be prepared on site. Food must be from an approved source. Food must be kept at 145 degrees HOT or below 45 degrees COLD. Preheat to 145 degrees on grill all items then place in preheated crock pot.
Storing: All food and paper products and can drinks must be kept 6″ off the ground on a table or other storage area. Coolers may set on the ground. Food Equipment & Utensils: single services articles (cups, forks, spoons, straws, etc) must be stored, dispensed and handled so that they are protected from contamination. Must us gloves, tongs or serving utensils when handling food.
Three (3) pan set for each booth
2. Clean rinse
3. Sanitize water
Remember: Ice is Food. Separate food storage ice from ice that is served to the public!
DOWNLOAD FOOD BOOTH APPLICATION.
Charge: 10 ’ X 16’ (See application for rates.) (minimum 2 days). Payment must accompany completed application. Please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope to receive a confirmation letter.
Refunds: Request for refunds must be in writing ONLY. All requests, made prior to September 6, will be reimbursed 90% (ninety percent) of all paid fees. Requests on or after the stated date will only be refunded should the reserved space be sold.
Sales Tax: Each vendor is responsible for collecting applicable Kentucky Sales Tax.
Inventory: Approval of application is contingent on a full description of items offered for sale. NO ITEMS DEEMED UNSAFE OR POTENTIALLY TOXIC. KNIVES, SPRAY PAINT, POTATO GUNS, BB GUNS, SIMULATED WEAPONS (any device with the ability to deliver a projectile to a targeted point), PORNOGRAPHIC OR PUBLIC NUISANCE ITEMS MAY NOT BE DISPLAYED OR SOLD.
Used items (clothing, etc.) MAY NOT BE SOLD.
Reservations: The Commercial Chairperson and Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc. reserve the right
to reject any exhibitor they feel is inappropriate for a specified area. Any such exhibitor will be
required to leave and no refund will be given.
No one will be permitted to set-up until after 6:00 PM, Friday, October 2, 2015, once all assigned space is empty, traffic has been stopped, and you have checked-in with the Commercial Chairperson. If you arrive early, please park in the city parking lot, just south of the square, off of US-31E/KY-210 on your right.
Friday, October 2, — 6:00PM
Saturday, October 3 — 6:30AM
After unloading – all vehicles and trailers must be removed from the pedestrian traffic areas prior to scheduled display times. (SAFETY ISSUE)
Sunday, October 4 — 4:00PM
Vehicles and trailers will not be permitted in pedestrian traffic areas prior to 6:00 PM.
Download Commercial Booth Application.
Lincoln Days Celebration, Inc Policy Relating to Non-Profit Organizations
- Payment of the fee/s herein described registers the non-profit organization as an official Lincoln Days participant and helps to defray the overall costs of the festival production.
- Any Food, Craft, or Commercial sales or booths are subject to preexisting policies and fees and are NOT INCLUDED in this category.
Non-profit groups who are giving away, free, at no cost, items or information to the Lincoln Days audience will be charged a fee of $10.00. (Examples: water, balloons, event flyers, organizational pamphlets).
Non-profit groups who are selling any service, product or activity, or who are charging for any service, product or activity will be charged a fee of $25.00. (Examples: Raffles, Dunking Booths, Seasonal Plants, etc.)
Download Non-Profit Booth Application.