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Fondue Fest Vendors

Looking for a specific Fondue Fest Vendor? Check out for the 2019 vendor map. 

2019 Fondue Fest Map

The Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership again welcomes potential vendors to submit applications for the annual Fondue Fest. The application deadline is August 2, 2019. Applications received after August 2 will incur a late fee and may not request specific spaces.

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Paper applications are also available for download here: Fondue Fest Paper Vendor Application

To request that a blank application be mailed to you, please call 920-322-2006 ext. 2 or email info@downtownfdl.com


Vending Costs & Details

Ready-to-Eat Food Vendors - $45 per 10 linear feet of curb space - All spaces at Fondue Fest are on the street, adjacent to the curb, in increments of 10 feet long by varying widths, 10 feet from the centerline of the street. (10x10 tents WILL fit in spaces.) No vendor will be permitted to erect displays closer than 10-feet from the centerline of the street. Spaces are numbered on the curb. 

Non-Food Vendors - $35 per 10 linear feet of curb space - All spaces at Fondue Fest are on the street, adjacent to the curb, in increments of 10 feet long by varying widths, 10 feet from the centerline of the street. (10x10 tents WILL fit in spaces.) No vendor will be permitted to erect displays closer than 10-feet from the centerline of the street. Spaces are numbered on the curb. 

Kids Zone Vendors - $25 per 10 linear feet of curb space - The Kids Zone area is designed for vendors who are interested in providing activities specifically geared toward children and is held in the US Bank parking lot on the corner of Sheboygan and Portland Streets. Vendors in this area will tear down at 2 p.m. and are given a $10 per space discount based on the shortened vending time.

Full Season Farmers Market Vendors - $25 per 10 linear feet of curb space - Full season farmers market vendors are given a discounted Fondue Fest rate. Spaces at Fondue Fest do NOT allow for vehicles to be behind tents. If your vehicles remains on street, it must be part of your vending display. No vendor will be permitted to erect displays closer than 10-feet from the centerline of the street. All vendors must be on site by 8:15 a.m. and may not tear downtown until 5:00 p.m. 

Downtown Business Owners - Downtown businesses are allotted up to two 10-foot vending spaces for free  (a total of 20 linear feet). If you need more than that, it is $15 per 10 feet.  You must be setup in your space when the festival opens at 9 a.m.

Electrical Access - A limited amount of outlets are available for those requiring electrical access. Reserve one 15 AMP outlet for $25.  Circuits are limited to 15 Amps regardless of number of cords. Vendors requiring additional electricity must supply their own low-noise, low-emission generators. This applies on to vendors on Main Street. 


Fondue Fest Vendor Resources

Wisconsin Form S-240 (required for any vendors selling products)

2019 Vendor Rules & Regulations

Fond du Lac County Mobile Restaurant/Temporary Food Service Licensing

WI Weights and Measures Laws

DATCP A-Z Licensing List

Commercial Feed Licensing (required for selling pet foods/treats)

 

 

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