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2017 Vendor Information
WHAT: Budafest attracts artisans, craft workers and craft enthusiasts from all over Texas. This is an opportunity to sell your wares in a fun, open air atmosphere. We prefer wares to be hand-crafted, but it is not necessarily required for merchandise that is unique. All ware must be approved by Budafest staff. Antiques and collectibles are also permitted.
WHEN: Saturday, December 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Sunday, December 3 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Buda Greenbelt
319 Main Street, Buda, Texas 78610
(Please see map for festival area)
EVENT DETAILS: All event details including activities, schedule of events, maps, parking, etc. can be found at www.budafest.org.
VENDOR SET-UP: Check in will be under the City of Buda tent on the Downtown Greenbelt. Vendors may set-up starting at 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, December 2 and preform any restocking starting at 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Sunday, December 3. Absolutely no vehicles will be allowed in the vendor area after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday during the festival. Booths are to stay open for business both days until festival closing. See attached map for vendor parking.
BOOTHS: Spaces are approximately 12 feet wide by 10 feet deep. Exhibitors must furnish all display equipment and tents. Electricity will NOT be provided. Booth spaces are assigned. We make every effort to accommodate requests, but the staff has the final decision on space assignment. We will provide overnight security Saturday night for the festival area.
COST: $125.00 rent per booth for both days. We do not accept single-day booth reservations.
*NOTE: Last year Budafest was cancelled due to inclement weather. The former Budafest committee offered all 2016 vendors a $40 credit for the 2017 Budafest. The City of Buda will honor those credits. In order to receive your credit, please provide your booth reservation confirmation from 2016.
PAYMENTS: The City of Buda can accept cash, check or credit card payments.
- All cash payments must be made in person at the Buda Visitor Center located at 880 Main Street, Buda, Texas 78610.
- All checks must be made payable to City of Buda Tourism and mailed to P.O. Box 1380, Buda, Texas 78610. Checks must be accompanied with a driver’s license number.
- Credit card payments must be made by phone. Once your application is received, a City of Buda employee will contact you in 3 business to take payment information.
DEADLINE: Booth reservation deadline is Friday, November 17. All payments must be received by Wednesday, November 22.
APPLICATIONS: For booth reservations, fill out the application by clicking the button titled "Become A Vendor" at the top of the page. We will contact you once your booth application is received. Your booth assignment will be available at check in at the Downtown Greenbelt. Example pictures of your booth must accompany any reservation form, as well as pictures of the merchandise. The City of Buda reserves the right to reject any application or vendor based on the merchandise sold.
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER: The City of Buda plans to hold Budafest rain or shine. There are no rain dates. In the event of rain, vendors will be moved to Buda City Park pavilion located at 204 San Antonio St. Buda, Texas 78610. If weather is considered to be dangerous or life threatening, the City will cancel the event and issue refunds to all vendors. All decisions regarding any logistical changes or cancellations will be made no later than Friday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. You can check for any event changes at www.budafest.org/news.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact City of Buda, Department of Tourism at 512-295-7170 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.