Follow these 3 simple instructions and fill out the application below:
1) Pick a booth option
Non-Profit, Informational Booth or Merchandise Vendor
$50.00 Donation to Support our Mission (Fee waiver available if needed, please note on your application
This booth is used for educational purposes such as handing out pamphlets or paperwork about your organization or business. Most used by Non-Profit and Community Organizations that would like to distribute information and free giveaways. Just fill out this application online and you are done! You will receive a confirmation via the email address you submitted.
Merchandise Vendor Booth Fee:
$75.00 If you have paid the yearly City Fee (Non refundable)
$125.00 If you have NOT paid the yearly City Fee and want BFD to submit on your behalf ($75 Vending Fee+$50 City Fee)
(No Food) This option is for people who have goods or product to sell. You must be registered with the City of Stockton, having paid their $50.00 per year fee. You may pay us to submit this payment for you, or submit it yourself by filling out the form below and submitting to the address on the form. If you have already paid this fee to the city, please just pay the $75.00 fee. Tents, Tables & Chairs have to be purchased separately, or you may bring your own.
Food Vendor Fee
$175.00 If you have paid the yearly City Fee (Non refundable)
$225.00 If you have NOT paid the yearly City Fee and want BFD to submit payment on your behalf ($200 vending fee+$50 City Fee)
This option is for selling prepared, baked or cooked food items. You must be registered with the City of Stockton, having paid their $50.00 per year fee. If you have already paid this fee to the city, you do not need to pay again. You may pay the $250 fee for us to submit this payment for you, or submit it yourself and pay only $200. Due to the additional requirements of food vendors we will no longer be accepting food vendors after Friday, August 20th. Please also download the Fire Prevention Form and Temporary Food Vendor. Fill out these three forms the City needs.
You will not be able to register online without submitting a payment. If your organization needs an invoice, or to submit payment by check please download a hard copy of our application, fill it out completely and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request to pay by check and/or receive an invoice by email. You must also submit/attach your application to the email detailing what type of booth you would like. Download the form here
Now, It's time to apply!
City of Stockton
Form ($50 fee)
You may also use cash app to pay for your booth, be sure to note this on your application,
Vendor FAQ & Notes:
Vending is ONLY for September 6th. Set-up begins at 7:00am: All vehicles must be out of the front parking area (off of 221 N Center St) of the park by 8:45am. If you have any questions the day of the event, please go to the Information booth. *A map with the location of your booth will be provided closer to the event.
NOTE: All booths must be set up by 9:30am and remain until 6:00pm. *Unless specified and purchased with your registration, all vendors must provide their own TABLES, CHAIRS and TENTS.
The main Gate will close at 9:45am no exceptions. All Trucks and cars must be out of the grass area by then.
ATTENTION Food and Merchandise Vendors. If your $50 Vendor Fee has not been paid to the City of Stockton prior to the event you may be subject to inspection. If you are unable to provide proof of payment City of Stockton Staff will not allow you to participate as a vendor and your vendor fee paid to Stockton Black Family Day will not be refunded.
*Children's Pavilion vendors and booths do not have to worry about your City Vendor Fee, and do not have to pay for your booth, etc.
Fees must be paid to City of Stockton at 345 N El Dorado St, Stockton, CA 95202.
If you have any questions regarding your vendor space or need any additional assistance please feel free to call (833)420-9233. On August 20th you will receive an email from the Vendor Manager with further instructions.
Thank you for wanting to be apart of this awesome event!