Become a Victorian Christmas Vendor

To register as a vendor use our online registration form.
Please be sure to review the requirements on this page first.


Barbara Tanner
(530) 265-8634

2013 Dates

  • Wednesdays,
    December 4, 11, 18
    5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sundays,
    December 15 & 22
    1:30 – 6:00 p.m.


  • Craft Vendors – $275
    All items handmade by the vendor.
  • Merchant Vendors – $100
    All items mass-produced and/or imported A Chamber membership is required for merchant vendors.
  • Food Vendors – $360
    Must be Chamber members with a Temporary Food Facilities permit from the Nevada County Environmental Health Department.
  • Non-Profits – $100 deposit
    Refundable when participating in all events. May hand out informational materials. Prohibited from making sales.

Deadline for all vendors is November 16th

Booth Regulations

  • Craft and Food Vendors – 10×10 space.
  • Food Vendor vans/booths on wheels (when permitted by V.C. officials) must pay an additional out-of-compliance-size fee.
  • Non-Profits – 10×10 space on sidewalk extending into the street.

Vendor Requirements

  • Insurance. The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and the City of Nevada City must be named as additionally insured on your insurance policy.  A certificate must be submitted to the Chamber no later than 10 days before the event.
  • Resale license. This is required to complete the online registration. For more information on acquiring a resale license see Be aware that it can take two weeks from submitting your application to receive your license.
  • All food vendors are required to have a Temporary Facility Permit – Environmental Health Temporary Food Facility Permit Application. This is required to complete the online registration.
  • Participate in all five events.
  • Dress in clothing suggestive of the (1800’s) Victorian era.
  • Decorate your booth festively with pine boughs, red bows, etc.
  • Take your trash with you after each event.


Prior to November 19th, your fee, minus $25. for processing, will be returned After November 19th, no refunds will be granted.

Downtown Restaurants may request a reserved street location prior to October 31 Restaurants outside the downtown area will be assigned a Food Court location.