Become a Victorian Christmas Vendor

To register as a vendor use our

Online Registration Form

Please Note: Vendor spaces are sold out! 

Please be sure to review the requirements on this page first.


Barbara Tanner
(530) 265-8634

2016 Dates

  • Sundays,
    December 4, 11, & 18
    1:30 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays,
    December 14 & 21
    5:00 – 9:00 p.m.


All fees include a city impact fee of $20 for all vendors to help with traffic, trash, and public safety expenses.

  • Craft Vendors – $350
    All items handmade by the vendor.
  • Merchant Vendors – $125 (Must be Chamber member)
    All items mass-produced and/or imported, including pre-packaged foods.
  • Food Vendors – $400 (Must be Chamber member)
    All food vendors must apply before November 18, 2016 or a County fine will be added to your amount due.
    Before registering all food vendors must have a Temporary Food Facilities permit from the Nevada County Environmental Health Department. To apply download and return the Nevada County Food Vendor Application and Risk Assessment.
  • Non-Profits – $120
    May hand out informational materials. Prohibited from making sales. Fee is no longer refundable.

Deadline for all vendors is November 18th

Booth Regulations

  • 10×10 space.
  • Food Vendor vans/booths on wheels (when permitted by chamber 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 18th, your fee, minus $25. for processing, will be returned After November 18th, no refunds will be granted.

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

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