Become a Victorian Christmas Vendor

Vendors Selected by Jury – by November 8, 2021

Approved Vendors Notified via Email – by November 8, 2021

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

Vendor Application

Contact

Lynn Skrukrud
lynn.skrukrud@gmail.com
(530) 263-7742

2021 Dates

  • Sundays,
    December 5, 12, & 19
    1:30 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays,
    December 8 & 15
    5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

ATTENTION CRAFT & MERCHANT VENDORS

2021 requirements:

You are required to submit 2-5 photos or jpegs of your products and 1 of your booth.

PLEASE BE SURE TO LIST ALL OF THE ITEMS YOU WILL BE SELLING!

The Victorian Christmas Planning Committee will accept new craft & merchant vendor submissions based on originality, quality of workmanship and marketability.

ALL VENDORS MUST WEAR CLOTHING SUGGESTIVE OF THE VICTORIAN ERA

IDEALLY ALL SIGNAGE SHOULD REFLECT THE HOMEMADE CRAFT TRADITION

Fee

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

  • Craft Vendors – $450
    All items handmade by the vendor.
  • Non-craft Vendors – $375 (Must be Chamber member)
    All items mass-produced and/or imported, including pre-packaged foods.
  • Downtown Merchants – Free (Must be Chamber member) Must be in front of store
  • Food Vendors – $500 (Must be Chamber member)
    All food vendors must apply before November 12, 2021 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.

Deadline for all vendors is November 5, 2021

Booth Regulations

  • 10×10 space
  • Electricity Prohibited
  • Food Vendor vans/booths on wheels (when permitted by chamber officials) must pay an additional out-of-compliance-size fee.

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 (food vendors only).  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 www.cdtfa.ca.gov. 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.
  • Booth items may be set-up on sidewalk and/or in marked parking space, but not in the street until City Police give approval.
  • At exit time, all booth items must be moved to sidewalk and/or in marked parking space before vehicles are allowed on the street. (also in Vendor Instructions).

Cancellations

Prior to October 31st, your fee, minus $50 for processing, will be returned. After November 1st, no refunds will be granted, unless related to county-wide COVID event restrictions.

Downtown merchants may request a reserved street location prior to October 15th. Restaurants outside the downtown area will be assigned a Food Court location.