Poway Americana Festival – New Terms

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  • We will accept applications up to and including the day of the event. Food deadline is 1 week prior to event.
  • All applications must be accompanied by your credit/debit card info. Transaction will not be processed until application is accepted.
  • All applications must be accompanied by photo of products and booth display.

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  • Poway Merchants and /or Chamber Members have 1st priority.
  • Speedy Renewals who sign up from participation in previous faire.
  • New Applications
  • The Poway Chamber of Commerce and Kennedy and Associates reserves the right to limit or allow, at their sole discretion, the number of applicants for any one particular type of goods/services and reserves the right to change or substitute vendor spaces overall, thereby maintaining the diversity and quality of the Poway Americana Festival. No exclusivity to one type of vendor.

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  • You must have a California State Board of Equalization Seller’s Permit or we cannot accept you application. If you are exempt from tax, you may input zeros.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and reporting sales tax.
  • Craft and food vendors are responsible for their own liability and workers compensation insurance. By submitting an online application or paper application, you agree to release Kennedy and Associates, Poway Chamber and the City of Poway from any and all liability.

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  • Space size is 10’ wide (across front) and 10’ deep unless otherwise noted. Cooking Food Booths are 15’x10’.
  • Center space series are walk-thru with 2 x 10’ opposite sides open.
  • Space only is provided. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing their own setup of any other materials needed for their display.
  • Merchandise should be displayed as colorfully and tastefully as possible. No stolen merchandise, fire arms, knives, ammunition, explosives, alcoholic beverages, drugs or illegal items, tobacco, tobacco/drug paraphernalia, or items that promote the use of any Federally controlled substance, including Marijuana.
  • CANOPY MUST BE CERTIFIED FIRE RETARDANT.

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  • Electricity is not available at this event. If you require electricity, only a “Whisper-Type” generator is permitted. You are required to inform us if you plan on using a generator so that we can appropriately place you in a booth space that will lessen the noise and fume impact towards neighboring vendors.

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  • Written booth space confirmations will be mailed 21-30 days prior to the event.
  • Booth (Vendor) and/or event cancellations, for any reason, including inclement weather, acts of nature or restrictions by government agencies (including mandatory closures or recommended closures of event), over which the Poway Chamber of Commerce and/or Kennedy and Associates have no control, received before 30 days of the event are assessed a $60 cancellation fee per booth, per number of days requested on application.
  • • NO REFUNDS will be given, 30 days prior and/or within 30 days of the event, regardless of reason, including inclement weather, acts of nature, or restrictions by government agencies (including mandatory closures or recommended closures of event), over which the Poway Chamber of Commerce and/or Kennedy and Associates has no control.

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  • Festival hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Space forfeited if not occupied by 8:30 a.m.
  • Festival Closure: Festival ends at 4pm and all booth spaces cleared and street opens by 6:00 p.m.

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  • All vehicles out of Festival area by 8:30am, prior to Festival opening.
  • Parking is outside of Festival area only, in adjacent shopping malls.
  • If you park on private property you can be ticketed.

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  • You are responsible for providing a Certificate of Insurance (COI) naming Kennedy and Associates, Poway Chamber and the City of Poway as additional insured’s. Liability and property damage insurance for a minimum of $1 million combined single limit coverage per occurrence, and with at least $2 million aggregate coverage.
  • You are responsible for providing a Certificate of Insurance (COI) naming Kennedy and Associates, Poway Chamber and the City of Poway as additional insured’s. Liability and property damage insurance for a minimum of $1 million combined single limit coverage per occurrence, and with at least $2 million aggregate coverage.
  • Have certified fire extinguisher required by the Fire Marshal.

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  • I agree to indemnify and hold Kennedy and Associates, the Poway Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Poway, their officials, staff and agents harmless of and from any and all actions, causes of actions of every kind in law or equity, suits, debts, liens, contracts, agreements, promises, claims, liabilities, demands, damages, obligations, loss, costs and expense of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent, including, with limitation, attorney’s fees and court costs through and including any appeals, taxable or otherwise, incurred, either directly or indirectly, as a result of my participation in the Poway Americana Festival, including but not limited to, any claims which might be made by myself, my co-workers, my agents, my employees, and/or any member of the general public. I acknowledge that I am responsible for the security of my own property and responsible in securing my canopy and fixtures to prevent safety hazards and expressly assume all risk of loss and/or damage to property arising either directly or indirectly from my participation in the Poway Americana Festival. I understand and agree that Kennedy and Associates, the Poway Chamber of Commerce and/or the City of Poway are in no way responsible for my property or its safe keeping.

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Space Rental Non-Member Poway Chamber Mbr Booth Size
Non-Food (Crafters) $100 $100 10x10
Business/Commercial $250 $200 10x10
Cooking Food with sink $300 $225 15x10
Cooking Food with/out sink $375 $300 15x10
Pre-Packaged Food $150 $150 10x10
Non Profit (Must be a 501c3) (No selling allowed) $200 $150 10x10
Corner Space add on $50 $50 10x10

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