Vendor Application Ridgefield Big Paddle
Time & Location
Big Paddle 2019
Paddler’s Village - Vendor Information
Event Location and Hours:
Waterfront at Port of Ridgefield
5 West Mill Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642
June 1, 2019; 8:00AM-4:30PM
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The Paddler’s Village is one attraction of Ridgefield’s Big Paddle Event. Other attractions include an interpretive and recreational paddle with kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and big canoes; Carty Lake Interpretive Walk, live music, an obstacle course, Beer & Wine garden, food vendors, and ceremonial opening and closing ceremonies.
Commitment: Vendors are expected to be completely set up and open for business no later than 8:00AM on the day of the event and remain set-up and open until after the closing ceremony, approximately 4:30PM.
Vendor Focus: Vendors should promote and celebrate the wide variety of benefits that trails and outdoor activities provide, instill excitement for outdoor recreation, showcase natural resources/wildlife, or provide conservation education by – information and educational exhibits, hands-on activities, gear demonstrations, sale or display of art related to natural resources and National Trails Day, sale of similar products or activities.
Set-Up/Clean-Up: Set-up begins at Noon on Friday, May 31, or 5:00AM on June 1. All vendors must be completely set up no later than 8:00AM on the day of the event. You will receive set-up information upon receipt and approval of your application. All canopies, tables and displays must be removed on the day of the event.
Parking: Parking space is reserved for vendors and is free. You will be provided with a ‘Vendor Pass’ so please make sure you have it available for verification on the day of the event as I.D. and for parking.
Booth Space: This is an outdoor event. Vendors are responsible for providing a canopy, tables, chairs, and table coverings. There is no electricity available. Tables shall be set-up, maintained and staffed by vendors for the entire event. The booth space will be assigned and marked by the Planning Committee prior to the day of the event.
Sales/Taxes: Vendors are responsible for their own sales transactions and currency.
Marketing Plan: The Paddler’s Village is promoted along with the Big Paddle through press releases, flyers, posters, paid advertising, social media, etc.
1. Enter the number of vendors,
2. Complete the Paddler’s Village Application on the next page.
For more information, please contact Lee Knottnerus at Lee.Knottnerus@ci.ridgefield.wa.us or 360-887-3557.
FREE ADMISSION TO PADDLER’S VILLAGE FOR ALL CUSTOMERS