The Women's Sertoma Club of Venice and the Sun Fiesta Committee for 2019 are pleased to extend an invitation to all food vendors to participate in the 2019 three-day festival. Advertising will be abundant in local papers, radio spots and flyers. Admission is free to the public. There will be arts and crafts, local musical talents and much more. As 2017 participants can attest, this is a very successful and fun hometown festival. We encourage all to participate in the fun. We can guarantee a great time, and like 2017, it can be another profitable year for the participants.
Sun Fiesta Food Vendor Chairperson: Edie Lomason
Contacts: Edie Lomason (941) 320-6298 or
Festival Dates: Friday, October 18 - Saturday, October 19 – Sunday, October 20
Hours: Friday 5 PM – 10 PM Close down by 10:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM -- 10 PM Close down by 10:30 PM
Sunday 9 AM – 7 PM Close down by 7:30 PM
Rain Dates: October 25, 26 & 27.
Set up Times: Between 9:00 - 12:00 PM on Friday. It is important that you arrive early before the tent is being erected.
Location: Centennial Park - Venice FL
Driving Areas: Please respect the Park rules and do not drive on the grass or block the streets that surround the park. When you arrive for set up, please check with Edie Lomason at the sign-up table for your location information. If you have any problems please Edie Lomason. We will assist you in getting to your area without damaging the grounds.
Parking: Any Public Parking.
Health Permits/Insurance Forms: It is the responsibility of the vendors to make sure that they provide a copy proper insurance forms and that they abide by the Health Department rules and regulations.
Sales Tax: Vendors will be responsible for collecting the applicable sales tax and reporting it to the proper department.
Electric: No vendor will be permitted to hook up to electric unless they have applied and paid for the service. Remember you are responsible for providing your own 100-200 ft. #12 grounded electrical cord.
Generator: No vendor will be permitted to hook up to our generators without prior approval.
NOTE: IF YOU REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POWER, YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN GENERATOR.
Table and Chairs: Limited seating areas will be provided on the grounds, but you are responsible for providing any tables, chairs, etc., that you will need for the operation of your food booth. You will also be required to accept all responsibility for caring for your own equipment.
Security: The Venice Police Department will be securing the park area both Friday and Saturday nights. However, we strongly recommend that you secure all valuables. It is the sole responsibility of the vendors to insure their belongings and equipment. The Sun Fiesta Committee, Women's Sertoma, its members and others associated with the festival accept no responsibility for damages incurred.
Exclusive Sales: All beverages will be handled exclusively by Women's Sertoma Club of Venice. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter. All food items will be exclusive once approved by the Sun Fiesta Committee.
10 ft. and under $425.00
11 ft. to 20 ft. $525.00
21 ft. to 30 ft. $625.00
Electricity Charges (If Needed) Per line $100.00
A deposit of ½ of your total fee is due with your application by 6/15/18 with the balance due by 9/1/18.
Please fill out this application completely.
Make Checks Payable to WOMEN'S SERTOMA CLUB OF VENICE.
Mail to: Womens Sertoma Club of Venice P.O. Box 1046; Venice FL 34284
We will notify you by 7/1/19 of your acceptance. If you are not selected, your deposit will be refunded. No money will be refunded after 8/1/19.
NOTE: YOU MAY ONLY SELL FOOD ITEMS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE FOOD COMMITTEE.