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Set Up Hours

1:00 pm – 7:30 pm; Saturday, 7 am – 8:45 am; Sunday, 9:30 am – 10 am.

Sales Hours

Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.  Buildings will be locked each night until set up in the a.m.

Tear Down

Tear down does not begin until 4:01pm on Sunday.  Vendors tearing down prior to this time will not be allowed back for future shows.  All vendors must clear the buildings by 7 pm on Sunday.  Extra expenses will be incurred for vendors who do not adhere to this rule.

Volunteers

Are available to help with the following: restroom relief, lunch and/or beverage ordering and delivery, and other occasional breaks during festival sale hours only. 

Eligibility

This festival reserves the right to decline a vendor at our own discretion.  Products offered for sale are to fall within the following categories: Fiber animal management items, fiber, and related supplies and equipment.

Fees
  • Booth Fee: $75 per 10 x 10 foot booth.  Spaces are assigned on a first paid, first reserved basis.  If you would like to ensure your space for next year, you may pay before leaving.  After October 1, 2021, all unpaid spaces will be open for assignment which will be made by the Vendor Chair to fit building layout.

  • May be made by Paypal, cash, check, or money order.  Make check or money order out to NMFF.  Please keep your receipt.

  • Late fees:  Applications postmarked after August 15th must include an additional $10 late fee. 

  • Cancellations after September 1 are not eligible for refunds.

Deadlines

Payment should be received no later than August 15.  If paid after this date, late fees apply unless you are on our waiting list and are not contacted until this time.  Please note cancellations after September 1 are not eligible for refunds. Please be aware empty spaces will be filled as payment is received, no spaces will be held without payment and receipt of vendor application.

Tables

One table and two chairs per booth space are provided.  More chairs may be requested if available.

Electricity

Electricity is not available to all booths; bring your own extension cords and tape.

Donations

Donations of merchandise are accepted and help attendees to become aware of your products. Please attach your business name to your donation.  You may bring your donation to the hospitality booth, or give it to the volunteer who will come around on Saturday morning with a receipt book.  Please note: Your donations are tax deductible.  Donations may be used for either door prizes or contest prizes.

Sales Tax

Each vendor is responsible for collection and payment of any and all Michigan sales tax.

Vendor Liability

Vendors accept full responsibility for any loss, injury, or damage to persons, property, or goods that may be sustained while on the premises.

Smoking

All buildings are smoke-free.We request smokers be at least 25 feet away from all building entrances, to keep smoke from drifting into the buildings.

Rabbit Sales

  • Rabbits must be fiber (angora) rabbits.Limit of 12 rabbits maximum.

  • All rabbits must be free of illness or they will be removed from the grounds.

  • Any rabbit from outside of Michigan must have a current health certificate.

  • Rabbits must have food and water at all times.

  • Minimum cage or carrier size should be 7”x14” per single adult rabbit, or 24”x24” for no more than three baby rabbits.

  • Space will be provided outside, you must bring your own tent. Area is to be completely clean of all debris at the end of the Festival.

  • Vendors who do not comply with these rules will not be allowed back for future shows.

Parking

Vendors may unload their vehicles in the front or back of the building but must park in the back rows of the parking lot after unloading and thereafter during the event weekend. 

 

For more information contact Vendor Chair Gretchen Diffin

nmfiberfestival@yahoo.com or 989-351-0516

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