Want to join us as a vendor for our third annual vegan Holiday Fair, Food & Toy Drive? This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Grossmont Center (5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, 91942) from 1:00pm – 5:00 p.m. Please complete the request form below. Your application will be reviewed and a response will be emailed to you within 30 days. Please note, booth spaces are by default 10ft x 10ft. If additional space is needed, please include that information in your application. Food trucks are welcome, but please include your spatial needs. We are not accepting applications from MLMs, cannabis or CBD companies at this time. Expected attendance for this event is 2,000+ guests.

For more information on Temporary Food Facility Permits and Cottage Foods Permits please refer to the County of San Diego Department of Health. Questions regarding Temporary Events may be directed to the Temporary Event Permit Coordinator at (858) 505-6809 or by email at fhdtempevents@sdcounty.ca.gov. More information may also be found at www.sdcountytempevents.org.

For more information about City of La Mesa business licensing, please review to the City of La Mesa Business Licenses website. 

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I certify that all food, products and printed information on premises will be 100% vegan (will not contain or advertise any animal products or byproducts including but not limited to milk, dairy, casein, caseinate, whey, cheese, butter, rennet, eggs, honey, beeswax, bee pollen, meat, fish, lard, tallow, keratin, palm oil, leather, suede, -skin, fur, angora, cashmere, lanolin, feathers, down, wool, fur, silk, shells, pearls, confectioner’s glaze, shellac, gelatin, isinglass, etc.; and were not tested on animals).*

This application is for a 10' x 10' booth space to do the following (check all that apply)*:
Pre-packaged foods (100% pre-packaged foods. No open food preparation on site of event.Demonstrator – Portioning of food made and served at an approved permanent food facility.Unpackaged Foods – Open food and drink operations.Non-food goods/products – Such as apparel, candles, jewelry.Information boothActivity boothSignature gathering/activism

I agree to bring my full booth set-up, including but not limited to: canopy, sidewalls, tables, tablecloth, chairs, ground covering, handwashing station, generator or other power source, etc. *

I agree to the flat fee of $100 for food vendors (truck and pop-up), $65 for drinks, prepackaged, and goods vendors and $35 for nonprofits to participate as a vendor in this event. (Payment is due to Vegan in San Diego by October 15, 2019. No refund for cancellations. Payment is accepted as cash, check or Venmo. Cash payments may be made in person at VSD's monthly First Friday Night Market or at the VSD Networking Night in August or October 2019. Checks may be mailed to Vegan in San Diego, Inc., P.O. Box 711946, Santee, CA 92072. Venmo payments may be sent to Veganin-SanDiego.)

I understand that if I am selling/sampling food/drinks, I am responsible for obtaining a Temporary Food Facility Permit (or Cottage Food Certificate, or Mobile Food Facility permit) if I am selling or sampling food. I understand my application is due to the County of San Diego at least 30 days prior to the event (by October 23, 2019). I understand my approved permit must be emailed to Vegan in San Diego at veganinsandiego@gmail.com at least 30 days prior to the event. I understand I must bring my food permit to the event to display in my booth; failure to do so may result in DEH shutting down my operations for the day. (This market location will be held in an outdoor parking lot, offering asphalt/concrete flooring. You must bring your own ground covering or tarp.) I understand all the requirements for selling/sampling food/drinks (such as booth design and handwashing station) and understand I am responsible for all requirements with exception of restrooms, hot water supply, and trash. *
Yes, I understand this responsibility and costs involved.

I understand that I must have liability insurance listing the venue and organizer as additional insurers. I understand my insurance certificates must be emailed to veganinsandiego@gmail.com at least 30 days prior to the event. The following entities must be listed as additional insured: Vegan in San Diego, Inc., P.O. Box 711946, Santee, CA 92072; Rainbow Investment Company, c/o CBRE, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive Suite 213, La Mesa, CA 91942. *
Yes, I understand this responsibility and agree to provide necessary certificates by this deadline.

I understand space is limited and my application may not be accepted. I understand my interest in this event also submits my interest in Vegan in San Diego’s upcoming full-scale vegan festival on April 5, 2020, and I may be contacted with application information for that event in the near future. *
Yes, I understand and agree.

If you have any questions about this application process, please feel free to email Vegan in San Diego at veganinsandiego@gmail.com with HOLIDAY FAIR in the subject line. Emails will be responded to as quickly as possible by our volunteer team. Thank you for your interest in vending with us! 

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