First Friday Night Market is San Diego County’s all-vegan monthly market that is free and open to the public. The market originally debuted in July 2018 in North Park, and will soon be celebrating its one year anniversary!

This market offers food, drinks and entertainment in the evening, every first Friday of the month. Expected attendance is between 500-1,000 guests per month.

Want to vend with us? Please complete the request form below. Your application will be reviewed and a response will be emailed to you when application processing has resumed. Please note, booth spaces are 10′ x 10′ and we currently do not have space for food trucks. We are not accepting applications from MLMs at this time.

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 San Diego business licensing, please review to the City of San Diego Business Tax Certificate website. 

This application is for a 10' x 10' booth space to do the following (check all that apply):
Sampling/Demonstrating foodsSell pre-packaged foodsSell unpackaged foodsSell non-food goods/productsInformation boothActivity boothSignature gathering/activism

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. I understand my approved permit must be emailed to Vegan in San Diego at veganinsandiego@gmail.com at least 15 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 warewashing station) and understand I am responsible for all requirements with exception of restrooms.
Yes, I understand this responsibility and costs involved.

Do you have your own warewashing station (3 compartment sink)? (If we reach the maximum number of vendors per our one warewashing station, we may be able to add you to an event if you bring your own.)
YesNo

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 firstfridaynightmarket@gmail.com at least 30 days prior to the event in which I am invited to participate.
Yes, I have liability insurance and will provide a copy to Vegan in San Diego.

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 dairy, eggs, honey, meat, palm oil, lanolin, feathers, wool, fur, shells, etc.; and were not tested on animals).
Yes, I certify the above statement is true.

I agree to submit my vendor fee to Vegan in San Diego at the close of each market. I understand the vendor fee is 10% of sales with a minimum of $55 per market. Vendor fee is payable in cash, check, or Venmo.
Yes, I agree to the vendor fee.

Cancellations require a 7-day minimum notice; if I fail to provide notice at least seven days in advance, I agree to pay the minimum vendor fee of $55 if the Market Committee is unable to fill my vacancy. Weather-related cancellations will result in a credit for a future market.
Yes, I understand the cancellation policy.

I understand space is limited and my application may not be accepted. I understand vendors in this market may be rotated in and out at the Market Committee's discretion and my application does not guarantee nor require monthly participation. If my application is rejected due to space, I agree to be placed on the waitlist. I understand I may be contacted for future market opportunities as they become available.
Yes, I understand the terms of participation.

If you have any questions about this application process, please feel free to email First Friday Night Market at firstfridaynightmarket@gmail.com with VENDOR in the subject line. Emails will be responded to as quickly as possible. Thank you for your interest in vending with us!