Vendors – Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival

Vendors

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mWe are now accepting vendor applications for Rooster Walk Reunion, October 8-10, 2021 AND Rooster Walk 12, May 26-29, 2022 (Memorial Day weekend 2022). Both will take place at  Pop’s Farm, which is located just outside of Martinsville, VA, in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We will notify those selected no later than August 15, 2021 for Reunion and April 15, 2022 for Rooster Walk 12.

Every year, we pride ourselves on having some of the best food, arts, crafts and healing arts vendors the East Coast has to offer. This year will be no different! Please note that if selected, vendors will be required to complete a vending agreement with Rooster Walk and show proof of insurance. In addition, Henry County requires vendors to purchase a peddler’s permit (In 2018, it was a $50 one-time fee for the year).

Thanks for your interest in Rooster Walk, a community nonprofit dedicated to promoting music, arts and education in our home of Martinsville-Henry County!n

Read on for more details…

Full Meal Vendors

Full Meal Vendors will receive a vending space with 15-20 foot frontage and a mutually agreed upon number of staff tickets and free camping for staff. The exact number of staff tickets will be agreed upon if/when you are chosen as a Full Meal Vendor. Full Meal Vendors will have power at their booth sites and access to PSA running water. Instead of a cash vendor fee, most Full Meal Vendors supply food vouchers to the festival that can be redeemed by patrons for free meals from your booth. We will only have 6-8 Full Meal Vendors at the festival. All vendors must be able to arrive no later than the day before the event starts (Oct. 7 for Reunion / May 25 for RW12), though earlier arrival is encouraged with Full Meal Vendors. Food vendors will also be required to use compostible serving ware, which is available for purchase through a festival partnership with a local provider.

Specialty Food Vendors

Roosterwalk 11 | Photo © Roger Gupta 2019

Specialty Food Vendors (those serving only one food item, such as ice cream) will be charged $350 for RW Reunion and $425 for RW12. They will receive 10-to-15-foot frontage and 2 staff tickets, plus free camping. Additional staff tickets can be purchased as needed in advance of the festival at a reduced rate. Specialty Food Vendors will have access to PSA running water. Most will also have power at their booth sites. All vendors must be able to arrive on the day before the event starts (Oct. 7 for Reunion / May 25 for RW12). Specialty food vendors will also be required to use compostible serving ware, which is available for purchase through a festival partnership with a local provider.

Arts & Crafts Vendors

Roosterwalk 11 | Photo © Roger Gupta 2019

Arts & Crafts vendors will receive a space with 10-foot frontage. Price for RW Reunion is $225 and RW12 is $275. This will also include two General Admission weekend tickets and free camping. We do not allow camping behind all vending locations. Additional staff tickets can be purchased as needed in advance of the festival at a reduced rate. Most booths do not have power. Arts & Crafts vendors are asked to arrive Wednesday and be set up by Thursday afternoon. They are also asked vend until dusk or later each day. All vendors must be able to arrive on the day before the event starts (Oct. 7 for Reunion / May 25 for RW12).

Healing Arts Vendors

Healing Arts Vendors (for example: massage, reiki, acupuncture, aromatherapy, psychic readings, etc.) will receive a space with 10-foot frontage and at least 15 feet of depth. Price for RW Reunion is $225 and RW12 is $275 or mutually agreed upon trade. We will only accept 4-6 Healing Arts Vendors. The vending spaces are located in the Pine Grove, beneath full shade, along a main patron thoroughfare. Limited electricity is available for things such as small fans, peaceful noise makers, lights etc. PSA Water is available at the fest but not directly at the Healing Arts Vending area. All vendors must be able to arrive on the day before the event starts (Oct. 7 for Reunion / May 25 for RW12).

Nonprofit Vendors

Roosterwalk 11 | Photo © Roger Gupta 2019

Nonprofit Vendors that are selected will receive a space with 10-foot frontage free of charge. This will also include two General Admission weekend tickets and free camping. Only 4 nonprofit vendors will be admitted, and nonprofits local to Martinsville-Henry County will received preferred application status. We do not allow camping behind nonprofit vending locations. Additional staff tickets can be purchased as needed in advance of the festival at a reduced rate. Booths may not have power. Nonprofit vendors must be able to arrive on the day before the event starts (Oct. 7 for Reunion / May 25 for RW12) and be set up on the afternoon of the first event day. They are also asked vend until dusk or later each day. 

To be considered as a vendor, please fill out the online form below. You must fill it out completely to be considered.

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