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On the third weekend of every October, the small town of Vallonia becomes alive with a host of craft and flea market vendors. Some of the hot items that visitors can browse and/or purchase include the following:

If you are interested in being a craft or flea market vendor, please contact Nick Grider by phone at 812.621.0510 or via mail at 9211 West Keith Dr. - Columbus, IN 47203. Contracts will be mailed to all pre-existing vendors.

 

TO CRAFT DEALERS:
Fort Vallonia Days 2017 will be held on Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd.

TIMES: 9:00 am until dusk

SET UP TIMES: Friday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm or Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 am. Ask a committee member wearing a red ribbon for assistance. On Saturday, the festival begins at 9:00 am and the streets must be clear of all vehicles.

COST: To receive a guaranteed lot, you must pay in advance and the envelope must be postmarked on or before September 13. This year's costs are as follows:

Single 10 'x 12' -- $60.00
Single and a half 10' x 18' -- $90.00
Double 10' x 24' -- $120.00

Electric is available for an additional $20.00. You will be responsible for providing electrical cords to reach our power source.

Receipts will be given only upon request. You can obtain a receipt by sending a self addressed stamped envelope, or requesting to a Grounds Committee member when arriving to the festival.

CAMPING: THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO ELECTRICAL HOOKUPS AVAILABLE FOR OVERNIGHT CAMPING. Area camping is available at Starve Hollow Lake or Jackson Washington State Forest at 1-866-622-6746.

RAFFLES: Any organization requesting a lot for the sole purpose of selling raffle tickets or has a raffle in their booth must give the raffled item away at 4:00 pm on Sunday. ALL items being raffled must be listed on your contract and given away on Sunday. If you are requesting a lot for the sole purpose of raffling off an item, the cost is only the cost of the lot itself. However, if you have a raffle in your booth it is an additional $40.00/per raffle.

IMPORTANT: According to Indiana Fire Code 316.4.4, ALL booths must have a fire extinguisher with a rating of not less than 2-A:10-B:C. If you do not have a fire extinguisher, you WILL NOT be able to open your booth until one is obtained.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO UNDERSTAND STATE FIRE CODE REGULATIONS. Contact the Indiana State Fire Marshall's office if you have any questions at 1-800-423-0765 or visit them on the web @ www.in.gov/dhs

Other Vendor Expectations:
-Fort Vallonia Days expects all Vendors to be open during the scheduled operating hours of the festival.
-Fort Vallonia Days expects all Vendors to be responsible for their own trash.

MORE INFO: Any questions, please call Nick Grider at 812.621.0510 or email him at nick.grider@yahoo.com.

Please return contract and payment to: (Checks/Money Orders made payable to: Fort Vallonia Days)

Fort Vallonia Grounds Committee c/o Nick Grider
9211 West Keith Dr.
Columbus, IN 47203

 

TO FLEA MARKET DEALERS:
Fort Vallonia Days 2017 will be held on Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd.

TIMES: 9:00 am until dusk

SET UP TIMES: Friday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm or Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 am. Ask a committee member wearing a red ribbon for assistance. On Saturday, the festival begins at 9:00 am and the streets must be clear of all vehicles.

COSTS: To receive a guaranteed lot, you must pay in advance and the envelope must be postmarked on or before September 13. This year's costs are as follows:

Lot A: 20' x 16' -- $60.00
Lot B: 30' x 16' -- $90.00
Lot C: 40' x 16' -- $120.00

Receipts will be given only upon request. You can obtain a receipt by sending a self addressed stamped envelope, or requesting to a Grounds Committee member when arriving to the festival.

CAMPING: THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO ELECTRICAL HOOKUPS AVAILABLE FOR OVERNIGHT CAMPING (such as campers, cooking, heating, etc.) Area camping is available: Starve Hollow Lake or Jackson Washington State Forest at 1-866-622-6746.

RAFFLES: Any organization requesting a lot for the sole purpose of selling raffle tickets or has a raffle in their booth must give the raffled item away at 4:00 pm on Sunday. ALL items being raffled must be listed on your contract and given away on Sunday. If you are requesting a lot for the sole purpose of raffling off an item, the cost is only the cost of the lot itself. However, if you have a raffle in your booth it is an additional $40.00/per raffle.

MORE INFO: No moveable stands will be permitted. If your set up consists of awnings with stakes, please consider the safety of the customers. Stakes should be covered and marked in some way and located within your lot. Be considerate and keep your awnings/stakes/etc. inside the lot you purchased.

All toy air/pellet guns/rifles etc. are to be sold ONLY to adults over the age of 18! Fort Vallonia Days has the right to ask you to leave the festival if you are in violation of this rule.

Be considerate of your customers and neighbors when using generators. If there are complaints of noise or smell, you may be asked to shut the generator off until after festival hours.

IMPORTANT: According to Indiana Fire Code 316.4.4, ALL booths must have a fire extinguisher with a rating of not less than 2-A:10-B:C. If you do not have a fire extinguisher, you WILL NOT be able to open your booth until one is obtained.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO UNDERSTAND STATE FIRE CODE REGULATIONS! Contact the Indiana State Fire Marshall's office if you have any questions at 1-800-423-0765 or visit them on the web @ www.in.gov/dhs

Other Vendor Expectations:
-Fort Vallonia Days expects all Vendors to be open during the scheduled operating hours of the festival
-Fort Vallonia Days expects all Vendors to be responsible for their own trash

MORE INFO: Any questions, please call Nick Grider at 812.621.0510 or email him at nick.grider@yahoo.com.

Please return contract and payment to: (Checks/Money Orders made payable to: Fort Vallonia Days)

Fort Vallonia Grounds Committee c/o Nick Grider
9211 West Keith Dr.
Columbus, IN 47203

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