Blue Plum Arts and Music Festival
June 3-4, 2022
Not for Profit Exhibitor Information, Policies and Procedures
Please Apply Prior to May 1st, 2022!
The Blue Plum Organization is excited to present the Annual Blue Plum Festival! Last year's Blue Plum Festival was quite popular, with estimates of over 20,000 in total attendance. The 2022 Blue Plum Festival will feature local and national entertainment, handmade arts and crafts, children’s activities, special events and a wide variety of foods. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsor info.
- Review of all Blue Plum Policies and Procedures
- Completion of Registration Form
Blue Plum Festival
Attn Vendor Registration
PO Box 1823
Johnson City, TN 37605
$100 per 10’x10’ space- Regular Registration (by April 5th)
$150 per 10’x10’ space- Late Registration (after April 5th, but before May 1st)
$75 additional fee if accepting donations- selling items is not permitted for not-for-profit exhibitors
Notice of acceptance to the 2022 Blue Plum Festival will be made on or before May 8, 2022. When accepted to the 2022 Blue Plum Festival, you will receive a packet with information for what to expect and plan for before arriving at the festival. Things like where to check-in, parking options, city licensing, etc. Be on the lookout for this information.
All spaces are 10’ x 10’. You are expected to contain your booth within that area! If you need more space, plan accordingly and we will try to accommodate you.
The Blue Plum Festival Committee will assign specific spaces to each accepted vendor. The space will be available on festival days only. The Blue Plum Festival Committee will allow special requests, but cannot guarantee they will be accommodated.
Exhibitors shall not sublet, assign, donate or trade its assigned space.
If you are confirmed for electrical access, you must provide your own electrical cords. Cords over 50’ will not be necessary. Generators are NOT permitted.
2022 Blue Plum Festival Hours
Friday June 3rd, 4pm-10pm
Saturday June 4th, 11 am-10pm
Blue Plum Festival is an outdoor festival and will proceed rain or shine. Exhibitors are responsible for their own protection from the elements. All tents must be secured in case of wind. Staking into the ground is not permitted in Founders Park. No wooden structures are allowed.
All booths shall be ready for business one hour prior to festival hours and remain open until at least 5 pm both days. Be prepared to stay late as past years have shown very good traffic in the evening hours. Failure to adhere to operation hours without committee approval will result in an immediate warning and possible exclusion from future festivals.
For the safety of attendees, staff and private property, absolutely no exhibitor vehicles will be allowed in the festival footprint between 10 am on Friday June 3rd and 11:59 pm Saturday June 4th.
There is no reserved vendor parking lot, and illegal parking can result in towing. A parking map will be provided with your confirmation packet.
All exhibitor activity must be conducted within the assigned space ONLY. Sidewalks must remain unobstructed at all times, per Johnson City Fire Code. Failure to comply will result in immediate warning and possible exclusion from Blue Plum Festival(s).
The exhibitor shall comply with all laws, ordinances, rules and regulations of any and all lawful authority, agency or governmental units which apply to the City of Johnson City. The exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Blue Plum Festival, the Blue Plum Organization, the City of Johnson City, their officers, directors, representatives, employees and agents for any penalties, fines costs, expenses or damages from participating exhibitor’s failure to comply with such laws.
All committee decisions are final.
The Blue Plum Festival, the Blue Plum Organization, and the City of Johnson City, their officers, directors, representatives, employees and agents are NOT responsible for losses of any kind, whether by fire, theft, physical violence, elements of nature, or any other cause however originating. Exhibitors are responsible for their own security.
All vendors MUST adhere to the below tent policy. No exceptions will be made!
Click to View the Tent Requirements Checklist