2021 Vendor Application

  • 2021 SEASON FARMERS MARKET APPLICATION

    APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEBRUARY 15, 2021

    NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE EMAILED BY MARCH 15, 2021


    2021 South Pearl Street Farmers Market

    Sundays, May 9 - November 14,2021 9am-1pm
    2021 Central Park Farmers Market
    Sundays, June 6 - October 10, 2021 9am - 1pm


    The South Pearl Street and Central Park Famers Markets are food oriented markets showcasing local growers/producers
    PLEASE NOTE: NEITHER MARKET ACCEPTS RETAIL, NON-PROFIT or INFORMATIONS BUSINESSES
    Applications received after the February 15 deadline will be evaluated once acceptances have been sent March 15th. Applications will then be evaluated bi-monthly with acceptances based on a Market as need basis.
    Questions regarding accepted items and 2021 policies can be found on the HobNob website:  www.HobNobEvents.com 
    We are unable to accept applications sent to us via certified, registered or signature required mail.
  • Vendor Category List and Descriptions:


    We are proceeding in hopes that COVID-19 restrictions will be removed by the start of the Market.
    If restrictions are in place there will be adjustments to the selling procedures. We will keep you informed of any updates.

    Farmer:  Farm products that can be sold at the market include vegetables, fruits, berries, herbs, nuts, flowers, plants, honey, seafood, meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products.
     Please Note: Sampling of cut fruit or vegetables does not require special permits BUT selling of cut fruit, vegetables, meat, etc does.
    Ready to Eat Food:   Food that is eaten on site or prepared to be consumed immediately offsite.
      All prepared food vendors must have a temporary retail food license and must  email a copy to HobNob in advance. These permits must be displayed in public view during Market hours.
     Please Note:  Vendors with permanent restaurants are required to have additional licensing for special events.  Also hand washing stations with water 90 degrees, soap and towels are required.
     https://www.denvergov.org/content/dam/denvergov/Portals/701/documents/EH%202015%20Event%20web%20-%20Food.pdf
    Beverage:   Fresh pressed juices, kombucha, matcha, golden milk, coffee, tea, all add value to the market.  We strive to ensure a balance of beverage options to support the success of all.
    Wine & Spirits:  Wine and spirits in sealed containers may be sold to consumers for take home consumption.   The winery or distillery must apply to the State Liquor Licensing Authority for an off-site manufacturer’s sales room permit.  Sampling is allowed: wineries or distilleries can pour 1 oz. samples in addition to selling bottles.  Sorry, State Liquor Authority does not allow the sale of beer.
      https://cofarmtomarket.com/value-added-products/beverages/beer-wine-and-alchohol/
    Baked Goods and Other Food Items: We accept value added items that are made by the vendor such as baked goods, pasta, condiments, sauces, preserves, cheese, confections, sausage and smoked meats. All processed foods must be appropriately labeled with product name, ingredients, net weight, price, vendor’s name and address. We encourage sampling of your products to our patrons.
     Please Note: If you are selling baked goods under the cottage food act please ensure appropriate packaging and distribution.
     https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/cottage-foods-selling
    Additional Vendor Categories accepted:
    Flowers and Plants
    Bath and Body (limited)
    These Markets do NOT accept:        
    Jewelry, crafts, nationally distributed packaged foods, businesses that operate under a franchise agreement, overly processed foods, informational or non-profit vendors
    NO EXCEPTIONS
    A very small amount of electricity is available, please only request electricity if it is necessary for you to operate. There is a seasonal fee for electricity. If you checked "YES" we will contact you after you acceptance to ensure your electrical needs are met.
  • Market Dates, Location and Seasonal Fees:

    South Pearl Street Farmers Market

    Sundays: May 9 , 2021 – November 14, 2021 9am–1pm 1400 + 1500 blocks of South Pearl Street (between Iowa and Arkansas) PLEASE NOTE:  We understand that 2020 was a difficult year for everyone.  Our long term plan included increasing season fees this year.  However, due to the unusual and trying circumstances in the 2020 season, we have chosen NOT to increase season fees this year. Fees for 2021 will remain as they were for the 2020 season 
    • $210 full season, standard size (10x10) plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $280 full season, 10x20, plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $300 full season, 10x30, plus 10% of daily gross sales available for FARMERS ONLY
    • $320 full season, 10x40, plus 10% of daily gross sales available for FARMERS ONLY
    • $280 full season, food truck, plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $80 full season, electrical
    • $30 drop in fee, plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $10 Non Profit daily fee + 10% daily gross sales (specialty fairs)
    • SPSA Merchant Members: no seasonal fee, 10% of daily gross sales applies
      • Merchant Members must be current / in good standing with membership dues before attending the Market
      • Merchant booths MUST be an extension of their store on the street.  Items sold at the Market must be in conjunction with products from their store
  • Central Park Farmers Market

    Sundays: June 6, 2020 – October 10, 2021 9am–1pm Founder's Green (on 29th in Stapleton)
    PLEASE NOTE: We understand that 2020 was a difficult year for everyone. Our long term plan included increasing season fees this year. However, due to the unusual and trying circumstances in the 2020 season, we have chosen NOT to increase season fees this year. Fees for 2021 will remain as they were for the 2020 season
    • $155 full season, 10x10 plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $225 full season, 10x20, plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $245 full season, 10x30, plus 10% of daily gross sales available for FARMERS ONLY
    • $265 full season, 10x40, plus 10% of daily gross sales available for FARMERS ONLY
    • $225 full season, food truck (trailer), plus 10% of daily gross sales
    • $25 drop in fee plus 10% of daily gross sales
  • Supporting Documents

    Supporting documents are required upon acceptance into the market and must be emailed to HobNob prior to the Market's opening.  Products you are selling must match your licensing.  Any fines or fees incurred by HobNob or the market for a vendor not having the correct licensing will be passed along to that individual vendor. HobNob is NOT responsible for fines for non-compliance by vendor with City and County rules and regulations. Further detail regarding submission of documents will follow, do not upload them to this application.
    The following documents are required (please note, not all documents apply to all vendor types):
    • State Sales Tax License
    • City of Denver Sales Tax License
    • Temporary Retail Food License
    • Fire Permit
    • Liability Insurance
    All vendors are required to obtain general liability insurance. Please name the market(s) you are participating in as additionally insured + HobNob Events and Festivals. HobNob Events and the respective markets are not responsible for any loss or damage incurred or caused by vendors. Please refer to the Market Policies and Procedures document on our website (www.hobnobevents.com) for more information.
  • Market Policies and Procedures


    By signing below I am acknowledging that I have read the Market Policy and Procedures document on the HobNob Events
     website and I agree to follow all rules and regulations as laid out in the document.
    I agree to pay the non-refundable $10 application fee upon completion of this application and any associated vendor fees if accepted as a vendor. The $10 application fee must be received in order for your application to be processed.

    ONLY PAY THE $10 APPLICATION FEE NOW . . .


    you will be invoiced for the season fee upon acceptance
    Thank you from the HobNob Team!
  • Application Fee: There is a $10 non-refundable fee to apply to participate in this event. After you submit your payment you will be routed to PayPal to submit your fee. Applications will not be considered unless application fee is received.