Vendor Expectations

Larkspur Autumn Arts & Craft Fest

Larkspur Area Chamber of Commerce

September 21 & 22, 2024

Vendor Expectations:

  1. Setup will be allowed from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Friday, September 20 and from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 21.
  2. Check in at the Larkspur Chamber booth prior to setup.  Booth locations are subject to change, so please verify your booth number.
  3. You may not drive your vehicle on the grass to your designated space.
  4. Unload as quickly as possible. We have help if you need it. Then immediately move your vehicle to the designated parking area BEFORE setting up. 
  5. Park your vehicles near the cabins to the North along the gravel road paralleling Spruce Mountain Road.  Vehicles with trailers should park close to the log Town Hall behind the cabins.  We want to leave as much close-in space as we can for paying customers.
  6. Fest starts promptly at 10:00 AM and continues to 5:00 PM on Saturday and from 10:00 AM til 4:00 PM on Sunday.
  7. You must provide your own tables, chairs, canopies, etc.  All canopies must have adequate weights at all 4 corners of the canopy (minimum 40 lbs. each).  Attach your weights as soon as the canopy is up!  Winds can be sudden & strong. No stakes are allowed!  Our sprinkler system is everywhere.  Five-gallon buckets are available for $10 for 4 at the Chamber booth, if requested in advance. THE CHAMBER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES.
  8. No electricity is provided except for food and drink vendors.
  9. Security will be provided Friday and Saturday nights from 8;00 PM to 7:00 AM.
  10. You are expected to keep a neat and safe area around your booth and pick up all trash.
  11. Booths must be staffed at all times.
  12. Present your wares professionally, suitable for a family-oriented event.
  13. All vendors working with a heat source (especially a grill) must have a currently inspected and certified fire extinguisher available in their booth.
  14. You are responsible for sales taxes to be paid under your Special Event license from the State of Colorado. Total sales tax is 7.9% (CO 2.9%, Douglas County 1%, and Larkspur 4.0%).  Larkspur tax is no longer collected separately. CO special event sales tax returns will be due by Oct. 20. 
  15. Breakdown begins at 5:00 PM on Saturday, and 4:00 PM on Sunday.  Again, please leave your booth area clean.

Thank you for participating, enjoy the day, and