Street Fair Vendor Application
2023 TN Soybean Festival
Street Fair Vendor Applications – online only
The 2023 Soybean Street Fair Applications are now open.
Where is the Street Fair located?
The Street Fair is located in Historic Downtown Martin.
If I’m interested in becoming a vendor (artisan, maker, food truck, etc.) for this year’s Tennessee Soybean Festival, do I have to apply online?
Yes. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor for this year’s Soybean Festival must submit an application online in order to be considered. Currently, we are not accepting any applications delivered by mail, email or in-person.
How will I know if I am accepted? How will I pay my fee?
If you are selected as a vendor, you will receive a link to pay your fee. No refunds will be distributed.
What are the Booth Guidelines?
Booths are filled “first come, first served” as payment is received. Committee approval must be received prior to payment. Payment for the booth space will be sent by electronic invoice and will be due by July 1st. Fees paid after July 1 will incur additional fees.
How many guests are expected to attend this year’s Tennessee Soybean Festival?
We are anticipating more than 25,000 - 30,000 guests over Thursday to Saturday.
Do I have to setup all three days?
Thursday, Friday and Saturday are mandatory unless otherwise discussed with street fair coordinator.
What are the setup times for vendors?
Vending dates begin Thursday, September 7th and end on Saturday 9th. Vendors may begin check in Thursday, September 7th starting at 8AM until 3PM.
All vendors and booths must be in place by 4pm Thursday. All vehicles must be removed from festival area by 4pm - Prior to opening. Breakdown of booths may begin no sooner than 11:00 pm Saturday. All booths must be open the full 3 days of the fair (Thursday- Saturday). Early departures must be approved by the committee by the time of entry deadline. If a vendor leaves before 11 pm Saturday without prior approval, it will be noted and it will decrease the chances of the vendor being accepted as a future vendor. ALL VENDORS MUST CHECK IN PRIOR TO ANY SET UP. Vendor check in will begin at the front steps of the Martin Public Library building.
When do vendor applications close?
Regular Entries: July 1, 2023 Late Fee Entries: August 15, 2023 unless spaces are sold out early
Foods ineligible to sell from vendors?
Only Coca-Cola drink products can be sold. We may only allow a limited number of vendors to sell funnel cakes, corn dogs, and candy apples.
See vendor guidelines for additional information.
What are the vendor Guidelines & Requirements?
Contact Information / Street Fair Directors :
Jenny Claiborne [email protected]
Jessie Newsome [email protected]