CARDIFF DOG DAYS OF SUMMER VENDOR APPLICATION
Everything You Need To Know
Our Application Process & FAQ’s
We partner with the City of Encinitas to bring you Cardiff Dog Days of Summer! Our mission is to bring our community fresh and current products that their pets will love and hand-crafted items our customers will love!
WHEN AND WHERE IS CARDIFF DOG DAYS OF SUMMER?
Cardiff Dog Days of Summer will be held at the Encinitas Community Park located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Ca. It will be a one day event on August 9th, 2020 from 10am-5pm. Vendors will break down at 4:45pm and at 5:00pm. Vendors will set up on Sunday morning at 8:00am (NO EARLIER). All vendors must be set up and ready by 9:45am. Event starts promptly at 10am.
We’re looking for products that are fresh, new and made with quality. We expect what you sell to be the best it can be, as well as something customers may not have seen before. We reserve the right to remove any items we do not see fit for the event. No CBD products can be sold or given away at this event (We will let you know if anything changes). No glass items can be sold at this event.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
All interested vendors must complete the application located at the top of this page and accept the terms and conditions.
WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR IN APPLICANTS?
We take many things into consideration during the application process including vendor products, branding, ethical practices, style etc. We are looking for a variety of pet vendors and makers that will be a good fit for Cardiff Dog Days of Summer.
CAN I PURCHASE A BOOTH UNDER MY COMPANY’S NAME FOR SOMEONE ELSE?
No. Each vendor and maker must apply and agree to the terms and conditions. We need to know who will be at the event, no surprises please!
WHAT WILL IT COST TO PARTICIPATE AS A VENDOR?
The booth space fees vary depending on your company. A pet vendor space is $250, Maker’s & Non-profit space $150, Food Vendor space $300, Corporate space $350 PLUS 10 items of swag. Booth space sizes are 10ft wide x 10ft deep. All vendors and makers are responsible for all items including chairs, tables, tent(s), decor and anything else needed for their booth. All vendors are required to donate 10 items for swag bags and dog contest winners. The value of the ten items TOTAL should be a minimum of $50 WHOLESALE. Swag bag donations are a great way to market your products and gain exposure so please include items you currently sell.
DO I NEED TO HAVE AN ONLINE PRESENCE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE?
Yes, you will need to either have a website or social media presence that accurately reflects the brand and products you intend to show and sell at the festival. New businesses are welcomed and encouraged so don’t worry if your website is simple or you social media is growing.
IS BOOTH SHARING ALLOWED?
As of right now we do not allow booth sharing at this event.
WHEN WILL I BE REQUIRED TO PAY FOR MY BOOTH SPACE?
When you fill out the application you will also submit your payment at the end. All applications will be reviewed and vendors will then be notified of their acceptance status within 15 business days of applying. If your application has been denied, you will receive your refund and are subject to a 25% processing fee. (No refunds for denied applicants after June 1st)
VENDOR BOOTH SPACE LOCATION, SET-UP & BREAK-DOWN INFORMATION
All confirmed vendors will receive a booth space location and loading zone number. You will receive this information along with a map closer to the event once all vendors are finalized. The earliest time for vendors to set-up is 8:00am. Vendors can start to break-down at 4:45pm and 5:00pm.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?
Unfortunately, there are NO refunds on your payment(s) made on a vendor space. This does not apply to denied applicants. ***After JUNE 1ST, 2020 there will be NO refunds including denied applicants.
WHAT IF I WANT A REFUND WITHIN 15 DAYS OF APPLYING?
Unfortunately, no refunds unless your application has been denied and it’s before June 1st, 2020.