Vendor Info

Bloomin logos for vendor app

The main purpose of the Bloomin’ Temple Festival is to provide a unique mix of live entertainment, arts & crafts, festive food, a carnival, children activities and family fun in historic downtown Temple.

Vendor applications are now being accepted for the 12th Annual Bloomin’ Temple Festival taking place Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, 2017. All vendors must review the RULES AND REGULATIONS prior to submitting your online application as you will be responsible for all information contained therein.

DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm 

on Saturday, April 15, 2017 

Update: We are no longer accepting vendors selling the following items as we are at capacity: Funnel Cakes, SnoCones, Corndogs, Fajita Tacos, Turkey Legs, and Roasted Corn.

  1. General Vendor Info
  2. Vendor Rules & Regulations
  3. Vendor Fees
  4. Vendor Application

WHERE: Downtown Temple in the 4th and Central Ave Area

WHEN: Friday, April 28 @ 6:00 pm to Midnight Saturday, April 29 @ 11:00 am to Midnight

VENDOR SPACE: Booth space is limited to a single 10 x 10 booth (including all wires, stakes, poles, etc.) with a good roof that can withstand wind, rain and other inclement weather. If you require a larger space (Example: 10 x 20) then you would need to purchase additional space or bring your display trailer. Come prepared for all types of weather. You must secure your booth in case of windy conditions. All items being sold or displayed must be contained in booth space. Vendors are responsible for providing all their own equipment, including tables, chair, tents etc. 

ELECTRICITY: Vendors must list all electrical connections on application. Electrical arrangements must be made and purchased prior to your arrival and last minute changes will not be accepted. Electricity is limited and only available if requested. You MUST furnish your own pigtail. (see page 4 for details & pricing) Vendors must provide their own extension cord, 300’ min. and power strips. Outlets may not be overloaded and no outside generators are allowed. 

WEATHER: The Festival will go on rain or shine! This is an outdoor event; be prepared for any type of weather. Tents, canopies and pop-ups must be secured to withstand the weather. We will post information on Facebook and will send emails to registered vendors if there are any weather concerns. Safety of our vendors, visitors, and staff are top priority. Weather will be monitored throughout the day of the festival.

CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE: Vendors must furnish FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT/CITY OF TEMPLE with a Certificate of Insurance with general liability coverage of not less than $1,000,000 and will name the City of Temple as an “additional insured” with Downtown Temple as the premises for the event. If VENDOR does not carry insurance, then the AFFIRMATION AND LIABILITY RELEASE must be completed and signed by the VENDOR in lieu of a Certificate of Insurance. All, VENDORS agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Bloomin’ Temple Festival and the City of Temple, its officers, agents, directors, employees and assigns from any and all claims arising from any act or omission of the Vendor. Certificate of Insurance and/or AFFIRMATION AND LIABILITY RELEASE must be provided before set-up.

REQUIREMENTS: Vendors must remain open until event closing, even if vendor is sold out. Leaving early makes the festival look in disarray; and concessionaires who leave early will not be invited to participate the following year. Your booth must be neat, attractive and well-maintained. Signage with visible and clear pricing is required. You are responsible for setting up, maintaining and removing your own booth, merchandise and trash.

APPLICATON CHECKLIST/ACCEPTENCE: The following items MUST be submitted for your application to be considered.

1) Completed online application with payment @ 

 2) Food Menu with pricing 

 3) Photo of your booth

4)Certificate of Insurance and/or AFFIRMATION AND LIABILITY RELEASE 

** (photos and certificate of insurance can be be emailed to (

*UPDATE: We will not accept anymore of the following items to be included on menus as we are at capcity.
Funnel Cakes, SnoCones, Corndogs, Fajita Tacos, Turkey Legs, Roasted Corn