The Taste of Coeur d Alene Vendors
Taste of Coeur d'Alene 2018
We're looking forward to posting a promotional list of participating vendors for 2018 on our site in the near future.
With the 2018 Taste of Coeur d Alene, we are no longer be using ZAPP as our registration platform. The 2018 on-line sign-up will be managed through "ACTIVE". Please read the Guidelines and Rules below. At the bottom of this page is a link to the Registration Form.
GUIDELINES & RULES
May 1st - Deadline for consideration for last years spots for returning vendors
Location & Dates:
City Park at Independence Point
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Now in its 31st year, Taste of Coeur d’Alene has become one of the Inland Northwest’s favorite festivals. Coeur d’Alene City Park on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene in the summer is the ideal location for this event, attracting more than 50,000 seasonal and year-round residents and tourists, over three days. The festival’s fine art and crafts are showcased al fresco. The festival also features live professional music and a variety of quality foods and beverages including a beer garden featuring local micro brews. Admission to the festival is free to the public. Taste of the Coeur d’Alene takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2018.
NOTE: Separate applications are under development for Artisans and Food Vendors. We will updated this page and include the Application process over the next few weeks.
Taste of Coeur d'Alene is a juried high quality art and craft show that accepts a variety of hand crafted mediums, combined with a wide variety of food vendors, primarily from the local area. All works must be hand made by the vendor, who must be present during the show. Mediums we accept include:
May 1ST - Deadline for priority spots for returning vendors.
May 30th - Deadline for online submission for jury.
June 15th - Payment Due in Full for all vendors
Any request for cancellation must be received by July 1st, and will incur a 20% charge against the applicable booth fee. Application fees are non-refundable.
CRAFT VENDORS: The only time the Park is available for set-up is Friday at 6:30 am, at the Mullan Ave. entrance. Booth assignments will be available at that time. Check-in will be at the Kiwanis booth located at the large gazebo. Coffee and refreshments will be provided. Booths must be set up by 10AM on Friday, August 5th. Please do not call to find out your space assignment.
FOOD VENDORS: Setup will be on Thursday, August 4th. You will be given a time to setup prior to July 30th. We will only guarantee setup at this time. Additional information and instructions will be emailed upon application acceptance.
The City of Coeur d’Alene has added 200 new paved parking spaces
adjacent to the show site. Management of parking is handled by
Diamond Parking. Panhandle Kiwanis no longer offers any preferential
parking for this show. Negotiations are ongoing to secure overnight
parking permission for vendors, but at this time cannot be guaranteed.
Every effort will be made to honor requests, but is not guaranteed. Please note that corners are limited.
Applicants who are not accepted MAY be placed on a wait list. If additional space or cancellations are available after June 1st, wait listed applicants will be chosen based on their discipline then application date.
Sales, Sales Tax and Permits:
Idaho Panhandle Kiwanis does not charge a commission on sales transacted by exhibitors/vendors. You retain 100% of all sales. Idaho has a sales tax of 6%. It is required that all exhibitors/vendors have an Idaho Sales Tax Permit Number. **Tax forms and instructions will be provided to all participants filled out based on application information at Check-in for signature. You will not receive your booth location until the tax form is completed.**
Overnight roving security is provided on Thursday (for Food Vendors), Friday, and Saturday nights. However, Idaho Panhandle Kiwanis assumes no responsibility for the exhibitor’s products during Taste of the Coeur d’Alene. Therefore, the exhibitor should secure their booths at night.
This event will remain open Rain or Shine, but the cancellation or closing of Taste of the Coeur d’Alene due to extreme weather or other acts of God will be at the discretion of the Idaho Panhandle Kiwanis. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.
Exhibitors who close their booth space at any time prior to the closing of the show are at risk of being banned from future shows.
There will be NO electricity available for craft vendors. Whisper-quiet generators are allowed. Food Vendors see detailed requirements are listed below.
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE ABOVE RULES AND REGULATIONS MAY RESULT IN NOT BEING ALLOWED IN FUTURE SHOWS.
The following rules and regulations shall also apply to all persons using any city park:
a) No cars or trucks, except city vehicles, are allowed on the park grounds. (Without specific limited permission)
b) No nailing or stapling is allowed on any park fixtures, building or trees.
c) No overnight camping is allowed in the park or in parking lots.
d) No dogs are allowed in the park.
e) No alcohol is allowed in the park (Except by special permit).
f) No glass containers are allowed in the park.
g) No fences or barriers shall be erected on park grounds.
h) All water amenities are prohibited in city parks, e.g., misters, dunk tanks, water slides, kiddie pools, and water balloons.
6) Noise decibel levels must not exceed 65 decibels as per Ordinance #2416.
7) Failure to comply with the above rules and regulations may result in cancellation of event. Damage to facilities that is directly related to the event will be billed to the person responsible.
Specific rules pertaining to FOOD VENDORS ONLY:
Priority will be given to returning vendors for last year's location if desired. To guarantee that site, payment must be received by May 1st.