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CherryArts announces the cancellation of the 30th Annual
Cherry Creek Arts Festival, originally scheduled for July 3, 4 and 5.
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2020 Cherry Creek Arts Festival Culinary Application

The Art of the Menu – July 3, 4, 5, 2020
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, a three-day outdoor celebration of the culinary, visual and performing arts. Widely recognized as one of the best outdoor juried visual arts events, the Arts Festival also offers extensive educational art activities for children and adults, live performances and special curated exhibitions. The Arts Festival is a tax exempt, arts service organization. Any net proceeds are used to improve the annual event, to present educational programs throughout the year, and to assist other related non-profit organizations.

Promotional Opportunity
Participating restaurants and food vendors tap into many exceptional marketing opportunities designed to drive name recognition:
• Opportunities to impress an audience expected to number 330,000
• Feature listing in the festival guide

Culinary Partner Selection
Culinary Partner selection by the Arts Festival is based on:
• Food quality • Menu desirability • Creativity • Presentation • Diversity & Uniqueness

Culinary partners may sell prepared food products only. Prepackaged food products are not acceptable. The Festival will coordinate all beverage concessions.

Participation Fees
Culinary fees for the 2020 event will be:

Culinary Avenue: Tented Row Space

12’ deep x 10′ long space

Includes:

  • Rental and installation of a 10’ x 10’ frame tent
  • 3’ tall x 10’ long banner, to match festival décor, installed by festival production team
  • Electricity: (2) 20amp circuits
  • Credit card machine, supplies and support before, during and after the event
  • Advance consultation and support regarding menu items, equipment, licenses, etc.

$1,100 vendor fee + 15% of net sales

 

Culinary Avenue – Corner Space Tent

12’ deep x 10′ long space on a corner/end cap of booths

Includes:

  • Rental and installation of a 10’ x 10’ frame tent
  • 3’ tall x 10’ long banner, to match festival décor, installed by festival production team
  • Electricity: (2) 20amp circuits
  • Credit card machine, supplies and support before, during and after the event
  • Advance consultation and support regarding menu items, equipment, licenses, etc.

$1,300 vendor fee + 15% of net sales

 

Culinary Avenue – Double Space Tent

12’ deep x 20’ long space

  • Rental and installation of a 10’ x 10’ frame tent
  • 3’ tall x 10’ long banner, to match festival décor, installed by festival production team
  • Electricity: (2) 20amp circuits
  • Credit card machine, supplies and support before, during and after the event
  • Advance consultation and support regarding menu items, equipment, licenses, etc.

$1,650 vendor fee + 15% of net sales (add $200 if you need a second 10’ x 10’ tent, would also include a second banner and installation)

 

Food Truck – up to 20’ long:

  • Electricity: (1) circuit – up to 50 AMPs
  • Credit card machine, supplies and support before, during and after the event
  • Advance consultation and support regarding menu items, equipment, licenses, etc.

$1,200 vendor fee + 15% of net sales

 

Food Truck – 21’ – 35’ long:

  • Electricity: (1) circuit – up to 50 AMPs
  • Credit card machine, supplies and support before, during and after the event
  • Advance consultation and support regarding menu items, equipment, licenses, etc.

$1,500 vendor fee + 15% of net sales

Participation fee does not include tables, décor, or other materials for the interior of your booth.

Refrigeration Fee
Space is available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis in our refrigeration truck. Fee for refrigeration space is $150 due along with your application fee.

Damage Deposit
A refundable damage deposit of $250 is due along with your application fee. The fee will be returned pending a successful post-event site inspection.

Payment
Participation Fee due no later than Friday, April 24, 2020
• Electronic processing is available with a 3% convenience fee for either wire transfers or credit card payments.
• Payment of 15% of net daily sales is due at the end of each Festival day

Booth Space
No sales or service shall be made from the sides or rear of the allotted space or spaces. If accommodation for special equipment is required, please sign up for the larger booth space. You may not store items behind or on the sides of your booth space if they extend beyond the perimeters of your allotted space.

Hours
***All vehicles must be offsite each day by 8:30am – load-in information will be sent with vendor packet for selected vendors!***
Friday, July 3, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 4, 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 5, 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• All culinary vendors are expected to be fully operational during the established operating hours
• The Arts Festival has a ‘soft’ opening time because there are no gates. Many patrons can be expected to be on hand well before opening hours.

Green Program
Cherry Creek Arts Festival Culinary Artists are required to provide compostable products: plates/food vessels, utensils, etc. NO STYROFOAM please!

Please direct applications and questions to:
Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Attention: Andrea Furness, Culinary Program
2 Steele Street, Ste. B100
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303.908.2705
E-Mail: [email protected]

Application Deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020