Mountain Day 2020

Food Vendor Information

Lost Arts History & Craft Festival

Food Vendors (including nonprofits):

 a. You may be required to obtain a Health Department Permit, especially if you are serving made-  to-order or hot food. Call the local Health Dept. at 540-463-3185 for more information. Non-profit organizations may sell certain baked goods (cookies, brownies, bread, etc.) without a health permit.

b. Food vendors MUST obtain liability insurance and bring a certificate of insurance.

c. Food vendor booths must meet fire code regulations for tent, canopy, and membrane structure setup.

d. Water is not available. Vendors must bring their own water.

e. We are no longer accepting applications for 2019.  If you would like to be contacted when Mountain Day 2020 applications are available, please complete this form. The next Mountain Day will be held on October 10, 2020.


Space: Space size is 10x10 on the street.  Ample space will be provided between spaces to allow for canopies that are no larger than 10x12.  If a canopy is larger than 10x12, it will not be permitted. All vendors, demonstrators, and entertainers must park off of Magnolia Avenue.  If you need handicapped parking, please let us know. All vendors are responsible for setting up their own booths, tents, displays, etc.  All vendors are responsible for providing their own tables, chairs, canopies, displays, heavy-duty extension cords, money for change and other supplies as needed.  You might also consider bringing your own lunch and other refreshments

Electricity:  Electricity is not available. Please bring your own power source, if needed


Vendor Type/Service                                                                                                              Fee

Skill/Craft/History Demonstration -NO items for sale                                                FREE

Non-profit organization - info table OR products for sale                                           $20.00

Product/Service vendor (EXCEPT food vendor)                                                           $35.00

Food vendor (requiring Health Dept permit)                                                                  $65.00

Electric Service (added to vendor fee)                                                                            $25.00

Fees offset the cost of promotion, marketing, restrooms, and music. Fees are shared by all vendors. There will be a $35 charge for all returned checks. Fees are non-refundable. Checks must be payable to “Buena Vista Arts Council.”

Hours and set up:  Hours of the festival are 10:00 to 4:00 on Saturday, October 14th.  Set-up opens at 7:00 a.m.  Vendors are to be set up and ready for business by 9:45 a.m.  Vendors are expected to be present for the entire time that the festival is open.

This is a rain or shine event.

For more information contact the Buena Vista Arts Council at 540-572-0196 or

Buena Vista Arts Council

2037 Magnolia Avenue

Buena Vista, VA 24416


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