The Vendor Application for 2023 is now closed! Thank you for your interest, and we hope to see you in 2024.
Thank you for your interest in participating in 2023’s Snoqualmie Days. Originally organized by volunteer firefighters in 1939, Snoqualmie Days is an annual community festival celebrating the beautiful city of Snoqualmie. Today, the Northwest Railway Museum hosts around 11,000 visitors during the event – and this year we celebrate 84 years!
About the Event: Snoqualmie Days is held in historic downtown Snoqualmie, located 30 miles east of Seattle. Today, Snoqualmie retains a strong connection to its past and draws regional crowds through popular tourist activities including: a historic downtown commercial landmark district, Snoqualmie Falls, and the Northwest Railway Museum whose passenger rail program operates on the same rail line that brought the first regional tourists to the Falls on July 4, 1889. The festival includes: a Grand Parade, Train Rides in historic train cars, Arts Programming, Music, Kids and Family activities, and much more!
How to Apply: Read all of the information on this page and complete the form below. Be sure to also submit your payment, and any required documentation and licenses. The vendor and sponsor committee will review applications as they are submitted. If accepted, the vendor committee will reach out to you via email. If your application is denied, you will be notified in writing and your payment returned.
Applications, Acceptance & Cancellations: Applications must be received by July 31, 2023 and include a description of your booth, photos of your booth, and information about the products or services being exhibited. All applicants are subject to a review by committee members. You will be notified of your acceptance as early as possible, but no later than August 1. Cancellations after July 31, 2023 will not receive a refund.
When and where: Snoqualmie Days is located in and around the Northwest Railway Museum and downtown Snoqualmie.
|Saturday August 19th, 2023
|Open to the Public
|9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
|Required Booth Hours
|9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
|Set up / Take down
|6:30 AM / Free to stay until 7:00 PM (clear out by 8 pm)
* Street closure begins at 6:00 AM and ends at 11:00 PM.
**Take down will begin at 6:00 PM, but vendors will be able to stay as late as 7:00 PM (must be cleared out by 8:00 PM). Vehicles are allowed on the street only when deemed safe by the Snoqualmie Police Dept.
Indemnity and Hold Harmless Agreement: Snoqualmie Days Volunteer Committee shall not be held liable for any debt, tax or assessment incurred by the concessionaire in the operation of his/her concession nor for any salary or expense due to any of his/her employees. The Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie Days, the City of Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Days Sponsors shall not be liable for the result of any accident or damage to any person or article employed by, or in possession of the concessionaire while at Snoqualmie Days festival in the city of Snoqualmie, whether such accident, loss or damage occurs during the time of preparation, the period of occupancy, or at the time of removal there from. In consideration of the privileges granted by this contract, the concessionaire agrees to protect, indemnify and hold harmless the Northwest Railway Museum, the City of Snoqualmie and the Snoqualmie Days Sponsor(s) from any and all claims for damages, demands or suits arising from injuries or damages sustained or alleged to be sustained by employees of the concessionaire of by any member of the public where such injury or damage shall have resulted directly or indirectly from the activities and business of the concessionaire in connection with this contract. The concessionaire shall cooperate and assist Snoqualmie Days or its representatives in investigating such claims and in negotiating settlement thereof and the concessionaire shall be bound by any decision of Snoqualmie Days or its representatives respecting the disposition to be made of such claims, even if any of the allegations, claim for damages, demands or suits are groundless, false or fraudulent. Snoqualmie Days accepts no responsibility for any losses or damage to persons or property of any kind
Insurance Requirements: Any vendor sampling a consumable food product must have a valid certificate of insurance that is current. Vendors must have $1,000,000 each occurrence with $1,000,000 aggregate products/completed operations and $1,000,000 general aggregate. Vendors must have valid and current insurance at the time of the event. All policies shall be written on an occurrence basis. The concessionaire shall be named insured on the policy and the City of Snoqualmie, Northwest Railway Museum, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES AND FESTIVAL SPONSORS shall be additional insured thereon. Please inform your insurance agency to be sure they include this exactly as stated. Certificates will not be accepted without this additional insured wording. Food vendors are required to obtain a health permit from the King County Health Department at least TWO WEEKS prior to the event. Please submit a current certificate of Insurance, booth photo, electrical needs and full menu.
Food Truck Requirements: Food trucks must have an annual mobile permit with Public Health Seattle and King County. More information on a King County mobile food service permit can be found here: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/environmental-health/food-safety/food-business-permit/mobile.aspx
Set-up: All vendors will be able to set up on August 19th starting at 6:30 AM.
Booths: Snoqualmie Days provides the booth space only. Each vendor must provide their own tents, display tables, chairs, fire extinguisher and exit sign. Only items listed on your application (art and/or food menu) may be sold at your booth. No exhibitor may display or market their materials outside the boundaries of their booth.
Property: No littering. Drug paraphernalia is strictly prohibited and violators will be prosecuted. There will be a FINE for illegal dumping down storm drains or anywhere else and/or for garbage left behind. No alcoholic beverages, pets, loud music, television or hawking will be allowed in the vicinity of your booth. The Festival reserves the right to restrict any activities determined by the Festival Staff to interfere with public access and/or Festival programming.
Space: Upon acceptance, Snoqualmie Days 2023 grants to the accepted vendor a non-assignable right to use and occupy a vendor space (10×10 or 10×20) for the sole purpose of sale or promotion of a product or service as listed on the application/contract. Vendors are required to use the vendor space in a reasonable and non-offensive manner subject to public health and safety regulations and subject to the rules and regulations of Snoqualmie Days. Agents of Snoqualmie Days reserve the right to prohibit anyone from selling, or any product from being sold.
Business License: All vendors (except non-profits who are not selling anything) must have a City of Snoqualmie business license or must apply to the City of Snoqualmie for a temporary business license. This form can be found here: Temporary Business License Application