Craft Vendor

Please Read Carefully Before Completing Application!

Arts and Craft Vendors will be on display on the flat area on the hill beside the Food Truck Contest Area in the Renfro Valley RV Camping area.  Vendors can set up a space no longer than 10-foot by 10-foot in size.  You will need to bring your own table, chairs, and pop-up tent.  There are no electrical outlets for vendors.

Items should be handcrafted items.  We will limit to 2-3 of the same type of vendor and review applications in the order received. We will not accepted items from marketing sales such as Mary Kay, Avon, Tupperware, Plunder, or mass sales type items.

NO food, candy, treats, or drinks will be allowed for sale in craft vendor area.  If you want to sell food – sign up to be a Food Truck Vendor.

If you want to be placed beside another particular vendor, please list their name with question on the application.  Placement of booths is up to the discretion of the Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourist Commission Board of Directors and Staff Members. It is recommended to have someone with you at your booth in case you need to leave it.

The Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourist Commission Board of Directors has the right to refuse any application.

You will submit a photo to [email protected] of your items so that we can place on social media to advertise your business when approved.

Application deadline is August 1, 2024 at 5:00 PM est. Application may be submitted online or in person at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum, located at 2590 Richmond Street, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

You will receive an email when Accepted to become a vendor. Please note that approvals can take several weeks due to volume received. 

With the approval email, you will receive an invoice for the non-refundable $50 Vendor Fee.  Vendor fee must be paid by August 15, 2024.  Payment can be made via credit card, debit card, or check.  If you do not pay by the deadline, you will not be allowed to set up at event.

When approved, you will submit a photo of your items so that we can place on social media to advertise your business.

Week of the Event: Approved Craft Vendors will receive an Email with set up information, including Spot Number.  Event staff will have spaces assigned prior to your arrival on the day of set-up. Vendors may begin setting up on the day of the event no earlier than 8:00 AM. Event starts at 11:00 AM and concludes at 6:00 PM. Please note that you must collect Kentucky Sales Tax as a list of vendors will be reported to Kentucky Department of Revenue.

Questions: Email [email protected] or call 606-256-1000.

Event is Rain or Shine.