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Kansas City Irish Fest Irish Marketplace Vendor Application 2021

Deadline: Aug 13, 2021 11:59 pm (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Date: Sep 03, 2021 5:00 pm - Sep 05, 2021 11:00 pm (CST)
Kansas City, Missouri

About the event

It’s no secret the Irish can tell a good story, so let us tell yours to our attendees! With over 30 bands on nine stages, heritage workshops and displays, comedy, genealogy, a massive children’s area and so much more, there is no better way to celebrate Celtic Pride in Cowtown than Kansas City Irish Fest. Named the “Best Family Festival” in Kansas City and thrice voted the “Best Festival in Kansas City” by the KC Convention & Visitors Association’s Visitors’ Choice Awards, we can credit much of our success to crafting unique sponsor experiences that seamlessly integrate brands like yours into the fabric of our festival. Visit to learn more and email with any questions!
O'Neill Events
O'Neill Events

About the application

Greetings! Please fill out the following form if you are interested in being a vendor at KC Irish Fest, taking place this year September 3-5 at Crown Center Square in Kansas City. Please note we only accept vendors for our marketplace that sell primarily cash and carry Irish or Celtic goods. If you are an artisan please see our Art in the Park application, if you are interested in promoting a business or service please see our sponsorship application. The application deadline is July 15, 2021. The Kansas City Irish Fest committee will review all submissions and get back with selected vendors no later than July 15, 2021. Vendors are selected based on items sold, uniqueness, experience, and overall setup. There is a fee to participate as a vendor at Irish Fest. We will charge the card you provide once you are accepted as a vendor and you accept the invitation. You will have one week after you are notified of your acceptance to confirm your participation.

Terms & Conditions

The following items apply to all exhibitors unless specified in writing. * Kansas City Irish Fest (KCIF) provides all tents for vendors. All vendors will be placed under large tents that KCIF will provide. * KCIF will provide up to four (4) eight-foot tables. Tables must be reserved on application. * All Exhibitors MUST stay within the designated space marked by KCIF. Failure to do so and non-compliance when asked by KCIF staff could result in you not being asked back for 2020 * Exhibitors are not allowed to place tents under tents. Exhibitors are allowed to use framing and other display units. * Exhibitors will supply to the KCIF a list of all items intended for sale or display at the festival. The KCIF has the right to disallow any item or items from being available at the festival. * Exhibitors will not be allowed to bring any food or beverage items onto the festival grounds for personal consumption without written approval of the KCIF. * There will be designated areas for food & beverage booths and for exhibitor booths. The KCIF Executive Director will make all final determinations regarding booth placement. * All fees will be nonrefundable, except at the sole discretion of the KCIF. * KCIF will provide security and trash removal throughout the event. Exhibitors will be expected to help keep the area around their booths clean and free of debris. * Each exhibitor will be given EIGHT VENDOR WRISTBANDS for each day for the purpose of permitting staff to gain entrance to the festival grounds. * Exhibitors will be expected to have their booths completely set up at least 60 minutes prior to the start of the festival. The festival grounds will be accessible Sept. 3rd at 9 a.m. prior to the start of the event. You are expected to remain open until close of the Fest each day. * Exhibitors will be told of drop-off sites for loading and unloading their wares, and locations to park vehicles during the event. Vehicles are not allowed on site during Fest hours. * Due to inclement weather or other emergencies, vendors must comply with any evacuation orders that are implemented by KCIF executive team or security. * Exhibitors will be allowed to sell their items only to persons on the festival grounds. * Exhibitors are not allowed to use the KCIF name and logo on any merchandise. * Exhibitors will comply with all local, city, and state rules and regulations. Exhibitors will supply all necessary items to accomplish these goals. * The KCIF will take place rain or shine and all fees are nonrefundable. * Exhibitor to provide KCIF with a certificate of insurance listing Brookside Irish Fest dba Kansas City Irish Fest as additionally insured * All vendors must comply with the COVID guidelines that Kansas City Irish Fest implements. We will send you more information on this as we get closer to the festival.


10 x 10 Irish MarketplaceSpace $900 Non-refundable $900 is for a 10 x 10 space. Tents will be provided. Please note your credit card or echeck will be charged once you are accepted to the festival and you accept the invitation. You will have a week to accept or you forfeit your space.
10 x 20 Booth Space $1,300 Non-refundable $1,300 is for a 10x20 space. Tents will be provided. You card will be charged once you are invited to participate in the festival and you accept the invitation. You will have one week to accept once offered the space.
Cigar Booth $550 Non-refundable
KCGAC SOLD OUT Non-refundable

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Please list a description of the items that you would be selling.
  • How many Tables will you need?
  • Do you agree to the terms and conditions listed on this application?

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 1
  • Please upload at least one photo of items you would like to sell at Kansas City Irish Fest. If accepted we could use this picture for promotional purposes.
Kansas City Irish Fest Irish Marketplace Vendor Application 2021
Kansas City Irish Fest Irish Marketplace Vendor Application 2021
Kansas City Irish Fest 2021
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