We're always looking for Vendors with fresh, new, and special products to add to our group of family and friends that offer island-style and tropical themed products and services.
Contact us if you want to sell crafts, merchandise or food, or offer a service at this year's event. No applications accepted after July 31, 2022
- Check here to download and mail our "Vendor Application" OR
- Check here to fill out and submit online our Vendor Application"
- Check here to see our list of Vendors from past events
INDOORS OR OUTDOORS SPACE (10'x10')
• Information and Services Providers (No Sales) = $0
• Merchandise (NO Food & Drinks) = $200
• Merchandise WITH Food & Drinks (Packed) = $300
• Food & Drinks (Packed) = $200
• Food & Drinks (Prepared onsite) up to 10' x 30' Space = $400
• Kids' Zone (FREE Activity) 10' x 10' Space = $0 (We may compensate for supplies)
• Kids' Zone (Sales Activity) 10' x 10' Space = $100
• Workshop (FREE Activity) = $0 (We may compensate for supplies)
• Workshop (Sales Activity) = $100
NUMBER OF ATTENDEES:
We can't predict the amount of people that will come and go throughout the day.
NUMBER OF VENDORS:
We can't predict how many Vendors will apply. Please check back close to the event date.
Posters, flyers and postcards will be handed out at other events, posted in different community businesses, and listed on various social media platforms. In August, the Venue will begin advertising through its various platforms, including a lighted marquee billboard in front that's highly visible to foot and driving traffic.
In 2018 ALOHA POLY FEST was awarded a "Certificate of Recognition" by Senator Scott Weiner and Assemblyman David Chu on behalf of the State of California. In 2017 the event was featured as the story "Aloha comes to the Bay Area" in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper. In 2016 The event appeared as "Tops weekend events in SF" on Channel 7 ABC News. We plan to have more media exposure this year. Help spread the news!
Charles Hamer (aka Uncle Charlie) is the contact for all Vendors. Call or text 415.374.3553 or Email email@example.com
Cow Palace Arena & Event Center, 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, California.
Space fees are listed above and on the "Vendor Application". NO Bottled and canned drinks may be sold without our approval.
The Venue is huge with lots of space available inside or outside to place Vendors safely distant apart from others. Up until the night before the event or upon check-in at the event, you’ll receive the space assigned to you, check-in details, and receipt of payment. Sharing booths with another Vendor is not allowed unless pre-authorized by us. Absolutely no subleasing of any booth is allowed.
Trash and Recycle bins will be on-site. DO NOT throw away any large items or packaging (such as boxes, paper…) in these bins. These are strictly for the public’s use for trash from food and drinks. Violators will be fined $50.
We don't provide any equipment, but offer tables and chairs for rent. Electricity is available indoors only and Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
You must bring your own canopy tent (without Top cover OR side walls if indoors)
, structure walls, tables, chairs, generator (for outdoors only), and other equipment needed to operate your business. You should also always have hand sanitizer available and visible at all times. DO NOT use nails, screws, glue or anything other than blue tape and rope to hang things from the walls or other property on the premises. Open flames, candles, sparklers, balloons, fog machines, and smoke are NOT ALLOWED indoors. Small or medium Generators ARE ONLY ALLOWED outdoors. Large generators may incur an extra cost.
All Checks and Money Orders are accepted, made payable to "Charles Hamer" with "Aloha Poly Fest 2022" on the Reference Memo line OR you can pay online through www.Venmo.com @Charles-Hamer. After your application and payment is received, you'll receive an email confirmation from us.
If your application is not accepted, your payment will be returned by mail before the event, along with the reason that we did not accept your application. You'll be assessed a $50 fee if your check is returned by any financial institution for any reason.
Applications and payments are accepted until July 31, 2022
SETUP & BREAKDOWN: Setup time on Saturday, August 27, 2022, is from 6:30am to 10am.
Breakdown time is allowed no earlier than 5pm to be completely vacated by 8pm (NO EXCEPTIONS). We advise you to bring a handcart to move things to and from your vehicle. You may temporarily park at the loading dock to drop off things to transport to your Vendor Space. You must move fast and NOT leave your vehicle parked at loading dock while transporting things to your Vendor Space. Please keep in mind that others will also need this area to unload/load. The Loading dock will close at 9:30am. Doors open to the public at 10am. Lunch service begins at 10am. Live Entertainment begins at 11am.
ALL DAY FREE with in and out privilege is available in reserved spaces close to the entrance. Security will monitor all lots. NEVER leave valuable objects in your vehicle that may be visible to others.
Licensed Security and Daly City Police Department will monitor the event.
INSURANCE, LICENSES & PERMITS:
We have event insurance that covers property damage and bodily injury only. We recommend, but not require, that you have your own liability insurance.
You MUST possess a valid California Business Seller’s Permit or Non-Profit certificate to rent a Vendor space at ALOHA POLY FEST. Please make sure to include a copy with your “Vendor Application”. Vendors who sell only one time per year in California may obtain a “Temporary Business Seller’s Permit” by visiting www.taxes.ca.gov. You are solely responsible for collecting and filing your own taxes.
All Food & Drinks Vendors are required to have a permit from the County of San Mateo. Check here to download all guidelines from San Mateo County (http://www.alohapolyfest.com/SanMateoFoodGuidelines.7z).
Full refund is available if the event is cancelled for any reason before the scheduled event date OR if you are sick with or without symptoms. No worries...your well-being is important to us. You'll receive a full refund if you contact us before the event. No refund will be issued if you don't contact us to cancel your participation.
We're accepting gifts to raffle away to the public. Identifiable Volunteers will accept donations by visiting Vendors or you may leave a donation and business card at the Aloha Poly Fest booth.