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You asked, we listened! The 2021 vendor applications are live, and your one stop apply and pay for vendor space securely online in minutes. Please read and scroll to the bottom for the link.
BECOME A VENDOR
All vendors must fill out the online application and accept the terms to our online vendor agreement. You will receive an automated email confirmation when your application is submitted and if your application is accepted. Info marked with a red asterisk (*) is required. Please note this application is not for restaurants or professional food vendors.
You must check the box agreeing to show rules and regulations and sign the entrance release in order to submit your application. Applications submitted without payment will not be considered.
VENDOR REFUND POLICY
Vendor fees are fully refundable until June 1, 2021. No cancellations or refunds will be granted after June 1st.
FL SALES AND USE TAX INFO
Each vendor is responsible for registering with the Florida Department of Revenue and collecting their own sales tax. Please see www.floridarevenue.com for more information.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Can I print my online application?
Why do I keep getting an error while trying to submit my application?
A: Please check you have filled out all forms with a red asterisk. Also make sure you have checked the box agreeing to the terms and conditions and signed the online waiver.
Can I print out the application form and mail in a check?
A: In an effort to Go Green and reduce paper consumption we are no longer accepting printed applications and checks. In order for your application to be processed and tracked it must be submitted and paid online.
How can I apply to be a lobster food vendor?
A: Only local restaurants are permitted to sell lobster at the show. If you are an eligible local Duval Street restaurant, please fill out our venue/restaurant application.
I filled out an application and paid my fee but have not received my booth assignment.
A: You will receive a confirmation email once you have applied and once again when you are accepted as a vendor. Vendor assignments will not be made until all applications have been received or the show has sold out. Your space will be posted on the website vendor information page by August 1st.
Exhibitors are responsible for their own tables, set-ups for their 10 foot space and breakdown. Canopies or umbrellas are permitted, but must not extend beyond the table or create a hazard for pedestrians. Merchandise must not extend beyond the outside of the booth. Electric is not provided, nor is it available on Duval Street. Exhibitors may bring their own generator as long as it fits within the 10’ x 10’ space. No loud generators will be permitted.
Move in All vehicles will travel Southbound only on Duval Street for move in. Vendors located in the 100 and 200 blocks of Duval Street designated as “A” or “B” and a number will enter from Front Street. Vendors located in the 300, 400 & 500 or “C” blocks of Duval Street will enter from Caroline Street. Set Up/Break down The street will be closed for Lobsterfest by 10:00am. No booths will be set up before the streets have been closed by public works. This includes unloading your items on the sidewalks or blocking the street with your vehicle. If you are observed setting up your booth before the streets have been closed you may be ticketed by the Key West Police Department.
All vendors/restaurants will begin breaking down their booths at 10:30pm. Each vendor is responsible for allotting a reasonable amount of time for break down. You each know how long it takes to complete this process so please allow for additional time if you have a lot of merchandise to wrap or pack. If your booth is not broken down by the designated time you will not be permitted to participate in future shows and may be subject to fines by Key West Police. Duval Street must be re-opened by 11:45pm. There are no exceptions!
Applications and payment must be submitted online! Applications without payment will not be considered.