CONCESSIONAIRE RULES AND REGULATIONS
(a) Concessionaire may not sublease any space.
(b) ALL concessions must be opened and manned from 11:00 AM until Fair Closing for the day.
(c) Signs, posters, etc., are not to be stapled to any building, tree or pole.
(d) Sales or solicitation must be confined to the concessionaire’s space and in NO case may they be extended into any other part of the Fairgrounds. No walking sales allowed.
(e) ALL concessionaires must check in with the Fair Office before setting up.
(f) Any Concessionaires may be relocated or removed from the Fairgrounds if Fair Officials determine it to be advisable. Removal from the Fairgrounds will occur if concessionaire fails to comply with Fair rules and regulations. No Refunds will be given.
(g) Concessionaires are NOT welcome that have makeshift or slovenly appearance or which provide poor quality products or services; or where the concessionaire or employees fail to cooperate with Fair Officials. All wood structures must be painted or stained.
(h) Concessionaire must register each and every automobile, van and/or supply truck and obtain approval as to where the same may be parked. There will be NO vehicles allowed in the Midway area from 11 AM to 9 PM.
(i) Concessionaire Can't be set up earlier than three (3) days before the Fair opens, nor later than 2 days after it closes. Individual arrangements must be made with the Fair Officials as to camping space. As noted on the contract, a fee of $50.00 is required for this space.
(j) Any gambling concessions should be aware that the Fair Association, as the Licensee, will impose its own standards, which may on occasion be stricter than the State Law.
(k) NO CONCESSIONAIRE SHALL BREAKDOWN OR REMOVE HIS EXHIBIT FROM THE GROUNDS BEFORE 9:00 pm ON THE CLOSING DAY OF THE FAIR.
(l) If a Concessionaire is a nuisance to its neighbors for any reason or creates unreasonable noise, odor, refuse or other causes they will be asked to leave the Fair grounds.
(m) Concessionaires must comply with the FAIR LIABILITY INSURANCE requirements.
(n) Concessionaires must sell or exhibit what the contract states. Selling any item not allowed will be just reason for removal of product and/or concessionaire.
(o) Obscene posters, hats, t-shirts, drug paraphernalia or other items may not be displayed or given away as prizes nor may any item deemed nuisances (i.e.: canned string, stink bombs, noise makers, knives, numb chucks, throwing discs or ANY item that either Fair Officials or Local Law Enforcement Officials deem as dangerous) be sold or given away. Failure to comply will be just cause for immediate removal of product and/or concessionaire.
(p) Concessionaire may be required to leave the Fair for noncompliance for noncompliance with these rules and regulations and in such case NO REFUND on RENTAL or OTHER charges will be made. All decisions made by the fair Officials Are Final.
(Q) ***NEW**** FOOD & BEVERAGE RULES!
- ALL FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONAIRES MUST FOLLOW THE PRICING GUIDELINE SET UP BY THE HOULTON FAIR BOARD.
PRICING GUIDELINES ARE THE FOLLOWING:
ALL SODA BEVERAGE MUST BE AT SOLD AT A MINIMUM OF $2.50 PER BOTTLE OR CAN
ALL WATER BEVERAGES MUST BE SOLD AT A MINIMUM OF $2.00 PER BOTTLE
- ALL FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONAIRES MUST BE SET UP THE DAY BEFORE THE FAIR OPENS FOR INSPECTION BY THE STATE OF MAINE HEALTH INSPECTION UNIT.
- ALL FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONAIRES MUST BE LICENSED BY THE STATE OF MAINE AND HAVE A SALES TAX ID NUMBER
- FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE RULES OR HOULTON FAIR’S PRICING REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE SHUTDOWN OF YOUR BOOTH AND/OR REMOVAL OF YOUR BOOTH FROM THE HOULTON FAIR GROUNDS
BY SIGNING BELOW I HAVE READ AND ACKNOWLEDGED THE NEW RULES FOR FOOD
& BEVERAGES THAT HAVE BEEN PUT FORTH BY THE HOULTO FAIR ASSOCIATION. IF I VIIOLATE THESE RULES DURING THE FAIR, THE HOULTON FAIR HAS THE RIGHT TO SHUT ME DOWN UNTIL I COMPLY WITH THE RULES ABOVE.
****IF YOU ARE A RETURNING VENDOR FROM THE PREVIOUS FAIR WE WILL GUARANTEE YOU YOUR BOOTH SPACE FROM LAST YEAR – IN ORDER TO DO THIS YOUR APPLICATION NEEDS TO BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 15TH 2018. IF APPLICATION HASN'T BEEN RECEIVED -NO GUARANTEE OF PREVIOUS SPACE WILL BE OFFERED-PLEASE MAIL YOUR FORM BACK IN ASAP****
A $50.00 deposit is required along the submission of this application. All Deposits are Non Refundable The balance of the rental fee is due in full at the Fair Office upon your arrival at the Fair.
INSURANCE CERTIFICATES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 30TH, 2018
Booth Space is Always Available. - If After June 23rd 2018 -Please Call 207-532-4315 for Availability
We ACCEPT VISA/MASTERCARD FOR PAYMENT - To Pay by Credit Card Call 207-532-4315
or pay online after submitting online application.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: HOULTON FAIR ASSOCIATION and mail all payments to:
Houlton Fair Association
Houlton, ME 0473