SJMADE Craft Maker Booths
Taco Fest and BACONLAND

TACO FEST: SATURDAY, May 27, 2017
BACONLAND: SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2016
11 AM to 5PM BOTH DAYS

HISTORY PARK, 1650 SENTER RD, SAN JOSE, CA 95112

Two of San Jose's favorite food festivals are back in 2017 for a full weekend of delicious fun! This year, Moveable Feast's Taco Festival of Innovation and BACONLAND (formerly Bacon Festival of America) will take place on the same weekend--Memorial Day Weekend--and at the same venue--History Park San Jose. Each event will be a single-day event. Scroll down for more information as well as links to buy tickets for each event.

For both events, San Jose Made will be programming amazing local craft maker booths giving all attendees an opportunity to meet these wonderful local makers, learn more about their story and shop their goods. If you are interested in vending at one or both events, scroll down for more information below.

(NOTE: Taken after setup and before the 2016 event began.)

(NOTE: Taken after setup and before the 2016 event began.)

About Taco Festival of Innovation - Saturday, May 27, 2017

A day filled with delicious chef-created taco dishes, flavorful craft beers, family friendly games, local shopping, and exciting performances. Moveable Feast curates a selection of 25+ of the best taco trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco. All plates are $6.00 or less with a selection of short rib tacos, nacho tacos, Vietnamese shrimp tacos, and even ice cream tacos -- just to name a few. Attendees also have the chance to vote on different food trucks to receive superlative awards like 'Best of Show' and 'Most Creative' with a chance for guests to win free food to utilize at any of our events.

Buy a General Admission Ticket ($9.99) or Unlimited Craft Beer Tasting Pass (Pre-sale $34.99)

https://www.universe.com/events/6th-annual-sj-taco-festival-of-innovation-tickets-H1BNQM

Official Website

http://www.mvblfeast.com/tacofestival/

Facebook Event Page

https://www.facebook.com/events/664580843724100/

Taco Festival of Innovation Food Truck Lineup

Oaxacan Kitchen, Fish Taco Wabo, Los Jarochos, SAJJ, Tacos de los Altos, Taqueria Angelicas, Takoz Mod Mex, 3 Brothers Kitchen, 333 Truck, Judies Tacos Locos, Cielito Lindo, Hula Truck, We Sushi, Little Green Cyclo, Game Day Truck, Twister Food Truck, Los Tolucas, Tacomania, Fairycakes, Treatbot, Rockos Chocolate Tacos, Monas Fruits

(NOTE: Taken after setup and before the 2016 event began.)

(NOTE: Taken after setup and before the 2016 event began.)

About BACONLAND: Bites, Bacon and Beer - Sunday, May 28, 2017

A day filled with delicious bacon-inspired dishes, flavorful craft beers, family friendly games, local shopping, and exciting performances. Moveable Feast is featuring a selection of 25+ of the best food trucks from all over the Bay Area to share their best bacon-inspired dishes. All bacon plates are $6.00 or less along with a variety of selections for every type of cuisine from American to Fusion to Traditional and everything in between! Attendees also have the chance to vote on different food trucks to receive superlative awards like 'Best of Show' and 'Most Creative' with a chance for guests to win free food to utilize at any of our events.

Buy a General Admission Ticket ($9.99) or Unlimited Craft Beer Tasting Pass (Pre-sale $34.99)

https://www.universe.com/events/baconland-bites-bacon-beer-tickets-54XRF1

Official Website

http://www.mvblfeast.com/baconlandfestival/

Facebook Event Page

https://www.facebook.com/events/417740748571207/

BACONLAND Food Truck Lineup

It's All Gravy, Waffle Amore, 3 Brothers Kitchen, Twister Food Truck, Takoz Mod Mex, The Game Day Truck, Thai Thai, Gold Rush Eatery, Smoked Out BBQ, West Wing, I Love Cheesestakes, Baconmania, Road Dogs, Pacific Island Kitchen, Big Ed's Buzzard BBQ, Los Jarochos, We Sushi, The Hogfather, Paddy Wagon Sliders, Zume Pizza, Fairycakes, Creative Sips, Treatbot, Rockos Chocolate Tacos


Apply to Vend

VENDOR APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.

APPLICATION NOTIFICATION EMAILS will be sent by May 10, 2017.

We have enough space for approximately thirty 10'x10' sized vendor booths each day. We've been programming maker booths at Taco Festival of Innovation and BACONLAND (formerly Bacon Festival of America) for over four years now. The following maker types have thrived the most at these events: 

  • Apparel makers (e.g. t-shirts, hats, accessories)
  • Food makers (RC1 Low Risk $99 TFF fee is built into the booth pricing. TFF forms will be sent upon receiving your application (you can also download the form here). TFF forms are due by May 13, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.)
  • Jewelry makers whose jewelry mainly ranges from $20 to $40 in price
  • Unique accessories makers (e.g. keychains, sunlgasses, wallets, pouches, bags)
  • Home goods makers

PLEASE NOTE: All applications will undergo our normal application jurying process. We jury all applications in order to ensure quality, product diversity and value to our attendees. 

Taco Festival of Innovation + BACONLAND - Both Days Vendor

Please make sure to select the correct booth type. If you are a food/drink maker, you must select either the 'Food Full 10'x10' Booth' option or the 'Food Half 5'x'10' Booth' option. If you are a food/drink maker and apply using the non-food options, your application will be voided and you'll be asked to apply again.

What is the difference between a Full Booth and a Half Booth?

All the booths at the event are 10'x10' sized booths. If you select the Full Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in your own 10'x10' booth space. If you select the Half Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in half of a 10'x10' booth space. Another vendor will be placed in the other half of that 10'x10' booth space.

Booth Size & Type:
Quantity:
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Taco Festival of Innovation - Single Day Vendor

Please make sure to select the correct booth type. If you are a food/drink maker, you must select either the 'Food Full 10'x10' Booth' option or the 'Food Half 5'x'10' Booth' option. If you are a food/drink maker and apply using the non-food options, your application will be voided and you'll be asked to apply again.

What is the difference between a Full Booth and a Half Booth?

All the booths at the event are 10'x10' sized booths. If you select the Full Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in your own 10'x10' booth space. If you select the Half Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in half of a 10'x10' booth space. Another vendor will be placed in the other half of that 10'x10' booth space.

Booth Size & Type:
Quantity:
Add To Cart
BACONLAND - Single Day Vendor

Please make sure to select the correct booth type. If you are a food/drink maker, you must select either the 'Food Full 10'x10' Booth' option or the 'Food Half 5'x'10' Booth' option. If you are a food/drink maker and apply using the non-food options, your application will be voided and you'll be asked to apply again.

What is the difference between a Full Booth and a Half Booth?

All the booths at the event are 10'x10' sized booths. If you select the Full Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in your own 10'x10' booth space. If you select the Half Booth option and are accepted, you will be vending in half of a 10'x10' booth space. Another vendor will be placed in the other half of that 10'x10' booth space.

Booth Size & Type:
Quantity:
Add To Cart

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Click on the ADD TO CART button here. The application should appear.

2. Fill out the application. Once you're finished, click the button at the bottom.

3. You'll be taken back to this page. 

4. You must pay your booth fee(s) in order to successfully submit your application(s). To pay, find the Shopping Cart icon*.

*If you're applying via desktop or laptop, scroll up and click on the Shopping Cart icon in the top-right corner of the screen. If you're applying via mobile or tablet, a Shopping Cart icon should appear at the bottom of your screen. 

5. After clicking the Shopping Cart icon, you'll be taken to a Checkout page. Follow the instructions from there until you have successfully submitted your payment. You'll receive a confirmation in your email if the payment has gone through successfully. If your application is accepted, your booth fee will have already been paid so you'll be all set. If your application is not accepted, your booth fee will be refunded.

VENDOR INFO

Once accepted, vendors will receive a full vendor info packet containing all relevant details to help them prepare for the event, however, here is some info to help better understand the setup:

  • Vendors will need to bring their own 10x10 tents, table(s), chair(s) and tent weights. Because this is an outdoor event, tent weights (one for each leg of the tent) are required. 
  • Each vendor will receive a single vendor parking permit.
  • Load-in will take place between 8 AM and 11 AM. Vendor vehicles will only be permitted on-site between 8 AM and 9 AM. During this time, vendors may drive up to their booths and drop-off their booth materials and products. Between 9 AM and 11 AM, vendors can park in the vendor parking lot and cart their booth materials and products to their booths. 
  • Load-out will take place between 5 PM and 7 PM. 
  • For makers vending at both Taco Fest and BACONLAND, overnight security will be on-hand Saturday night into Sunday morning so you will be able to leave your booth in place at your own discretion.

REFUND POLICY

For vendors whose applications are accepted but need to withdraw from the event: no refunds will be issued beyond May 13 at 11:59 PM PST. If you need to withdraw from the event, please notify us via email before then. No refunds will be issued due to poor weather conditions. 


How to get to this event

Address: 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112

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This venue is accessible by bus and is a bicycle-friendly venue, which is why we highly encourage people to take public transit or bicycle to the event. 


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