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Vendor applications are now open for our big event in May: SJMADE Fest!
Vendor applications are now open for our big event in May: SJMADE Fest!

SJMADE Fest 2023 - Form for Food/Drink Vendors (On-Site Cooking + Prep)

If you are a food/drink vendor (on-site cooking + prep) OR food truck looking to participate in SJMADE Fest 2023, please use the form down below to communicate your interest in being a part of the event. 

NOTE: If you are a food/drink vendor that does NOT require on-site cooking or on-site preparation (e.g. your selling packaged goods or pre-made items like cupcakes, cookies, macarons, snack mix), you will need to apply via our standard vendor application page: https://www.sanjosemade.com/products/sjmade-fest-2023-vending.

 

Instructions

  • Fill out the form down below. 
  • Once we receive your form submission, someone from our team will reach out via email within 5-10 business days.
  • Submitting this form does NOT confirm your participation. Our application jury will review the information you submit here and based on that review, our application jury will determine whether or not to approve your participation in the event.
  • If our application jury approves your participation in the event, we will email you with further instructions, including an invoice that you will need to pay by a specific deadline in order to confirm your participation. 
  • If your application jury DOES NOT approve your participation in the event, we will email you with a notification. Please note there are a variety of factors that can go into an application not being approved and having your application not be approved for this particular event does not preclude you from having your application considered and approved for future SJMADE events.

If your application is approved and you are a food/drink vendor booth...

  • You will need to fill out hand-sign a Santa Clara County TFF Application: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i8egqsv75luu5cr/TFF%20Application%20-%20Food%3ADrink%20Vendor%20-%20SJMADE%20Fest%20-%202023.pdf?dl=0. This application must be emailed to info@sanjosemade.com before or by March 20, 2023. If you do not email us this application by this deadline, you will not be allowed to participate in the event.
  • Your TFF application will be reviewed by Santa Clara County Health. If Santa Clara County Health approves your TFF application, your participation as a food/drink vendor will be confirmed. If Santa Clara County Health does NOT approve your TFF application, you will not be allowed to participate in the event. 
  • If you have never gone through this TFF process for an event in Santa Clara County, we recommend you visit and read this page which contains all the relevant info for food/drink vendors selling at events in Santa Clara County: https://cpd.sccgov.org/programs-and-services/temporary-events

If your application is approved and you are a food truck that does NOT have a valid Santa Clara County Health Permit...

  • You will need to fill out hand-sign a Santa Clara County TFF Application: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i8egqsv75luu5cr/TFF%20Application%20-%20Food%3ADrink%20Vendor%20-%20SJMADE%20Fest%20-%202023.pdf?dl=0. This application must be emailed to info@sanjosemade.com before or by March 20, 2023. If you do not email us this application by this deadline, you will not be allowed to participate in the event.
  • Your TFF application will be reviewed by Santa Clara County Health. If Santa Clara County Health approves your TFF application, your participation as a food/drink vendor will be confirmed. If Santa Clara County Health does NOT approve your TFF application, you will not be allowed to participate in the event. 
  • If you have never gone through this TFF process for an event in Santa Clara County, we recommend you visit and read this page which contains all the relevant info for food/drink vendors selling at events in Santa Clara County: https://cpd.sccgov.org/programs-and-services/temporary-events

If your application is approved and you are a food truck that has a valid Santa Clara County Health Permit...

  • You will just need to email us your valid Santa Clara County Health Permit number before or by March 20, 2023. If you do not email us your permit number by this deadline, you will not be allowed to participate in the event.

 

Pricing

If your application is approved and you are a food/drink vendor booth...

  • TOTAL BOOTH FEE: $686
  • This includes the $186 TFF Fee charged by Santa Clara County Health. View more info about this here: https://cpd.sccgov.org/programs-and-services/temporary-events
  • This covers participation for both Saturday and Sunday. We do not offer single-day participation. 
  • This includes a 20'x20' booth space.
  • This does not include access to electricity.

If your application is approved and you are a food truck that does NOT have a valid Santa Clara County Health Permit...

  • TOTAL PARTICIPATION FEE: $686
  • This includes the $186 TFF Fee charged by Santa Clara County Health. View more info about this here: https://cpd.sccgov.org/programs-and-services/temporary-events
  • This covers participation for both Saturday and Sunday. We do not offer single-day participation. 
  • This does not include access to electricity.

If your application is approved and you are a food truck that has a valid Santa Clara County Health Permit...

  • TOTAL PARTICIPATION FEE: $500
  • This covers participation for both Saturday and Sunday. We do not offer single-day participation. 
  • This does not include access to electricity.

 

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About SJMADE Fest 2023

We're super excited to be doing our first ever SJMADE Fest on May 20-21, 2023. Think of it as a springtime outdoors version of our SJMADE Holiday Fair. Featuring over 300 of your favorite creative small businesses. However, our special spin for this specific event is that it will feature six themed areas all within the event: 

  • Kitty Carnival: Featuring cat themed carnival games designed by SJMADE in collaboration with some of our favorite artists, a kitten lounge by Mini Cat Town, and cat themed vendors!
  • Noodle Fest: Featuring food trucks and food stalls offering a diversity of interesting and, most importantly, tasty noodle dishes! Expect lots of your favorite noodles dishes plus some new unique ones too!
  • K-Pop Plaza: Featuring live K-Pop dance performances, K-Pop themed vendors, K-Pop themed photo opportunities and more!
  • Maker Marketplace: Featuring some of your favorite makers selling their work, live making demonstrations and DIY maker workshops!
  • Artist Avenue: Featuring some of your favorite independent artists selling their work.
  • Sweets Street: Featuring food trucks and food stalls offering delicious sweets, ranging from boba to pies to cupcakes to cookies to ice cream! 

Event Details

  • Event Name: SJMADE Fest
  • Dates: May 20-21, 2023
  • Times: 11 AM to 6 PM each day
  • Location: History Park San José
  • Address: 635 Phelan Ave. San Jose, CA 95112
  • Parking: There is a parking lot passed past the entrance on Phelan Ave as well as street parking available in the surrounding neighborhood. More parking details to come as the event nears.
  • Admission: Free admission for attendees. All ages welcome.
  • Pet Policy: Service animals only (applies for both attendees and vendors)
  • Door Giveaway: There will be door giveaways for the first 1,000 attendees each day. More details will be announced closer to the event.