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Bella Vita Fest, produced by the ArtWalk San Diego team, is a celebration of Italian culture featuring chalk art, wine, food, and music, all with an Italian flair. Spaces are limited. Register early! Please read the information below before clicking through to the application. ONLY PRODUCTS WITH AN ITALIAN CONNECTION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Registration Deadline: September 21, 2023, or until spaces are filled. No walk-on vendors will be accepted.
Vendor Fees: $650 for 10x10 space - $1200 for 10 x 2- space
Rentals: $250 for a festival style 10 x 10 tent - $150 for a pop up canopy.
Event Hours and Set Up: Saturday, October 21 & Sunday, October 22 from 11am to 6pm. Set up is between 6am and 9am. Vehicles will be allowed to drive onto India Street to unload. Do not begin assembling your booth until after your vehicle has been removed from the street. All vehicles must be removed from the street by 9am. Cars will not be allowed back on the street until the event ends Sunday night. No early departures.
Parking: Parking and load in information will be sent prior to the event.
Review Process: Space assignments will be made on a first come, first serve basis, and will go through a review process for acceptance or denial. All vendors are subject to review and Bella Vita Fest reserves the right to refuse space to anyone. Photos of your booth and items sold are required by all vendors. Approval notice will be sent within 2 weeks.
Space Assignments: Bella Vita Fest will place all vendors. You may request a space on your application but there will be no guarantees. Vendors will receive a space assignment number and map ahead of the event.
Sales Information: Bella Vita Fest reserves the right to determine if a business, organization or activity is suitable for the Bella Vita Fest. Please list all items that you will be selling on the application. LIA reserves the right to request removal of items that are not listed on the pre-approved vendor application.
Health Permits: All food vendors must have current and up to date San Diego County Health Permits, Seller’s Permit, and Certificates of Insurance. Please call San Diego County Health Department at 858-505-6809, if you have any questions.
Fees: Fees vary upon space size and are non-refundable. Upon acceptance each vendor will be emailed an invoice from Square.com. Payment via Square includes a 3.5% Credit Card Processing Fee. If you prefer to mail a check, please make checks payable to Art for People and mail to 2210 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Sales Tax: Vendors must submit a copy of your valid California Sellers Permit (state sales tax license) with application. Vendors are responsible for collecting and reporting sales tax.
Electrical: Electrical power will be available for all vendors at an additional cost of $150.00. You will be required to supply a plug or UL adapter to match, plus 100 feet of heavy-duty cord. Each vendor is responsible for taping down their own cords. Bella Vita Fest has the authority to remove unsafe setups.
Clean Up: All vendors are responsible for cleaning up their booth space. Those vendors whose spaces are not returned to original conditions will be denied entrance next year.
Bella Vita Fest -2210 Columbia St., San Diego, CA 92101 619-615-1092