Applications for the 22nd Annual Roots and Blues festival for August 15, 16, 17th, 2014 are available below. Last year, the Festival attracted over 26,300 attendees over three days. Enjoy the breathtaking setting with Mt. Ida as the backdrop, celebrate with our friendly, and dedicated volunteers, and listen to LIVE music from our amazing musicians coming from all over the world for 3 memorable days in the Shuswap area.
food vendor application 2014 (click for form)
Our Roots and Blues Festival Food Village offers a wide variety of delectable consumables from many cultures to suit every appetite.
Vendors are selected based on a variety of factors including menu quality, type, booth specifications, electrical needs etc. Remember – we are set up in an outdoor area!
The Festival provides just the space, electrical and water/grey water hook ups. Vendors are required to provide flooring, sump pump, handwash sinks, hose, extension cords, lighting, booth and all other equipment. Vendors are required to comply to all health regulations through Interior Health ph 250-833-4170 fax 250-833-4117 , and provide proof of insurance. Electrical needs are an important consideration in the selection process. A valid BC electrical inspection sticker or an inspection certificate posted on the premises. All vendors must also comply with BC Fire code required – CAN/ULC 1254 Standard. Spots are allocated out according to size, type etc… Please read document for further information.
Artisan Market Application 2014 (click for form)
The Roots and Blues Festival plays host each year to about 25 artisans from British Columbia and across Canada, who sell their creations in our Artisans Village. Clothing, ceramics, jewellery and woodworking are just a few of the types of work represented in the Village.
Selection of artisans is a juried process. We select handmade artisan items, rather than import/export or commercial goods. The arts market is outdoors and operates rain or shine. All vendors must supply their own power cords, display tables, chairs, tent/canopy (which must be pegged to withstand all kinds of weather.
Non-Profit Booth Application 2014 (click for form)
The Roots and Blues Festival invites a limited number of Non-Profits and charitable organizations to join the festival to share their information and message with our audience. The submissions for this booth space is juried by the Board of the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society. To apply please download and submit the form.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.