Taste of the Junction Vendor Application
Annually the Taste of the Junction hosts a Multicultural Festival celebrating people, culture, cuisines, and contributions of the multiracial, multiethnic, and multicultural neighborhoods of Historic Valley Junction. It’s a community event that is free and open to the Public.
Saturday September 2, 2023
Historic Valley Junction: Music Pavilion
425 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, Iowa
Food Trucks $150.00
Food (served under tent) $75.00
Craft Vendors $75.00
The Taste Festival will provide a 10x10 space, 1 table, and 2 chairs for all tent vendors. A 20 x20 space will be provided for all food trucks (No table and chairs will be provided).
All vendors are responsible for your own gas or electricity. You can bring small generators or propane.
Vendors are required to set up between 11am - 1pm (No cars will be allowed on the street after 12:30pm)
*Non Food vendors must stay open until 7pm *Food Truck Vendors must stay open until 10pm
You must provide proof of:
____x_____Current certificate of liability insurance
____x_____Health Inspection Permit (required for all food vendors only)
____x_____Temporary Food Establishment License
All applications, fees, & documents must be received by Friday, August 18, 2023 ,via e-mail.
Submit documentation electronically to: (best method scan and email documents)
Taste of the Junction, Inc.
Multicultural Festival Vendor App
P O Box 65131
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Phone: Kourtney # or Natasha 515-421-6443
Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals (DIA)
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Applications not signed and dated will not be accepted.
PLEASE READ, SIGN, AND DATE & PAY THE VENDOR FEE BELOW
By renting a space at the Taste of the Junction Street Festival, all vendors agree not to hold TJSF, its members, staff, or board of directors responsible for damage of any kind.
Vendors assume all responsibility for the operation of their booth, and any damages or injuries that may occur in that area during normal hours of market operation or from consumption of products or goods. This includes all lawsuits, demands and claims including court costs, legal fees, and damages. Vendors are also responsible for any loss or damages TJSF may incur on their behalf including, but not limited to court costs and attorney fees. All merchandise will be handled and displayed at the vendor’s risk and TJSF assumes no responsibility for theft, accident or natural disaster.
The undersigned agrees to indemnity and hold any sponsors of the Taste of the Junction, Inc. harmless in regard to all liability for any damages to personal property, for any loss of life or personal injury or theft of property that may be sustained in connection with this event. I further give approval for the Taste of the Junction, Inc., Taste of the Junction Multicultural Festival to use photographs taken at this event, which might include my work, for publicity purposes.
I HAVE READ THE TASTE OF THE JUNCTION, TASTE OF THE JUNCTION MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL VENDOR RULES AND AGREE TO THE TERMS.
We accept Discover, VISA, MasterCard, and American Express. Checks or money orders. No cash please.
Checks or Money Orders Payable to:
Taste of the Junction, Inc.
Taste of the Junction
Taste of the Junction Multicultural Festival/Vendor
P.O. Box 65131
West Des Moines, IA 50265