Commercial Vendors

Please find the commercial exhibits information below. If you would like to apply our application is available for download, however completing and returning an application does not mean you’ve been accepted.

General Requirements

2017 Commercial Vendor Application

– Please submit completed application as soon as possible. Attach color photographs of the proposed exhibit booth and product(s) as they would appear at the Gold Country Fair. Don’t underestimate the importance of photos that are clear and show your exhibit booth at its best! If you are a first-time exhibitor and so do not have booth photos, please attach either a drawing of the expected display or a detailed description.

​- Consideration is given to prior participants based upon a professional display, uniqueness, quality product(s), and conducting business in a professional manner.

​- Upon our review, we will notify all new applicants of their acceptance or position list.  Timely entries are encouraged.

Booth Rates

Indoor – Placer Hall
Indoor commercial space is located in Placer Hall.
Indoor exhibit spaces are draped with 4′ side walls and 8′ back walls.
All of the exhibit must fit within the designated space boundaries.

In-line space: $250 per 10×10
Corner spaces: $50 additional

Outdoor Areas – Outdoor exhibit spaces are located throughout the Fairgrounds.

Corner Lawn & Placer Walkway
In-line space: $300 per 10×10
Corner spaces: $50 additional
Lower Road Frontage (opposite Gold Country Court & Sierra Bldg)
In-line space: $375 per 10×10
Corner spaces: $75 additional
Upper Road
In-line space: $150 per 10×10

Exhibit spaces are not supplied with drapes, carpeting, or shading. Exhibitors are responsible for furnishing such items, if needed, and they must be approved in advance by the Fair. Approval is based on Fire Marshal requirements and aesthetic appearance.

All of the exhibit must fit within the designated space boundaries.

RV and Stock Truck Parking

RV parking is located in the RV Park and is limited to 20 RV units. All spaces are equipped with power and water hookups. Sewer hookups are limited, but a dump station is available.

Stock Truck parking is located in an area designated by Fair Management.

Spaces are available on a first come first served basis. If space is not available, you will be notified.

Rates:
RV and Stock Truck Parking   $35 per night – water/power
Early arrival will be charged $35.00 per unit per night.

RV OR STOCK TRUCK PARKING fair time

Specifications

– Outdoor booths must be staffed at all times during the following hours: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Thursday; 4p.m. – 12 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday.

– Indoor booths must be staffed at all times during the following hours: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday; 4p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday.

– Indoor and outdoor booth spaces are sold in 10×10 increments (10×10, 10×20, etc.).

​- Booths must be kept in showroom quality. Cardboard boxes, stock, and trash must be kept out of view of public.

​- Blue tarps are not to be used as part of display, only for protective covering at night.

​- All tables must be draped and all decorative material must be flame resistant. All decorative and display materials must be appropriate for the theme and venue.

– Booth height may not exceed 8 feet on back wall and 4 feet on sides.

– All electrical installations shall conform to the Electrical Safety of the State of California. We reserve the right to place any stand on generator power.

– All vendors selling taxable merchandise or providing a taxable service in California, even on a temporary basis, MUST have a Seller’s Permit. Contact the Board of Equalization at www.boe.ca.gov for more information. If you already have your Seller’s Permit, attach a copy to this application.

– All vendors are required to provide $1,000,000 public liability insurance naming the County of Placer, Gold Country Fair, and the State of California as additionally insured. If you are unable to secure this coverage, you may purchase insurance through the California Fair Service Authority. Please contact the Fair Office for more information. All vendors with employees must provide a copy of Workers Compensation Insurance. If no employees, a letter stating so must be on file with the Gold Country Fair.

– Eight (8) one-day credentials will be issued each to each vendor per location and will be available at the Fair office prior to opening of fair. A maximum ten (10) credentials additional credentials (one-time entry) are available to vendors at a discounted rate. Additional discounted tickets must be purchased in advance. Vendors are responsible for distribution of credentials. Booth staff arriving without credentials must pay regular admission at gates. There will be no refunds or exchanges. If a vendor is caught distributing passes at the gate they will be confiscated and the vendor will be removed from the grounds.

– Each vendor is issued two parking passes which are to be displayed on the inside lower left corner of vehicle windshields. These passes are valid ONLY in the Pleasant/High Street Parking Lot. Enter this lot via Pleasant Avenue.