Festival Details - "2021 Juneteenth Vendors"...
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is the only holiday that commemorates the abolition of slavery; more specifically the emancipation of enslaved Africans throughout the United States of America. Pennsylvania now permanently recognizes Juneteenth, as a state holiday. Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 signed legislation designating June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, the Juneteenth Celebration in Philadelphia Parade route will start at 52nd and Jefferson Streets and move south on 52nd Street ending with a music festival at Malcolm X Park, 52nd and Pine Streets. The parade route will provide an opportunity to highlight local businesses and bring more commerce to the historical 52nd street business district. Local and national celebrities are expected to be present and the parade will be telecast.The 2019 Juneteenth Parade, which was televised on 6abc, drew over 1,500 parade participants, 20 floats and approximately 25,000 attendees -- making this the largest Juneteenth celebration in the country. Vendor Tables Include: Space for a 10X10 activation booth or table at Malcolm X Park Company name listed on website If you are interested in more visibility before the event and during the event, or would like to be placed in a high-traffic area in Malcolm X Park, please consider a sponsorship package to enhance your vendor experience. Sponsorship packages INCLUDE vendor tables. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about sponsorship opportunities. For questions about vending at the 2020 Juneteenth Parade and Festival, email us at email@example.com. Important message for ALL Juneteenth Vendors. Please read carefully before completing your registration. All vendors are required to attend a mandatory interest meeting to review all festival, park and city rules as it pertains to the 2020 Juneteenth parade and festival. There will be 3 dates and times offered. You will only need to attend one day. Dates and times to be announced by April 1, 2020. All vendors must be set up in park no later than 11AM on June 20, 2020. If you require street access to get to close to the park to unload your items, you will be pre-assigned a 20 minute load-in time ranging from 7AM - 10AM. Load-in times are assigned 15 business days prior to the event. The 2020 Festival ends at 7PM. All vendors are to breakdown their displays and booths by 8PM. If you are selling ANY items, to include but not limited to any type of merchandise, beverages or food, you must have the required permits from city at least 45 days before the event (by May 13, 2020). Copies of permits are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a nonprofit organization or community resource vendor selling merchandise, you must provide proof of your 501c3 status to register at the nonprofit/community resource rate. If you are unable to provide proof AND you are selling merchandise or products, your registration will revert to a Merchandise, Retail and Corporate Vendor and you will be responsible for fees at that rate. Electrical outlets and generators will NOT be provided. If you require electricity, you must bring your own generator that meets Philadelphia Fire Department guidelines. All vendors MUST provide their own tables and chairs. Tables and chairs will NOT be available to rent or borrow. Vendor registration is open until May 31st at the above rates. Any registrations after this date will be charged a $100 late registration fee. Please note: In addition to your provided space at the festival, your company will be listed on the Juneteenth website "Meet our 2020 Vendors" page from June 10, 2020 - June 30, 2020. IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PERMITS FOR FOOD AND RETAIL VENDORS Food Vendors As per the food vending regulations of the City Of Philadelphia, Food Vendors will not be allowed onto the premises or to open their vending location without presenting the following documents: A valid Food License issued by the City of Philadelphia A valid Special Event Food Service Operation Eligibility Certificate issued by the City of Philadelphia. The License Eligibility Report (LER) should be taken to the Office of Licenses and Inspections located at 1401 JFK Blvd. Vendors with restaurants must have a current satisfactory health inspection report in order to be eligible to participate in events. For more information about food vending / food protection, contact the Philadelphia Health Department at (215) 685-7490, and or download and review the forms you and / or vendors may need at http://www.phila.gov/health//permitsForms.html. All Food Vendors must comply with all City, State, County, and Federal regulations and actively follow all prescribed guidelines for the handling, preparation, sale, storage, and disposal of their food items. Retail Vendors The sale of items containing tobacco (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, chew, etc.), illegal substances, and illegal substance paraphernalia is strictly prohibited. Vendors will refrain from selling items that may harm visitors or will cause excess litter and damage to Parks and Recreation owned or operated property. Prohibited items include stickers, air-horns, confetti, silly string, snap pops, and pyrotechnic and incendiary devices such as sparklers, fireworks, firecrackers, and cherry (smoke) bombs. Vendors must have Philadelphia Activity License and provide a copy 2 weeks prior to event. https://business.phila.gov/commercial-activity-license-city-of-philadelphia-tax-id/ Food Vendors - $500.00 Vendor Table (Merchandise, Retail and Corporate) - $300.00 Nonprofit & Community Resource Tables - $75.00 10x10 Additional Space Add On - $100.00
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