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Vendor Application

Thank you for your interest in the Dublin Irish Festival. The 2023 application is now closed.

Deadline March 1
🔻APPLICATION TIMELINE AND DETAILS 🔻

Timeline

March 1


All Applications Due

April 1


Acceptance, decline emails sent

May 1


Down payment and contract must be postmarked or submitted online

June 20


Final payment must be postmarked and certificate of insurance due

Requirements & FAQ

Information to help in submitting an application

ALL VENDORS

1Are new vendors required to send photos and product samples?
Yes – new vendors must send photos of their vending space. Product samples are also required (except food vendors).

Mailed to: Community Events, 6555 Shier Rings Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016
2Will I receive confirmation of my application?
You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application immediately after submitting. On or before April 1, you will receive an acceptance or decline email.
3What is required of vendors (if accepted)?
  • Meet all deadlines set above for materials and payments
  • Agree to the Festival regulations
  • Proof of insurance

Insurance

All VENDORS must provide DUBLIN proof of commercial general liability insurance on an "occurrence" basis with liability limits in the amounts of $1,000,000.00 per occurrence covering personal injury, bodily injury and property damage; list as additional insured the City of Dublin.

VENDOR is also responsible for obtaining Certificates of Insurance for any and all subcontractors hired by VENDOR.

Additionally, VENDORS have an ongoing duty to notify DUBLIN of any changes to its insurance coverage up to and through the end of the Festival.

Questions should be directed to City of Dublin Risk Manager, Ron Whittington, 614-410-4411.
4What are the insurance requirements?
All VENDORS must provide DUBLIN proof of commercial general liability insurance on an "occurrence" basis with liability limits in the amounts of $1,000,000.00 per occurrence covering personal injury, bodily injury and property damage; list as additional insured the City of Dublin.

VENDOR is also responsible for obtaining Certificates of Insurance for any and all subcontractors hired by VENDOR.

Additionally, VENDORS have an ongoing duty to notify DUBLIN of any changes to its insurance coverage up to and through the end of the Festival.

Questions should be directed to City of Dublin Risk Manager, Ron Whittington, 614-410-4411.

sample certificate of insurance

MARKETPLACE & EMERALD ARTS ISLE ONLY

1What is the emerald Arts Isle?
The Emerald Arts Isle is designed to be a mini arts festival inside the Dublin Irish Festival showcasing handcrafted Celtic items. Over the years, it has showcased some of the best Irish and Celtic artists from North America. The area is promoted separately and is physically separated from Marketplace.
2What is required to be in the Emerald Arts Isle?
  • All work must be the original hand-produced work of the artist; studio or production work is not acceptable
  • We will not accept work from commercial molds, kits, or manufactured work
  • Collaborating artists are permitted; however, only their joint work must be shown
  • Artists may only sell work in those media in which they are accepted
  • All applicants for Emerald Arts Isle (including past vendors) must submit a minimum of 25-word artist statement describing their process and how it relates to the above criteria

The Committee will make final decisions on which area you will be placed in.
3Will new vendor samples be returned?
New vendors should send samples and/or photographs that will not be returned. While photos are acceptable, sample items are highly encouraged and will directly show the committee the quality/type of merchandise you sell and allow them to judge you more favorably. Samples will not be returned but will be used for volunteer gifts or donated to local not-for profits.

Mailed to: Community Events, 6555 Shier Rings Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016
4Can I change the products I sell?
Only items included on the original application will be allowed to be sold on-site (unless the committee grants permission before the Festival). The committee reserves the right to choose which of the items listed on your application will be sold. On the application, list most important items first.

FOOD VENDORS ONLY

1What is Sunday Breakfast?
Sunday breakfast has become an increasingly popular event at the Irish Festival since more than 11,000 people attend religious services from 9:30 a.m. - noon on the Festival grounds. If interested in participating, please indicate items on application.
2What beverages may I sell?
Any items that are not alcoholic. Pepsi soft drinks must be 20 oz. bottles. Water sold must be Aquafina 20 oz. bottles.

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