2022 Vendor Fees
10x10$300Beverage or Desserts Only
10x20$425Beverage or Desserts Only
10x10$600Food (Tent Only)
10x20$700Food (Tent / Trailer)
20x20$825Food (Trailer / Food Truck)
20x40$1,200Food (Double Space)
All food vendors are required to obtain a Food Handlers Permit. This permit costs $75.00.
We can file the permit on your behalf. Please fill out the associated forms and return them to us with the appropriate fee. Forms can also be obtained from the Paterson Board of Health located at 176 Broadway, Paterson, NJ 07505; you can also call them at 973–321–1277 ext. 2762.
Payment for permits can only be made by business check or money order; these are to be made payable to the City of Paterson.
A Tent & Open Flame Permit is required where food is being cooked and/or served. This permit costs $108.00.
We can file the permit on your behalf. Please fill out the associated forms and return them to us with the appropriate fee. Forms can also be obtained from the Paterson Fire Department Administration Office located at 300 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501; you can also call them at 973–321–1414.
Payment can be made by business check or money order only; made payable to the City of Paterson.
* If you need one permit and not both, the fee is reduced by half, totaling $54.00.
Food vendors will not be sited without their Board of Health Certificates.
Some vendors may be required to have a ServSafe Food Handler Certificate which can be obtained from www.servsafe.com, at $15.00 per certificate.
Parking at Garret Mountain Reservation during the fair is limited. We strongly encourage carpooling during the event. Upon payment of all registration fees, vendors will receive a parking permit to park in a designated vendor lot. Parking permits will be mailed.
Please note that parking in this designated vendor lot will not be guaranteed for all vendor staff members.
Vendors may arrive and begin set up on Wednesday, August 11th.
During the fair event, vehicle traffic will be restricted between the hours of 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM (midnight) on Thursday and Friday and 1:00 PM – 12:00 AM (midnight) on Saturday and Sunday.
Vendors must complete their daily setup and remove any vehicles from the field prior to 1:00 PM each day.
Food Vendors are responsible for the proper disposal of waste cooking oil. Please have the appropriate containers for the proper disposal of waste cooking oil.
Covid-19 restrictions vary and are based upon both guidelines distributed by the Governor of the State of New Jersey, and our Department of Health.
Face masks will be required on the Fair Grounds and measures will be put in place to ensure proper social distancing.
If the Fair is canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, vendors will receive a full refund of their vendor fees.
Tents, tables, and chairs are NOT provided to any vendors; vendors must bring their own.
Electricity is available ONLY upon request (110v, 15 amps). The power will be available from Wednesday evening August 11th through Sunday, August 15th from 3 PM until 12 AM (midnight).
Vendors must supply their own code-compliant, extension cord(s). Generators are limited.
We encourage vendors to bring their own. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR FAILED GENERATORS including those provided by the County.
Ice will be made available for purchase at the fair grounds for $10.00 per 40lb bag.
There will be a Beer & Wine Garden onsite. All beer and wine must be purchased from the onsite vendor, and will be restricted to the designated area only.
Alcohol is not permitted anywhere else on the Fair Grounds.
Vendors will be assigned a location based on the order in which their application is received.
A vendor area map can be found here.
A 50%, non-refundable deposit is due with the application. Your balance is due in full by July 15th.
Payments are accepted by credit, cash, check, or money order.
All checks should be made payable to the “Friends of Passaic County Parks Inc.” and can be mailed or delivered to the Dept. Cultural & Historic Affairs, 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ 07470.
There will be no refunds granted for weather, other “acts of God” or any changes made by the vendor, or its agents.
However if the Fair is canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions by the State of NJ, refunds will be issued.
For inquiries or questions on vending please contact us at 973-706-6640 or email email@example.com.