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Bogalusa Chamber's Festival in the Park in Lees Creek, LA
Fri Apr 11th - Sun Apr 13th 08
Other Possible Names for this Event: - Bogalusa's Festival in the Park - Bogalusa Festival in the Park
Event Location 608 Willis Ave.
Lees Creek, LA 70427
- 16,454 housholds avg $33,403 ea.Location/Facility Type:
Cassidy Park on Willis Ave., across from Bogalusa Chamber
Listing Details for Event #: 1106308Posted: Jan 16, 2008
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2015
Listing Completeness %: 98%
Views: Total: 2225 Registered Users: 18
- Art & Craft Events
- Art and Craft Show
- Childrens Event
- Family-Friendly Event
- Community Events
- Cultural Events
- Historical Reenactment
Dates: Fri Apr 11th - Sun Apr 13th 08
Show Hours: 9a.m. to 5p.m. each day; Friday optional for vendors
Setup Time: 6a.m. to 9 a.m. each day
Year #: 20
Attendance: 2000 posssible
Attendance Method: Estimated Anticipated Attendance
Public Admission Price: free to festival, reenactment and parking
Haul Details: during set-up only can drive to booth
Vendor Help: none-drive to booth
Vendor Lunch: food vendors onsite
Parking: lot adjacent park and along streets
Vendor Parking: beside booths or outside park in vendor lot
RV Parking: onsite additional charge-booth supportive
Restrooms: bathrooms onsite + 4 portable units
Electricity: $10 booth or RV supported only
Water: public outside faucets
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided, Flea Market
Advertising: Local newspapers, N.O. Lagniappe, Advocate Fun Section, local radio and TV-approx. $1000
Activities: Period games for children will be all day long. Battles will be staged at 2 P.M. Sat. and Sun.
Picnic basket raffle for $2 a ticket.
||Jury Fee: none|
Jury Requirements: none
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 60
Art/Craft Spaces Still Open: 10
Number of Apps Expected This Yr: 50
Art/Craft Space Price: $50 10x20 & $70 20x20 craft, $150-300 food; $10 elec., $10 for RV
Retail Spaces This Yr: 50
Retail Spaces Still Open: 0
Retail Space Price: $25 10x20 & $35 20x20 til 3/7/08; $50 & $70 after
Food Spaces This Yr: 5
Food Spaces Still Open: 0
Food Space Price: $250 food; $150 snack;$200 drinks other than Coca-Cola
App Deadline: 2008-04-12
App Deadline: Passed
Still Accepting App's: NO
Latest Notification/Hear-back Date: 2008-04-12
Vendor Types Needed: plants
NOT Needed: none
% of Vendors that Re-Apply: 65%
% of all Applications Accepted: 100%
% of Re-applying Re-accepted: 95%
Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.
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Cassidy Park will be divided into present-day and yesterday events, as Festival in the Park brings craft, food, commercial and non-profit vendors to the west side, and Friends of Cassidy Park Museums presents a civil war reenactment encampment to the east side. Schools' day cancelled for Friday but other two days will have battles and general camp life demonstrations. Children\'s entertainment, as well as craft and food vendors. Vendor applications are available; there is free admission and parking.
Slidell Battalion will bring in reenactment groups from across three states, with a period dress dance scheduled for Saturday night. Music and dance relative to the 1860\'s will be all weekend on stage.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
City park does not allow alcohol or dogs. Security is provided at night by police.Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Vendors can share a booth. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. Conditional Partial or Full Refunds by conditions such as date and whether your space is resold. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. Trash must be removed from event premises. No receptacles provided. Additional Lighting Recommended (bring lights and cords). No Early Packup Allowed. Vehicles can be left behind/in/near spot. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Retail Items Allowed.
Artist must be present day of show.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 2
quality levels explained
LA Hwy. 21 runs north and south thru Bogalusa from Covington or from MS.
LA Hwy 10 runs east and west thru Bogalusa from I-55 to MS Hwy 26 to Poplarville.
Willis Ave. runs east and west thru Bogalusa--follow signs to High School and Bogalusa Chamber.
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