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Jubilee Day in Mechanicsburg, PA

Thu Jun 18th
Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Jubilee Day(TM)  -   Jubilee Day (TM)  -   Jubilee Days

Event Location
6 W Strawberry Ave
Market Street between Strawberry Avenue and Simpson Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Cumberland County - 83,047 housholds avg $58,605 ea.

Location/Facility Type: Downtown
Listing Details for Event #: 1738774
Posted: Jul 22, 2014
Last Updated: Jan 1, 2015
Listing Completeness %: 90%
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Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Additional Categories:
  - Community Events
     - Street Festival
  - Childrens Event
     - Family-Friendly Event
  - Music Event
  - Festivals & Fairs
     - Jubilee
  - Food & Drink
     - Strawberry Festival
Dates: Thu Jun 18th
Show Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM
Setup Time: Event morning 6-9 AM
Year #: 87
Public Admission Price: Free
Haul Details: Can drive to spot during certain times
Vendor Help: none
Vendor Breakfast: none provided
Vendor Lunch: none provided
Parking: 2 satellite shuttle locations, numerous private paid locations, street spaces
Vendor Parking: street parking
RV Parking: none on site
Restrooms: 4 areas of portable outdoor units and sinks
Electricity: not provided, must work with local home/business owner, generator allowed, but not encouraged
Water: not provided, must work with local home/business owner
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided, Retail Items, Non-Juried Crafts
Website: http://www.mechanicsburgchamber.org/
Entertainment: Local, regional, and nationally known musical groups covering a wide range of genres and styles.
Activities: A Children's Festival area that includes a petting zoo and craft activities and an amusement area with popular carnival rides are available.
  Jury Fee: Proof of Insurance Required
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 102
Art/Craft Space Price: $150 10x10

Retail Spaces This Yr: 61
Retail Space Price: $250 10x10

Food Spaces This Yr: 108
Food Space Price: $300 10x10

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: unknown
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Description

Main and Market Streets, Downtown Mechanicsburg. The largest one-day street festival on the East Coast featuring arts and crafts, food, children's games, music, entertainment, rides and amusements. Free admission with off-site parking and shuttle. 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Handcrafted Items, Fine Art and Crafts

Handcrafted Items, Fine Art and Crafts

Annually, the third Thursday in June
Thursday, June 20, 2013 (85th annual) - 10AM to 9PM

Starting in 1923, Jubilee Day�� is the largest, longest running one day street fair on the east coast attracting up to 70,000 attendees. The 84th edition of this annual event features more than 300 vendors from near and far offering food, games, arts and crafts, business information, retail products, carnival rides and more. There is a Children��s Area with activities for the very young, and live entertainment on two stages. This year's musical guests include Smokin�� Gunnz and the U.S. Navy band 'Country Current'.

The Jubilee Day festival takes place on Main Street from York Street to Walnut Street and Market Street from Simpson Street to Strawberry Avenue. Free parking and shuttle service are available from Mechanicsburg High School on Broad Street and Immanual Alliance Church on Market Street. Event runs rain or shine.

Jubilee Day: A great way to kick off the summer.

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Past Listing: 06/19 2014 - Jubilee Day 90% 

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Listed in June Happenings in PA section of Pennsylvania Pursuits of Life, Liberty & Happiness in Travel 2010 summer issue
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
GENERAL RULES AND PROVISIONS

1.     THE FOLLOWING ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED:

     ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES      OBSCENE MATERIALS          BODY PIERCING           FIREWORKS                KNIVES - NUM-CHUCKS     TATTOOS      
THROWING STARS            BIKES STRING SPRAY                BUMPER STICKERS           ANY STICKERS               SKATEBOARDS          DRUGS/DRUG RELATED ITEMS ROLLER BLADES          PETS OF ANY KIND
     OPEN FLAMES EXCEPT FOR COOKING
SALE OR DONATION OF LIVE ANIMALS (EXCEPT GOLDFISH)
     GAMBLING (Games of chance are not permitted. Games of skill are allowed)
     WEAPONS OF ANY KIND INCLUDING TOY WEAPONS
     
2.     All vendors must have a current certificate of insurance with the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce named as the additional insured on a commercial general liability policy in order to participate. A sample certificate of insurance is included with this application. Your insurance agent must mail or fax certificate directly to us at your request. Space and rental fee will be forfeited if we do not receive certificate by application deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS.

3.     All participants are responsible for securing a PA Sales Tax License and furnishing the license number with your application. The number you should call for a tax number is (717) 783-1405 PA Department of Revenue.

4.     No refunds will be made after application deadline. No refunds will be issued due to inclement weather.

5.      All applicants will be notified by mail after May 18th that their application has been received and accepted along with further information regarding your space assignment.

6.     No spaces are to be subleased and / or given away. Encroachment on spaces not assigned to you is not permitted.

7.     For safety reasons no awnings, stands, vehicles, or portions thereof may extend more than 10 feet from the curb into the street area.

8.     No display can be more than 10 feet wide, or an additional space rental fee must be paid. Partial space rental is not permitted. Dont forget to include the tongue of your trailer in the measurement.

9.      Sidewalks cannot be used at all by vendors. All sidewalks must remain clear. Violators will be shut down.

10.     Electricity will not be available through the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce. Vendors must make arrangements for electrical access with nearby private property owners prior to Jubilee Day. All wires must be securely taped down.


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11.      Use of generators is discouraged. If a generator is necessary it must be muffled, vented, and shielded from the public. The      noise level must not exceed 70 DB, and will be measured. Generator use is restricted to approved areas only.
                                   
12.      Noise levels from speakers and operations should be moderate so as not to disturb other operations and may not exceed 70 DB.

13.      All participants must arrive by 7 AM at the latest to assure access to your space. If you arrive after 8 AM you will NOT have access to your space. Chamber representatives will be available in all areas starting at 6 AM to assist you in locating your space. All vehicles need to be off the road by 8 AM. You should be ready to open for business at 10 AM.

14.     All participants must be off the streets by 10:30 PM. The breakdown of vendors stands should begin at 9 PM or at the direction of Jubilee Day staff. There is no vehicle access until 9 PM. While breaking down your stand, please do not block the street with your vehicles.

15.     If it is necessary for you to arrive the night before Jubilee Day to park on the street, you must contact our office to make arrangements prior to arriving. We will be there to assist you on June 18th after 8 PM. You must be at your vehicle at 6 AM on Jubilee Day should it be necessary to move to another location. Only self contained vehicles permitted the night before.

16.      Place all trash generated by your business in closed trash bags along the curb for later pickup. You are responsible for cleaning up your space. All cardboard should be broken down and put with the trash.

17.      No grease, chemicals, or toxic materials may be thrown on the streets or into storm drains. Participants will be charged for resulting damage or clean-up cost and will not be allowed to return to Jubilee Day next year. Mechanicsburg is located within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

18.     The Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce assumes no liability for merchandise lost, stolen, or damaged.

19.     All participants will be responsible for the collection of his or her PA Sales Tax. Vendors are reminded to have a copy of their license displayed during Jubilee Day.                     
                                                  
20.     Any contest announcements should be coordinated with the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce prior to Jubilee Day.

21.     The Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce must clear all media attendance.

22.      Failure to comply with these general rules and provisions can result in your immediate expulsion from Jubilee Day with no refund of your space rental fee.

23.     Arts and Crafts division is for HAND MADE ITEMS ONLY. (ex: pre-made candles) If manufactured items are present at your stand you will be charged an additional $100.00 fee per space that must be paid on Jubilee Day, show date.

24.     All grills must be shielded from the public and adjoining vendors, and placed closest to the sidewalk.

25.     A $30.00 per space (10ft) late fee will be charged for applications received after deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.


Common Rules Selected: Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Held Rain or Shine! No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Canopies must be weighted down, no stakes allowed in ground. 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.
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