Vendor Application

Information & Rules


1.        Arts & Crafts Vendors: Outdoor 12’ x 10’ at $150; Food Vendors: 12’ x 24’ at $250.

2.         $10 Registration Late fee will be added for all registrations received after March 31, 2023.

3.        IF PAYING BY CHECK:, check must be received by DOTD 14 days prior to the start of the festival and must clear BOTH banks 7 days prior to the start of the festival.

4.        The booth spaces will be assigned by the festival committee. All Fees are non-refundable and applied to DOTD Youth Scholarships. A return check will be issued a fee of $35 and Vendor will be suspended for 2 yrs. from Festival. If left unpaid we will seek legal actions.

5.        All applicants provide their own display, equipment (table, chairs, generator, extension cords, etc.) & decorations.

6.        Booth Setup time:

·         Non-Food Vendors::  Friday After 5 pm;  Saturday 6 am - 8:30 am, Sunday 6 am - 8:30 am.

·         Food vendors - Friday after 4 pm but before 6 pm or Saturday 6 am - 8:30 am, Sunday 6 am – 8:30 am

7.        Festival Hours: Friday 6 pm-10 pm, Saturday 9 am-10 pm & Sunday 9 am-3 pm

8.        Vendors and exhibitor are asked to stay for the entire time of the festival. Vehicle access will not be allowed during festival operating hours.

9.        Clean-up/Checkout: All booths must be removed by Sunday NO LATER THAN 4pm

10.   If you bring your own generator, it must be within your own assigned booth space.

11.   NO motorized vehicles of any kind, shape or size: including but not limited to atvs, 4 wheelers, motorcycles, golf carts, etc., will be allowed in or around the festival areas. Only handicapped transportation registered with the committee and Festival vehicles will be allowed.

12.   Absolutely NO TRAILERS/VEHICLES will be allowed to park behind ANY booth spaces.

13.   Applicants must abide by Festival parking regulations and traffic routes. Parking will be provided to all vendors near, but not adjacent to the festival area.

14.   Applicants may leave their booth in place Friday/Saturday night. THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST, STOLEN OR DAMAGED BELONGINGS.

15.   The festival takes place rain or shine. Bring adequate protection against the weather. Wind can be unforgiving.


17.   Applicants are responsible for removing debris from their booth space each day. Fire regulations prohibit any walking areas being blocked.

18.   The festival committee reserves the right to remove any applicant from the festival with all fees forfeited for any violation of regulations and may prohibit those violators from future participation.

19.   Sales tax for Dayton is 8.25%. All applicants are responsible for payment to the appropriate agency.

20.   NO pet’s w/o prior approval.

21.   Children must be supervised during the event.

22.   NO stink bombs or realistic looking toy guns will be allowed!!!


We encourage you to demonstrate your art and/or craft so the public may observe your special skills.

Remember: demonstrations increase sales.

For More Information, Questions or Concerns contact:
Brandy Haggard via call or text @ 936-641-4062 or email at

Security is provided by the Dayton Police Department. The Dayton Ole Tyme Days Festival Association, the City of Dayton, nor any festival volunteers and/or staff are responsible for loss, damages, injury, or theft.

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