Mississippi Street Fair 2018

Mississippi Street Fair 2018
Historic Mississippi Ave
N Mississippi Ave, Portland, Oregon See Map
from 10am - 9pm
All Ages
$2 – $280

The 2018 Mississippi Street Fair Saturday, July 14th

Mississippi Street Fair Vendor Info

This section includes important information for vendors. Additional vendor information is on our website.


Vendor registration opens on Friday, April 13th at 10:00 am.

The Mississippi Street Fair is a community event focused on local products, artists, crafts and foods. It is a celebration of the diverse neighborhoods, neighbors and businesses surrounding Mississippi Avenue. Vendors from outside the neighborhood are most welcome!

Pricing is based on type of vendor and the specific locations named below.

Space Pricing

General Vendor (all types except food and new vendors) – $180
Food Vendors – $280
Corner Space – $250
Cross Street Space – $150
New Business Space - $150
Non-Profit Space – $125
For all types and spaces - The allocated per space size is 10' x 10' space at the fair. Tables, tents and chairs are not included, but can be rented if not bringing your own.

Vendor Space Location Option Descriptions

These descriptions are for where vendors are location regardless of your vendor category.

General Vendor – All spaces on Mississippi Ave between N Fremont and Skidmore
Corner – A single spaces with two service sides located on Mississippi Ave or a cross Street
Cross Street – All spaces located on Beech, Failing, Shaver or Mason between Mississippi Ave and the alley. All cross streets have booth spaces or an event activity (i.e. Main Stage).
New Business Space - These are for businesses that are less than 2 years old and has 2 or fewer employees.. Please reqeust a new business rate from streetfair@mississippiave.com
Non-profits – Please request a non-profit rate from streetfair@mississippiave.com
Rental Pricing

10' x 10' Canopy - $140
8' Table - $20
6' Table - $17
Folding Chairs (2) - $7
Vendor Categories

The following categories have set limits for the number of vendors in each category.

Advocacy / Political
Arts / Craftsmanship (examples: independent artists, handmade goods)
Family and Kid Activity & Entertainment (arts & crafts, face painting, kid amusement)
General Retail
Health and Wellness
Local Food Products (items not prepared onsite, must be prepared for takeaway or sampling)
Other (because not everyone fits into a box)
Other Vendor Space Options
Corner - All spaces on the corner of Mississippi Ave and a cross street
Non-profits - Please request a non-profit rate from streetfair@mississippiave.com
New Business - For businesses that are less than 2 years old and less than 2 employees. Please reqeust a new business rate from streetfair@mississippiave.com
Do you need more than one space (more than 10 x 10)?

If you are a Food or Corner Vendor please register for one space in that category and your second space in the Other category. For all other vendors, please purchase two spaces in your category.


If your category is sold out it does NOT mean that the fair is sold out. Please add yourself to our waitlist. Waitlist approval will be performed on a rolling basis. We expect to provide an answer within 5-10 business days, depending on when you joined the waitlist.


In the event of a sell out of spaces by category or availability you can opt for the wait list.

Once a category or the fair is full, you can opt to be placed on our waitlist. To officially be on the waitlist is a quick two step process.

Step 1: Register for the waitlist via Eventbrite. You will be sent an email with step two.

Step 2: Within that email you will be directed to a form to provide the fair with your vendor type and some additional information on your business/booth.

If you do not complete both steps, you are not considered on the waitlist.

Waitlist approval will be ongoing. We expect to provide an answer or status update within 5-10 business days.

You will be notified of a open spot via email and given 24-48 hours to complete your purchase.

If you are seeking a corner or premium block space, please follow the same waitlist procedure.


In the registration process you can specify a prefered block. Due to the size of this event and the number of vendors involved, we cannot accept requests for specific spots or intersections or guarantee we can place you on your preferred block.

Purchasing more than one space? If you purchase multiple spaces, those spaces will be allocated adjacent to each other.


All vendors are required to load in and out all their own equipment.
NO POWER is provided and generators are not allowed at any booth space.
Space size is 10’ x 10’ - Vendors are granted a 10'x10' space and cannot exceed this area. Your supplies and storage must remain in this area.
Vendors are required to clean up their own garbage and recyclables at the end of the event. Vendors who do not clean up their booth space may not be allowed into the event next year. The volunteers who are cleaning up the event appreciate your efforts to leave your space as clean as you found it at the beginning of the day!
ABSOLUTELY NO STYROFOAM IS ALLOWED AT THE FAIR. We kindly request you use compostable materials whenever possible. If you use styrofoam products at the fair, you may not be allowed into the event next year.
Vendor Code of Conduct: Registration includes your adherence to our vendor code of conduct.

Contact the vendor coordinator via email to cancel your space. All cancellation requests must be made in writing.

Cancellation and Refund Deadlines

Full Refund: by Monday, June 11, 2018 at 6:00 PM
50% Partial Refund: by Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:00 PM
No Refund: Any time after June 28th, 2018

We reserve the right to refuse vendors.


We will assign you a space number within the proper category and email this information to you approximately three weeks before the event.


Vendor customer service hours will vary. Hours will expand closer to the event. We will respond within 2-3 business days.

Vendor Coordinator


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