Barrie’s Waterfront | July 29 to August 1, 2022
EXHIBITS OPEN SAT/SUN/MON 10AM-6PM

Application to be considered for food vendor at Kempenfest 2023

Note: This is for food truck and booths selling food to eat while at Kempenfest. If you are selling preserves etc. you need to apply as an Arts & Crafts exhibitor.
Note: once accepted into the festival, operators cannot change/add to their offerings.
What ethnicity would you use to describe your offering (ie Mexican, Jamaican, Asian)
Provide as much detail, including portion size (ie 8oz Burger with side of fries) and selling price.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload a photo (JPG or PNG - max 2 megabytes) of your most popular item. Note, if accepted into the festival, these may be used to promote your food offerings.
Provide as much detail, including portion size (ie 8oz Burger with side of fries) and selling price.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload a photo (JPG or PNG - max 2 megabytes) of your most popular item. Note, if accepted into the festival, these may be used to promote your food offerings.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload your complete menu (PDF, JPG, PNG. Word or Excel - max 3 megabytes)

Site Services NOT provided

Please note: Kempenfest DOES NOT provide on-site water supply (washroom water is not potable), grey water holding or disposal, grease disposal. Any vendor caught dumping grey water or grease into the sewers on site will be subject to penalties levied by the City of Barrie. A $1,000 security deposit will be charged to your credit card a week prior to the festival and will be refunded once it is confirmed that no damages to the parking lot have been made by your operation.

Site Inspections

All food vendors on site must be inspected by the following groups prior to being issued permits to operate (inspections will be arranged by Kempenfest); Simcoe-Muskoka Health Unit, TSA, ESA, City of Barrie Fire, Building, and By-Law departments. Failure to be approved by any of these services will result in closure of your operation, and NO REFUNDS will be provided. It is your responsibility to ensure your operation meets the minimum requirements of these service providers. In order to be ready for these inspections, all food operators MUST load in on Thursday August 3, 2023.

Site Requirements

Please choose which size site you require. Note: allow for minimum 2ft clearance on either side of your unit (ie if your unit, including trailer tongue is 20ft long, select a site that is 25ft long.)
Note: if you sprovide yoiur own power supply, it MUST be a silenced source, and will be subject to inspection by ESA and Fire Department.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload a photo (JPG or PNG max 3 megabytes) of your truck/trailer/tent operation.
Certificate of Insurance must be provided to Kempenfest one month prior to the festival.