now accepting applications for the salem food truck festival! SATURDAY & Sunday, Sept 30th & Oct 1st

Attracting over 25,000+ people in our first year, the Salem Food Truck Festival has quickly become one of the largest food truck festivals in New England. Featuring over 30 food trucks, live music and entertainment for the whole family. Backed by free admission, the perfect fall location and an experienced company that helped pioneer the food truck movement in Boston back in 2010. This is an opportunity you don't want to miss! 

2017 Dates and Hours of Operation:
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Hours:
11:00AM - 6:00PM

Location:
Salem Common, Salem MA

Vendor Fees and Making Payments:
2 Day (Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1) - $500.00
1 Day (Either Saturday, September 30 OR Sunday, October 1) $300.00

Upon acceptance you will be sent an email with your reserved dates and a link to our Payment Page. All payments are due 10 days after acceptance. Our preferred method of payment is through the Payment Page on the website. Please bookmark this page for fast and easy payments. If you prefer, you may also send a check to our office.

Health and License Requirements:
If accepted, each vendor will be required to obtain a Salem Board of HealthTemporary Food Service Permit at a cost of $100.00. Additionally you must pass health and fire inspections prior to the event start time on the days of the festival. In order to obtain the temporary health permit you must email us the following documents after submitting your application below:

  1. Food Truck Permit
  2. Serve Safe Documentation
  3. License from certified inspected kitchen/commissary

Setup/Breakdown, Booth Assistance:
A comprehensive setup email will be sent to accepted vendors one week prior to the festival with your space and time assignment. Our staff will be assisting during setup/breakdown, and will be onsite throughout day to address your needs. 

Cancellation Policy:
In the event that you’ve been accepted into the festival but have to cancel, we offer full refunds up to one month prior to the festival. After that, you forfeit your spot and fee in the festival.

Weather Policy:
The Salem Food Truck Festival Mar­ket is a rain or shine festival. By choosing to participate rain or shine, vendors assume all risks associated with adverse weather conditions. No refunds will be granted in case of a weather related cancellation.

Code of Conduct:
In order to ensure the quality and enjoyment of the festival and to promote a safe and positive atmosphere, all vendors involved with the festival shall abide by the following Code of Conduct.

All persons shall act with respect toward other persons, their privacy and safety. Physical or verbal abuse to fellow vendors, costumers or management of any kind will not be tolerated. All persons shall treat public and private property and equipment with respect. Please report any activity that is deemed inappropriate to our on-site managers. Any violation of the Code of Conduct by a vendor will result in the immediate removal from the festival without refund. NE Open Markets owners, landlords, man­agers and pro­mot­ers reserve the right to restrict or ter­mi­nate any vendor’s activ­ity which, in their opin­ion, is disruptive, slanderous, inap­pro­pri­ate or is detri­men­tal to the qual­ity of the event as a whole. In the event of any restric­tions or evic­tions, NE Open Markets and its affil­i­ates will not be liable for any refund of rental or other expenses.

NE Open Markets, LLC reserves the right to enforce and/or interpret the Rules and Regulations and make final judgment without exception. Exhibitors agree to comply with show policies, Rules & Regulations as stated herein. NE Open Markets, LLC reserves the right to restrict, modify or expel without refund any exhibit that it deems undesirable or in non-compliance.

Promoter Statement:
The Salem Food Truck Festival man­agers and pro­mot­ers reserve the right to restrict or ter­mi­nate any vendor’s activ­ity or remove any prod­uct, which, in their opin­ion, is objec­tion­able or inap­pro­pri­ate or is detri­men­tal to the qual­ity of the event as a whole. In the event of any restric­tions or evic­tions, the Salem Food Truck Festival and its affil­i­ates will not be held liable for any refund of rental or other expenses. The Salem Food Truck Festival man­agers and pro­mot­ers reserves the right to remove, with­out refund or recourse, any exhibitor who mis­rep­re­sents him­self or his prod­uct. In addi­tion, the pro­moter reserves the right not to select ven­dors who may not be suit­able for the festival. The Salem Food Truck Festival reserves the right to amend or add to the applic­a­ble rules per­tain­ing to and gov­ern­ing the Salem Food Truck Festival at any time dur­ing and before the oper­at­ing sea­son without notice. The inter­pre­ta­tion of all the rules by the pro­mot­ers shall be final.


2017 salem food truck festival application

Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2nd Annual Salem Food Truck Festival, This year's event will take place September 30th & October 1st at the Salem Common in Salem, MA. Due to the success of last year's event, space is limited and extremely competitive. Please make sure that you answer all of the questions outlined on the application. Applications will be processed in the order that we receive them. Additionally, in order to be considered, you must send an email following the competition of the application to info@newenglandopenmarkets.com with the following documents:

    1. Food Truck Permit
    2. Serve Safe Documentation
    3. License from certified inspected kitchen/commissary

    Receipt of this application by NE Open Markets, LLC ensures that you are being considered for a space at the Salem Food Truck Festival, but it does not constitute a contractual agreement or acceptance. If you have other inquiries regarding the application, please email us.

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    Has your food truck passed an inspection by your governing health department? *
    The sale of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine or liquor) is not permitted. Please select agree to acknowledge this notification and your willingness to comply with this guideline. *