Holiday Market Venue & Food Vendor Rules

Covid-19 Rules & Precautions

  • All food vendors are required to adhere to the rules and guidelines established by Craft Lake City and the venue as related to covid-19 precautions. This may include guidelines or information that is evolves as updates are made to government recommendations between the time of application and the time of the event.
  • All food vendors are encouraged to provide cashless payment options to Holiday Market customers. This may include Venmo, credit card payments via square, or other non-contact forms of payment.
  • If any Food Vendor does not feel well before or during the event, or if they come into contact with someone who exhibited symptoms or who tested positive for covid-19, the food vendor will be required to communicate this information to Craft Lake City immediately. Craft Lake City will then work with the food vendor to find a solution that works for both parties.
  • The food vendor understands that Craft Lake City and The Monarch will take careful precautions to create as safe an environment as possible for the in-person Second Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market. However, the food vendor assumes all risk associated with participation, and will hold harmless Craft Lake City, Eighteen Percent Gray, The Monarch, Holiday Market sponsors, partner organizations, coordinators, venue representatives, event volunteers, contractors or employees, for any damage, loss, or theft to artwork, displays or other personal property, or illness or injury to their person or associated persons, regardless of cause resulting from their participation in this event.

General Venue & Market Rules

  • All food vendors are required to adhere to the rules that the venue has established for event food vendors. Failure to do so may result in removal from the event and may jeopardize your participation in future events.
  • Laws of the city, county and State of Utah must be strictly adhered to.

Before the Festival

  • Craft Lake City will secure a Special Event Vendor Permit on behalf of all food vendors and exhibitors.
  • Food trucks and booths at the Holiday Market are required to be registered with the Weber County Health Department.
  • Cooking stations must be in compliance with the Weber-Morgan Health Department.
  • You must have a Temporary food establishment permit from Weber Morgan County. Please contact them at (801) 399-7160 or
  • Food Vendor assumes all responsibility for safeguarding their products and securing insurance for their property. Other local events have recommended is ACT Insurance, though it us up to the food vendor to determine the best way to insure their property, and Craft Lake City assumes no responsibility in that decision.

Setting Up

  • Food vendors must use their assigned load-in times and zone instructions, which will be provided one week in advance of the Holiday Market. NO EXCEPTIONS. Anyone arriving after designated load-in time risks forfeiting their participation in the Annual Craft Lake City® Holiday Market and other Craft Lake City events.
  • Food vendors must be in their spaces 1 hour before the event starts on their designated participation day.
  • Food vendors who are not in their spaces by this time will risk forfeiting their participation.
  • Food vendors may not leave the Market early unless given a specific exemption by Craft Lake City staff prior to the event.
  • Food vendor must use their assigned spot and shall not overflow into adjoining areas.
  • Food vendor will not move any Market or Monarch furniture (chairs, tables, garbage cans, etc.) for any reason.
  • No tape of any kind may be used on Market property (light poles, rails, etc.)
  • Every display must be installed so as to provide access and visibility of any fire panel, pull station, visual audio device, and/or exit signs. Venue reserves the right to update any fire or safety regulations at any time.
  • There is an $150 fee for using electricity. Food vendors found using electricity onsite without prior payment will be charged immediately and/or asked to leave the Market. At no time may a food vendor make additions or modifications to electrical services. The venue and organizers do not assume responsibility or liability for electrical failures of any kind, for damage to equipment or property caused by drops or increases in power supply, low voltage, or power surges and shall not be liable for loss of profits or revenue, loss of use of equipment, cost of capital, or cost of equipment.
  • All equipment, extension cords, power strips, additional lighting, hand trucks, etc. are the food vendor’s responsibility. Only heavy-duty, three-prong, rubber or neoprene extension cords are permitted; ordinary two-wire extension cords are forbidden. Power strips are allowable but may not be “daisy-chained” by plugging one power strip into another.
  • Parking will be available for vendors in the lot north of the Monarch on a first-come, first-served basis.

During the Festival 

  • Market credentials are non-transferable and may not be passed to others not working the event.
  • Food vendors may not sublease their spaces or sell items unrelated to those in their market application.
  • No alcoholic beverages may be brought in from outside the venue. Food vendors violating this rule may be asked to leave by security.
  • Controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, and items prohibited by state or federal laws may not be produced, manufactured, dispensed, advertised or possessed at the Market.
  • The Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is allowed only outside the event. Reentry is permitted with hand stamp.
  • Service animals are allowed on-site.
  • At the end of each Market day, the Food Vendor must pack out their waste and recyclable materials or dispose of recyclables in the identified recycling bins and place waste in the large dumpster garbage bins. Grease, oils, and gray water must be removed from the venue by the Commercial Food Vendor each night. Food vendors are asked to provide reusable or recyclable service ware.
  • No free stickers or decals may be distributed unless they are added to the bag of a paying customers purchase.
  • If selling knives or sharp objects of any kind, they must be boxed and sealed.
  • Up to 2 individuals can represent each creative business during the Holiday Market. We recommend identifying one primary person to work the booth, and scheduling helpers to change shifts or replacing your primary booth manager at specific times for food and bathroom breaks.
  • CLC reserves the right to require exhibitors to remove or reorganize items in their space for safety or other concerns.

After the Festival

  • Food vendors must use their assigned load-out times and zone instructions, which will be provided one week in advance of the Holiday Market. NO EXCEPTIONS. Anyone leaving before their assigned load-out time risks forfeiting their participation in future Craft Lake City events.
  • Food vendors must leave their spaces empty and free of trash and debris. Market bins are for patrons only, and therefore food vendors must bring bins and/or bags for trash and recycling removal from their space.
  • Food vendors are responsible for filing sales taxes with the Utah State Tax Commission after the event. Sales tax forms will either be provided on-site at the Market or mailed to food vendors after the Market.