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Vendor and Performer Applications

Over the next 12 months Kingston will present two major festivals including the iconic two-day Mordialloc Food, Wine and Music Festival plus our annual much-loved Carols by Kingston event. 

Our festivals feature a fantastic mix of musical performances, children's entertainment plus a diverse range of food, wine, market and community stalls.

Vendor applications

Vendor applications for the 2019/20 Festival Season are now closed. 

Sign up to be notified when vendor applications open for the 2020/21 Festival Season and receive information about Festivals and other Council events.

Vendor opportunities include:

  • Ready-To-Eat Food/Beverages - fresh-cooked or pre-prepared food for consumption on-site
  • Take-Home Food Products or Produce - packaged products ie. jam, vegetables, chutney, chocolate, muesli, tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages - for consumption on-site only, no take-away (no spirits)
  • Commercial and Community Market Goods - general market goods
  • Single-Line Food Product - One item only, ie. 'churros' or 'fresh juice' (plus bottled drinks)
  • Hand Made Crafts - General bespoke and boutique handmade goods

Interested vendors are advised to read the Vendor Guidelines carefully prior to commencing an application. 

The Selection Process 

The vendor selection process is highly competitive and each Festival has its own theme that helps to determine programming. There will be approximately 80 food, beverage and licensed Vendor Sites available at City of Kingston Festivals this Season.

Vendor applications for all festivals are assessed against the selection criteria matrix.

  • 30% - festival theme
  • 20% - uniqueness and product range
  • 20% - professional presentation
  • 15% - pricing
  • 10% - sustainability
  • 5% - Kingston-based

 

Performers

Are you a local artist, performer or entertainer looking for an opportunity to appear at our festivals and events?

Register your interest by joining our database here.

We encourage expressions of interest from performers including:  

  • bands
  • solo acts
  • street theatre
  • children's entertainment
  • activity providers

We'll keep your details on file and get in touch if an opportunity comes up. Expressions of interest are open all year round.

 

Our Festivals

Carols by Kingston

 Date    Sunday 8 December 2019, 6pm - 10pm
 Genre
Festive family Event. Christmas carols, Christmas market
 Stages
One
 Program
Performance, children’s entertainment, fireworks
 Audience
8,000
 Licensed bar

No
 Vendors

Limited food stalls, market stalls and a confirmed community group providing a sausage sizzle.
Approximate vendor numbers: 10 Food/beverage/sweets, 15 Market, 1 Community BBQ 

 Vendor marquees
BYO marquee or marquee provided at cost to vendor
 Entry

Free, VIP tickets $15
 Venue

Bicentennial Park, Chelsea
 

 

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 Dates    Saturday 29 February 2020 11am – 10pm
Sunday 1 March 2020, 11am – 7pm 
 Genre
contemporary music, indie, rock, pop, blues, jazz
 Stages
Three
 Program
Music, food vendors, bars, free children’s activities, show rides
 Audience
20,000 each day
 Licensed bar

Yes, multiple licensed vendors
 Vendors
Diverse, gourmet consumables, tastings and sharing plates are strongly encouraged.
Approximate vendor numbers: 33 Food/beverage/sweets, 4 Market, 15 Licensed 
 Vendor marquees
All marquees supplied by City of Kingston. Vendors unable to BYO marquee
 Entry

$2 per adult, $5 for families
 Venue

Peter Scullin Reserve, Mordialloc