Vendor FAQ

Q: Is there a rain date for the RiverCity festival?
A: No. The event is rain -or-shine!

Q: If I submit my vendor fee payment through PayPal, is it necessary to fill-out the Vendor Application?
A: No. There is no need to submit a hard copy of the application when using PayPal.

Q: Can I pay the vendor fee by check?
A: Yes. Please make payments payable to the Fishtown Neighbors Association and mail your payment along with a hard copy of the Vendor Application to: RiverCity Festival c/o Fishtown Neighbors Association, P.O. Box 3744, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Q: Will you provide vendors with a tent?
A: No, but we encourage you to bring your own. A tent not only shields you from the elements, it helps to create a more attractive and festive display.

Q: Will you provide vendors with a table and chairs?
A: Yes, for a fee of $15 we will provide you with (1) table and (2) chairs.

Q: What time is load-in?
A: The load-in is times are staggered and you will be provided with a window the week before the festival.

Q: Is there vendor parking available?
A: Yes. There is free vendor parking just past the park on Beach Street. We will provide you with a map and further instructions the week before the festival.

Q: Will I be assigned a space -or- is it first-come, first-served?
A: We will assign you a space and you will be provided with a map and further instructions the week before the festival.

Q: Will vehicles be allowed into the park to load-in?
A: No. We do not allow vehicles into the park to load-in. Please bring hand trucks, wagons, an extra set of hands, etc… to aid you while loading-in.

Q: Do you allow the use of generators?
A: No. The use of generators is strictly prohibited.

Q: Can I attach things to the tree in the park, such as a hammock?
A: No, the City rules forbid this.

Q: My friend and I are both vendors at the festival, can we get spots next to each other?
A: Most of the time we can arrange this for you, please let us know ASAP and we’ll do our best.

Q: What kind of food can I sell from my space?
A: You may only sell prepared, packaged foods from your space.

Q: Is there any assistance getting onto and off of the park?
A: We have a small group of volunteers in the morning that can help you get your stuff to your spot, but you’ll be responsible for getting out of the park at the end of the festival.