The annual Marana Bluegrass Festival is presented by a partnership of the Town of Marana and the Desert Bluegrass Association. The festival is being staged at Gladden Farms Community Park . The coordinator for vendors is Curt Holmes. He may be reached at 520-909-2373 or email AZbluegrass@comcast.net
Arts and Craft Booths are $50 for a 10 x 10 foot space. Exhibitors should provide all canopies, weights for canopies, tables etc. The surface area is grass so staking is available.
Food Vendors are $125 for the three day event. A Pima County Health Permit is required unless the food is prepackaged. You will need to furnish your own power, potable water and if using tents, you will need to furnish your weights, tables and chairs.
Vendors will need to provide their own lights, fire extinguishers and tie downs for any propane tanks and are responsible to dispose waste in the appropriate containers. Trash receptacles will be available for your use.
If you wish to participate as a vendor, please complete the online application below, or mail a copy and send a check payable to Desert Bluegrass Association to: Curt Holmes 9522 N. Patagonia Pl. Tucson, AZ 85742. Food vendors are limited. Before filling out the application, contact Curt to see if space is available (there is also a maximum width for gate entry (check with Curt)). Vendors accepted must make payment by February 1. Any late payments, if accepted, must be made in cash. Beer and Alcoholic beverage sales are strictly prohibited. Tables and chairs will be provided in a joint eating area in front of the vendors.
Vendors will be able to start set up at noon on Friday, and be ready for business by 3 p.m. Once you are set up, you will be unable to drive your food truck in and out of your space. A second vehicle may be used to bring in supplies each morning until the gates open. It must stay inside until the close of the show.
VENDORS NOTE: All vendors will need to provide a copy of their Marana Business License prior to the festival. Marana Business License costs $50.00. For details call: 520-382-1999. Food vendors must have a Pima County Temporary Establishment Permit ($60) which must be purchased at least 14 days prior to the event. For application info: Food Permit application
APPLICATION FORMS: You may print a form or fill out the online form
Online fillable form: