Vendor Information and Application March 13-15, 2020

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

Printable Vendor Info and Application Form

 Online fillable form:

TOWN OF MARANA AND DESERT BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION Release and Indemnification Agreement. In consideration of the acceptance of my Vendor Application for the Marana Bluegrass Festival to be held, I do hereby, for myself, my children, my heirs, executors and assign, release the Town of Marana(Town) and Desert Bluegrass Association and their respective agents, officials, and employees from liability for any harm, injury, or damage, which I, or my minor children, may suffer while participating in the above-described event. This includes all risks that are connected with the event whether forseen or unforeseen. Additionally, I agree to defend, save, hold harmless, and indemnify the Town and Desert Bluegrass Association , and their respective officials, employees agents, successors, and assigns from and against any and all manner of claims, suits, lawsuits, action or actions, causes or causes of action, liabilities, damages, and other claims and demands of whatsoever nature or kind, in law or in equity, in tort or in contract or otherwise caused by or resulting from my errors, omissions, or negligent or intentional acts in connection with the above-described event. I am of lawful age and legally competent to execute this Agreement. I understand the terms of this Agreement and have agreed to its terms as my own free act. If I am acting on behalf of an organization, I certify that I am the agent of the organization, I am acting on the organization’s behalf and I am duly authorized to execute this Release and Indemnification Agreement on the organization’s behalf.

BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, RULES AND REGULATIONS OUTLINED IN THIS VENDOR APPLICATION FORM AND THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS OF RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT I SHALL BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.