Vendor Information

The Desert Bluegrass Festival is presented by the Desert Bluegrass Association. We invite both food vendors and arts and crafts vendors to participate. The festival will be at Gladden Farms Community Park soccer field in Marana, AZ March 8-10, 2024.  Dave Polston is the vendor coordinator, and can be reached at 520-245-6126‬ or

Arts & Crafts Booths – $50 for 10’x10′ space

Exhibitors should provide all canopies, weights for canopies, tables etc. The surface area is grass, so staking is available.

Arts & Crafts vendors will need to provide a copy of their Marana Business License prior to the festival. Questions about Marana business licenses should be directed to Lori Dart,, 520-382-1918.

Food Vendors – $125

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. You will also need to furnish your own power, potable water and if using tents, you will need to furnish your weights, tables and chairs.

Food Vendors will need to provide a copy of their Marana Business License, their Marana Mobile Food Vendor License, and (unless the food is prepackaged), a Pima County Temporary Permit which must be purchased at least 14 days PRIOR to the event. Questions about Marana licenses and mobile food vendor licenses should be directed to Lori Dart,, 520-382-1918.

All Vendors

If you wish to participate as a vendor, please print, complete, and sign the application mail or email it to the vendor coordinator:
Dave Polston                              
4837 W Snow Leopard Drive
Tucson, AZ 85742      


Upon approval of vendor application, you will be required to provide the following:
1. Payment via check, Paypal, or credit card a
VENDOR PAYMENT, due February 15.
2. Certificate of Liability Insurance naming the Desert Bluegrass Association as an addional insured.
3. Copy of current Marana Business License.
4. For food vendors, copy of current Marana Mobile Food Vendor License and Pima County Temporary Permit.

Vendor spaces are limited. Before sending payment, contact the vendor coordinator to determine whether your application is approved and space is available. Approved vendors must make payment by February 15. 

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.

Beer and alcoholic beverage sales are strictly prohibited. Tables and chairs will be provided in a joint eating area in front of the vendors.