Sausage Vendor Photo by Jerry M. Serra

Online Vendor Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor at Saint Anthony’s Feast. Nearly 100 vendors participate in our Feast each year – offering our visitors an array of mouth watering foods, desserts, confections and beverages as well as a wonderful selection of souvenirs, jewelry, artwork, crafts, toys and novelties.

Vending locations must be made to fit the narrow streets of the North End, therefore space may be limited to 10’ wide x 6’ from the curb – tenting is permitted in order to protect you and your merchandise from the nature’s elements. Additional spacing may be granted upon request.

The information provided below will enable us to determine whether there is appropriate space for your vending area as well as determine the amount of donation, applicable fees and permits that may be required. Please Review the VENDOR GUIDELINES section for more information and regulations.

All vendors are asked to submit the following information for review – NEW vendors will be contacted by a member of the Committee upon review of your application. Please be advised that submitting this form does not guarantee you vending space. A member of the Committee will notify you that your space has been approved and reserved. If you require immediate attention please call the number below or contact the Committee by e-mail.


Name Zip Code
Company Phone #1
Address Phone #2
City E-mail
State

Products to be sold: Food/Beverage Souvenir/Novelty Amusements

1. List and describe ALL merchandise, food, beverage or other items and information to be sold or distributed at vending location:



List all equipment you will be using:
(List quantity & size of any trailer, carts & equipment: i.e. grills, ovens, fryers, steamers, tables, display racks, etc.)



Additional Comments:



2. Did you participate as a Vendor in last year’s Feast?: Yes No

Will you be cooking on site?: Yes
No

Will you be using Propane?:
Yes No

Do you require any special electrical setup than what is supplied?:
Yes No

Do you currently have liability insurance for your vending business?:
Yes No

Are you interested in additional advertising or sponsorship opportunities:
Yes No

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Vendor Guidelines, Rules & Regulations

EVENT HOURS & VENDOR SET-UP/BREAKDOWN
Vendors are issued a four day permit (Friday to Monday). You may begin to set-up your vending space at your assigned location beginning at 3:00PM on the Thursday afternoon prior to the start of the Feast, (unless otherwise notified) and must be open for business no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday. We request that you open for the Feast of Saint Lucy on Monday. Saint Lucy’s Feast will begin at 5:00PM

Festival hours:
Friday 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Saturday Noon – 11:00 PM
Sunday 11:30AM – 11:00PM
Monday 5:00PM – 11:00PM (Labor Day: Noon – 11:00PM)

No vehicles are permitted in the Feast area during these times. You may not begin assembling your vending space until after your vehicle has been removed from the street. On Sunday evening do not break down or block any streets until the Statues of Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy have passed by and are in their respective chapels. No Parking will be allowed within the festival area or at street intersections that serve as entrances to the feast during the weekend. This will be strictly enforced. Violators will be towed.

PERMITTING & RESPONSIBILITY
San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. (SADPDMInc) reserves the right to determine those applicants most suitable for vending space within Saint Anthony’s Feast.

All vendors are responsible for obtaining appropriate permits from the City of Boston and its agencies. The vendor shall assume all responsibility for compliance with local, city, state and federal safety, fire, health, and other ordinances, regulations and laws regarding installation of and operation of equipment, displays, structures and exhibit materials. All regulations listed in the City of Boston Public Works Department Application are applied by SADPDMInc and are strictly enforced.

SADPDMInc reserves the right to remove items and merchandise that were not listed and approved in the submitted application and permit. SADPDMInc shall have the authority to deem proper all items including but not limited to clothing, accessories, artwork, music and services that are to be available at vending location. No offensive or demeaning items including but not limited to clothing, artwork, paraphernalia, music or services is allowed. No items or articles bearing the image or wording of “Saint Anthony” or “Saint Anthony’s Feast” may be sold at the Festival. “Saint Anthony’s Feast” is a registered service mark.

Tents or any temporary structure shall be limited in size to a maximum of five feet from the curb. 12’x12’ tents are not permitted. The vendor agrees not to assign, sublet, or apportion space, or any part thereof allotted to him. No vendor will be permitted to display or sell his products or services outside the confines of his assigned vending space. Product or food giveaways are NOT permitted.

SUBLETTING OF SPACE
The vendor agrees not to assign, sublet, or apportion space, or any part thereof allotted to him. No vendor will be permitted to display or sell his products or services outside the confines of his assigned booth space in the festival area. No Giveaways Permitted.

INSURANCE
The City of Boston requires that each vendor at Saint Anthony’s Feast have liability insurance with $1Million of coverage. As such, each vendor participating in Saint Anthony’s Feast will be automatically enrolled in an insurance plan provided through the Saint Anthony’s Feast insurance carrier. An additional fee of $50.00 will be applied to your vending donation fee for this service. Vendors may opt out of this insurance program and waive the fee ONLY if they provide the Saint Anthony Feast Committee with a valid copy of their own certificate of liability insurance with $1Million of coverage that lists the City of Boston and San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. as additional insured. The certificate (rider) must be received no later than close of business on the eighth day prior to the start of Saint Anthony’s Feast. Certificates can be sent by first class mail or submitted electronically to committee@stanthonysfeast.com.

LIABILITY & INDEMNITY
The Vendor (participant) hereby accepts and will comply with these Terms and Conditions and Vendor Instructions and also agrees to indemnify San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. and the City of Boston and, each of them, and by accepting the terms of this application and setting up a vending stand at the Feast, you agree to save San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. and the City of Boston and each of them harmless from and against any and all claims, suits, proceedings, actions, responsibilities, demands, judgments and executions which arise from or are in connection with the possession, use, occupation, management, maintenance or control of the Vendor’s stand(s) premises or any portion thereof or the sidewalks and/or streets abutting same.

The San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. assumes no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or claim arising from acts or omissions of the Vendor (participant), its agents and/or employees’ in connection with any work the Vendor is permitted to do hereunder in the Saint Anthony’s Feast. Further, participant shall defend and indemnify the San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc., and the City of Boston for the negligence, fault, misconduct and liabilities caused by participants, its agents and/or employees should said negligence, fault and/or misconduct lead to the filing of a claim or legal action.

No refunds will be issued in case of inclement weather, acts of nature or restrictions by governmental agencies to cancel or alter the event once it is scheduled over which the San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc., has no control.


ELECTRICAL
Electrical power will be supplied by SADPDMInc. No generators are permitted. Each vendor will be supplied with a duplex receptacle (120 volt-2 outlet box) with a total maximum load of 1,400 volts. Saint Anthony’s Feast electrician will be available to assist you with your hook up and has the authority to remove any hook-up or limit the electric demand at each vending location for reasons of safety and total electrical load demands. For additional electrical service please ask the Feast Committee at time of application. Please refer to SAF Vendor Electrical Guideline sheet for more information

CLEAN UP – DISMANTLING
Vendors are required to keep their vending space clean and sanitary at all times.
  • Vendors using oil or grease causing foods are required to use an absorbent floor covering under fryer and grills, so as not to leave vending location unsafe. All used oil containers MUST have covers on them to be disposed of.

  • Vendors selling clams or setting up a raw bar: DO NOT over stuff your garbage bags, use a canvas or burlap bag to dispose of your shells.

  • Vendors are required to breakdown cardboard boxes and other packaging equipment before disposing of them. Vendors are not to fill the feast trash receptacles with oversized boxes or other items.

  • SADPDMInc may require a refundable cleaning deposit from vendors using oils or offering a raw bar.

  • It is recommended that vendors have an operable fire extinguisher at their vending location.

  • All vendors must sweep out their vending location each night and dispose of garbage properly so the Feast cleaning personnel may appropriately clean the streets. It is recommended that each food/beverage vendor use a cleaning agent at vending location to lessen the odors during the weekend.

  • Dismantling is permitted only after festival closing on Sunday/Monday evening. SADPDMInc reserves the right, with no liability whatsoever for damage, spoilage, or loss, to dismantle, disconnect, dispose of, store and clear from the Feast area any display materials, goods, property, or merchandise of a vendor who has failed to dismantle & remove their location by 2:00 PM Tuesday following the end of the festival OR by 12:00 Noon on Saturday for a vendor who has failed to open for business during the scheduled festival hours.

NOISE & COURTESY
Exhibits which include the operation of musical instruments, radios, public address systems, or any noise-making machine must be operated so that the noise resulting there from will not annoy or disturb adjacent exhibitors and their patrons and residents of North End. SADPDMInc shall have the authority to deem proper any music or audible sound at any vending location. All vendors are to keep noise to a minimum during the Outdoor Mass on Saturday at 5:00 PM. Absolutely NO change will be made at the Chapel of Saint Anthony during the weekend. You are a guest in the North End, please be considerate of our neighbors.

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Vendor Permitting Information

Each vendor must obtain a Feast Permit signed by the Feast Committee Chairman before proceeding to any City of Boston Agency.

INSURANCE
The City of Boston requires that each vendor at Saint Anthony’s Feast have liability insurance with $1Million of coverage. As such each vendor participating in Saint Anthony’s Feast will be automatically enrolled in an insurance plan provided through Saint Anthony’s Feast insurance carrier. An additional fee of $50.00 will be applied to your vending donation fee. Vendors may opt out of this insurance program and waive the fee ONLY if they provide the Saint Anthony Feast Committee with a copy of their own certificate of liability insurance with $1Million of coverage that lists the City of Boston and San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. as additional insured. The certificate (rider) must be received no later than close of business on the eighth day prior to the start of Saint Anthony’s Feast. Certificates can be sent by first class mail or submitted electronically to committee@stanthonysfeast.com.

City of Boston Permitting Process
Every vendor is required to obtain the appropriate permits from each of the city agencies listed under their vending category. Failure to obtain the appropriate permits will result in your vending location being shut down and all donations and fees being forfeited.


FOOD & BEVERAGE VENDORS
Temporary Permit from the Inspectional Services Department - Health Division
Total: $35.00

Fire Department permit for use of propane outdoors must be obtained for each location
Over 40 lbs is $38.00

Street occupancy permit from the Department of Public Works for each location. You must present your Health & Fire Permit in order to obtain street occupancy permit.
Total: $50.00

NOVELTY VENDORS
Street occupancy permit from the Department of Public Works for each location.
Total: $50.00

GAMES AND RIDES
Apply for an Entertainment License form the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs & Licensing. (At least three weeks in advance, a public hearing may be needed)

Street occupancy permit from the Department of Public Works for each location.
Total: $50.00 Food


City of Boston Department Locations

ISD/Health Department
- 1010 Massachusetts A
venue - 5th floor - 617-635-5300
Permits are to be obtained Monday to Friday by 3: 15 PM

Boston Fire Department - 115 South Hampton Street - 617-343-2177

Mayors Office of Consumer Affairs & Licensing – Boston City Hall - Room 613, 617-635-3911

Public Works Department – Boston City Hall - Room 714 - 617-635-4909
Permits are to be obtained Monday to Thursday- 9:00AM – 5:00PM, Fridays- 9:00AM - Noon

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Vendors Quick Links

• Online Application
Guidelines, Rules, & Regulations
Electrical Guidelines
• Permitting Information

Please click on the links above and read through this information carefully before submitting your application and we thank you for taking the time to review our guidelines.
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Any visual, audio reproduction, or written material of the festival other than the News Media is strictly forbidden without the written permission of the St. Anthony Di Padua Da Montefalcione Society, Inc. Also, no articles bearing the image or wording of St. Anthony can be sold at the Festival. Saint Anthony's Feast is a registered service mark. Usage of the wording or image of Saint Anthony is not permitted without approval of the San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc.