PumpkinFest attracts 7,000 people each year. This 2-day family event includes carnival games, food court, craft vendors, corn maze, country western concerts, wagon rides, craft activities, 4-H showmanship demos, cow chip bingo, farm animals and more! Fun for the entire family.
$10 pays one price for all of the above mentioned, except for food & craft vendor purchases. Children 3-8 also receive a free pony ride.
PumpkinFest is an annual fundraiser that helps support the educational programs conducted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.
Admission to PumpkinFest includes carnival games, food court, craft vendors, corn maze, country western concerts, wagon rides, craft activities, 4-H showmanship demos, cow chip bingo, farm animals and more! Fun for the entire family.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
Check-in time begins at 7:00 a.m. ALL VEHICLES MUST BE CLEARED FROM VENDOR SPACES BY 10:A.M. and moved to a designated parking area for vendors. Vehicles will not be permitted to enter or leave vendor booth area between 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
NYS Sales Tax Certificate is required. Applications will not be processed without it.
Electricity is not available and generators will not be permitted without prior approval. If you require a generator, please contact us to discuss the possibilities.
There will be a limit to vendors representing, Avon, Tupperware, Discovery Toys and so on. Applications will be considered on a first come basis.
Vendor will be responsible for removing all trash from rented site at the end of the day. Trash receptacles will be placed within the vendor booth area for your convenience.
Soliciting cash donations or selling raffle tickets will not be permitted for vendors other than organizations affiliated with Cornell Cooperative Extension and/or Suffolk County Farm and Education Center and only with prior permission.
Selling or distributing free samples of any food item will not be permitted unless you are registered to vend PumpkinFest 2008 as a food vendor. Suffolk County Department of Health certificate is required for all food vendors.
In some cases, a certificate of insurance may be required.
Illegal, obscene, offensive or adult oriented merchandise will not be permitted to be displayed and/or sold. Please keep items family oriented. Cornell Cooperative Extension reserves the right to ask vendors to remove any item that may be deemed inappropriate.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is not responsible for any loss, stolen or damage of items, injury to vendors, nor their employees or customers on the premise of vendor's assigned space.
For 2-Day vendors, booths may be left set-up overnight at vendors own discretion. Security will NOT be provided. Cornell Cooperative Extension will not be held responsible for any damages or theft incurred.
Pets are not permitted on PumpkinFest grounds.
Vendors will receive booth #'s and other information no later than 1 week before this event. If you have not received your information by September 30, 2008 please contact us.
Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Vendors can share a booth. Vendors do not have to signup for all event dates. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Gas Generators. Vehicles can be left behind/in/near spot. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.