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Craft Vendor Application and Resources

Thanks for your interest in vending at the Golden Road Gathering. Please review the following information carefully, and fill out the application below.


  • Feb 12th:  Application deadline. Late Applications will not be accepted.
  • March 4th:  Application status sent via email
  • April 8th:  Payment deadline (or the vendor space will be forfeited).

Booth size: Three booth sizes are available based on your retail space footprint. 

Fee structure is as follows:

10 x 10$750

(2) 4-day passes

(1) parking pass

10w x 20d$870

(2) 4-day passes
(1) parking pass

20 x 20 (very limited number available)$1710

(4) 4-day passes
(2)  parking pass

Premium corner$250 

Passes:  One additional 4-day worker pass is available per booth for $199.50. Children 5 – 12 must purchase kids tickets ($45 for four day pass). Ages 4 & under are free.

Camping: An additional 10×10′ of space directly behind, or nearby your booth will be allotted for camping. Due to the space constraints in the bowl, the camping behind some booths will be on a hill and not flat. Please note: RETAIL SPACE must be confined to the specified depth of your booth. *No additional hill space may be used. This will be strictly enforced.

Parking: You will park on-site in the 4H Field (see map). Any additional vehicles must have a parking pass (which may be purchased through our website). No re-entry. Once vehicles are in the festival grounds, they must stay parked for the entire weekend.

Electricity: *Limited* electricity is included; we ask that electrical usage be limited to only what is required to operate your booth. Electricity should not be used for camping or extraneous items. All cords mut be grounded 3-prong plugs. Maximum Electricity allowance per vendor is 120v, 20amps. We recommend bringing 100’ of outdoor electrical extension cord. Power will be supplied by a generator that will be on during vending hours. It will be turned off at night after the music meadow closes for the night.

Liability Insurance: All accepted vendors will be required to carry liability insurance naming Golden Road Gathering LLC AND El Dorado County Fairgrounds as additional insureds.

Prohibited items for sale:  the selling of smoking paraphernalia (i.e. vape pens, pipes, etc.), tobacco, marijuana products or illicit substances of any kind, or audio recordings is strictly prohibited.

Easy Ups and Shade Structures: All Tents must be Registered Flame Resistant Product. Tents will be checked by Fire Marshal before start of event. 

Please click here to download and read the 2024 Golden Road Gathering Vending Information Packet.

Email Eric Swartz at [email protected] with any other questions or concerns.

Craft Vending Application

Completing an application is not a guarantee of acceptance. There is a high demand for all vendor spots and we make our selections carefully based on perceived quality, style, and type of products, as well as appropriate fit with overall vibe of the festival.

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