New this year, Downtown Odessa, Inc. is using a common application for all events. You may either submit an application for each event individually whenever you know you are able to commit to the event, or you may submit multiple events on one application if you know your schedule far enough in advance.
- July 4 - 24th annual Firecracker Fandango * (Load in: As early as 12pm, Booth Setup Complete: 4pm, Event: 5pm-10pm)
- November 30 - Winter Fest Weekend 1 / Santa's Small Business Saturday Workshop (Times TBD)
- December 7 - Winter Fest Weekend 2 / Gingerbread Rock (Pre-Parade of Lights Festival) (Times TBD)
- December 14 - Winter Fest Weekend 3 / Staycation Weekend (Times TBD)
- December 21 - Winter Fest Weekend 4 / Merry-achi Weekend (Times TBD)
- December 28 - Winter Fest Weekend 5 / Sno-dessa Weekend (Times TBD)
* Firecracker Fandango has an additional fee and certain restrictions not found at other events due to high attendance
Fees: Booth fee is $200 for Firecracker Fandango (a non-refundable $100 fee and a $100 refundable* deposit) and only the $100 refundable deposit for any Winter Fest weekend. This fee will be returned to you 1 week after your event or may be rolled over to your next event with us if you meet the following conditions: 1. do not cancel your participation within 2 weeks of the event date, 2. have arrived and are prepared at the communicated time, 3. do not cause damage to your area/city property at the event, 4. do not leave trash and litter on your area, 5. remain open for the entirety of the event (unless you sell out of product).
Your deposit must be received at least 2 weeks in advance of earliest event for which you are applying. Check or money order must be payable to Downtown Odessa, Inc., credit card is accepted in our office or over the phone, and cash is accepted in our office.
Booth space: Individual 10’ x 20’ spaces will be allocated to each vendor. Vendors will be responsible for furnishing their own set-up, including tables and chairs, etc. No items may extend more than two feet from your booth or visually block the booth next to you.
For most events, all trailers must be unhitched and personal/tow vehicles removed from the event area and parked in a legal parking area. This will be specified in an informational email you'll receive in advance of the event.
A MANDATORY meeting will take place the week before each event; your organization must have a representative at this meeting or make arrangements for a private meeting to go over information.
Electrical outlets: For most events, vendors will be responsible for their own electrical and lighting needs, as necessary. If electricity will be available for you (110V only), you will be told in an informational email you'll receive in advance of the event.
Set Up/Move Out/Cleanup: Load in and setup times will be communicated with you in writing in advance of the event. All private vehicles must be out of event area 2 hours before the event begins. A representative must remain in your booth at all times until closing. All vendors need to secure merchandise during the hours of set up, event and tear down. Downtown Odessa, Inc. is not responsible for any lost or damaged items, equipment, or personal property. You are responsible for cleanup of your area during and after the festival. Any dumping of grease will result in a fine. Any damage to public space, trees, electrical outlets, etc. will be the responsibility of the vendor.
Location: Vendor spaces will be assigned communicated in an informational email before the event and at the mandatory meeting that takes place during the week of the event.
Insurance: Vendors must provide a copy of their of general liability insurance ($500,000 minimum) with Downtown Odessa, Inc. and the City of Odessa listed as Additional Insured by event day. Vendor will not be allowed on grounds without appropriate insurance certificate on file with Downtown Odessa, Inc.
MAKE ALL CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO DOWNTOWN ODESSA, INC. Cash is accepted in the Downtown Odessa office only. Do not mail cash. Mail checks or money orders to: Downtown Odessa, Inc. P.O. Box 4398, Odessa, TX 79760. Credit cards are also accepted in office or over the phone.
Thank you for reviewing our invitation – we look forward to hosting you and promoting your business!
Please select the events below for which you'd like to be a vendor: