Food Vendor Application

September 14-16, 2018
This application is for food vendors only. Please note that receipt of application does not guarantee acceptance to the KBF. All applicants will be juried and notified within 2 weeks of receiving application. Please see term & conditions for full details.

Vendor Information

Business Name
First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Postal Code
Phone Number

Exhibitor Terms & Conditions

Do you require water?

What is the total linear feet of your setup, including hitch?
Description of your space
Website URL

Menu/Product Images

Menu w/ Pricing
Booth photo

Electrical Needs

Additional Electrical Information
Please read through and accept the Food Vendor Terms & Conditions (check box below).


To apply for a Food Vendor space, you must:

  • Complete this application.
  • Submit a copy of your menu with pricing.
  • Submit a photo of your booth, and a description of your space.
  • Submit a $625.00 deposit. Deposit will be returned if not selected.
  • *$625.00 if paying by check and $640.00 if paying by credit card, to pay by credit card please call the KBF office at 502-275-8384.*

Submission of this application, valid for the current Festival year only, signifies your understanding and acceptance of, and agreement to abide by the rules of participation and general policies of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival if invited to participate.

Rules of Participation and General Policies

  • Provide a copy of your Liability Insurance for $1,000,000 listing the Kentucky Bourbon Festival and City of Bardstown as additional insured.
  • Exhibitors may not share vendor space, or may they sublet or apportion space to anyone else.
  • Please provide a complete menu and price list of all items you wish to sell, we endeavor to avoid duplication of food items at the Festival, therefore, not all menu items may be acceptable. Items not disclosed on the application may not be brought.
  • Setup and breakdown your booth only during appointed times.
  • Spaces are 20 linear feet wide x 13' deep. There will be a subcharge per foot over 20 linear feet.
  • Follow all local health department requirements.Local health inspectors will be on site.
  • You must provide your own T and hose if using the shared water source.
  • Supply your own 100-foot 0r longer extension cords.
  • We require that each vendor must be direct plug-in ready to set up. Electrical requirements that are not noted on this application will not be allowed. Wiring in is prohibited. We reserve the right to limit the amount of electric provided, this is to assure we have enough hookups for all.
  • Park trailers on pavement only, we will have designated spot for parking.
  • Supply 10 free coupons for items of your choice for KBF lawn area volunteers.
  • Remaining booth payment is due within 10 business days of selection confirmation.
  • Agree to indemnify and hold the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Inc. and its employees, volunteers, and event sponsors harmless from any and all claims made against the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Inc., including without limitation, all cost, liabilities, judgments, expenses, damages or attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with any structure erected by vendor, equipment or personal property used by vendor and any claims made on account or resulting from vendors participation in the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Inc.

SETUP TIME: Thursday (September 13) between 6PM and 9PM ONLY
Friday (September 14) between 8AM and 11AM ONLY

BREAKDOWN: After 5:00pm on Sunday, Sept.16 - No Early Breakdown Please


  • Friday (September 14) 12PM – 10PM
  • Saturday (September 15) 10AM – 10PM
  • Sunday (September 16) 10AM – 5PM

*Please note that you may stay open till 11:30PM Fri. and Sat. if you wish.*


NO VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE VENDING AREA from 11AM Friday September 14 until 5PM Sunday September 16.

REFRIGERATION: KBF does not supply refrigerated storage.

SECURITY: KBF will supply security in the Festival area.

TRASH: KBF will provide pick up of containerized trash only.Vendors must collect, bag and deposit all trash in trash cans.DO NOT LEAVE OR DUMP ANY GREASE, this will be subject to a fine of $500.

Contact Information:
Kentucky Bourbon Festival
Johanna Lawson

Mailing address: please note new address

Kentucky Bourbon Festival
Food Vendor
114 N. Fifth St.,
Bardstown, KY40004

Exhibitor Terms & Conditions
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