Vendor information + registration
Rates, Dates, and Registration Details
2023 Vendor Dates and Times:
- Friday, June 16th, 3:00pm-12:00am
- Saturday, June 17th, 12:00pm-12:00am
On Friday, June 16th, vendors will meet at the Ray Kestner Waterfront Park (Houghton Beach) promptly at NOON; a Bridgefest Committee member will meet you in the pavilion to assign your space.
ALL VENDORS seeking to participate in Bridgefest 2023 are asked to submit an online registration form and online payment for their requested days and space by Thursday, June 1, 2023. Spaces shall only be reserved upon the committee receiving the completed registration, proof of insurance AND PAYMENT, with no exceptions. Applications will no longer be accepted after 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023. FOOD VENDORS accepted will pay the fee when notified.
Vendor Registration Fees
Food Vendors (2 Days)
- Primary Food Vendor: $150
- Secondary Food Vendor: $100
- A single 12×12 space for 2 days: $100
- A single 12×12 space for 1 day: $65
- Registered Non-Profits and Charities – FREE
Any supplies, vehicles, or equipment must fit within the purchased space. Additional space may be required.
Questions? Contact us!
Get Started: Registration
Step 1: Choose Location
For FOOD VENDORS, choose your preferred area: Primary(yellow area on the park map below), or Secondary (waterfront area outside of the park). Take note of this preferred vendor area and fill it out in the registration form. If you don’t pick an area, we will choose one for you. Please note that area preferences are not guaranteed.
For ALL VENDORS, the Bridgefest Committee will assign specific vendor locations, making every effort to accommodate vendor requests, but reserves the right to assign spaces as necessary. Spaces are available on on first-come, first serve basis with specific vendor needs as an additional consideration.
Step 2: Complete A Vendor Form
Step 3: Submit Payment
Send a check or money order payable to “Portage Lake Enrichment Foundation”
902 College Avenue
Houghton, Michigan 49931