Vendor information + registration

Rates, Dates, and Registration Details

Vendor Information

2024 Vendor Dates and Times: 

  • Friday, June 14th, 3:00pm-12:00am
  • Saturday, June 15th, 12:00pm-12:00am

On Friday, June 14th, 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 2024 are asked to submit an online registration form and online payment for their requested days and space by Thursday, May 30, 2024. 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, May 30, 2024. FOOD VENDORS accepted will pay the fee when notified. 

Vendor Registration Fees

Food Vendors (2 Days)

  • Primary Food Vendor: $150
  • Secondary Food Vendor: $100

Non-Food Vendors

  • 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

Submit your payment online here.


Send a check or money order payable to “Portage Lake Enrichment Foundation”

902 College Avenue
Houghton, Michigan 49931