Bodega Bay Fishermen’s Festival
May 4-5, 2024
Craft Booth Application
Early Bird Discount: on or before March 8, 2024. Regular fee after March 8, 2024
We’re delighted to announce that the Bodega Bay Fishermen’s Festival will be held May 4 & 5 2024 from 10am to 5pm.
Please be sure to thoroughly read this letter and the attached application. This information may also be found at www.bbfishfest.org under “Downloads”.
Volunteers from the Bodega Bay community run our Festival. Residents, their relatives and friends generously give of their time and talents to assist in making this two-day event fun for everyone. Proceeds provide support for our schools, scholarships for students and ongoing support of community services.
The Festival is advertised on radio stations, newspapers and magazines throughout Northern California. Locally we utilize roadside signs, postcards, and flyers placed in local establishments. The Festival is a long-time tradition in Bodega Bay and many people return each year. It is a fun festival with music, entertainment, local food and crafts.
NOTE: We will allow a limited number of 10×15’ and 10×20’ spaces for fees of $500 for Early Bird Discount and $550 after March 8. Standard booth space is 10×10’. The fees for the Early Bird Discount are $250 or $500 for a double space if a complete application (information and check) IS RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE MARCH 8. After MARCH 8, the fees are $275 or $550.
The fee includes entry on both days for vendor and two staff members. Any additional persons will be charged the normal entry fee. Children 12 and under are free.
Please indicate your expected arrival on either Friday night, May 3 or Saturday morning, May 4, to help us devise the best system for the flow of vehicles. More information will follow.
Returning Vendors Only: If you prefer a certain area, i.e. across from food booths, near entrance, sunny space, shady space, etc., you may indicate that on your application. We will do our best to accommodate preferences. And returning vendors do not need to provide a photo of their craft.
Due to fire code regulations as stipulated by the Sonoma County Fire Department, each craft space is required to have a standard fire extinguisher. Crafters must show possession of an extinguisher prior to being allowed entrance.
Parking on the street or off the festival site will be required for ALL vehicles during the festival weekend. Due to the layout of the festival, no overnight RV parking/camping is allowed on the festival grounds. It is imperative that you book overnight parking as soon as possible as campgrounds fill up.
Both Sonoma County Parks and California State Parks have campgrounds in the area. Sonoma County Parks website is https://parks.sonomacounty.ca.gov or call 1-707-565-2267. The State of California Parks website is www.reserveamerica.com or 1-800-444-7275.
List of 2023 Craft Vendors