Bazaar Vendor Application

You can download the Bazaar Vendor Application and mail it to our address

or you can complete the online registration form below.

Please note that the deadline for applying is March 17, 2017.


    RULES: Sale items should reflect your country's national character. These items can include (but are not limited to): arts & crafts, post cards, photos, paintings, books, sculpture, souvenirs, posters, wood, leather, paper, clay, clothing, pre-packaged food (not home-made), etc. SALE OF PIRATED ITEMS (SUNGLASSES/ HANDBAGS/CLOTHING, etc.) IS NOT PERMITTED. All items must be appropriate for viewing by all ages as determined by the Festival Office. T-shirts can only be sold if they feature original, one-of-a-kind artwork. Vendors should come with enough cash (small bills/change) for the entire event as the Festival Office does not provide loose bills/change. Friday, Global Education Day: We recommend small items for sale that might appeal to children/youth/teachers. Booth Fee/Tax: There is a one-time charge of $500 for Bazaar booths(non-refundable, NO EXCEPTIONS). An additional $100 will be charged for a corner booth request. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID BEFORE THE FESTIVAL DATE TO SECURE YOUR BOOTH LOCATION. If there are still spaces available after the registration deadline, vendors might be able to purchase a second booth for an additional one-time fee of $300. NO ONE VENDOR WILL BE ALLOWED MORE THAN TWO BOOTHS( NO EXCEPTIONS) By law, each vendor must file a Special Event Sales Tax return (for more information, please contact the SC Department of Revenue/Taxation).
  • International Bazaar Vendor is ONLY for those who will be selling Authentic items from a specific country. One skirted table and two chairs are included in each booth registration for free. Extra tables, chairs, and skirts may be rented at the fee rate indicated below. Enter the quantity for each desired.
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  • (including one time registration charge of $500.00)
  • Submit the following:

    Completed Application and a check for the rental items. Please make checks payable to Columbia International Festival and mail to 610 Pickens St. Columbia, SC 29201. ALL FEES ARE DUE BEFORE THE FESTIVAL DATES. Fees are non-refundable unless the application is rejected. Fees are also non-refundable for no-shows (bazaar vendors/service organizations).
  • Agreement

    I, the undersigned, wish to participate in the Columbia International Festival and I have read and agree to abide by the festival rules. As the representative of the group/ organization named on this form, I also acknowledge responsibility for any loss or damage to people or property caused by anyone we enlist to help us during the festival, and I further release the Columbia International Festival Committee, its agents and festival staff/volunteers, and the SC State Fairgrounds and its employees from any claims concerning my organization or volunteers resulting from events at the festival. I am responsible for listing all workers related to my group (including children ages six & up) on the crew list and making sure all participants are informed of and understand festival regulations.