Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 29, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

(Vendors are expected to be at their booths no later than 9:30 a.m. on Saturday &

Monday mornings, and by 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. Transactions should

be completed by the scheduled closing time of each day.)


SET-UP DAY: Friday, May 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(All vendors must leave the premises by 5:30 p.m.)

LOCATION: World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park, City of St. Louis (map enclosed)



Early Bird Deadline (April 15, 2017): $525

Final Deadline: $550 by May 5th


Corner/Large Booths-Early Bird Deadline: $675

Final Deadline: $700 - May 5th

(Corner Booths, e.g. Booth #1, #7,#35, #38, #56)


FOOD VENDORS! Add your $40.00 refundable fee to the standard booth fee.

VOLUNTEER SERVICE: Volunteer assistance is available upon request.
There is no charge for this service.



Regular booth size is estimated at 10x10. Expansion of booth space is subject to prior authorization and additional fees payable upon demand. Violations will be cause for immediate vendor contract termination. Tent frames/clothing racks higher than 6 feet tall are not allowed in center of the pavilion.

  • Each booth includes 3 tables, 2 chairs, and electricity and will be decorated with African print fabric. Tarp or heavy-duty covering for overnight protection from inclement weather is strongly recommended.
  • Booths for vendors with speakers are located outside and east of the pavilion -- away from the stage.
  • SPEAKERS ARE NOT ALLOWED under the pavilion. Volume of speakers must be kept to a minimum in respect of performers & vendors. Failure to comply with these terms will be grounds for contract termination.
  • Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request. The marketplace layout configuration is subject to change prior to your arrival.


In keeping with the spirit of the festival, the St. Louis African Arts Festival Committee retains the right to approve all merchandise to be displayed and/or sold at the marketplace as well as the right to approve booth space. The sale of bootleg or illegal items is strictly prohibited. Inappropriate merchandise will

not be allowed at the festival. Be sure to have the correct merchandise.


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Food vendors, artisans, and others can all apply to be a part of the Saint Louis African Arts Festival!




Download Vendor Application


You can apply to participate as a vendor in the
Saint Louis African Arts Festival by completing a Vendor Application.

Vendor Application