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  • Townsend Town Parade and Fair

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    Name: Townsend Town Parade and Fair
    Date: September 23, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    Over 100 Venders 
    Carnival games   Sand Art   Face Painting   Train Ride  DJ  Contests - Hula Hoop , Dance, Pet , Free Throw.  Plus a special K-9 demonstration and Free Finger printing by the Delaware State Police

    Vendor Regulations

    • Vendor fees:  $25.00 per space, $ 75 Food Vender fee,  free for non-profits

    • All fees are non-refundable unless the Committee rejects your application.

    • All applications must include a list of items for sale and complete and correct contact information.  An applicant may not submit an application on behalf of another vendor or submit an application under an assumed name.  Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

    • Applicants are responsible for all power sources, power cords, cord protection, tables, tents, chairs, signage, etc. necessary for the successful operation of their business in the park setting.

    • Set up:  Saturday 7:00 – 9:30 am.  All vendors must check in as you arrive at park and be set up and vehicles removed by 9:30 am on Saturday.  This will be strictly enforced.  Unload your vehicle first, find a parking spot and then set up.  Do not set up with your car blocking other vendors getting to their spots.

    • The fair ends at 3:00 pm.  If you leave before that time, you will not be able to bring your vehicle to your space to tear down.

    • Vendors are responsible for keeping their area as neat as possible during the day, placing closed bags of trash at the designated collection points and for leaving the space as they found it.

    • No alcohol is permitted at the fair.

    • No Rain Date:  there is not a rain date for the parade or fair.

    • Registration Deadline:  September 8th, 2016



    1. Provide a copy of a valid business license

    2. Provide certificate of insurance naming the Town of Townsend as an Additional Insured for the Townsend Fair on September 24, 2016.

    3. Provide approved permit to operate a Temporary Food Establishment.

    (form available thru Town Hall or thru Delaware Board of Health)


    Parade Participants

    • The parade begins at the Fire Company, marches down Main Street to Edgar Road to the Townsend Municipal Park.  

    • Parade Line-up:  9:00 am at the Townsend Fire Company, 107 Main Street.

    • All parade entries will be announced as they enter the park.  

    • Trophies will be awarded.

    • Registration Deadline:  September 8th, 2016.


    For questions or concerns please contact:

    Town Hall @ (302) 378-8082 or

    Cathy Beaver @ cbeaver@townsend.delaware.gov
    Event Media:
    Town Park 0 Edgar Rd. Townsend DE. 19734
    Date/Time Information:
    2016 event will be held on Saturday September 23th 10am - 3pm . 11 am parade from Fire House down Main St. Fair runs from 11am-3pm.
    Contact Information:
    Councilwoman Lorraine Gorman at LGorman@townsend.delaware.gov
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