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2022 Eggplant Festival Placer Grown Application


WHAT IS THE EGGPLANT FESTIVAL: The Eggplant Festival is a one-day event with an estimated attendance exceeding 5,000. Vendors range from local wineries, gourmet food, home & garden, art, kids’ zone and much more. The festival is held at the Loomis Train Depot Plaza and Taylor Road, Loomis, CA 95650


General Vendor: Booth displays that can qualify are children’s carnival games, sponsor displays, informational booths, organization promotion, health information, selling non-homemade items, etc.


ELIGIBILITY: Vendor booth will be approved by the Eggplant Planning Committee. Booths will be selected according to quality, uniqueness, suitability. Applications must include a brief description, a photo of inventory, or current photo of booth display.


RULES: All vendors must provide own set-up, staff during the duration of the event, and clean up. All exhibits are to be set up prior to the opening of the festival and may not be removed prior to the end of the Festival. Set-up hours are from 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Tear down will begin at 4:00 p.m. The Chamber is responsible for returning the festival area to the condition it was accepted. In turn, the vendor is responsible to the Chamber for any damage to the grounds for which the town may hold the Chamber responsible. Nothing may be taped, pinned on or in any way attached to the walls. Failure to observe these rules and guidelines may jeopardize your acceptance in future Eggplant Festivals.


PERMITS: If you wish to prepare and/or package a food product prior to selling at a Temporary Event, you may be required to obtain a Processed Food Registration or Cannery License with the State of California. TFFs must have a valid Placer County Health Permit.


To obtain a permit, visit https://www.placer.ca.gov/departments/environmental-health/food-protection/temp-events.


The County of Placer requires that you collect and account for sales tax on each sale. Vendors who do not already hold a valid Resale Permit in the State of California must obtain a temporary permit from the State Board of Equalization. Vendors must return the State Board of Equalization resale certificate form with their application. You must have your resale certificate in your booth. If you have any questions; please call the State Board of Equalization at (916) 227-6709.


$50.00 Processing Fee will be applied for all refunds. NO REFUNDS AFTER SEPT. 1, 2022.
$50.00 Late Fee will be applied to all applications after September 1, 2022.
Be advised – the festival will be 75% booked by August.
An early response is advised, as there are a limited number of vendors accepted in each category.


Priority will be given to vendors who promote and display Eggplant items and theme, as well as being established as a current Loomis Basin Chamber member.

Vendor Details

Display Setup

Booth size - 10’ x 10’. * No Electricity will be provided.

Please Upload at least one photo of your display or booth items


This form is a contract with legal consequences. Read carefully before signing. If waiver is not agreed to and signed, participant will not be registered.

In consideration of the acceptance of this registration form for the program listed, the participant(s) named on the program registration form or his/her legal guardian, freely agrees to and makes the following contractual representations and agreements:

  1. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, has read the rules and eligibility standards and understands the nature and content of the activities involved, and any potential dangers incidental to engaging in the activities.
  2. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, hereby voluntarily releases, discharges, waives and relinquishes any and all actions or causes of action for personal injury (including death) or property damage occurring to himself/herself arising as a result of participating in or receiving instructions in the said program or any incidental activities.
  3. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, agrees that under no circumstances will he/she or his/her heirs, executors, administrators, present any claim for personal injury (including wrongful death) or property damage against the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce or any of its officers, employees, members or volunteers, for any of said or similar causes of action, including those which arise by the negligence of the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce or any of said persons, whether passive or active. IT IS THE INTENTION OF THIS INSTRUMENT TO EXEMPT AND RELIEVE CHAMBER FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE.
  4. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce, its officers, employees and volunteers, from any claims, demands, damages, costs, expenses or liability arising out of his/her participation in said program and activities.
  5. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, acknowledges that he/she has been fully and completely advised of the potential dangers incidental to engaging in the activities, and fully and voluntarily assumes the risks of engaging in the program and activities.
  6. The participant named, or his/her legal guardian, has read this form carefully and is fully aware of the legal consequences of signing it.

The Eggplant Festival does not have or provide medical or accident insurance for persons involved in programs sponsored by the Loomis Area Chamber of Commerce. I understand that refunds will not be given regardless of weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Cost Total $75.00

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