Dandelion Days  

What is it? .... 

The Annual St. Patrick's Day Dandelion Days Celebration is a family-oriented event, and it's lots of fun! It includes an outdoor bazaar and flea market featuring antiques, relics and collectibles, arts and crafts, and much more. There is also lots of fun, food, street entertainers and even a 5K run. A pancake, ham and egg breakfast, located at the Jackson Civic Center, kicks off both days activities at 7:00am (or there abouts). But Dandelion Days is also known for its rich local community flavor, one thing that makes it so popular. In fact, a great many attendees come from outside the county to join the fun! Not least of all, Dandelion days is the Jackson Lions Club's largest fund-raising effort and benefits student scholarships and community events.

THERE WILL BE RV PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE GROCERY OUTLET MARKET ON HWY 49/88 ON BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS. THE COST IS $10.00 PER NIGHT.

When? Saturday and Sunday, March 21st and 22nd, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Downtown Jackson.
Merchant booths

are available along Jackson's historic Main Street and adjacent areas as follows:

  • Booth size is 10' X 10' (this is the only size available; for more space, you may purchase additional booths).

  • The cost for each booth will be $100.00 This is for two days (no refunds are offered if you cancel after 2/15/15).

  • You must provide your own tables and sales fixtures.

  • Booth set-up is permitted the Friday before the event (March 20th, 2015)

  • No persons are permitted in the booths after selling hours; booths will be patrolled Friday and Saturday nights

  • No electricity is provided, and generators are NOT allowed

  • Prior-year space holders (i.e. those who exhibited this year) have first choice for 2016's event IF they paid by 4:00 p.m. Sunday of THIS year's event (i.e., by March 12th, 2015). The remaining spaces are offered on a first-come, first-served basis

  • All spaces not occupied by 10:00 a.m. on Saturday (March 21th. 2015) will be re-sold with no refunds due the original booth holder

  • This is a "rain or shine" event. No refunds will be given on account of weather

 

How do I become a merchant? To apply for booth space, you must first submit a letter describing what it is you intend to sell. Provide your Sales Tax ID# and photos of your product (if available). Include all contact info with name, address, phone, fax., email, etc. Include a check, made out to Jackson Lions Club, for $100.00 for each space needed
What kind of merchandise can I sell? Pretty much anything that can be stored and handled comfortably within the confines of a 10' X 10' booth, and which is in keeping with the community and family flavor of this event.
PLEASE NOTE -- This is a family and community event. The Jackson Lions Club will screen potential merchants, in part, based on the type of products they wish to sell, and reserves the right to reject any application it so deems inappropriate for this event, or for any other reason. Furthermore, the Jackson Lions Club reserves the right to close down and expel any merchant booth it finds selling objectionable merchandise, irrespective of the description provided in your letter of application.
What CAN'T I sell at Dandelion Days? No firearms, fireworks or similar explosives, alcoholic beverages, illegal substances, or any other materials or merchandise not in keeping with the family and community flavor of the event (see "What kind of merchandise can I sell", above).
Where do I get an application? Right here! Click for the printable application form.
How do I submit my application?

Please mail it, including your check, product photos and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Jackson Lions Club, Dandelion Committee, P.O. Box 64, Jackson CA. 95642. Attn: Dandelion Days. Reservations are not taken by phone.

Upon receipt of the above information your application will be processed. If space is available, confirmation information will be sent to you in the envelope you provided. If no space is available, or if your application is declined for any other reason, your check will be returned.

How do I get more information? All information for the DD event is posted on this page as soon as it becomes available. Please bookmark it, and check back regularly! You may also email us with Dandelion Days inquiries to: dandeliondays@jacksonlionsclub.org

 
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