2023 Vendor Application Details
What is available for vendor stalls?
Vendors have the option to be in the Grafton Street, Henry Street and Lilliput Street marketplaces and are able to rent (1) 10’x’10’ booth ($1,600), (1) 10’x 20’ booth ($3,200), -(OR)- (1) 20’ x 20’ booth ($6,400). Those interested in vending in the Moore Street marketplace will only have the opportunity to rent one (1) 10’x’10’ booth ($400). No exceptions.
How to apply?
Click the button below to fill out the application form.
How are vendors selected?
Milwaukee Irish Fest Vendor Selection Committee will review all applications and accompanying material and select vendors with unique product to avoid repetition in the marketplaces. Those that have vended at Milwaukee Irish Fest before, will be assessed both on product content, as well as, past festival participation. Please keep in mind that with the limit on available vendor stalls, not every applicant will be accepted. All decisions of Milwaukee Irish Fest will be final.
Only the product included on the application will be allowed to be sold at Milwaukee Irish Fest, unless the vendor is granted permission before the festival. Milwaukee Irish Fest reserves the right to choose which product the vendor is able to sell at the festival; list your most important items first, on the application. All products being sold at the festival must consist of at least 90% Irish/Celtic themed.
March 17: Last day to submit an application. No applications will be accepted after this date.
March 31: Acceptance/decline email notifications will be sent. Those vendors that have been accepted will receive follow up requests for additional paperwork needed.
June 1: Signed Agreement, first half of payment (non-refundable) and additional mandatory paperwork.
July 1: Balance due (non-refundable)
How are vendors placed at the festival?
Vendors are placed in a tent or inside a building (limited) at the discretion of Milwaukee Irish Fest.
Milwaukee Irish Fest
Attn: Marketplace Coordinators
1532 Wauwatosa Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53213
Grafton Street, Henry Street and Lilliput Street Marketplaces Co-Coordinators: Maureen M. and Courtney W.
Milwaukee Irish Fest features over 45 food locations throughout the grounds. These range from permanent building booths to tents and food carts.
Guidelines to Submit a Food Vendor Application:
Vendors submitting applications should include name, phone, email, and the type of food you do. Currently the vendor waiting list is quite long. If a vendor is not returning to Milwaukee Irish Fest, a replacement will be found from the waiting list.
To submit a request to be added to our waiting list, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond to your request as soon as possible.
Interested in having a booth at the Travel Ireland area?
The Travel Ireland area at Milwaukee Irish Fest is anchored by Aer Lingus and features tour companies, hotel groups and travel agencies. Visitors can discuss what kinds of trips they are interested in planning and get brochures from different agencies describing their specialized trips and trip packages. Visitors will be able to meet experienced trip leaders and actually book trips on the spot.
The festival is outside, except for the covering over each booth. Each booth area is approximately 10 feet by 10 feet. Booths include a 6-foot table, two chairs, a 6-inch-by-30-inch identification sign and access to an electrical outlet. WI-FI internet access will be available in all booths.
If you are interested in having a booth in the Travel Ireland area, please email email@example.com.