Vendor Information

Are you interested in being a vendor at the Barrie Fair? Please read the following guidelines before submitting an application:

Set Up:

Wednesday August 22, 2018 between 9:00am and 5:00pm


Check-In at building #7 before setting up your booth or trailer.

Pick up vendor parking passes and admission tickets.

If you do not set up on August 22 between 9:00am and 5:00pm, you will not be permitted to set up during the fair. Your space may be reassigned and as stated in the application terms – you will not receive a refund.


Each morning of the fair you are able to drive your vehicle to your booth space from 7:00am until 15 minutes prior to fair opening.


Thursday August 23 • 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday August 24 • 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Saturday August 25 • 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sunday August 26 • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Indoor Vendors

Available space sold in 10 ft x 10 ft increments.

You can define your space with a tent, but you cannot have tent walls up during fair operation hours.

If you wish to have space backing onto a wall, please make note of this request on your application.

Pre-packaged food and farmers market goods are permitted indoors. Vendors who prepare food at their booth cannot be located indoors. No Cotton Candy or Candy Apples can be sold due to contract terms with the midway.

Outdoor Vendors

When applying for space, please include the entire footprint of your set up, including trailer tongue length, depth etc.

You can define your space with tents using sidewalls if required.

Please indicate on your application how you plan to configure your space, including trailer positioning.

Food vendors are permitted outside.

No Cotton Candy or Candy Apples can be sold due to contract terms with the midway.

What do you need to book a space at the Barrie Fair?

Certificate of insurance naming Essa & District Agricultural Society as additionally insured: minimum of 2 million liability coverage.

Completed Application with payment.

Simcoe County Health Unit permit if required. (Food Vendors)

Propane inspection certificate if required. (Food Vendors)

Generator ESA permit if required.

Tent permit if required.

Ability to set up your booth Wednesday August 22.

Ability to remain open during operating hours, all 4 days of the fair.

General Rules:

1. No vendors are permitted to stay on the fairgrounds overnight.

2. No roving vendors.

3. Surveys, sales and demonstrations are conducted only in the space provided.

4. No alcohol on the grounds (exceptions apply for sample vendors).

5. Smoking in designated areas ONLY.

6. No amplified sound from any booth unless authorized in writing by the EDAS.

7. Subletting is not permitted.

2018 Vendor Application Form – Click Here