Vendor Booths - Oct. 7

LAST UPDATED 09/21/2023 - Check back regularly as booths continue to be added!


Foster Road Park, 60 Foster Road

10 am to 4 pm

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Vox Media

Star 92.9 will be broadcasting LIVE 11 am to 1 pm.  

Northfield Savings Bank

Northfield Savings Bank

Visit Northfield Savings Bank's booth and play some corn hole! Learn more about services offered and grab yourself some freebies. 


The Essex Reporter
Visit with your local news folks and see what's NEW IN THE NEWS! 


Lawrence Family Farms
Visit with Ethan Lawrence and his family as they bring us a cow calf pair and some history about their family farm. You can also find some prepackaged frozen meat for sale!


Vermont Army National Guard
Vermont's FINEST will be on site for our Touch-a-Truck event and will host some SOCCER fun. Stop by to say hello, kick a soccer ball, and see the equipment!
NBT_Bank logo

NBT Bank

Are you up for some LAWN JENGA? Stop by to visit our friends from NBT Bank and show off your skills. 



Visit with folks from the Essex SeaComm branch and pick up some complimentary swag items!

CCR Sales and Service

CCR Sales and Service, LLC

Check out CCR Sales and Service at the Touch-a-Truck activity. There could be mini golf and excavators involved... 

Essex Free Library logo

Essex Free Library
Check out the StoryWalk display from EFL on your way into the festival grounds!

Essex Police Department
Stop to visit with our very own Essex Police and learn how you can earn a Challenge Chip! 
Essex VermontEssex Public Works Department
Do you have questions about public works in your community? Stop by to visit our friendly staff. Learn about recent stormwater projects and pick up some helpful handouts. 
Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USAEssex Conservation & Trails Committee
Learn about what the CTC is doing in your community! 
Essex Energy CommitteeEssex Energy Committee
Grab some helpful handouts relating to weatherization and other energy savings along with some GOODIES. Committee members will be on hand and eager to talk with participants about their weatherization options!
St Pierre DelicacySt. Pierre Delicacy Food Truck
Serving up bacon cheeseburgers, smoked kielbasa, jumbo hot dogs, meatballs, subs, and french fries. 

III Bs Ice CreamIII B's Ice Cream
Serving novelty ice cream and popsicles. Who can pass up an ice cream sandwich?

Laurens CheesecakeLauren's Cheesecake
CHEESECAKE! 'Nuf said!
Cole Farmhouse ArtCole Farmhouse Art
Custom art, dog portraits, cards, stickers, t-shirts
Big Beautiful LifeBig Beautiful Life
Inspired by our Essex Fire Girl Addie, Big Beautiful Life is a nonprofit organization bringing joy to children in chronic medical crisis by way of joy kits and other programs to help them find joy, comfort, resources, and community. Big Beautiful Life raises awareness for, and strengthens other Essex nonprofits and emergency services. Drop by their booth to say hello, read more about Addi, and purchase one of their fundraising products, including Addi's Engine Book!
Vermont TinWorksVermont Tinworks
Cookie cutters, punched tin lanterns, punched pictures, tin ornaments
Scaredy Cat ArtScaredy Cat Art
Art stickers and prints, original paintings, zines, craft items such as handmade clay pins
Hazelbuds Clay CoHazelbuds Clay
Jewelry, planters, candles, patches, bookmarks
Brave Little Spice CompanyBrave Little Spice Company
Spices, BBQ rubs, specialty salts
Glow NutritionGlow Nutrition
Energizing boba tea
Maenadic MoonglowMaenadic Moonglow
Handmade crystal jewelry
Katelyns Collection SamplesKatelyn's Collection
Handmade Artisan goods including: coconut & soy wax candles, reed diffusers, and macramé plant hangers and decor. Additionally, a selection of house plants that are grown and propagated by me! 
Adventures In Granola
Adventures In Granola employs people with disabilities to help make, bag and sell delicious granola. Support this program and business by stopping by and selecting from four flavors!

Jilly's Jewels & Trinkets
Find earrings, necklaces, bracelets, beaded key chains, beaded pens, letter openers, dog leashes and dog collars. There's something for everyone!
Mediterranean Mix
Find yourself some delicious Mediterranean food!
Stop by and show this small and growing organization some LOVE. Booth hosts will have information for you about upcoming events for the Essex LGBTQIA+ community. There could be some COLORING going on, too!
Moments by Kate
Photo prints (nature, landscape, artistic), blank photo notecards and magnets with photo prints. 
Browns River Maple LLC
Organic Maple Syrup, Maple Caramel Sauce, Expandable vinyl vases
Gnomes by Guma
We wonder what they will sell at this booth? If only we had a hint...
Birth Smiles Photography and Birth Services
Displays about my birth, Fresh 48, and maternity photography, labor doula support services, and placenta print services. 

 $50 off a package coupons given out at table during event! 

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
Have you ever stopped by a Girl Scout booth? Well, they're fun. They're energetic. They're polite. We love them. Or local scouts will be at Community Day to provide information on how to become a Girl Scout, a Girl Scout volunteer, and tell you all about what Girl Scouts do. There will be some fun STEM activities for kids, too!  
Gotham Grub
Enjoy some New York-style street food! 
Child Care Resource
Child Care Resource provides access to and resources for early care and education. They help to make child care connections, strengthen early learning opportunities, and create child care solutions for families. Child Care Resource works to ensure that children birth through age twelve are developing to their full potential and are well prepared for school and life. Visit their booth for information about childcare, finding childcare, and financial assistance for childcare.
Essex Community Historical SocietyEssex Community Historical Society
Visit with volunteers from the ECHS and learn about the Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum and the Restore the Water Tower Campaign. They will have 2024 calendars for sale, books, and beautiful painted roof slates to raise money for the continued work on the water tower. You don't want to miss getting yours!
Rotary Club of EssexRotary Club of Essex
Visit with our local Rotarians - there will be baked goods!

Aunt Dot's Place
Bring your food donations to Community Day! Stop by and say hello and pick up information about their services. 
Crafts for kids! Make a fun craft and visit with our friends from Essex CHIPS!
American Income Life - Thieme OrganizationAmerican Income Life - Thieme Organization
Check this out! Visit for no-cost Child Safe Kits that work in conjunction with the Amber Alert System.
Global FoundriesGlobal Foundries
What is Global Foundries? Find out! Stop by their booth for information about what they do, see some "show and tell" items, and check out the STEM activity for kids!
Golden Guide Senior Living AdvisorGolden Guide Senior Living Advisor
What are your questions? Bring them and visit the Golden Guide Senior Living Advisor booth - Senior Living Advisor & Real Estate Services.
Happy JewelryHappy Jewelry
Pick something up for yourself or a friend.
Full Circle GardensFull Circle Gardens
Look for the beautiful flowers as you visit booths and locate Full Circle Gardens. You'll find mums, perennials, indoor succulents, pots, and more! 
Rethink RunoffRethink Runoff
Rethink Runoff is an ongoing awareness and public outreach effort to reduce dirt and pollutants in stormwater runoff in the Lake Champlain Basin. Stop by and pick up some information material on stormwater runoff, take part in a rain garden game and load up on some free "Stream Team" swag including hats, stickers, and t-shirts!
MOPSEssex Alliance MOPS
They will be providing information about MOPS, a group for mothers of young children. MOPS meets twice a month on Wednesdays, and offer free breakfast and childcare. This is open to all mothers from pregnancy to preschool age.

Suspicious DuckSuspicious Duck
Find Vermont Collectibles (packaged hand-crafted miniatures of Vermont places and events such as Truck Stuck in Notch, Whales Tails, and Leaf Peepers Blocking Traffic), stickers, mugs, and shirts!
Essex Community PlayersEssex Community Players
Visit with the Essex Community Players, providing quality live theater right in our town at the historic Memorial Hall. Before you meet up with them at their booth on Community Day, be sure to check out their performance, Music in the Studio on Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 and Oct. 6 to Oct. 8th! Visit for more information!
Casella WasteCasella Waste 
Learn about their "Recycle Better" campaign!

Essex VermontEssex Cemetery Commission 
Stop by for a great cause! The Essex Cemetery Commission is raising funds to provide grave markers for those missing on the graves of Veterans in the Essex cemeteries. 


All businesses and vendors located in or outside of Essex are WELCOME to set up a booth during Community Day on Saturday, October 7th. Crafters, food trucks, insurance agencies, banks, stores - bring your wares and informational handouts and join us!


All vendor booths and food trucks/carts are $25 for the full day. 
Nonprofit organizations are free of charge with proof of 501(c)(3).
Booths are complimentary for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors.


Please complete the application below and hit submit or DOWNLOAD Application (pdf).

Explore Essex Vendor Booth Signup

  1. Rules for Vendor Booths

    1. Booth/table must fit within a 15 ft. wide area, with approximately 15 ft. frontage.
    2. All vendors are required to obtain all applicable licensing and carry their own insurance.
    3. All litter must be disposed of properly and booth area completely clean after the event.
    4. Vendors must try to keep booths open for the full day (10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 7, unless there are special circumstances that prevent participation.
    5. Vendors are responsible for bringing their own tables, tents, chairs, and supplies and must set up and tear down all tents, tables, and equipment on their own. Weights and stakes to secure tents are required.
    6. Vendors serving food must provide the appropriate license from the Vermont Department of Health. 
    7. The Town of Essex and Essex Town School District are not responsible for the safekeeping of anything you bring to your site. You are responsible for own tents, booths, and equipment. It is strongly recommended that you tear down and take all belongings home with you at the end of each day.
    8. No music or loud equipment (such as a generator) is permitted unless specifically authorized by the Explore Essex committee.
    9. Spaces are limited and vendors must be approved by the Explore Essex committee to receive a spot. Priority will be given to Essex business owners.
    10. Disregarding the rules may forfeit your chances to apply in another year.
  2. 8. Please select the type of booth you will set up:
  3. 9. Will you be selling/serving food?*
  4. You may either upload your license here and/or have it in hand and available for view on October 7th.

  5. 13. Do you have liability insurance?*

    Liability insurance is not required, but is encouraged. If you do not have liability insurance, you will still be required to sign a hold harmless waiver.

  6. Acceptance of Rules and Hold Harmless Clause
    By choosing "YES, I understand and agree" and typing my name below, I understand that this is an application for booth space only and is not a rental contract; I understand and agree to the Explore Essex Rules for Vendor Booths; and I understand and agree that upon issuance of a contract for booth space, I hold the Town of Essex and the Essex Town School District harmless from any injury, incident, accident, damage, or loss of personal property as a result of utilizing their facilities.
  7. Thank you for signing up to participate in this special event and for taking a step with us to remind people that Essex is a wonderful place to eat, shop, and have fun!

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