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VENDORS / PARTICIPANTS

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This year’s festival will be held on October 27, 2024

If paying by check mail to:

Friends of Oceanside Dia de los Muertos

PO Box 2300, Oceanside, CA 92051

DISCOUNT OF $50 FOR ALL VENDORS WHO REGISTER AND PAY IN FULL BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2024

VENDOR REGISTRATION – Forms are available at this time and Vendor registration is open.  Please download form.  Please read all information below.

  • We have just 60 Food spaces​

  • We have just 10 Premium Food spaces​

  • We have just 80 Retail spaces

  • We have 20 Premium Retail spaces​

  • And 20 Commercial/Sponsor spaces

IMPORTANT! Before you Register as a Dia Vendor...

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2024 Friends of Oceanside Dia de Los Muertos Festival in Downtown Oceanside.

There are 7 categories of vendors/ exhibitors at this years Dia:

  1. RETAIL - Retail

  2. FOOD - Food cooked or prepared at the event

  3. Premium FOOD - Highly visible food spaces

  4. NON PROFIT - Must be a 501C3

  5. ARTISAN – Hand-made arts and crafts

  6. CORPORATE - Any company not selling products (cash & carry) at the event

  7. SPONSOR – Level of sponsorship varies with higher visibility and acknowledgement before and during the event.

VENDOR INFORMATION AND PRICING -  All spaces are 10 x 10

  • Artisan - $185

  • Non Profit - $160

  • Retail - $260

  • Premium - $310

  • Hot Food - $460

  • Hot Food Corner - $535

  • ALL HOT FOOD Vendors are REQUIRED to pay the $100 Infrastructure Fee

  • Prepackaged - $260

  • Commercial - $880

  • Sponsors must contact the Board

DISCOUNT OF $50 FOR ALL VENDORS WHO REGISTER AND PAY IN FULL BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2024

NOTE:  The vendor area typically SELLS OUT one month before the event.  If you plan to be there this year, we recommend you register in a TIMELY fashion.

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ALSO NOTE: this event is first come, first serve.  If you do not pay your registration at the time you submit online (credit / debit card) or within 10 days of receipt of your application (by check,) then your space will become available to others who pay before you, or until your payment is received and clears our bank.

FOOD VENDOR REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Application

  2. Food handler's Certificate

  3. Seller's Permit

  4. Signed Hold Harmless

  5. CDTFA-410D (Swap Meets, Flea Markets, or Special Events Certification) FORM BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD MUST BE FILLED OUT, SIGNED AND RETURNED TO EVENT COORDINATOR

  6. Certificate of Insurance naming "Friends of Oceanside Dia de los Muertos" and "City of Oceanside as "Additional Insured parties."  EXAMPLE OF INSURANCE REQUIREMENT FORM BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD.  MUST BE FORWARDED TO EVENT COORDINATOR

  7. Driver's License

  8. Vehicle Insurance and Registration

  9. County of San Diego Special Event Health Permit

  10. Pictures of all product and booth presentation must be emailed to osidedia@gmail.com

RETAIL/ARTS & CRAFT VENDOR REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Application

  2. Seller's Permit

  3. Signed Hold Harmless

  4. CDTFA-410D (Swap Meets, Flea Markets, or Special Events Certification) FORM BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD MUST BE FILLED OUT, SIGNED AND RETURNED TO EVENT COORDINATOR

  5. Driver's License

  6. Vehicle Insurance and Registration

  7. Pictures of all product and booth presentation must be emailed to osidedia@gmail.com

NON PROFIT VENDOR REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Application

  2. Seller's Permit

  3. Signed Hold Harmless

  4. CDTFA-410D (Swap Meets, Flea Markets, or Special Events Certification) FORM BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD MUST BE FILLED OUT, SIGNED AND RETURNED TO EVENT COORDINATOR

  5. Driver's License

  6. Vehicle Insurance and Registration

  7. Proof of 501(c)3 from IRS

  8. Pictures of all product and booth presentation must be emailed to osidedia@gmail.com

COMMERCIAL VENDOR REQUIREMENTS: Application Pending

  1. Application

  2. Seller's Permit

  3. Signed Hold Harmless

  4. CDTFA-410D (Swap Meets, Flea Markets, or Special Events Certification) FORM BELOW FOR DOWNLOAD MUST BE FILLED OUT, SIGNED AND RETURNED TO EVENT COORDINATOR

  5. Driver's License

  6. Vehicle Insurance and Registration

  7. Description and identification of all handouts and activity that will be conducted at the festival

  8. Pictures of all product and booth presentation must be emailed to osidedia@gmail.com

CLEANING DEPOSIT REQUIRED FOR ALL VENDORS:  $50.
We will also be doing the cleaning deposit FOR ALL VENDORS.  A SEPARATE CHECK WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE VENDOR AND HELD FOR THIS PART OF THE EVENT.
Upon completion and check out of the vendor, the check will either be returned or voided based on what the vendor prefers.  We understand this was not as convenient for some of you, however, we were complimented on how clean the site was doing it this way.  Thanks for your cooperation!

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​If you have any questions or need help, please feel free to email us at: osidedia@gmail.com

DISCOUNT OF $50 FOR ALL VENDORS WHO REGISTER AND PAY IN FULL BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2024

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