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VENDOR APPLICATIONS

The Calgary Pride Festival celebrates the diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Our goal is to create a space that is inclusive and welcoming to all. This year’s festival will be held at Prince’s Island Park on August 31st and September 1st, 2024.

The 2024 Calgary Pride Festival

This year's festival will be held on August 31st and September 1st, 2024 at Prince's Island Park. We are currently seeking applications from vendors for the marketplace and food trucks. Saturday, August 31st will be Calgary Pride's Kick-Off event as we are shifting to a two-day festival format. On Sunday, September 1, the festival will begin after the parade concludes.

Applications will close on May 20, 2024, at 11:59PM

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110K+

Spectators watched the 2023 Calgary Pride Parade

60K+

Attendees at the Pride Festival in 2023

96

Exhibitors and Vendors in 2023

Please see below for descriptions and costs associated with registration

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

Community Groups

Groups that are not formally incorporated or formed, such as meetup groups.

With your fee, Calgary Pride provides access to a shared tent. We do not supply tables or chairs with this fee. If tables and chairs are needed, Calgary Pride must be notified in advance and there is an associated $50 fee.

Saturday, August 31 – $200

Sunday, September 1 – $200

Both days – $360 (10% discount)

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

Artisans

Individuals selling their own handcrafted & local goods. If incorporated as a business, may have no more than 3 employees.

With your fee, Calgary Pride provides access to a shared tent. We do not supply tables or chairs with this fee. If tables and chairs are needed, Calgary Pride must be notified in advance and there is an associated $50 fee.

Saturday, August 31 – $300

Sunday, September 1 – $300

Both days – $540 (10% discount)

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

Non-Profits & Charities

Organizations that are registered charities or have incorporated non-profit status.

With your fee, Calgary Pride provides access to a shared tent. We do not supply tables or chairs with this fee. If tables and chairs are needed, Calgary Pride must be notified in advance and there is an associated $50 fee.

Small (Revenue of <$1 Million in previous fiscal year)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $450
  • Sunday, September 1 – $450
  • Both days – $810 (10% discount)

Medium (Revenue of $1-3 Million in previous fiscal year)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $550
  • Sunday, September 1 – $550
  • Both days – $990 (10% discount)

Large (Revenue of >$3 Million in previous fiscal year)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $650
  • Sunday, September 1 – $650
  • Both days – $1170 (10% discount)

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

UNIONS & PUBLIC SECTOR

Unions of any size (including schools) or Public service organizations of any size.

With your fee, Calgary Pride provides access to a shared tent. We do not supply tables or chairs with this fee. If tables and chairs are needed, Calgary Pride must be notified in advance and there is an associated $50 fee.

Saturday, August 31 – $600

Sunday, September 1 – $600

Both days – $1080 (10% discount)

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

Businesses

Any business that is registered as a sole proprietor, corporation or partnership.

With your fee, Calgary Pride provides access to a shared tent. We do not supply tables or chairs with this fee. If tables and chairs are needed, Calgary Pride must be notified in advance and there is an associated $50 fee.

Small Business (1-30 Employees)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $650
  • Sunday, September 1 – $650
  • Both days – $1170 (10% discount)

Medium Business (30-99 Employees)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $850
  • Sunday, September 1 – $850
  • Both days – $1530 (10% discount)

Large Business (100+ Employees)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $1200
  • Sunday, September 1 – $1200
  • Both days – $2160 (10% discount)

VENDOR ENTRANCE FEES

Food Trucks & Vendors

Vendor space for food trucks is determined by Calgary Pride and will assigned. Business must be conducted within the contracted space. Distribution of literature, food, and beverage is prohibited outside of the Vendor’s contracted space. Pride reserves the right to set the time of the Festival and change if needed. Food Truck Vendors must have a valid food and beverage license to operate at the Festival. 

Please note: Princess Island Park NO LONGER allows generators on site.

Power to all vendors, artisans, marketplace booth holders will be supplied by Calgary Pride for an additional fee of $200 a day. We are required by the City of Calgary to use power grid and electrical services through a city contract to maintain structural integrity of the site.

Small Vendor (Vendor that fits into a 5x10ft space without a vehicle or trailer unit)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $850
  • Sunday, September 1 – $850
  • Both days – $1530 (10% discount)

Large Vendor (Over 10 ft in length and/or include a vehicle or trailer unit)

  • Saturday, August 31 – $1000
  • Sunday, September 1 – $1000
  • Both days – $1800 (10% discount)

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