Food Vendor Application

This is a food vendor application for the 2019 Knox Asian Festival.

Date:Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
Place: World’s Fair Parks
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., rain or shine

Application is due by March 30th, 2019. Our Committee will meet to decide if your application is accepted and notified you after meeting.

We also decided to have food vendors with each country space. We are making like Epcot. So your food truck will be in each country space with other culture exhibitors and educational programs in the big lawn.

The 2019 Basic Vendor Location Fee is $350 and Food truck $400. If you need tent, table, chairs, wights, You need to add on this application form.

You are responsible for setting up and taking down your area, equipment and supplies. Set-up time will begin on Sunday morning between 7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Please do not dismantle until 8 p.m. Festival-goers stay until after 8:00 p.m. You should be finished taking down your area by 9p.m.

Electrical connections must be requested on the application below. Access is limited. So, we must be advised of electrical needs well in advance of the Festival. Vendors requesting electricity will be placed as close as possible to available outlets. You must bring your own 12-gauge extension cords.

You will need to bring water for drinking. We will have an ice truck on site, and You can purchase ice.

Cancellation Policy: You must notify Festival Management in writing of your intent to cancel no later than July 25, 2019 in order to receive a 50% refund. After July 25, 2019, no refunds will be offered.

The Knox Asian Festival is a rain or shine event and will remain scheduled as planned, regardless of inclement weather. No refunds shall be given due to interruption of the festival or cancellation for reasons beyond the control of the Knox Asian Festival. These reasons include, but are not limited to weather, acts of God, acts of terrorism, governmental intervention or any other cause that may prevent or interrupt the festival. The Knox Asian Festival is not responsible for any losses that could arise because of inclement weather, interruption of the festival or cancellation for reasons beyond the control of the Festival.

After you submit this form, we will advise you if your application has been approved. Then, you may pay the fee by check or credit card. If you prefer to pay by check, please make your check payable to Asian Culture Center of TN and send your check to this address: Asian Culture Center of TN P. O. Box 31793, Knoxville, TN 37930.

If you would like to pay by credit card, we can send you the link to pay. Please indicate in the message.

Please do not mail a check or pay by credit card until you have been advised that your application has been approved.

If you have any questions, please email or call 865-408-8129.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Knox Asian Festival.

  • Send Insurance Policy before July 1st.

    Provide a copy of a Comprehensive General Liability policy with liability limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate. Asian Culture Center of TN, Knox County, the City of Knoxville and World’s Fair Park & Volunteer Landing must be named as the additional insured on the policy. Please be sure to include the event name, date, location, and a brief description of the event on the policy.

    Knox Asian Festival Participation and Release Agreement

    1/ I hereby FULLY AND FOREVER RELEASE, theAsian Culture Center of TN, The Knox Asian Festival and the Metropolitan Government of Knoxville and Knox County, and any of their related entities, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, agents, servants, contractors, representatives, employees, heirs and assigns (individually and collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action of whatsoever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, known or unknown, arising out of or related to any of my participation in the 2019 Knox Asian Festival as an artist, exhibitor or vendor on Aug 25, 2019 ( "the Activity"). 2/ It is my intent that this agreement shall be binding upon myself, the Participant, the members of my family, my spouse, heirs, assigns, guardians, and personal and legal representatives, both as to claims which may be asserted by such parties on my behalf and otherwise, and shall be deemed as a full and complete release by all such parties. The provisions of this agreement are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Tennessee and shall be governed by, construed and interpreted according to the laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to the conflicts of laws or principles thereof. If any portion of this Release and Waiver is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it is agreed that the remainder shall, notwithstanding such holding, continue in full force and effect. 3/ By checking the box below, I acknowledge, represent and warrant, as follows: (a) I have read this agreement, understand it, and I am acknowledging it voluntarily as my own free act and deed; (b) no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made to me in connection with this agreement; (c) this agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties; (d) I am fully competent and at least eighteen years of age, or a parent or legal guardian of a minor child with complete authority to grant this release and waiver on the minor child’s behalf, and have executed this agreement for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by it; and (e) I understand and acknowledge that the Releasees are relying upon my acknowledgments, representations, warranties and agreements contained in this agreement in permitting me to engage in the Activity. 4/ I agree to indemnify and to defend the Releasees from and against any and all causes of action, demands, suits, liabilities, claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees and court costs that any of the Releasees incur (directly or indirectly) in any way related to or arising out of my participation in the Activity, whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise. I also agree to indemnify and defend the Releasees if any of my acknowledgments, representations, or warranties above are wrong or false.

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