Greetings ENF Vendors and Prospective Vendors,
Below is information on vending opportunities at this year's Eliot Ness Fest and a vendor form. Please feel free to share this information.
There are some changes to this year's vendor information including required hours which entail Friday, Saturday, and 5 hours on Sunday. The ENF Committee is committed to hosting programming on Sunday for visitors in hopes to continue to grow this event into a three day festival and entice out-of-towners to stay through Sunday. We saw many people coming to town last year on Sunday - we need to be sure to have activities, programs, and vendors available. The ENF Committee already has several programs on Sunday including an enhanced worship service at the Ness' church, where Mr. and Mrs. Ness and son will be in their usual pew. Also, a second theatrical showing of the Capone Trial will be held on Sunday at the Potter County Courthouse. Local businesses are planning on brunch and lunch events and activities, the television show - The Untouchables, will be running at the Coudersport Theatre throughout the morning and a Sunday Matinee will show the movie - The Untouchables.
Something that has not changed from last year is to support and promote local and regional businesses, artisans, makers, and food vendors. Potter County businesses are offered a discounted rate on vendor space.
The ENF Committee is looking for vendors to produce and sell official Eliot Ness Fest merchandise, using official and trademarked Eliot Ness Fest artwork and graphics. If you, or someone you know is interested, please contact me directly. In addition, the ENF Committee will be contracting to have the Official Eliot Ness Fest T-shirts produced to be sold by the Committee at the Welcome Tent and other locations throughout town. Please contact me directly with interest or questions.
Organizations interested in fundraising can do so in two ways: Host a water station (space is limited) or provide activities for kids. There is no cost for space for either of these options. Click here to email for more information and/or sign-up.
Organizations interested in exhibiting services and organization information have opportunities to do so through sponsorship. See sponsorship details
We hope to see returning and new vendors this year as we expect a larger turn-out than last year. There will be expanded vintage vehicles shows this year with additional street closures and for longer durations. This was a huge draw last year. There will be costume contests, Jack's Place Speakeasy, music and entertainment on the square, historians and authors, movies, dancing, a parade, fireworks, tours, scavenger hunt, kid's activities, and more.