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Knox Festival

Market Stallholders at Knox Festival

Expressions of Interest for the 2019 event will be opening later in the year! Make sure you join our Knox Arts and Events mailing list to keep up to date.

Please note: the information below pertains to the 2018 event.

Stallholder Guidelines

  • Market Stallholder refers to stallholders selling or promoting non-food products or services or selling or promoting pre-packaged or pre-made food products to be consumed at the festival or outside of the festival.
  • If applicable, stallholders must be registered with Streatrader and lodge a Statement of Trade (food items only).
  • All products that you plan to sell/promote or free activities that you offer must be listed on this Expression of Interest.
  • Any additional products/activities will need approval prior to the festival. Photos may be requested.
  • Stallholders are not permitted to assign or sub-let all or part of their stall.
  • Stallholders must attend both days and must not leave their site unattended.
  • Stallholders must not use amplifiers or loud speakers.
  • No 'trash & treasure’, re-sellers, wholesalers or factory/mass produced goods will be permitted.
  • No plastic bags or balloons to be distributed.

Selection Criteria




Market Stallholder Fees

Business Site Fee Infrastructure Hire Fee Power Supply Fee
3 x 3 site $260 3 x 3 Marquee Hire (including weights) $210 10 amp $37
6 x 3 site $386 6 x 3 Marquee Hire (including weights) $562 15 amp $58
9 x 3 site $514 Weights (all legs included) $10 30 amp $93
Table hire (2m trestle) $21 ea
Chair hire $5 ea
Community Group Packages Fee
3 x 3 Package - includes site, marquee, 1 table, 2 chairs and electricity (if applicable) No charge
6 x 3 Package - includes site, marquee, 1 table, 2 chairs and electricity (if applicable) $250
9 x 3 Package - includes site, marquee, 1 table, 2 chairs and electricity (if applicable) $371

Additional Information

  • Expressions of Interest close at 5pm on Wednesday 22 November 2017.
  • Applicants will be notified by 5pm on Wednesday 29 November 2017 as to their success.
  • Successful stallholders must inform the Festival and Events team via email if they can no longer commit to the festival.
  • Successful stallholders will receive an invoice (if applicable) which must be paid prior to the festival.
  • If a stallholder withdraws from the festival 7 days or less prior to the event, a refund may not be given.
  • Any additional products, electrical equipment or infrastructure not listed on the Expression of Interest must be approved by the Site Manager before it can be brought on site.
  • The positioning of each stall sits with the Site Management Team and past involvement at the festival will not influence this year’s site allocation.

  • As an outdoor festival, we suggest 50kg per leg is a sufficient weight, however the responsibility for ensuring that the marquee is safe and secure lies with the stallholder. Weights will be available to hire at a cost.
  • At a minimum, marquees and large equipment are to be set up on Friday prior to the festival. Vehicles can have access to the site. Those wishing to bring small equipment and/or stock on the morning of the festival may do so. Vehicles can access the site for drop off only.
  • A Safety Officer and Environmental Health Officers will be inspecting stalls each day of the festival.
  • Stallholders offering food products may be required to be registered at Streatrader and lodge a Statement of Trade.
  • All owned electrical equipment must be tested and tagged within six (6) months of event (after 3 September 2017).
  • All hired electrical equipment must be tested and tagged within three (3) months of event (after 3 December 2017).
  • Stallholders must have Public Liability Insurance, and where relevant, Product Liability Insurance. Cover can be obtained through Council, if approved, at a cost.
  • Stallholders must complete an induction prior to bumping in at the festival.
  • Any stallholder offering a raffle must comply with the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.
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