Thank you for inquiring about becoming a vendor at the amphitheater.

All vendors will receive a 10’ x 10’ space. Limited power is available for vendors and will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Vendors must provide their own extension cords, tables, and tents and must comply with all on-site instructions. While the grounds will have event security, it is your responsibility to secure all valuables.

Completed applications will be submitted to Deputy Parks Director Lyndsey Younger at lyounger@cityofaltonil.com and printed forms can be delivered or mailed to 2 Emma Kaus Lane, Alton, IL 62002. Vendors will be considered by the Amphitheater Commission at its regular meeting on Monday, August 21st, 2023 at 4:30pm. Approved vendors will be notified of their participation no later than 5 pm on Monday, August 28th, 2023.

Following notification of vendor approval, vendors must submit all payments, licenses, and proof of insurance to the Deputy Parks Director, Lyndsey Younger, 2 Emma Kaus Lane, Alton, Illinois 62002, no later than 5pm Friday, September 1, 2023. Any vendor who fails to submit payment and other necessary information will no be allowed to participate. Checks should be made payable to the City of Alton – Amphitheater Commission.

Questions should be directed to Deputy Parks Director Lyndsey Younger at lyounger@cityofaltonil.com or (618) 463- 3580.

All decisions of the Alton Amphitheater Commission are final.

No beverages are allowed to be sold. All beverages will be sold by the Alton Amphitheater Commission. Food vendors will not be allowed to sell any product already being sold by Luehr’s Ideal Rides. This includes:

Cotton Candy
Corn Dogs/Hot Dogs
Ice Cream
Carmel Apples
Popcorn/Kettle Corn
Funnel Cakes/Elephant Ears
Snow Cones or Shaved Ice
Lemon Shake-Ups
French Fries

If you are selling food items, you must obtain a temporary food license from the Madison County Health Department at (618) 692-8954. They will provide inspections on-site on the day of the event and issue permits at that time. If you already have a food license, you will still need to contact the Madison County Health Dept. and complete the form.

As a vendor, you must participate in all four days of the Expo and be open during all hours of operation:

Thursday, September 7, 5-10pm
Friday, September 8, 5-11pm
Saturday, September 9, 1-11pm
Sunday, September 10, 1-6pm

Any vendor who fails to participate during all days and times listed above will not be allowed back in future years.

Set-up will begin at 9 am on Thursday, September 7th. Your load-in must be completed by 3 pm on Thursday, September 7th. On-site contacts will be Park Directory Michael Haynes (618) 779-4392 and Alton Amphitheater Commissioner Dan Herkert (618) 477-2939.

Food Vendor Fee: $150
Non-Food Vendor Fee (Non-Profit): $50
Non-Food Vendor Fee (For-Profit): $75

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