Now Accepting applications for this year’s Mingle Jingle Christmas Bazaar
About the Mingle Jingle Christmas Bazaar
Theme: It’s a Cowboy Christmas
The Mingle Jingle Christmas Bazaar is a fun and free event open to the public that showcases handmade holiday gift items made of fabric, wood, ceramic, and glass. Other exhibitors have jewelry and clothing for adults and children, along with candles and soaps. There will also be a wonderful selection of jams, nuts, and baked goods for gifts or holiday parties. In addition, there will be a variety of crafts including quilts, baby items, ornaments, outside food vendors and more!
This event is in conjunction with the annual Very Merry Street of Lights event in Downtown Kingman on Beale Street, from the hours of 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm generating foot traffic into the downtown area and through the doors of Mingle Jingle Christmas Bazaar. A drive-thru reversed parade will begin at 6:00 on Beale Street. Food Vendors will be lined up outside of Beale Celebrations on Fourth Street.
Date & Time: Saturday, December 3, 2022, 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Location: Beale Celebrations
201 N. 4th St., Kingman, AZ 86401
Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association
Vendor Agreement, Guidelines, Hold Harmless
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Permits, Licenses: Vendors are required to have all necessary permits and licensing in place. Vendors must obtain a Special Event Vendor Permit from the City of Kingman for $11 per event. (there is no cost if you have a current City business license). If approved, your City of Kingman Vendor Permit must be conspicuously posted at your booth space. Food vendors are subject to State of Arizona and Mohave County Health codes requirements. Food vendors will need a permit issued by Mohave County Environmental Health Department.
If you do not have one, you can apply for a Temporary Food Service application. For more information call the MCEHD Kingman office at 928.757.0901.
Set up: Doors will be open the day of the event beginning at 10:00 am. Each vendor space will be pre-assigned by the Event Co-ordinator. If your request is approved, a map of the building with your space assigned will be emailed to you. Vendors will not be permitted to exceed designated marked space. An event volunteer will direct you to your space. Any signs or banners must be professionally constructed, no hand-written material will be allowed. Canopy frames are no longer allowed due to lack of visibility of neighboring vendors.
Tear Down: Vendors may return with a vehicle after the event ends at 9 pm on the day of the event to dismantle their space. Each vendor space must be completely clear of trash, merchandise, tables, chairs and canopies prior to 10:30pm. Those who are physically capable are required to fold and stack the tables and chairs onto the rolling trolleys.
Hours: Vendors must remain on site from 10am to 9pm on the day of the event. Set up may begin as early as 10am on the day of the event. Booth Sharing is not allowed unless approved by Event Co-ordinator.
Parking: Parking is provided behind the Beale Celebrations building. Each vendor will be allowed only one vehicle in the parking area to unload during set up. Parking on Beale St. and 4th St. are not permitted. The Very Merry Street of Lights event on Beale St is to set up beginning at 2:00
Security: All vendors must occupy their space from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the day of the event. Leaving merchandise unattended is not recommended. Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association is not responsible for loss or damage to Vendor personnel or Vendor personal property.
Hold Harmless: By submitting this vendor request form, vendor agrees, understands and assumes all responsibility and liability for losses, damages, and claims resulting from any injury to persons, including, but not limited to, injuries to customers or agents of vendor, or damages to vendor’s display, equipment, or other property brought onto the premises. Vendor shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association, City of Kingman, Beale Celebrations, its respective agents, servants and employees from any and all such losses, damages, cause of actions, suits or claims arising out of the vendor’s negligence.
Registration & Payment: Register and pay through Paypal online at: kingmandowntownmerchantsassociation.com you may also register and pay by mail: Please make checks payable to: Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association, 221 East Beale Street, Suite B, Kingman, AZ 86401. Applications and payments must be received by: November 21, 2022.
Cancellations & Refunds: Vendor Fees must be paid in full to hold space. Spaces are first come, first serve. Credit Cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express) may be used for payment in the Online portal. If paying by check please make payable to Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association. If an event becomes canceled, your funds will be reimbursed. Vendor booth fees are nonrefundable unless a vendor on the backup list is available. Vendor cancellations must be submitted by email or in writing within 72 hours of the event date.
Tax: Exhibitors are responsible for complying with the State of Arizona sales tax laws. Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association does not police this and does not prohibit exhibitors from attending. For more information on sales tax rates, visit this link: https://azdor.gov/transaction-privilege-tax/tpt-license/applying-tpt-license
The Event Co-Ordinator reserves the right to have removed from the event, any person, persons or business dispensing food or merchandise that is not of high quality. Anyone who is violating any law or event regulation, or who is conducting himself/themselves in a manner which would be detrimental to the spirit of the event, will be asked to leave without a refund.
Joni Millin- Downtown Merchants Association Parade/Events Chairperson
Sheri Shaw- Mingle Jingle Christmas Bazaar – Event Co-ordinator
Kingman Downtown Merchants’ Association
221 E Beale Street, Suite B, Kingman, AZ 86401