Mount Vernon Wine Festivals
Wine Tasting Capital of East Texas
The City of Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance hosts two wine tastings a year:
Wine in the Pines which is open to all Texas Wineries and is held the fourth weekend in October,
5-9pm on Friday and 10am-5pm on Saturday.
Piney Woods Wine Festival which is open to members of the Piney Woods Wine Trail and is held the third weekend in May,
5-9pm on Friday and 10am-5pm on Saturday.
- All Festival vendors must provide their own free standing, covered tent, supplies and lighting.
- Vendors must bring a minimum of 50 ft heavy duty extension cord if using electricity.
- Vendors are responsible for providing their own tents, tables and chairs.
- The Festival reserves the right to reject any application for vendor space or any item listed on a
- vendor application which is deemed unsafe or considered inappropriate for family viewing. The
- Festival reserves the right to inspect booths at any time during the festival to ensure compliance.
- Security personnel will be on site to enforce this policy.
Booths must be maintained in a neat, clean condition. Vendors are responsible for cleaning their
- area at the end of the day.
- The Festival holds the irrevocable right to assign booth locations.
- If your organization is exempt from sales tax liability, you must provide appropriate documentation.
- All others must have Texas Sales and Use Tax Permit on display in your booth. A compliance visit
- from the State Comptroller's office can be expected during the day. You are solely responsible for
- the reporting and payment of all sales/use tax applicable to your sales.
- This is an outdoor event. While we do have an alternate building location for the wine tasting, there are
- no refunds for inclement weather.
- Setup will begin on Friday at 2 p.m. Festival Staff will be on site beginning at 2 p.m. All support vehicles must be removed by 4 p.m. and all booths must be ready for business by 5 p.m.
- Booth breakdown must not begin before the close of the festival at 9 p.m. No vehicular traffic will be permitted on the festival grounds between 4 p.m. & 9 p.m. on the day of the Festival.
- Security will be provided overnight Friday and you may leave your booth (tent, tables, chairs) items. However, all merchandise must be removed Friday night and setup again on Saturday morning.
- Setup will begin on Saturday at 7 a.m. Festival Staff will be on site beginning at 7 a.m. All
- support vehicles must be removed by 9 a.m. and all booths must be ready for business by 10 a.m.
- Booth breakdown must not begin before the close of the festival at 5 p.m. No vehicular traffic will be
- permitted on the festival grounds between 9 a.m. & 5 p.m. on the day of the Festival.
- If you would like to participate in both events, you can quality for a discounted fee of $100.00 for both
- events. Payment in full required via Paypal below and is non-refundable. To make other arrangements
- for payment, please contact 903-537-4070.
- The vendor application deadline is no later than one week before the event. Cancellations after that
- time will not be refunded.
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A link to your website will be provided from the list of participating vendors for the event on this website.
*Description of Booth/Items (include space requirements, serving side of trailer, etc.)
If you would like to participate in both events, you can qualify for a discounted fee of $100.00 for both events. Payment in full required below via Paypal and is non-refundable. If you need to make other payment arrangements, please call 903-537-4070.
Electricity- $10 (per event)
Booth fee: $75 per 10 ft x 10 ft space
If you would like to participate in both events, select "BOTH" from the pulldown menu and your fee of $100 will cover both events.
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