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Vendor Applications

Canterbury Park Special Event Vendor Application Information
Welcome to the Vendor Application page for the 2022 Live Racing Season.  Canterbury Park attracts over 300,000 visitors during the months of May – September for live racing.  Each year we host many themed events, and ask vendors to be a part of creating the theme.

Scroll down and select the event you are interested in in order to register.

General Information for all Vendors
  • This is only an application. Due to the high demand, not everyone who applies will be selected to be a vendor at the event. An acceptance packet will be sent once your application has been selected and approved.
  • Space is limited, so apply early to secure your spot.
  • Please be ready to provide Canterbury Park with the necessary information and documentation.
    • This information is required for participation and includes proof of liability insurance.
      • All Vendors (unless specifically indicated) are required to carry commercial general liability insurance coverage on their activities/operations with a minimum of one million dollars ($ 1,000,000) combined single limits per occurrence and two million ($ 2,000,000) annual aggregate, insuring against claims for bodily injury and property damage.
  • No distribution of literature, sales or sampling may be done by strolling through the event facility without prior written approval.
  • Vendor space is limited. Canterbury Park will strictly enforce space size rented to all Vendors.
  • Canterbury Park exclusively manages the sale of all beverages, including, but not limited to soda (pop), water, tea and alcoholic beverages.
  • Canterbury Park is engaged in new initiatives to create sustainable and environmentally friendly events and we want you to help! We are encouraging all of our vendors to take any steps they can to create an environmentally friendly booth space. Some of the easiest ways to do this are; using recyclable/reusable materials in your booth space, reducing your food waste, utilizing event recycling, using a bio-diesel generator, using locally owned and grown products, and more!
  • Tables and chairs are the responsibility of the exhibitor. Table rentals will be available per event.
  • All generators or electrical requirements must be requested Two (2) weeks prior to event by written request for an additional fee.
  • Canterbury Park reminds all vendors to treat our visitors as you would want to be treated. Our visitors come first. Please provide prompt, efficient and courteous customer service.
  • Additional opportunities to highlight your organization are available through sponsorships, seminars and demonstration opportunities.
Vendor Applications

Kentucky Derby Fashion Show & Party
WHEN:  Saturday, May 7th 12-8pm
WHERE:  Canterbury Park Event Center & Track Level
Be a part of the biggest Kentucky Derby Party in Minnesota! This year, Canterbury Park will also be hosting a Kentucky Derby Fashion Show on top of the annual party.

Sweet Treats
Saturday, May 28 5-9pm
Sunday, May 29 1-6pm
WHERE:  Canterbury Park Event Center
Display your sweets, treats, and eats during our Sweet Treats Festival. No matter if it is chocolate, candy, cupcakes, or cookies: We want to meet everyone’s sweet tooth’s needs!

Vendors must provide their own setup; an 8 x 8 booth will be provided, tables can be rented for $10 each

BBQ Festival
Saturday, June 18 5-9pm
Sunday, June 19 1-6pm
WHERE:  Shire Square & Track Apron
Bring on the BBQ and show us what you can cook up! Join Canterbury Park for a special Father’s Day weekend BBQ Festival and showcase your smokin’ hot eats and grill setup! (Food Truck Friendly)

More information or questions contact: 
Mel Stramm
Event and Promotions Coordinator
(952) 403-4902