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Cultural Display, Activity, Food, Merchandise & Special Interest Booths
Booths are hosted by professional vendors, community organizations, businesses and individuals. In addition, festival organizers run several booths most of which are located near the fountain, they include: merchandise, information, children's activities and passports.

All booths are welcome to bring stamps, stickers etc to put in festival goers' Travel Guides. Templates for flagstamps of some countries are available here.

WKU ISO members - Fill in the application below that applies to what you want to do. At the end of the application check the box to request that ISO pay your fees. All requirements in the application apply. Boothspaces will be assigned throughout the park as described in the application.

Promote YOUR business or organization to a regional audience - choose "click here" next to the appropriate type of booth below.

Solicitations or circulation of business, religious or political materials,
information or surveys is only permitted at registered booths.

Authentic Foreign Food: A wide assortment of authentic foreign foods are available at the festival from professional vendors, ethnic restaurants, area organizations and local families.
Food Booth If you will serve food and your menu includes authentic foreign foods click here (general food booths see special interest booth below). No deadline.
* Food booths must also register with the Health Dept and follow Health Department regulations (Deadline Sept. 20).

Foreign Culture Themed Merchandise: Our international bazaar features arts and crafts, clothing and a variety of merchandise from around the world.
Fest Merch If you plan to sell merchandise representing foreign culture click here (general merchandise booths see special interest booth below). No deadline.

Cultural Displays & Free Activities: Various organizations, businesses and families provide foreign culture activities and educational exhibits.
Cultural Displays If your booth's focus is a foreign culture display or activity based on a foreign culture and no money will change hands except in the form of a donation jar click here. No deadline.

Special Requests Boothspace: Due to space constraints and audience requests we are no longer accepting Special Interest Booths (booths that are not foreign culture themed) with a few exceptions.
USA/Passports If you are a sponsor at the Humanitarian ($1000) level or above, a food vendor without foreign foods or would like to request an exception be made click here. No deadline.

Festival Booths: Organized and run by festival volunteers, the festival booths are created for fundraising, providing information and offering free activities.
Festival Merchandise:
Country Passport Table Souvenirs like our Restaurant Discount Card or t-shirts sold at the festival merchandise booth help fund the festival.

Festival Information:
Special Interest The information booth is staffed with Board members and volunteers to answer questions about the festival. All vendors check in at the information booth.

Free Children's Activities:
Alive A variety of free make and keep children's crafts are available throughout the day at the children's activities tent.

Pinata Bursts:
Children's Activities Each hour on the hour pinata bursts are held near the children's activity tent. All pinatas are hand sculpted by artist Ronnie Jaggers and are displayed in her Chiseled Features Studio booth until time to break them.

Beer Garden:
Merch Booth Adults can support the festival as they enjoy a beer at the Budweiser trailer.

Pinata Burst Volunteer check in and orientation takes place at the volunteer tent.

All vendors, performers and volunteers coming in should enter the site at the entrance across from SKyPAC. There are no guests lists at the main gates.
Click here for map of assigned spaces. A larger printable pdf of the map below.

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