2008 Penn Relays Street Vending Information

Thank you for your interest in the 2008 Penn Relay Carnival. We are currently considering applicants for vending both merchandise as well as food and beverage sales on the University of Pennsylvania campus and the streets surrounding Franklin Field. The dates of the 2008 Penn Relays are April 24th, 25th, and 26th.

There is a limited number of vending spaces available. The deadline for applying is March 7, 2008. You are not guaranteed a spot by sending in this application. No vendors will be signed up on the day of the event. Also, no vendors will be permitted to vend without prior authorization. All vendors must meet all Department of License and Inspections and Office of Food Protection requirements in order to participate.

Our goal for 2008 is for the street vending to be an extension of the carnival atmosphere inside the stadium footprint. To accomplish this, we are looking for vendors who can bring a high level of professionalism and quality to the event. We want a healthy mix of different products, foods, and services.

The successful applicants will be selected based upon the following criteria:
• vending qualifications
• completion and submission of attached forms
• compliance with city regulations
• past participation at the Penn Relays
• type of service or product
• space availability

Penn will not consider your application without successful completion of the following forms:

Food Vendors
• Penn Relays Street Vending application

• Copy of your Business Prividledge License-Permit 3702 (Don't have one? Download the application by clicking here)
• Copy of your Office of Food Protection Temporary or PermanentSpecial Event License (Don't have one? Download the application by clicking here)
• Copy of Insurance

We will notify you if you have been selected as a Penn Relays vendor by March 21. Please mail all forms by March 7, 2008 to Penn Relays Street Vending Manager, Weightman Hall, 235 S. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104in order to be considered for participation at the Penn Relays. If you are interested in advertising and sponsorship opportunities or having a location inside the footprint of the stadium, then please contact me at the number below.

114th Penn Relay Carnival General Event Information
April 24, 25, 26, 2007
Selling hours: 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. each day
Registration: Must be done in advance due to space limitations and regulations. There is no on-site registration.

Download: 2008 Penn Relays Street Vending Application.pdf