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Founders Festival Application Info


This year’s theme is Dog Days of Summer! If you would like to participate in the Farmington Founders Festival Parade, please fill out the application and send in full payment. Applications must be received by June 15, 2019. You must include your parade announcement information with your application.

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Farmington Founders Festival will feature a variety of foods from elephant ears to unique eats.  All the food trucks / vendors will be right in the middle of all the action. 

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If you are a commercial vendor and would like more information about being on-site, please send an email to


If you have a kids product and or serivce you can set up in the kids zone right next to the carnival. 

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If you are 501c3 and or 501c6 and would like to have a space at the Farmington Founders Festival, please fill out the application and send with full payment. There are a limited amount of spaces available. All applications are due June 1, 2019.

By sending in your application, you are not guaranteed placement. All organizations that are accepted into the festival will be contact by June 15, 2019.

Non-Profits are not to hand out any bottles of water or consumables.

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Farmington Fido Festival will be taking place July 18-21, 2019 in Shiawassee Park during the Farmington Founders Festival!! There will be hours of entertainment, including the Ultimate Air Dogs, Rock N Roll K9’s Performance Team, Lucky Dog Lure Coursing and Disc Dogs of Michigan. Dogs! Your dog can test their skills on the Lucky Dog Lure Coursing, participate in the Disc Dogs of Michigan frisbee competition, or use his/ her sense of smell in the Barn Hunt game. There will be a vendor village showcasing dog wearables, homemade dog treats, unique dog toys and dishes and samples of dog food and treats. Rescues are invited to also be on-site.

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Farmington Founders Festival will feature a group of creative and talented vendors featuring items you can’t live without. You’ll find everything from vintage decor, shabby chic designs, up-cycled items, handmade consumables, rustic inspirations and one-of-a-kind furniture. All taking place on in the parking lot attached to the park, off Shiawassee Road on July 9 – 12, 2020.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at our Vintage & Crafter Market Place or have questions if you qualify, please send an e-mail to All applications must be received with full payment by June 15, 2020.

We are not accepting applications for in-home consultants and / direct sales. By sending in your application, it does not guarantee space at the festival. You will receive an acceptance letter. If you are not accepted into the festival, your payment will be mailed back to you.