of fair fun
The Fair is Coming:
Thursday, October 22nd
to Sunday, November 1st
Returning Vendors will receive an invitation to return to the Fair via an email.
New Vendors, who are using our website to submit an application, please note that your application is subject to the approval of the Merchants Association of Columbia County (MACC). We do not open any new spaces to the public until August 7th, the deadline for returning Vendors to reserve their space. We typically have open spaces each year and spaces are filled on a first come first serve basis. We have a limited number of spaces and we try not to have more than two vendors with the same product or services. We DO NOT offer any exclusivity regarding products or services. Any application received before August 7th, will be held pending a review of products/services and open spaces. If for any reason, you are not selected, your check will be returned to you. Lastly, we are not setup to take credit card payments before the Fair starts. For this reason, you will need to attach a check with your application. Any Vendor requiring a W9 can be provided one.
We require a completed application with a minimum 50% deposit to reserve a space for the 2019 Fair. You may pay to full amount if you like. Returning Vendors have been emailed a new application and must submit their application with payment on or before August 7th to reserve their space. If we have not heard from you by August 7th, your space will be opened to the public for rental. A Returning Vendor, who submits an application after August 7th will be subject to a late penalty making the total cost $385.00. This late penalty does not apply to new Vendors.
Mail the completed application along with your check, made payable to MACC, to MACC PO BOX 204455
MARTINEZ, GA 30917
Frequently Asked Questions
All of our 27 spaces are available for rent “INSIDE” our heated Vendor Building. Our Vendor building is our primary entrance to the Fair Midway and generates a lot of traffic. All of our free Patron transportation drops off Patrons at the Vendor building. Additionally, our Food Court area is located next to the Vendor building and this too generates a lot of exposure/traffic
Payment Method for Reserving your Booth Space
Currently, we do not accept credit card payments. To reserve your Booth space, please include a check along with your Application to reserve your Booth space. Please note there are deadlines to secure your space and there are increased fees for late registration for returning Vendors
What's the cost for one day?
There are no single day options. The cost is $350.00 for the 11 days of the Fair. You receive two parking passes and two gate passes with your package. If you have multiple personnel working, you may leave your gate passes in the booth and the Gate attendants will allow you to retrieve your gate passes. There is a limited parking area for Vendors. Parking attendant will direct you to the Vendor Parking area once your parking permit is verified. If spaces are full, you will have to park in general parking.
What are the event hours?
FRI 5pm -12Midnight
Booth Occupancy Requirements?
Your Booth space must be setup before Fair opening. If you do not set anything in your Booth space by the final setup day, your Booth space will be forfeited along with your application payment. There are no refunds. You are required to decorate your space to advertise your product/service for the full 11 days of the Fair.
There are no requirements about how much time you personally spend occupying your booth. However, the ones that spend more time in their space have better results. We leave this to your discretion.
All decorations and personnel must remain within the confines of each booth space. The walk ways must remain free and clear per State Fire Marshall regulations.
All wood display tables or display shelves must be covered with a table cloth. No raw wood displays allowed.
You may not pin or otherwise attach anything directly to the drape material. You can hang or suspend items directly to the metal bar support.
Is electricity provided?
Is Wifi Available
Yes Wifi is available for an additional $35.00 fee.
Are tables and chairs provided?
No. You need to bring whatever you need to decorate your booth space
Instructions for loading/setup/takedown, and parking.
Tear Down is Monday November, 12th 10am to 5pm (1st day after Fair Closes)
Other arrangements made on a per case basis – for large equipment, etc. Any large equipment must be setup before the pipe and drape display is installed to allow vehicle access to the booth and must be removed after pipe and drape display has been taken down to allow vehicle access.
Unfortunately, due to the forecast for Thursday in Augusta, we will have to reschedule our Ruby Lane/Terry Davis Memorial Classic Golf Tournament for next Thursday, September 24th.
Merchants Association of Columbia County presents:
the Ruby Lane/Terry Davis Memorial Classic Golf Tournament at Bartram Trail Golf Club
Thursday, September 24th , 2020!
Join us for a great day of golf that supports the lasting memory of Mrs. Ruby Lane & Mr. Terry Davis. Proceeds from this event will help fund the Ruby Lane/Terry Davis Scholarship Fund, which in turn awards local high school students with college scholarships. Lunch will start at 11:00am with a shotgun start at 1:00 PM. Dinner will be provided after play and Prizes will be awarded at conclusion of play.
4 Man Teams – Lauderdale Format (Pick Your Own Team)
Lunch and Registration at 11:00 a.m.
Shotgun start 1:00 p.m.
Prizes for Winning Teams and Contests Per Team
Entry Fee $380.00 (Includes lunch and dinner, green fees, cart fees and range balls)
Proper dress is required (no jeans)
Send entry forms with check made out to:
Merchants Association of Columbia County
c/o Ruby Lane/Terry Davis Golf Tournament
PO BOX 204455
MARTINEZ, GA 30917
Hours Starting Oct 22nd!
FRI 5pm -12Midnight
5462 Columbia Rd,
Grovetown, Ga, 30813
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