Rules of Hispanic Fest 2017

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1. La Esperanza reserves the right to determine which applications are appropriate for the Hispanic Fest based on content and first-come, first served basis.  Sale of string spray, poppers, laser lights is strictly prohibited.


2. La Esperanza, the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, the Voice Radio Network, the Georgetown Police Department, and/or the Town of Georgetown are not liable for any theft, bodily harm or injury, or damage to personal property.  Individual food vendors and nonfood vendors (including public service exhibitors) must provide their own insurance for these purposes.


3.  Once La Esperanza receives the application and payment, all vendors (food vendors and nonfood vendors) will receive a Map       with a thank you letter as receipt and confirmation.




5. Absolutely no vehicles will be parked on the main road as part of a display or for any other reason.  No vehicles are permitted to transport products to nonfood vendors (including public service exhibitors) after 11:00 am.   Access to North Race street will be on New Street and all Vendors much check in to La Esperanza volunteers when arrive.


6. Early check-in and set-up is from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.  No vehicles will be allowed close to the entrance gate of the festival

as of 10:00 am.  The event is open to the public from 11:00 noon until 7:00 pm.  You cannot drive a vehicle close to the entrance

gate of the festival to load up until after 7:00 pm.  NO EXCEPTIONS!


7. Food vendors must have a Temporary Food Permit from the Division of Public Health, Sussex County Unit.  Dept. of Health personnel will do on-site inspections the day of the event.  Permits must be on display.  Call (302) 856-5496 to obtain a permit.


8. ALL VENDORS (food vendors and nonfood vendors) must provide their own tents, tables, chairs, ice, trash bags, extension

 chords, GENERATOR or other needed supplies or equipment.  All spaces should be set up by 11:00 am.  All food vendors should stop serving food at 6:15 pm to allow enough time for cleanup of festival grounds.


9. THE SPACE IS TO BE LEFT AS FOUND.  All the trash is to be bagged and deposited in the dumpsters provided.  Grease is to be poured into a suitable container, and then deposited in the dumpsters.  SANCTIONS WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST A FOOD VENDOR IF GREASE IS OTHERWISE DISPOSED.


10. Individual generators are permitted.  No multiple outlet power strips may be used.  There will be no tampering with electric service.  For assistance, please contact event staff in volunteer t-shirts.


11. Political information may be distributed from exhibit space, and candidates are free to circulate the grounds.  Signs may not be posted on fences, walls, in walkways, parking areas designated for Festival Hispano use.  Political candidates are welcome to talk with prospective voters throughout the grounds.  No obstruction of traffic flow at parking lots, entrance gates or vendor spaces

 will be permitted.


12. Organizers of The Hispanic Fest will be on site at all times during the event for emergency or other assistanceFailure to adhere to any of these rules will result in removal from festival grounds, without a refund of fees, and possible ban from participation in future years.


13. If you need any other information, please contact La Esperanza – the non-profit arts organization which coordinates The Hispanic Fest 2017 at (302)854-9262 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  for Sales please contact Tracy at 302 858 5118 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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