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Pasco County Board of County Commissioners, University of Florida, Pasco County Extension Service, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), UF/IFAS Master Gardeners, City of San Antonio, FL will not be responsible for any loss, damage nor injury to any person or property of participating commercial vendors (hereafter referred to as “vendors”) of the Pasco County Master Gardeners’ Gardening 365 event (“Event”).
Booth assignments: Booth subletting is prohibited without prior approval from the Event Committee Chair. Should the Event configuration change, vendors will be assigned a booth of equal value.
Parking: During the Event operating hours, all vendor vehicles must be parked in the designated vendor parking area and no vendor vehicle of any kind will be allowed on the grounds once the event opens. Vendors must follow all posted traffic management signs. Vendors will be issued parking permits during initial set up, which must be displayed prominently in or on the vehicle. Parking is on a “first-come, first served” basis. Vendors are reminded that there will be many vehicles of varying sizes in the vendor parking area and to park efficiently to allow for as many vendor vehicles as possible in these prime spots. There is NO overnight parking of any vehicle at the site.
Set-up times: Friday, September 30, 2022 from 3 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
NOTE: Vendors WILL NOT be allowed on Event grounds for set up outside these times. Vendor vehicles must be parked by 8:30 a.m. the day of the event to allow for patron parking in the adjacent area. Due to a school across the street these times cannot be changed on Friday. There is also a church service Saturday at 8:15 a.m. at the church across from the event site. A more detailed description of the set up procedures will be emailed to you after we receive the final payment.
Event requirements: 1) Vendors are required to keep their booth space neat, clean and aesthetically pleasing for the duration of the Event. 2) Vendors must provide their own tents, tables, chairs, electrical cords and garden hoses (if intending to use free, external water connections available to all vendors). 3) All tents must be secured to protect your product and the inventory of other vendors. NOTE: wind may be a problem at this time of year. 4) Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on city-owned property and therefore not allowed on Event grounds. 5) If using an electrical cord, a rug must cover the cord to prevent tripping.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL NON-AUTHORIZED VEHICLES BE ALLOWED ON EVENT GROUNDS DURING OPERATING HOURS. Only designated vehicles for Event staff and emergency response vehicles will be allowed on Event grounds during Event hours of operation.
Security: The Event grounds will be patrolled on Friday, September 30, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, October 6, 2022 7:00 a.m.
Prohibited on Event grounds: 1) Obstruction to walkways. 2) Digging holes. 3) Dogs and pets other than certified service companions.
Break down times: Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 3:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. NOTE: Church across the street has services at 5:30. A description of the break down procedures will be emailed before the event.
DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS FOR VENDORS AND GUEST, LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL PROHIBIT VEHICLES FROM ACCESSING EVENT GROUNDS PRIOR TO 3:15 P.M. ON OCTOBER 1, 2022.
Non-discrimination policy: It is the policy of Pasco County Board of County Commissioners to maintain an environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination. The Event affords equal opportunity to all vendors and patrons without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religion, age, marital status, disability or handicap, veteran status or national origin or other criteria protected by law.