Smokin’ on the Plaza is a two day event that takes place in downtown Lovington, and ultimately serves as a fundraiser for the charitable nonprofit organization Lovington MainStreet (LMS). Lovington MainStreet is classified as a 501©3 nonprofit economic development organization.
We have 30 vendor spots available on a first come, first serve basis. Sizes and cost of spots vary. Water is not provided. All vendors must have a NM State Tax ID number, and Food Vendors must also have a food permit.
Applying for a Food Vendor spot? Join our Foodie Competition! The 1st and 2nd place winners of this people’s choice competition will a cash prize!
Both food and non-food vendors welcome. Vendor fees are as follows:
• Non-Food Vendor 10×10 Spot: $150
• Non-Food Vendor 20×30 Spot: $200
• Food Vendor 20×30 Spot: $300
All vendor menus and goods must be approved. Vendors will not be allowed to sell any items that have not been pre-approved.
Food Vendors must pay and provide proof of food permit by June 14th. Any food vendor that has not provided proof will NOT be allowed to participate and vendor fee will NOT be reimbursed. Download form at www.env.nm.gov/foodprogram to secure your permit in time to compete! Fax completed food permit applications to (575) 393-4302 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vendors must supply their own tent/table, electrical cords, & water. Electricity will be provided.
Vendors will be contacted by the Event Manager on Wednesday, June 15th.
Set up begins at 5:00pm on Friday, June 17th; vendors must be ready to open by 7:00pm. On Saturday, June 18th, vendors must be open by 11:00am.
Re-selling or sub-letting your assigned booth space is NOT permitted.
Booth breakdown is NOT permitted until 11:00pm on Saturday, June 18th, except for emergencies notified to the Event Manager and for vendors who are 95% sold out.
Vendor booths must be completely off the site by 8:00am Sunday, June 19th.
Dangerously hot exhibit lights (such as halogen) and combustible or explosive materials; items stacked at heights which could possibly fall; items displayed low or at ground level which could cause tripping; extremely sharp items, or any items of potential danger to the public are not allowed. Exposed grills, smokers, etc. must have a barrier to avoid potential burns.
Foodie Competition participants must give samples from 7:00pm-9:00pm on Friday 17th. Winners will be announced at 9:30pm.
Participants must read and adhere to all competition rules & guidelines. Click “Rules” above to view or hide the list of Vendor Rules. Contact us for more information.
Vendor applications for 2022 are now closed. Please contact us if you have any questions.