2019 SEASON UPTOWN FRIDAY NIGHTS

MAY 10 – JUNE 28, 2019

UPTOWN -Yucaipa

Information • Rules • Application

May and June 2019 Friday evenings 6:00-9:00 p.m.

>>> VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM WILL BE ADDED HERE SOON<<<

PURPOSE AND GOALS

Uptown is operated by the City of Yucaipa with the Yucaipa Chamber of Commerce managing the vendor aspect of the event. The purpose of Uptown is to promote business in the revitalized Uptown Historic Yucaipa district. It is an event that is organized and administered by the City of Yucaipa. This event is designed to:

• Create a positive image for Uptown Yucaipa;

• Expose community members and visitors to the merchandise and services offered Uptown;

• Promote the Uptown as the center of retail, social, and civic activity;

• Enhance the entire community

It is the goal of the city of Yucaipa to schedule activities for Uptown that provide a wholesome, family atmosphere. The activities should appeal to all ages, and provide a product/service mix that reaches all aspects of the marketplace.

APPLICATIONS

Yucaipa Chamber of Commerce and the City of Yucaipa has full discretion concerning the use of Yucaipa Boulevard for Uptown activities.

To participate in the event, an application must be received by the Monday prior to the desired date. The Uptown Committee will review the application at its regularly scheduled meeting. Merchandise for sale, or photos of, must be viewed by market staff before the applicant is accepted into the market. Applicants may send pictures with their application, drop photos off at the chamber office or email photos to ellen@yucaipachamber.org.

* NOTE: Vendors wishing to sell items not listed on their applications or making any changes to their market activity must submit changes for approval.

ACTIVITY CLASSIFICATION

THE UPTOWN COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO LIMIT PARTICIPATION IN ANY TYPE OF MERCHANDISE OR SERVICE TO PROVIDE THE PRODUCT MIX DESIRED FOR THE EVENT.

  • Merchandise sales: Sales may be conducted by merchandise vendors, nonprofit organizations and other licensed individuals and businesses
    upon approval by the Uptown Committee. Sales must be limited to those items specified on the application.
  • Distribution of Information: All groups or individuals wishing to disseminate information, pass petitions, or promote political, religious, or
    personal beliefs are asked to submit a signed application. These groups are also responsible for picking up any litter generated by the
    distribution of hand-outs. Bull horns, loudspeakers, and other means of sound amplification shall not be used. Participants may not harass,
    follow, or intimidate uptown visitors. There shall be no posting of handbills on trees, buildings, or vehicles.
  • Food Concessions: Food vendors shall submit copies of appropriate Health Department permits upon approval of their application. It is the
    responsibility of individual food vendors to learn, and adhere to, all Health Department regulations and standards. Food vendors shall place a minimum of one trash receptacle outside their booth for customer use. In addition, food vendors shall place a drop cloth on the ground in any cooking area where food or grease may leave a residue. Food vendors must remove and take all grease, food remnants, and trash from their booth and the market upon dismantling. Leaving trash next to existing trash receptacles is not permitted.

PERMITS AND DOCUMENTATION

Participants shall comply with all city, county, and state permit requirements. It is the responsibility of the vendor to be aware of all permit requirements and, upon approval, pay any fees associated with the issuance of these permits. The following permits shall be on premises during Uptown:

• City of Yucaipa Business License tax receipt – (909) 797-2489 Ext. 237;

• San Bernardino County health permit (for food vendors only) – (800) 442-2283

• State Board of Equalization permit naming 35139 Yucaipa Blvd., Yucaipa as the business sub-location – (951) 680-6400.