The OM Festival Vendor FAQ's
The OM Festival is a 5 day transformational festival experience. We have over 40+ classes in yoga, meditation, dance and life changing workshops. Our vision is that this becomes your “annual retreat” for you where your transformation begins! Time to Reset, Recharge and Renew your soul!
Holistic and Wellness Vendors | Herbalists | Mycologists | Aromatherapists | Kombucha Vendors | Psychics | Tarot & Palm Card Readers | Jewelry Makers | Local Artists | Massage Therapists | Yoga Teachers | Crafters | Musicians | Unique Gifts & Wares | Vintage Furniture | Antiques | Food Trucks | Vegan Foods | Candle Makers | Gems & Crystals | Farmers Market Vendors & More.
NOTE: Commercial and Direct Sales Vendors will NOT be accepted.
Your booth space is 10X10. We do NOT provide tables, chairs or tents. You need to plan ahead and bring your own tables, tents and chairs. Your booth includes 1 GA all access pass to the festival. If you have additional people working in your booth you will need to add those people when you register and purchase a Vendor Buddy Pass for them for $108.. For example, 3 extra people working in your booth you will need to purchase 3 Vendor Buddy Passes if they will be attending classes/workshops and nightly entertainment. If they are only working in your booth please coordinate with Ramona to make sure we have their name and info for a vendor bracket.
Vendor applications and registration closes on June, 26th, 2023. Vendor Village is the heart of our festival. Please note due to the outdoor nature Vendor Village might be changed last minute.
VENDOR VILLAGE OFFICIAL OPENS ON THUR, JULY 27th at 10 AM.
We are opening the festival gates on Wed afternoon on July 26th. We will have an opening ceremony and live music and a few events on Wed, July 26th. You are welcome to setup and be ready to go when the gates open. However, Thur, July 27th we expect the majority of our attendees to start arriving at the festival. Thursday, July 27th we will have classes and workshops starting at 8 AM as well as live music/DJ’s every night from 7-11 PM. Fri, July 28th-Sun July 30th we anticipate that most of our attendees will be at the festival with four hours of live music/Ecstatic Dance, Kirtan and or DJ’s every night from 7-11 PM. We encourage you to come for all 5 days as a vendor and it will be easier for everyone to setup on Wed July 26th as attendees will not be on site yet. We expect you to have your booth fully setup by 9:30 AM on Thursday, July 27th and we expect you to stay till the end of the festival on Sunday, July 30th. We will not allow booths to be broken down earlier than the end of the festival on July 30th. Take out what you bring in. It is up to you if you want to run your booth at night. If you do then we recommend bringing solar lights or a way to light up your booth during this time.
Yes, there is parking for vendors fairly close to Vendor Village. Each Vendor will receive 1 parking pass for the Vendor parking zone. However, there is very limited parking on site. You can not park right next to your booth and after setting up will need to move your vehicle to the designated Vendor Parking area. If you are unable to park in our Vendor parking lot we have additional parking across the street in a field. If you are parked in the field across the street expect a 15 min walk from your car to the festival and you will need to purchase additional parking passes if you are parking additional cars in our festival parking. We are limiting each vendor booth to one vendor parking spot. If you need additional parking please purchase a parking ticket via our website as there is extremely limited parking on site. You will be required to purchase a parking pass for extra folks coming to help work at your booth and park in our general festival parking lot. We highly encourage carpooling and reducing your carbon footprint.
Sorry we don’t give away free booths even if you are giving away your product or in kind donations. Please look at our booth packages and choose one that fits your budget. Booth sharing must be approved in advance. We only allow complimentary businesses to share/staff a booth.
We are forecasting about 100-300 attendees to OM for year one! Majority of our attendees will be from out of State such as NYC, MA, CT, NJ and RI. Our attendees have disposable income to spend. We highly encourage you to purchase your booth early for the best deal.
Sorry there are no free general admission tickets to the festival classes, workshops and nightly entertainment. Your booth comes with 1 GA ticket, any additional folks working in your booth who want to attend additional events will need to purchase a Vendor Buddy Pass at $108. Children 12 and under are FREE. Please reach out to Ramona@yogafunday.com to coordinate Buddy Passes and give a list to her in advance of all people working in your booth. All attendees must have a wristband. Vendor booths come with one general admission wristband good for all classes, workshops and nightly entertainment.
Yes, there is primitive base camping which is an extra add on fee in The Other Land (A field above the West Mountain Inn) which means that you have to bring all of your gear with you for a an additional fee. The only thing at at the primitive camping site is a big open field and there will be bathrooms on the field and showers down near the main barn. Bring a wheeled cart as you have to walk to your campsite. Plan on carrying all of your items in and take them all out. We do not have staff available to set up your tents or carry your stuff. Please plan ahead accordingly. Please do not leave behind any trash. Let’s keep Vermont Green! There are options for upgraded car camping along the Battenkill as well. Tickets are on sale on our website for upgraded camping options and parking passes.
Yes, there is an extremely limited number of car camping tickets available. Car camping will be directly on the famous Battenkill River (About a 10 min walk to the main Inn/festival.). Camping in The Other Land will be primitive base camping and you will NOT be able to drive your car to the field above the Inn called The Other Land. Expect to carry all of your belongings in to the festival. Car camping is an add on fee. Primitive base camping is an add on fee.
No, there are no campfires or open flames allowed. Please bring a small propane camping stove or small camping propane burner. There will be campfires near the main Inn for all attendees to enjoy each evening.
No, sorry we do not allow any pets on site at the main West Mountain Inn, Vendor Village, all barns and tents or campground. There are resident doggies on site as well as the resident Alpaca’s. Please leave your furry friends at home.
The closest airport is The Albany International Airport located in Albany, NY. This is about a one hour drive from Arlington, Vermont. Airport code ALB
No, Uber and Lyft are not available in Vermont. There are very few taxi services as well. Please plan on car pooling to the festival, take the festival shuttle bus from one of the various stops along the way and/or rent a car from the Albany Airport before you arrive. There are a couple of car rental places in Bennington Vermont and beyond but very limited number of cars to rent in rural Vermont.
Sorry, absolutely no refunds. Tickets are transferable in case you can’t come and you want to give your ticket to someone else but we must talk to you in advance of the festival and have their name so they can attend in your place.
It is Vermont and the festival goes on no matter what. We do not have a rain date scheduled. Vendor Village is outside. The majority of our classes will be held inside the main barn and under tents. Please bring extra clothes, an umbrella, rain gear and be prepared to enjoy Vermont in all of its seasons. Please bring sides for your tent and be prepared for it to rain.
Yes, we want to work with you to make this festival a reality and know that you might not be able to attend the entire festival. However, please note that each booth only comes with one general admission wristband. If you want to attend any events at the festival you will need to purchase a GA ticket. Please reach out to Sam directly to discuss booth sharing and have it approved. If it is a like minded and complimentary business for example, 2 LMT’s who split the days working the booth then we will most likely say sure you can share the booth space. Or you make cookies and they make pudding pops then we would say yes you can share the booth. Please apply early to be a vendor as not all vendors will be selected. Vendor booth sharing must be approved. Kids under 12 FREE.
Booth sizes are 10ft by 10ft. If you need an additional booth size or want to go bigger you can upgrade your booth size for an additional $250. Please note, you bring your own tables, chairs, tents and all decor for your booth space. We do NOT provide any of these items nor do we rent them.