Down by the River Vendor Application


Apply to Vend at LEAF Down by the River August 20!

Thank you so much for your interest and desire to participate at LEAF Down By The River Jam! This event will take place on Saturday August 20, 2022 and has public operating hours of 11am to 8pm. Notification of Acceptance will happen on Monday August 8 with payments and registration due by Monday August 15.

As a reminder LEAF has the following standards for vendors with a preferential focus for this event on those who are family/youth oriented and local to WNC. All work must be original designs handcrafted by the participating artist. NO IMPORTS, FOOD, or SERVICES. (Henna & Face paint are ONLY exception). All work exhibited or performed must correspond in quality and represent the work presented in the application. No commercial kits or assembled items. No commercially cast plaster or clay. Any commercially produced components must play a subordinate role, be listed on the application, and may not be sold separately.

No manufactured retail products may be sold.

Booth Fees:
Handcraft/Healing Arts/Miscellaneous: $125
Snack/A La Carte: $175
Food Truck: $500



Mayani is a Maasai boy from longido Arusha. He went to boarding school at 6 years old and lost his Maasai language and tradition. Since joining the LEAF program, he has learned to sing Maasai songs, practiced the ‘jump’ tradition and wear Maasai shukas (traditional clothing). Mayani is extremely happy and is currently teaching other youth the culture.