Become a Maifest Vendor

Midwest maifest  ·  May 9, 2020  ·  3 - 7 pm

We're in search of local favorite craft breweries, wineriesspirit distilleries, and restaurants who are interested in becoming sampling vendors at the second annual Midwest Maifest.

Vendor Participation Information

Vendors to PROVIDE

  • Product donation (beer, wine, food, etc.).
    • St. Charles Sister Cities Programs, Inc. is a 501(c)(3)
    • Samples ONLY to those wearing the wristband ticket
  • Staff of two (preferable) to serve samples or other arrangements to be made
  • All vendor tents and tables must be set-up by 1pm on May 9
    • Sister Cities will be providing lunch for two people per booth and if needed, volunteers to sit your booth while you enjoy some downtime.
  • Sampling hours are from 3pm - 7pm
    • Vendor staff must remain onsite through the whole event
  • Highly visible location at place of business for advertising and promotion of Midwest Maifest
  • Permission to use of any images taken during the event to be used by Midwest Maifest and St. Charles Sister Cities for future event promotion

Other Requirements

  • A Certificate of Liability Insurance, naming St Charles Sister Cities as Secondary Insurer
  • Purchase a "picnic" permit from the City (636-949-3212). The cost is $10/each.
  • If selling or distributing liquor, wine, spirits, beer - a liquor license is required
  • Vendors SELLING product are required to pay the TAD of .2% which benefits the New Town Trust. This is in addition to any other sales and/or tourism taxes.

Vendors to Receive

  • Name/logo included in digital and print promotions: includes posters, handouts and social media
  • Logo displayed on Midwest Maifest event website (
  • Logo displayed on Litfaßsäule (on-site advertising column)
  • Exposure to German communities, clubs, and organizations throughout the region
  • Name/logo included in monthly Sister Cities German chapter enews
  • Early invitation for Midwest Maifest 2021
  • Two wristbands for each keg/half case of wine donated
  • Midwest Maifest posters for your place of business
  • St. Charles Sister Cities 501(c)(3) letter for tax purposes

Contact us for more details about becoming a vendor at Midwest Maifest

Download Midwest Maifest Vendor Agreement form ›