Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Fairs Est. 2014

RAIN OR SHINE
We never cancel an event or our advertising for an event based on the weather forecast.
On the day of each event our staff will be there at the published hour and location.
It is up to vendors and shoppers to decide if they wish to attend.
The only time we will cancel an event is at 12noon on the day of an event if it has been raining all morning and the forecast is 100% rain.
We do not offer refunds or credits, although in certain instances we will issue a partial credit for the next time a rained out event is scheduled in the same calendar year.
All events are rain or shine with no rain date.
Prepayment is required to guarantee space at any event.
Please go to VENDOR APPLICATION~HOW TO RENT SPACE to prepay for space.
We do not offer credits or refunds.
Vendors who attempt to rent space on the day of an event will be accepted unless we are sold out of space or sold out of their category.
THE RENAISSANCE OF THE ROCKAWAYS CONTINUES!
FULL ROCKAWAY BOARDWALK NOW OPEN FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE SUPERSTORM SANDY
Rockaway Beach has just been named the largest urban beach in the United States.
It is also the only beach in NYC that has a surfing area.
Rockaway attracts millions of visitors each year. 
Recently, the destination has become well known for its Boardwalk Street Fairs and varied concessions along the boardwalk, which sell food and drinks from around the world.
There is now ferry service between the South Street Seaport in Manhattan and B.108 Street in Rockaway Beach.
This ferry service is bringing thousands of new visitors to the Rockaway Boardwalk every hour.
4th Annual Rockaway Beach Boardwalk Craft & Gift Fair

Produced in association with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Attendance~With reasonably good weather 100-150 vendors and 10,000-15,000 shoppers for each two day Event.
                          At this time vendor space is still available.

NO PLASTIC BAGS
The NYC Parks Department prohibits vendors from using plastic bags.
Vendors must use paper or other recyclable material.
For the best prices and largest selection of paper products on Long Island we recommend WrapNPack located 21 Executive Boulevard, Farmingdale, NY 11735.
Call Jamie Sliwak at 631-756-0440.
Log onto www.wrapnpack.com for all details.
VENDOR SET UP DETAILS
We strongly suggest you arrive to set up at 7am because parking becomes very scarce.
When you arrive you must unload everything from your vehicle onto the sidewalk under the supervision of our Management.
After unloading your vehicle you must move your vehicle.
When you return after parking your vehicle you will be allowed to go onto the Boardwalk to be assigned your space by our Management.
Do not set up on your own on the Boardwalk!
Please be prepared with a handtruck or dolly to bring your items onto the Boardwalk.
We will have personnel to help but we cannot possibly help everybody at the same time.
This information is repeated below with some additional details.

THIS EVENT IS ON THE BOARDWALK.
THE BOARDWALK CAN BE VERY WINDY AT TIMES.
PLEASE COME PREPARED WITH ROPE OR BUNGEES AND AT LEAST 18 POUNDS OF WEIGHT ON EACH LEG OF YOUR CANOPY.
THE ROPE OR BUNGEES CAN BE USED TO SECURE YOUR CANOPY TO THE RAILING OR BENCH AT OR NEAR YOUR SPACE.
FOR PUBLIC SAFETY REASON WE WILL NOT PERMIT ANY VENDOR TO SET UP A CANOPY IF IT IS NOT PROPERLY SECURED AND WEIGHTED.
August 12-13 line up starts on Shore Front Parkway at B. 94 Street
Vendor set up begins Saturday morning at 7am and Sunday starting at 7:30am.
Please do not line up before 7am because the Police Department said they will ticket any vendors before 7am.
Before going onto the Boardwalk all vendors must move their vehicles immediately after unloading all their items onto the sidewalk.
We will have personnel to watch the items on the sidewalk while vendors find a parking space.
Parking spaces may be found on the surrounding streets or in the Ferry Parking Lot located at 108 Street and Beach Channel Drive.
The Ferry Parking Lot charges $8 for the day.
You will risk a $100+ fine if you leave your vehicle on the line up while bringing your items onto the boardwalk.
Upon arriving on the Boardwalk please find one of our YELLOW/GREEN VESTED staff members for your space assignment on the boardwalk.
Space locations are assigned on a first-come basis under the direction of Show Management.
Please do not set up on your own!!!
There are no bad spaces on the Boardwalk.
Vendor vehicles may not be driven onto the Boardwalk.
Vendors may leave their set up overnight.
In order to be guaranteed the same location the following day, vendors must leave something in their space overnight so that management knows it is reserved.If you have paid for only Saturday you may get the same space for Sunday simply by following the steps listed above and Management will come by on Sunday to collect your rent for the day.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS
August 12-13 GPS 94-00 Shore Front Parkway, Rockaway Beach New York 11694
Southern State Parkway to Exit 17S (Rockaways).
Take Woodhaven Boulevard/Crossbay Boulevard south
After crossing Cross Bay Bridge follow signs to Shore Front Parkway at 94th Street.