Dear Display Applicant,

We are very excited to be celebrating the 44th annual Powell Street Festival on Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd, 2020!

If you are interested in participating in this year’s festival by setting up a display, please fill out the following form by March 10 or the following business day. If you submitted an application last year, please log in to your account and your content will appear in each field. However, it is important that you review and update each answer because the questions may have changed.

Please note the following:

  1. Each display table MUST remain open from 11:30 am (at the latest) until 7:00 pm on Saturday, August 1st and from 11:30 am (at the latest) until 6:00 pm Sunday, August 2nd. Please note that the Festival begins at 11:30 am.
  2. The Powell Street Festival Society will provide a limited number of tables and two chairs.
  3. Powell Street Festival Society will provide, and set up paper table coverings
  4. As a display participant, you are not permitted to sell merchandise or accept donations.
  5. All items for display must be related to Japanese Canadian culture.
  6. Setup for your display takes place on  Friday, July 31st from 5:30–7:30 pm, or at 9:00 am  on Saturday. Clean-up begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, August 1st and 6:00 pm on Sunday, August 2nd.
  7. If you are interested in selling any of your items, please apply with a Marketplace application.
  8. All accepted display booth applicants are required to give notification by Friday, July 17th, 2020 should they require to withdraw from the Festival.

We do our best to accommodate as many groups as possible, but please note that a completed application does not guarantee acceptance to the Festival. Once all the applications have been received and reviewed, all applicants will be notified about involvement in this year’s Festival in May 2020.

To help with the costs of presenting the Display Booth, non-profit organizations can sell PSFS lottery tickets and receive a 20% commission. Please indicate that you are interested in selling lottery tickets in your application.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (604) 739-9398. Your support of the Powell Street Festival is greatly appreciated!

Best wishes,
Emiko Morita
Executive Director

If this is your first time applying to participate in the Powell Street Festival:
I understand and agree to the above outlined agreement (click here to proceed to the application)

For returning participants:
I understand and agree to the above outlined agreement (click here to proceed to the application)