Vendors & Exhibitors

Thank you for your interest in participating as a vendor at the 11th Annual Beltway Barbecue (BBQ) Showdown. The Showdown is looking for quality vendors like you in the areas of:
  • Great tasting BBQ and other fine foods
  • BBQ grilling, rubs and sauces, various equipment, and supplies
  • Quality artisans, crafters, and merchandisers

Registration Deadline


We are still accepting applications for both Food Vendors, Merchandise Vendors, and Exhibitors. Spaces are limited and will be assigned based on fully completed applications and an a la carte menu or goods list with prices. Please read the vendor packet thoroughly for information. All applications will be reviewed by the Beltway BBQ Showdown Vendor Committee, and notifications will be given within 10 business days of receipt of your application.

Requirements


  • Registration fees are to be paid by money order or cash
  • Money order must be made payable to Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)
  • All vendors must have General Liability Insurance of no less than $1,000,000

Fees & Information at a Glance

  • Vendor fees are per space
  • The Showdown takes place rain or shine, no refunds
  • Vending spaces will be 12 foot by 12 foot in size
  • $75 refundable trash deposit due from all vendors at morning check-in
  • Residents are Prince George's or Montgomery County residents
  • Non-Residents are residents of all other jurisdictions

Food Vendors

Resident Status
Registered May 1 or Before
Registered After May 1
Resident $200 $225
Non-Resident $260 $293

Requirements


  • Must have a tent and Health Department food permit
  • On-site food inspection will be held morning of event by the Health Department
  • $100 additional fee for food vendors with trailers

Merchandise Goods/Crafts

Resident Status
Registered May 1 or Before
Registered After May 1
Resident $75 $100
Non-Resident $98 $130

Recommendations/Requirements


  • Tent is recommended, there is no shade on the field
  • Please submit photos of items for sale with price list

Commercial Vendors

Resident Status Registered May 1 or Before Registered After May 1
Resident $115 $150
Non-Resident $150 $195

Features


  • Individuals/companies selling or soliciting services such as home improvements, real estate, health and fitness, etc.
  • Tent is recommended, there is no shade on the field

Non-Profit Exhibitors

Resident Status Registered May 1 or Before Registered After May 1
Resident $30 $40
Non-Resident $39 $52

Features


  • Includes 1 table and 2 chairs
  • Tent is recommended, there is no shade on the field