HOTELS AND MOTELS please reserve in advance
Port LaBelle Inn – 863-675-4411
LaBelle Motel – 863-675-2971
River’s Edge Motel – 863-675-6062
RV PARK– there are no RV hookups at Festival site
Aqua Isles RV Resort – 863-675-2331
Grandma’s Grove – 863-675-2567
Whisper Creek RV Resort – 863-675-6888
Mailing Address: Swamp Cabbage Festival,
Park Chair, PO Box 2081, LaBelle, FL 33935
General Information Phone: 863-675-2995
Park Vending Information: 863-612-6561
INSTRUCTIONS: Check or money order payable to Swamp Cabbage Festival, Inc for payment in full along with completed and signed park vendor application. Checks or money orders may not be deposited until application is approved.
Application Deadlines Prior year vendors did not make a deposit, must have entire amount of booth cost paid by December 1 to maintain priority.
NEW VENDOR. After December 1 all vendors will be considered new vendors and will be processed along with new vendors on a first come first serve case by case basis. Full payment for booths must be received with application. Full payment will not constitute acceptance as a vendor. You will receive confirmation.
COOPERATION: LaBelle is known for its friendliness. Swamp Cabbage Festival began as a hometown festival that grew to host extended family and visitors from all over. We appreciate and expect the same spirit of cooperation in return. Any vendor that does not cooperate or follow our rules will have to leave and may not be allowed in future festivals. In accepting a vending space, you are agreeing to obey the rules or vacate when asked to do so.
LIMITATIONS on products sold. Accepting a vending space allows you a permit to sale specific items, food or drink. To maintain a quality well rounded festival we reserve the right to limit, restrict or forbid the sale of items.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE ITEMS are exclusively licensed to each vendor on an annual/invitational basis. The only food or beverage items that may be duplicated are Swamp Cabbage in cooked or served in any form, tea, coffee and water. We en-courage vendors to serve swamp cabbage and be creative.
This is a wholesome family event, any novelty item(s) (i.e. pictures, posters, magnets, t-shirts, children’s toys that have projectiles, etc) that the Committee’s authorized agent considers a nuisance, vulgar or simply not “g” rated will NOT be sold.
Set up. Vendors may set-up anytime on Friday up to 9 pm or between 6:00 am to 8 am on Saturday morning. By 8:00 am all vehicles must leave the park. We encourage to remain open during park hours. Park hours are: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday. If you close your booth early, you may not bring a vehicle in the park until after the park closes.
SECURITY: There will be general security in the park on Friday and Saturday evening. No security is provided after the festival ends on Sunday at 4:00 pm. The Swamp Cabbage Festival, it’s committee members, officers, board members or agents cannot and will not be responsible or held liable for any damage or theft of your property, goods, equipment or other items.
Signs may be posted in the booths but not around the park. Use large lettering to advertise your products, menu and prices.
No one may roam the park selling their products or passing out information. All sales must take place in the vending space.
Rules and fees may be changed at any time without notice. Rules will be provided to each vendor as they check in.
If you are not accepted as a vendor your monies will be re-funded. If you violate rules and are asked to leave. Park monies paid are forfeited
Food vendors must meet Health Depart & State of Florida rules and regulations.