We have officially been announced as the food curators for this year’s BAMS Fest. Named in 2019 as the “Best Music Festival” by Boston Magazine, BAMS Festival will be held on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2023 inside the historic Franklin Park Playstead Field. Since their debut in 2018, they have brought together 20,000+ attendees, presented 75+ recording, performing, and visual artists; and have supported 60+ small minority-owned businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Why should you participate?
You and your business will become part of this growing festival tradition that celebrates the black communities, elevates local businesses and amplifies emerging and national talent.
You will gain access to a diverse cross section of an estimated 15,000+ attendees from New England, as well as an opportunity to generate revenue and promote your products/services to a viable market. Festival marketing, promotion and social media support will be provided.
Vendors are allowed up to three (3) additional tables no larger than 6ft. All must fit underneath and within the assigned area. Electricity/power can be provided at an additional cost for the day.
Food chefs and cooks:
According to Massachusetts law, you are required to prepare and store your food at a commissary (commercial) kitchen. You will need to provide a signed letter from the commissary stating that they give you permission to use their kitchen. In addition, you must also be approved, vetted, and have a valid health permit (and any other necessary, updated licenses and permits) from the City of Boston Inspectional Services Department. No exceptions.
Sale of beer and wine are not allowed.
Preference is given to Black and Latino, women & veteran owned businesses who apply.
We are seeking independent chefs, restaurants, and food trucks for multiple time blocks on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th. To secure a table at the event, you must submit the application below along with a $300 deposit. Please keep in mind that space is limited and we encourage you to submit all requirements ASAP. See list below.
*Production schedule to follow.