Vendor Information

Gardner Square Two’s Downtown events are family-friendly. In addition to our own downtown shops and restaurants, we welcome a variety of crafters, businesses, non-profit agencies, and food trucks to our events.

Vendors interested in participation need to complete and sign an application form agreeing to comply with the guidelines set out by Square Two and the City of Gardner, Massachusetts.

Please scroll down to read the Guidelines and complete the form at the bottom of the page. 

Vendor Guidelines

    Small Business Saturday & Gardner Birthday: Saturday, June 24, 2023, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
    Fabulous Fall Festival:
    Saturday, September 30, 2023, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
  2. SETUP AND BREAKDOWN:  The streets are closed to vehicle traffic 8:00 am–5:00 pm. All vehicles must be off the street by 8:45 am on festival day. You may drop off tents, tables, supplies, and products ON THE SIDEWALK at your assigned area 7:00–8:45 am. By 8:45 am, please move your vehicle to one of the parking lots on the outskirts of the closed-off area. Return to your assigned space and set up your booth in the street, 8:45-10:00 am. You can start breaking down your display at 4:00 pm. Please leave your items on the sidewalk. At the end of the Festival, the streets will be opened as soon as the Gardner Police Department determines it is safe to do so. After that time, you can drive your vehicle in to pick up your things.
  3. GARDNER SQUARE TWO, Inc. reserves the right to prohibit the sale of any/all items we deem unacceptable. We try NOT to duplicate products/services that our members provide.
  4. BOOTH SIZE is approximately 10′ x 16 ‘ or one popup. Food trucks and larger displays are required to purchase 2 booth spaces. Please select the appropriate payment on the Registration form.
  5. ITEMS NOT ALLOWED for safety reasons, as per the Gardner Police Department include but are not limited to, caps, snaps, silly string, slime, pellet guns, weapons, or items deemed to be weapons.
  6. VENDORS and ORGANIZATIONS are required to have their booths open and functioning until the end of the event. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. Bring whatever covering you need to keep yourself and your merchandise shaded and dry. Popup tents are recommended. Make sure your tent is anchored. It gets windy.
  7. VENDOR PARKING is available in the municipal parking lots on Nichols Street, West Lynde Street, and City Hall Avenue. Street parking on the perimeter of the closed-off area is reserved for customers. Please be advised the parking meters are patrolled hourly; if you find a FREE parking lot space, take it.
  8. TRASH HANDLING: All vendors are responsible for trash removal and cleanup of their area. Please bring a 30-gallon (or reasonably sized) trash barrel to place by your booth or set up area. You must clean your area of liter and trash before leaving.
  9. PERMITS:  Whether you are selling food and/or beverages, you must obtain a permit from the Gardner Board of Health. Board of Health officials will be on hand and checking to ensure that food vendors have obtained Temporary Food Permits and there are no health violations.

Upon receipt of your payment and signed vendor registration form, a confirmation email will be sent to you to verify receipt of payment. Volunteers will be available on Saturday morning to help you find your booth space.

PLEASE NOTE: Square Two does not provide electricity to any vendor. If your booth requires electricity, you must bring your own generator. Please let us know in advance if you are bringing a generator.

Download a PDF here: Vendor Guidelines

Vendor Application

Register for vendor space at either or both Downtown Gardner festivals

Small Business Saturday & Happy Birthday Gardner Festival: Saturday, June 24, 2023. Deadline: June 17, 2023

The Fabulous Fall Festival: Saturday, September 30, 2023, Deadline: September 23, 2023

Please complete the form below. All fields are required unless otherwise noted.

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Gardner Square Two, Inc. reserves the right to prohibit the sale of any/all items deemed to be unacceptable. We try not to duplicate our members' products and services. Provide a complete list of your products/services below.


2023 Registration Deadlines

Small Business Saturday & Happy Birthday Gardner Festival: Deadline June 17, 2023
Fabulous Fall Festival: Deadline September 24, 2023

To register for the Small Business Saturday & Happy Birthday Gardner Festival (listed below last Small Business Festival) and/or The Fabulous Fall Festival select your option below. Then complete the rest of the form. 

Register in advance for both festivals and save 50% off the second festival!


PLEASE READ: See the amount due below. After signing, click the Submit button. In a few moments, you will be redirected to Paypal. You do not need to have a Paypal account. If you want to pay with a debit or credit card, please select that option in the PayPal window (usually below the Paypal login button) and follow the directions to complete your payment.  Once payment is complete, you will receive an email from Gardner Square Two indicating that your registration form has been received and another email from Paypal confirming receipt of your payment. 


After submitting this form, you'll be redirected to PayPal to complete your purchase securely.

Any vendor selling or distributing food and/or beverages is required to obtain a Temporary Food License from the Gardner Board of Health. License charges may apply.

By inserting your name here you are agreeing to the Gardner Square Two Vendor Guidelines for participation.