FAQs

How much is the fee for a vendor space? The fee is $75 for one space for Saturday and Sunday.

How large are the vendor spaces? Most spaces are a minimum of 10′ by 10′.

How many vendor spaces are there? We have 75 designated spaces.

Are double spaces available? There are a limited number of double spaces available. The fee for a double space is $150.

How do I get an application for a vendor space? We accept vendors who sell hand made arts and crafts items, NOT manufactured products. To receive an application, submit your contact information here. Applications are mailed to our vendor list two months prior to each festival.

Do you allow vendors who sell fresh food? We do not accept vendors who sell food that is to be consumed on site. Fresh food is sold by non-profit organizations.

Are the vendor spaces indoors? The spaces are outside and located in the woods. The ground is not always level.

Are setups provided? Setups are not provided. You must provide your own tables, awnings, and chairs. There is no electrical power to the sites.

Is security provided? There is no security. We have had no reported losses of vendor products.

Can vendors park their vehicles next to the spaces? You should plan to unload your products and then move your vehicle to the designated vendor parking lot. Parking near the booth area is for festival visitors only.

When must I complete setup? The Festival begins at 9 AM. Please complete your setup before the Festival opens. On Fridays after 10 a.m. and on Saturdays before 9 a.m.

Can vendor setup be started early? The booth chairman will be at the site Friday morning until 6 PM and at the site after 7 AM on Saturday.

If it rains will the booth fee be refunded? No.

If circumstances prevent vendor attendance what is the latest date the fee will be refunded? We will refund the fee up to June 1st for the Cherry Festival and October 1st for the Apple Festival

When will you assign booth spaces? Assignment of booth spaces will be made on June 1st for the Cherry Festival and October 1st for the Apple Festival. Acknowledgements will be mailed on the 2nd.

May I reserve a booth site? Booth assignment priority for a particular site is for the vendor who occupied the space during the previous Festival. This is to encourage returning vendors and to reward them for regular attendance. If there is no fee received from a previous occupant by September 1st for the Apple Festival, and May 1st for the Cherry Festival, then assignments to a specific space will be based on the earliest postmark of the application of new vendors that are on the waiting list.

Where is the High Rolls Festival site? High Rolls is located on Highway 82 between Alamogordo and Cloudcroft, New Mexico. Take Cherry Blossom–next to the High Rolls Store and Gas Station–north a few hundred yards to Cottage Row. Turn left and proceed west to the end of Cottage Row.

How many visitors do the Festival draw? We do not charge admission or parking fees and have no method of counting the number of visitors to the festival. There have been estimates of more than 10,000 for the two days.

Who is responsible for collection of sales tax? Vendors are responsible for the collection and payment of gross receipts tax.

How much is the gross receipts tax? The gross receipts tax rate for Otero County is 5.9375% (Per Otero County website. As a business, it is your responsibility to verify this information.).

What is the address of the taxation agency? New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, P. O. Box 25128, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-5128, 505-827-0700, www.state.nm.us/tax.