Food Concessionaire Booth

Food Concessionaire Booths involve the sales of foods in concession form. Sales are subject to commission.


FORMS (Not available until after 2/20/18)

Food Concessionaire Invite (11 x 17 paper needed to print)


Food Concessionaire Application (8.5 x 14 legal paper needed to print)


Festival Participation Pass Request Form



Vendors must have an executed Vendor Application form with paid booth space fee for participation. Applications will be considered on a juried basis. Notification of acceptance will be mailed/emailed by  June 1. If your application is not accepted, the deposit will be refunded.



Booth structures are in the following sizes:


8x10 - $425 deposit

8 x 15 - $637 deposit

8 x 20 - $850 deposit


Booths located along a wall will have an 8’ high back drape and 4’ high side drapes. Electricity will be provided upon request with application. Assigned booth spaces are not transferable and may not be shared. Concessionaire may not change spaces unless authorized by the Nordic Content Coordinator.



Setup is 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25. All booths must be set up and ready to begin operation by 9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26. Dismantling begins at 8 p.m. after closing Saturday, Sept. 29. Booths cannot tear down before 8 p.m. Saturday. Booths tearing down early will be reported to the Nordic Content Coordinator and may jeopardize future participation.



Two persons with proof of certification must be present at all times in each food operation who have completed and passed the temporary food safety training conducted by First District Health Unit. Certification is good for three years. Classes are readily available throughout the year at First District Health Unit Conference Center (801 11th Ave SW, Minot, ND) and online. Class times & online training can be found at A special Norsk Høstfest class session will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, located on the Skien Mezzanine. Food operation will not be permitted if the training is not completed.



Concessionaire is responsible for all sales transactions and must bring their own cash box/credit card system. Concessionaire is responsible for collecting and paying 5.5% North Dakota sales tax. A North Dakota State tax permit number is required. To apply for a North Dakota Sales & Use Permit, please visit: For more information on Sales & Use, please visit: