SLAM is a non-profit organization dedicated to showcasing local talent of Montana. This festival has become a much-anticipated local event, and we estimate attendance of the event in excess of 10,000 patrons. The SLAM festival hosts 50 visual artists, 15 culinary artisans, family activities, and dozens of live stage performances over the weekend. Exhibiting spaces at our events are only open to residents of Montana.
The 2020 Summer SLAM Festival will be held at Bogert Park, Bozeman, Montana - August 8th &9th. Hours of the show are: 10am-7pm Saturday, and 10am-5pm Sunday.
Styrofoam containers (cups, plates, to-go boxes, etc.) are not allowed at this event. Please use a more eco-friendly option for serving your offerings.
Non-refundable Application Fee: $20.
Booth Fee: $275 for 12' of linear space and is due upon acceptance of invitation to the festival. If your food truck or trailer is longer than 12' (including the hitch), you will be considered a double booth, and will your booth fee will be $425.
If you require electricity, it is available for an additional $75 for the weekend.
We will keep a wait list of interested parties in case of cancellation from invited food artists.
In the event you agree to participate in the SLAM Festival and need to cancel, please notify the director of the show as soon as possible to allow another artist to fill your spot.
If you choose to be a Food Artist at our Summer SLAM event you cannot also participate at the Sweet Pea Festival. We have a non-compete agreement with Sweet Pea that we will not duplicate each others' artists. (This does NOT pertain to the "Bite of Bozeman").
As a SLAM Culinary Artisan, you are responsible for providing anything and everything necessary for the display and sale of your product, including, but not limited to: your own shelter, tie downs, tables, and whisper quiet generators. You must be ready for sales to start at 10am, and remain open until the close of the event each day. You must be present for the complete duration of the festival. In the event you sell out of your culinary offering, please notify the SLAM staff and prepare to leave your display set up until the end of the event.
Stakes and/or weights are mandatory for all tented booths. Tents may be staked into the ground. Water lines and sprinkler heads will be clearly marked on the grass. PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THESE MARKINGS AND DO NOT STAKE INTO MARKED LINES. This event happens rain or shine, and, as this is summer in Montana, the weather can be unpredictable. SLAM is not responsible for acts of nature resulting in damage to booths or food products.
Please obtain all permits required by the Gallatin County Health Dept. to sell food at a public event. If you have questions regarding your adherence to such standards please contact the GCHD @ 406-582-3120.
Upon selection, participants must have proof of insurance listing SLAM as additionally insured during the event.
Please have a copy of your food service license on site at the festival. Picnic tables will be provided by SLAM for patrons of the event.
Security is provided, but participants are strongly encouraged to remove all items of value from their booths at night. SLAM assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen items.
Upon selection, participants will be required to sign a contract adhering to the rules outlined in this form.