Artists, Crafters, Exhibitors, & Non-Profit Groups

Plans are well underway for the 2018 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash to be held on the grounds of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum the weekend of June 15-16, 2018

***  Application forms are being revised and will be available soon.  If you haven’t already done so, please like our FB page (Almost Heaven BBQ Bash) for event announcements and updates, including notice of the availability of these applications. 

A limited number of outdoor spaces will be available on Friday and Saturday (approx. 8 hrs. each day) for those offering unique, hand-crafted items (no 3rd party distributor products please).  Although this event has not been a gated activity, attendance was estimated at approx. 15,000+ in 2017, and we anticipate bigger crowds next year.

To assure a variety of quality, unique hand-crafted products,  please note the following timeline for the 2018 event:

January 1, 2018 – Deadline for receipt of Application (see below) with list and photos of items you’d like to sell.   If you are an approved Tamarack vendor, please include your certificate with the application.  (No need to send application fee at this time).  Applications will be reviewed by the BBQ Bash committee for quality, uniqueness and to avoid duplicates.  Preference will also be given to those who participated in our prior events.

February 1, 2018 – Notifications sent to those accepted after committee review.

March 1, 2018 – Deadline for receipt of the following documents to confirm your space.

***  Documents required by March 1, 2018 – after notification of acceptance:
1.  Applicable booth fee ($100 – WV Residents / $200 – Non WV Residents – for both days   OR  $25.00 for local non-profit groups)
2.  Copy of your current Business License
3.  Certificate of Insurance ($1 M coverage  – MUST list Almost Heaven BBQ Bash as an
additional insured)
*** This is normally obtained thru your business or personal insurance agent.  You may also contact our event agent, Loudin Insurance (304 / 472-1532) for coverage.  One-time event policies “average” approx. $30.00, while 1 year policies, covering other events you might participate in during the year,  are approx. $100 – $150 depending on amount of coverage.

Please review and download the appropriate information and application:

     ~  Artists, Crafters, & Exhibitors (Non-Food):

      ~  Non-Profit (Food & Non-Food) Vendors:


**  Commercial Food  & Non-Food Vendors  –  Information is available on the corresponding tab.


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