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P.O. Box 4959 * Fresno, CA 93744 * (559) 266-LINK info@communitylinkfresno.com

The 26th Annual Central Valley & Fresno's GLBT Pride Parade and Festival will take place on SATURDAY, June 4th 2016 in the Tower District between 10am and 3pm.
 


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The 2016 Pride Application is now AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD (click here), at most NewsLink's distribution points (in Fresno only) or in the center pages of February 2016 issue of NewsLink!

You MUST mail your application in, even if you're making a payment on-line.

This applies to you whether you want to have a booth at the Festival, march in the Parade, or take out an ad in our Program Book.


WHAT'S IN THE APPLICATION:

This year’s parade and festival will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 in the heart of the Tower District. If you want to participate in Fresno’s Rainbow Pride, please fill out the attached application and send it with your check or money order to Community Link, P.O. Box 4959, Fresno, CA 93744 (or pay via PayPal above).

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

* Food Vendor Applications MUST be in by April 15, 2016.

* Pride Program ads MUST be submitted by May 18, 2016.

* Other Festival Applications and payments should be received before 11:59pm on May 31st, 2016.

* Some applications may be accepted after the deadline, but fees will need to be paid in cash and will depend on available space.

* Parade entries will be accepted up to the start of the parade.

Pride Program Advertising

Paid for before or on April 15th, 2016:

Business Card - 3.5” x 2” - $50

Half Page - 3.5” x 4.5” - $80

Full Page - 3.5” x 9.5” - $100

Paid For Between April 16th, 2015 and May 18th, 2016:

Business Card - 3.5” x 2” - $100

Half Page - 3.5” x 4.5” - $160

Full Page - 3.5” x 9.5” - $200

Camera-ready art and a check or money order should be sent to Community Link, P.O. Box 4959, Fresno, CA 93744. We also accept ads in .PDF and .JPG formats at 300dpi resolution in greyscale only. We do NOT accept ads in MS Word, MS Publisher, greeting card software formats, etc. Ads must be sized to one of the dimensions above. E-mail your ad to clinkinc@aol.com. All advertisements and payments must be received no later than May 18, 2016.

Festival Booth - General Info

Festival booth space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come basis. The size of the space is 10 feet x 10 feet. No electrical outlets are available. Vendors must provide their own shade canopies. All material used to decorate booths must be treated with fire retardant. A 6 or 8 foot table and 2 chairs are included in the booth fee. Vendors will need to provide a brief description of what is going to be sold or promoted.

    Food Booths

Any vendor selling food must additionally submit a Community Event Food Vendor Application for the County Of Fresno’s Department of Community Health. You can download and print the County’s community event food vendor application, requirements and a checklist at:

http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/DivisionPage.aspx?id=1086

An additional $47.00 fee to Fresno County may be required. ALL BOOTHS THAT ARE COOKING OR HAVE A HEATED SOURCE ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN 2A10BC FIRE EXTINGUISHER. Booths must also be screened-in and a three-sink hand washing station is required. Call Fresno County Community Health Department's Environment Health at (559) 600-3357 for details.

    Festival Booth Rates:

Paid for before or on April 15th, 2016:

Information / Merchandise Booths - $50;

Food Booths - $80;

Extra tables - $10 each; Extra chairs - $2 each.

Paid for between April 16th, 2016 and May 18th, 2016:

Information / Merchandise Booths - $80;

Food Booths - not accepted;

Extra tables - $10 each; Extra chairs - $2 each.

    Refundable Cleaning Deposit:

All booth fees include a $20 returnable cleaning deposit. ALL VENDORS MUST COLLECT THEIR RETURNABLE CLEANING DEPOSIT AT THE END OF THE FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016. NO CLEANING DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED AFTER JUNE 4, 2016. To collect your deposit your booth space must be inspected by the Festival Coordinator. Chairs and tables need to be returned to designated area and stacked neatly, all trash must be cleared from your area, and your area must be swept up including all small trash and cigarette buds. No exceptions will be made.

Parade Entry Info & Fees:

Paid for before or on April 15th, 2016:

Marching Unit $15; Motorcycles $5 per bike;

Animal Unit $15; Decorated Vehicle / Float $25.

Paid for between April 16th, 2016 and May 18th, 2016:

Marching Unit $30; Motorcycles $5 per bike;

Animal Unit $30; Decorated Vehicle / Float $50.

Paid for between May 19th, 2016 and May 31st, 2016:

Marching Unit $55; Motorcycles $5 per bike;

Animal Unit $55; Decorated Vehicle / Float $75.

Parade entries MUST provide a brief description of your parade entry for announcement at the grand stand area. The information you provide will be used to promote your entry / organization by the masters of ceremonies.

Applications must be received by May 18th, 2016, and be accompanied by payment. After May 18th, 2016 all application fees must be paid either in cash or with a money order.

Parade Awards

Again this year a panel of judges will honor parade entries with award trophies. Awards will be given to the most festive and/or largest number of participants in a marching unit, Motorcycle and/ or Animal unit. An award will also be given for the best decorated vehicle/float.

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We now accept online payments using PayPal.

All prices below include PayPal's processing fees, hence the difference between the prices posted in the application and the ones below.

FESTIVAL BOOTHS application deadline is May 18th, 2016, except for Food Booths - see Application! You may check at clinkinc@aol.com to see if there are any last-minute cancellations.

All booth prices include 1 TABLE and 2 CHAIRS! You may purchase additional tables and chairs below, if you like!

All booths include 2 free Vendor Passes. If you have more than 2 persons working at your booth, you need to purchase additional passes below.

The price also includes a $20 refundable cleaning deposit, scroll to read!


PARADE ENTRIES online application deadline is May 18th, 2016, see Application!)

IMPORTANT: each motorcycle must pay Parade entry fee whether they're a part of a Parade Contingent, or a separate entry!

Other types of Parade Units only pay for the most expensive Unit in their Parade Contingent. For example, if you have one or more Floats and also Marchers, you only pay for one Float. However, if you have a Float and three Motorcycles, you pay for the Float and every one of the Motorcycles..


PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISING deadline is May 18th, 2016, see Application!