2020 Popcorn Fest Vendor and Parade Application & Registration

September 12, 2020


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Valparaiso Events welcomes you to participate in the 42nd Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 9:00a.m.- 6:30p.mNOTE NEW START TIME OF THE FESTIVAL FOR 2020.

Please follow the instructions carefully. Applicants not following directions may have their application deleted and will have to begin again. Do not hesitate to call our office at 219-464-8332 or email us at info@valparaisoevents.com if you have any questions along the way. 

*Deadline for Parade Entries is Friday, July 31, 2020. 


Application & Registration Instructions. This is a 2 Step Process.

1st Step: APPLICATION & JURIED SELECTION for Vendors & Parade Entries

  • To begin the application process for 2020, click the "JURIED APPLICATION" button.
  • Prices and Rules & Regulations can be found within the application & on our website at https://valparaisoevents.com/vendor-info/
    • Prices are dependent upon the date you officially register & pay, not the date you apply. 
  • After you complete your online application, a member of our team will email you within 10 business days with a reply.
  • If accepted, you will be granted an access code to log back in and continue on to the Registration and Payment process. 


2nd Step: ACCEPTANCE, REGISTRATION & PAYMENT for Vendors & Parade Entries

  • 'Login' if you are on this page because you have completed your online application, been accepted, and have been issued an access code for the 2020 Popcorn Fest;
  • Click 'Dashboard';
  • Click 'View Schedule' within the  "2020 Popcorn Fest Application & Registration" box;
  • Click 'Modify Schedule'
  • You will see a screen listing all the vendor prices per each deadline. Click “Close” to continue  
  • Enter Access Code (that you were given in your acceptance email) in the box & and click “Unlock”
  • Vendor & Parade Fees will now become available for you to select.   Verify correct number of booths and price.  Click small checkbox to right of the booth price.
  • Click “Next”
  • Read the Terms & Conditions and type your initials in the box. Click “Agree & Confirm”
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen to reach the Checkout:
    • Select Pay by Credit Card or Pay by Check and enter payment information