Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival
Commercial Vendor Application


Products must be Japanese or Japanese-style. There is no requirement that the articles actually be “Made in Japan.” The Commercial Vendors will be divided into two areas at the Matsuri depending on the types of merchandise:

o Ginza Marketplace – will focus on more traditional Japanese products and items
o Japan Now – featuring modern and more youthful Japanese products

JASWDC will make the determination in what area your tent will be placed

Please fill in all the fields below, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can with any questions about your application.  Once we have accepted you as a vendor, we'll issue a payment invoice for your fees.


Following are the fees to be a commercial vendor at the Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival, taking place on April 15 & 16, 2023.  All fees are for 2-days of participation.  If you would like to inquire about only participating for 1 day, please email us.

The fee to be an Commercial Vendor are as follows:

Early Bird: $1,925 for applications received by December 31, 2022
Regular: $2,075 for applications received January 1, 2023 and later

These fees which includes a 10x10' tent with vinyl back wall, 2 - 8 ft. tables, and 2 chairs.  This fee includes a $200 refundable deposit as described in the Sakura Matsuri's Guidelines. Please read and become familiar with the Sakura Matsuri's Guidelines. You will be checking a box saying you have read and agree to abide by them.

Additional equipment/services are available as follows:

Additional wall for your tent: $25
Additional 8' tables: $15
Additional chairs: $5
Electrical circuit: $450
Liability Insurance Rider, if you do not already have your own (must provide a Certificate of Insurance): $100

Company Name *
First Name *
Last Name *
Contact Phone *
Mobile Phone *
Email *
Business Type *
If other, please specify:
Vendor Name for Publications *
Please list the name of your shop or business to be listed on the Festival Guide and the Website.
What is your Vendor Tax ID? *
Size of Site Requested *
If you would like more than one of a particular size booth, let us know here (for example: if you want 2 10x10' booths, please say so here and let us know if you want them next to each other).
If other, please specify:
Why would you like to sell at this festival? *
Please describe the type of products you would like to sell. *
NOTE: If you are a new applicant, please e-mail photos of prior booths to
Booth Description *
In 20 words or less, give a concise description of your booth as you would like it to appear in the festival program. JASWDC reserves the right to edit this short blurb.
Promotional Photo *
Please provide us with a 800 x 700px photo saved either as a jpg or png (jpg preferred) of your booth we can use for our website to help promote your participation at the Sakura Matsuri.
How many staff passes do you need? *
This estimate can be changed at a later date.
How many vehicle unloading passes will you need? *
You will need to have a vehicle unloading pass for each vehicle that comes on to the site to load/unload. This number can be changed closer to the Matsuri.
Do you need electricity for your booth?
The fee for electricity at your booth is $450 for a 20 amp/2400 watt service that will be placed in the back of your booth.
Equipment to be plugged in
Please list all electrical equipment that will be used at your booth. Be sure to include the amps/watt of each piece of equipment that you will be using.
Will you be bringing your own generator? *
Yes No
If yes, what size is the generator?
NOTE: Be aware that generators over 1100 require a permit from The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). The vendor is responsible for obtaining this permit and paying the associated fees.
Will you need additional tables? *
How many additional tables will you need?
Will you need additional chairs?
How many additional chairs will you need?
Will you need additional tent sidewalls?
Will you need JASWDC insurance coverage?
JASWDC requires all Commercial Vendors to carry insurance with general liability and product & completed operations limits of at least $1 million per occurrence. You will need to submit a Certificate of Insurance (COI) naming JASWDC as additional insured by February 28, 2022. If your organization or company does not have insurance, you can purchase coverage for your participation in this event from JASWDC for $100.
Billing Address 1 *
Billing Address 2
Billing City *
Billing State/County/Prefecture *
Billing ZIP/Postcode *
Billing Country *
Website address
Facebook page
Twitter page
Instagram page
You can download the Guidelines for Participants by clicking HERE.
I agree to follow the festival guidelines. *