June 2-3, 2023
Alamosa, CO

Please enter from 1st or 2nd streets only. No vendor entrance will be allowed on 3rd Street. Please see our Cole Park map for locations of these entrances.

Dear Vendor:

Welcome to the 19th Annual SummerFest on the Rio!


The dates for this year’s festival are June 2nd and June 3rd, 2023. You will notice that it has been decided, based on evolving community input, that we will not be open on Sunday.

Festival hours this year are: Friday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Check-in will begin on Friday, June 2rd from 10:00 to 4:00 pm and Saturday, June 4th from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. Please do not ask to check-in prior to the times listed. Friday set up is optional; however on Saturday booths must be set up, open and ready to go by 10:00 am. Use your own discretion for Friday evening for closure. We request no driving on the grass or dismantling your booth before 4:00 pm on Saturday unless pre-approved by the Committee.

Please know that although you may be a local vendor or have participated in years past we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted. As a reminder – ALL arts and crafts products must be handcrafted by the vendor. We will not accept imported or retail items.

There are several changes to the Vendor Policies Form and Application so please review all forms thoroughly. Applications for food vendors are due no later than March 31st. Food vendors will be selected based on date of application, menu and price. We will not accept any food applications after this date. Art, Craft and Information applications are due no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, May 26th. To receive a full refund on booth space, a letter of request is due no later than May 31st.

You will receive confirmation of approved application through E-mail. Please be sure to include your e-mail address, legibly, on your application. If you do not have an e-mail address, please note that on your application and you will receive confirmation by mail. You will not receive your space number or vendor packet until you check-in.

We truly appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you in Alamosa for the 19th Annual SummerFest on the Rio.

Thank you,

SummerFest on the Rio Committee