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Vendor Rules & Information 

Food and Commercial vending locations are featured throughout the festival grounds. From burgers, homemade pizzas, funnel cakes, deep-fried EVERYTHING, New items, and your old favorites, there is always plenty to eat at the Cuero Turkeyfest! And yes, there is ALWAYS Turkey Legs!!

Interested in becoming a food or commercial vendor? Please fill out the registration form for questions about showcasing your products at the festival.

October 13-15, 2023

  • Booth space located throughout the festival grounds.  The vendor is responsible for any display equipment, awnings, tables, chairs, or any other equipment needed for their booth. 110-volt electric cord converters will be available for a $20.00 deposit.
  • You must check in at the office prior to setup.

    Vendor setup time:    
    Friday          8:00am – 3:00pm

    Saturday     8:00am – 10:00am

    Sunday      10:00am – 11:30am

  • All vehicles will need to be removed from inside the festival gates prior to the festival opening.
  • Festival hours of operation:
    Friday            5:00pm – 12:00am

    Saturday     11:00am – 1:00am

    Sunday        12:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Vendor vehicles will not be allowed into the festival on Sunday until 7:00pm.
  • Anyone not inside the festival at the time of opening will have to pay an admission fee.  
  • Vendors are required to stay until the close of the festival each day.  Waivers will be granted on a case by case basis for emergencies only.
  • Texas Sales Tax Collection & Payment are the Vendor's responsibility.  All food vendors must comply with local health department rules.  See application.
  • All Items For Sale Are Subject to Approval By Turkeyfest Board of Directors.  Items using Cuero Turkeyfest, Great Gobbler Gallop, Ruby Begonia, Turkeyfest wording or logos, ect must be approved prior to arrival. Absolutely No Weapons of Any Kind Will Be Approved.
  • FOOD Vendors: You are allowed to sell 3 main food items.  Additional items are allowed for an additional charge of $100.00 per item.  All items are limited and subject to board approval. All other food and drink items will be considered at that time.  
  • Entry deadline is September 21st, 2023 due to the fact we are required to submit documentation to the health department and state comptroller.  

Make cashiers’ checks or money orders payable to Cuero Turkeyfest.  If you are accepted you will receive a confirmation letter by mail or email.  If your registration is not accepted your form of payment will be returned to you.  No refunds once your registration has been accepted.  

Vendor Entry has ended for this year. Please check back to be a part of next years Turkeyfest! Thank you for your interest!

Waiting list - registration

Vendors are at capacity but feel free to get on the waiting list. if a spot opens up we will contact you. thanks for your interest!


Extension cords and water hoses are NOT provided.

Please note any specific needs for your vendor area.


The Cuero Fair & Turkey Trot Association – Cuero Turkeyfest shall in no case be responsible for any loss, damage, or injury to any persons or property. Regardless of how such loss, damage, or injury is occasioned and by whom and said association shall be indemnified and saved harmless from any and all claims, suits, or judgment brought by anyone as a result of such loss, damage or injury. Entrants agree to abide by the rules and regulations of The Cuero Fair & Turkey Trot Association – Cuero Turkeyfest.  Anyone not complying with the rules stated above could be asked to the leave the event grounds immediately.