Frequently Asked Questions - Vendors

The following information is aimed at assisting stall holders in completing the online application form.

What are the stall fees?

Stalls fees are listed here.

  • Food vendor (truck/marquee) $150 + GST (Up to 8m x 4m)
  • Dessert/snack site $100 + GST (3m x 3m site)
  • Beverage (hot/cold) $100 + GST (3m x 3m)

Trading hours

Subject to Public Holidays and at the discretion of Logan City Council, Eats & Beats operates on the last Friday of the month.

Core trading hours from 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Bump in commences from 1.00pm. All vendors must be onsite no later than 4.00pm.

Bump out commences from 9.30pm or at a time determined by onsite Event Managers. Vendors are not authorised to depart the site until approval has been granted by the Event Manager or Security.

Stall sites

All vendors will be allocated a site by Logan City Council. A number of factors are considered in site allocation and no changes will be made to the allocated sites unless prior agreement has been sought with the Event Manager. The onsite Event Manager reserves the right to change site allocations on the event day.

Access to the site is advised in the vendor confirmation pack supplied via email to all vendors prior to the event. Vendor parking is not guaranteed at each event site.

Stall requirements

The vendor is responsible for providing all of their own equipment in order to trade.

Logan City Council will allocate a stall site based on vendor size, product and technical specifications. Site allocations will be advised in writing via the vendor confirmation pack.

All vendors will be allocated a site by Logan City Council. A number of factors are considered in site allocation and no changes will be made to the allocated sites unless prior agreement has been sought with the Event Manager. The onsite Event Manager reserves the right to change site allocations on the event day.

Application process

Once an online application has been successfully submitted the applicant will receive an automatically generated email confirmation. If the applicant does not receive an email confirmation the application has not been received. Please resubmit checking that all fields have been completed correctly. If the applicant still fails to receive a confirmation email please contact events@logan.qld.gov.au.

A successfully submitted application does not mean immediate access to a stall site with Eats & Beats. Selection criteria, site availability and the current mix of products will determine the outcome of the application. Logan City Council reserve the right not to enter into correspondence or otherwise explain the reason for the success or non-success of an application.

Applications close three weeks prior to the event date. Vendors will be advised in writing within seven (7) days of the closing date as to the success of the application.

Selection criteria for confirming vendors includes but is not limited to:

  • Does the applicant fulfil all compliance regulations
  • Is the presentation of the stall infrastructure suitably aligned to the event
  • Does the business have a strong social media following
  • Is the product unique and/or on trend
  • The level of competition – within Eats & Beats and/or external traders
  • Is the vendor local to the City of Logan
  • Have we received requests from the general public about a specific vendor
  • Have all previous accounts with Logan City Council have been settled

Is a new application required each time?

No. Once the applicant has successfully submitted an application the applicant does not need to re-apply.

As event dates and locations are confirmed correspondence will be sent via email to all applicants. At this time the applicant will be required to advise their availability for advertised dates via the website. Once the application timeframe has closed submissions will be assessed and considered for upcoming event dates.

Applicants will be advised in writing within seven (7) days of the closing date as to the success of the application.

When to apply for a stall at Eats & Beats?

Anytime. Applications close three weeks prior to the next event date.

Is there power available?

Sites are not powered at Eats & Beats.

The applicant will need to advise Logan City Council Events Team in writing prior to the event if power is required.

Fees will apply.

Is an ABN required?

No. An ABN is not required to trade at Eats & Beats, but we highly recommended that applicants apply for one for business purposes.

Is public liability insurance required?

Yes. All food stalls require at least Public Liability Insurance with the minimum of $20 million and a copy of the applicants insurance must be attached to the application.

Are credit card/EFT facilities required?

No, but it is highly advantageous to have these facilities available.

There is an ATM at all Eats & Beats events.

How are site fees paid?

Vendors will be posted an invoice post event.

Please note vendors who have accounts outstanding will not be considered for future event dates until all accounts have been settled.

Selection criteria

Selection criteria for confirming vendors includes but is not limited to:

  • Does the applicant fulfil all compliance regulations
  • Is the presentation of the stall infrastructure suitably aligned to the event
  • Does the business have a strong social media following
  • Is the product unique and/or on trend
  • The level of competition – within Eats & Beats and/or external traders
  • Is the vendor local to the City of Logan
  • Have we received requests from the general public about a specific vendor
  • Have all previous accounts with Logan City Council have been settled

Logan City Council reserve the right not to enter into correspondence or otherwise explain the reason for the success or non-success of an application.