• Stall pitches are approximately paste table size. Stall holders are welcome to purchase more than one pitch to gain more space (subject to availability). 
  • There is a limit to Food vendor pitches on Carnival Day. Book early to avoid disappointment!
  • Tables, Chairs, Cover etc are not supplied to any 3rd party stall holders.
  • Stall Holders are entirely responsible for their stand and the Committee will not take responsibility for any loss/damage/theft.
  • All stalls must be appropriately manned, especially when there are large amounts of cash. We recommend the use of cashless payments for security reasons.
  • Stall Holders are not permitted to sell any products which may cause unnecessary litter in The Square (e.g. Silly String)
  • The Carnival Committee cannot guarantee that your stall will be the only one of that kind in The Square.
  • There is Electric Hook-Up but this is limited so book early to avoid disappointment.


  • Stall Holders are welcome to start setting up from 4pm on Carnival Day 
  • Report to a member of the Committee 
  • Stalls should be ready to begin trading at 5pm for the Carnival Opening.
  • Stalls should not be removed between 7pm and 8:30pm as this is when the Procession will be taking place
  • Stall Holders are entirely responsible for clearing their pitch and taking their litter with them


  • Stalls are divided into 2 categories which affects the price we charge for a pitch:
  • Craft /Bric a Brac – Charge £15 per pitch
  • Commercial Food / Refreshments Outlet – Charge £65 per pitch
  • Business / Trade Stands – £100 per pitch
  • Once we’ve accepted your pitch application, payment must be made in full and payment details will be sent once your application is accepted.
  • Your pitch will not be saved if payment is not made by 1st September 2023   
  • In order to provide a variety of stalls, Mere Carnival Committee reserve the right to decline your application, so get in early!