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SWAP MEET ONLINE APPLICATION

February 2, 3, 4 2024

The McAllen Convention Center will host the 14th Annual McAllen International CarFest on February 2, 3, 4 2024. CarFest features over 200 vehicles on display inside the Convention Facilities & on the adjacent parking lot. We welcome swap meet vendors to come and participate by selling their old spare parts and Car, Truck, Motorcycles can be sold at the swap meet. BUY-SELL-SWAP!

Note: Spaces are filled on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to approval by the McAllen Convention Center.
ONE SPACE REQUEST PER APPLICATION, IF YOU WISH TO HAVE MULTIPLE SPACES PLEASE SUBMIT ANOTHER APPLICATION

INformation

Location

  • McAllen Convention Center 700 Convention Center Boulevard, McAllen, TX 78501

Event Date & Time

  • Saturday, February 4, 2023 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

  •  ​Sunday, February 5, 2023 10:00 am to 6:00 pm      

Space Available

  •  Swap meet Space 15x20 - $31.50 Includes: 20’x15’ space, 1-6ft Table, 2 Chairs, 2 Wrist band

  •   For Vehicle Sale (Car or Truck) - $31.50 Includes: 10’x20’ space, 1-6ft Table, 2 Chairs, 2 Wristband

Parking

  • (8:00am to 10:00pm) Saturday, February 3, 2024

  • (8:00 am to 6:00 pm) Sunday, February 4, 2024 

  • (NO MOVE-IN PERMITTED AFTER 10:00AM)      

Set-Up/Move-In Time

  • (8:00am to 10:00pm) Saturday, February 3 2024

  • (8:00 am to 6:00 pm) Sunday, February 4, 2024 

  • (NO MOVE-IN PERMITTED AFTER 10:00AM)      

Move-OUt time

  • Sunday, February 4, 2024 at 6:00pm

RULES

  • No Commercial Businesses allowed in swap meet area.

  • No Commercial Advertising for other services or other businesses is prohibited.

  • No new cars or trucks sold at swap meet. Must be approved by Swap Meet Official.

  • Swap meet Vendors may NOT leave/breakdown early unless excused for valid reasons. Vendors who vacate their booth prior to

    the conclusion of the event may be banned from future events.

  • No outside food or beverages permitted into the McAllen Convention Center premises.

  • Smoking or Alcohol consumption is prohibited by vendors &/or their representatives.

  • Any soaps, perfumes, candles, creams, oils & lotions may NOT BE SOLD AT SWAP MEET.

  • One booth may not be shared by two different swap meet vendors.

  • No Hot Wheels Cars, Cast Cars or RC Radio Control Cars sold at Swap Meet.

  • No guns or Ammunition on the grounds of the convention center.

  • No flammable liquids or smoking on the convention center grounds

  • Non-complying swap meet vendors will be asked to leave the premises and may be permanently banned as vendors at the

    McAllen Convention Center.

  • Contact us at (956) 681-3800 or at carfest@mcallen.net in advance if you will not be attending.

Swap meet vendor commitment form

Application Deadline January 30, 2024

(Subject to approval by the McAllen Convention Center)

SELECT ONE OPTION BEOW

Terms and important notices

Event vendor fees are due in full by Friday, January 30, 2024 to confirm a booth reservation.

Limited space. No holds. Note that this agreement is to participate as a Vendor, not for any sponsorship opportunities. Vendor agrees that this document, when signed below constitutes a binding agreement. Vendor further agrees that upon McAllen International Car Fest receipt of this signed agreement, it shall be enforceable in accordance with its terms. By signing below, the individual represents and warrants that he/she is duly authorized to execute this binding agreement on behalf of Vendor. Payments and completed agreement must be received by McAllen International Car Fest by the above date to assure your space accordingly. Vendor agrees to be bound by the information and terms herein and any event rules and regulations represented now or as established at a later date by McAllen International Car Fest.

 

Note: Should payment not be received on or before the above date, the reservation for a booth is not confirmed therefore, the vendor will not patriciate in Car Fest 2024.

Hold harmless

Vendor hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City of McAllen, McAllen Convention Center and McAllen International Car Fest and their officers, agents and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, proceedings, actions, suits, judgments, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, and expenses, including those that may arise from Vendor’s participation in the event, and including as well, but not limited to claims for personal injury and/or damage to property, and further including, but not limited to any investigation, legal and/or other costs and expenses incurred in connection with any amount paid in settlement of any claim, demand, proceeding, action, suit, or judgment resulting from and/or in connection with Vendor’s participation in the event.

Rentals

By signing this agreement, Vendor agrees to be responsible for payment of all rental items added over and above those provided per vendor type as well as any replacements costs for any rental items lost or not returned to McAllen International Car Fest. Sponsor understands that any and all rental items requested for use during the event must be returned in same condition or sponsor will be responsible for repair or replacement cost. Said payments will be made promptly to McAllen International Car Fest. A separate rental agreement and rental order receipt will be required by McAllen International Car Fest as per specified deadlines herein.

Venue

Site assignment is at the sole discretion and authority of the McAllen International Car Fest event producer or are assigned under the guidance of the McAllen International Car Fest organizers. Participants will be accommodated fairly and equitably based on level or participation and availability.

payment

Please complete this form and submit to the McAllen Convention Center via fax (956) 681-3840, email: carfest@mcallen.net or mail/deliver to 700 Convention Center Boulevard, McAllen, TX 78501. Payment options are business check, money order and credit/debit card. Make your check payable to: McAllen Convention Center.

 Spaces filled on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to approval by the McAllen Convention Center.

ALL PAYMENTS ARE FINAL, NO REFUNDS.

electronic signature

By signing below, I acknowledge that I am duly authorized to sign for my company/organization and understand that I am making a financial commitment and a commitment to participate in this vendor opportunity in accordance to the rules and regulations of the McAllen International Car Fest. I understand that payment is immediately required to secure our company/organization a display booth at Car Fest.

For internal use only, to be filled by CarFest Staff ONLY:

Thanks for submitting!

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