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Compassionfest - Rules & Regulations
At Compassionfest we do NOT tolerate discrimination of any kind against skin color, gender, size, sexual orientation, different abilities, religious beliefs, age, or species. Be Kind. Please read carefully before signing vendor form.

  • Compassionfest is a cruelty-free event. Exhibitor products must be 100% VEGAN. Items prohibited listed below.
  • The entire product line must be vegan, not merely the items brought for sale. All Sponsors must promote a 100% plant-based lifestyle. Website and brochure listing as a sponsor is $200. You will be listed as our sponsor in our brochures, advertisement materials, flyers, social media, and on our website picture slide-show.
  • In clothing, crafts, apparel, performing equipment, or on vendor display table; NO Beeswax, Leather, sea-shells, ivory, bone, feathers, silk, fur, skins, and wool, etc.
  • In cosmetics & beauty care; Must NOT test on animals. NO animal by-products.
  • In food; NO meat, eggs, seafood, milk, honey, gelatin, rennet, lard, whey, casein, poultry, sugar processed with bone char, etc.
  • Food exhibitors MUST have a temporay food event permit valid in Hamden, CT. For obtaining application go to Quinnipiack Valley Health District (QVHD)
  • NO graphic images protraying injured, tortured or deceased animals on any printed material, photo, projector imagery, video. Any found during festival will be removed and discarded.
  • NO kitchen available on the premises for use. Cooking equipment and sanitary items must be provided by exhibitor. NO styrofoam cups or plates.
  • Exhibitors agree to make NO claim against Compassionfest or any of the volunteers at the event. Exhibitors are responsible for any loss, damage, or harm to property or self.
  • NO Raindate! Any interruptions in weather or emergency situations vendor; fee will NOT be refunded. Cancellations prior to event will NOT be refunded.
  • NO disrespectful or foul language.
  • Exhibitors are NOT permitted to sell goods that are not listed on vendor form. Solicitors will be asked to leave. You may NOT advertise non-vegan events at Compassionfest. All advertisements must be approved by Compassionfest. All service, therapy, emotional support companion animals must be approved by Compassionfest. You must be approved prior to event if you would like to share your table space with another vendor. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing a table, chairs, banner, 12x12 tent, materials, and anything else you think you may need for the event. Your set-up must fit into a 12X12 tent space.
    Vendors that plan on bringing food /drink from home, we kindly ask that it is vegan.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for cleaning up, breaking down station, and throwing away trash the days of the event.
  • Exhibitors will be charged an extra $30 for use of electricity, $10 for a table and $5 for a chair.
  • Participating in Compassionfest by signing you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Failure to follow rules and regulations you will be prohibited to attend event and receive NO refund. Compassionfest has the right to decline exhibitors and volunteers.