25th Texas Bamboo Festival -Vendor Application - Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX
September 15-16, 2018 Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Bamboo and bamboo related items are preferred at the Texas Bamboo Festival. Other items will be also be given consideration.


Your Name(s)____________________________________________________

Business Name (if applicable)________________________________________

Address________________________________________________________

City____________________________________State_____Zip____________

Phone # (__)_____________________Fax # (__)_____________________

email____________________________________website_______________________________
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  • I WOULD LIKE TO BE A BAMBOO PLANT VENDOR:_______
    Note: ALL plant vendors must have the Nursery Certificate required to conduct business in the state of Texas.
    Please attach a list of plant species that you expect to bring. All plants must be labeled with species name, healthy and pest free. Plants vendors must provide plastic to cover their tables and/or bring a tarp to place on the floor.
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  • I WOULD LIKE TO BE A VENDOR OF BAMBOO CRAFTS OR BAMBOO RELATED ITEMS_______
    Describe items: ___________________________________________________ ************************************************************************
  • Vendor Pricing- all vendors spaces are indoors in cool air conditioning.
  • Vendor Table (includes one table and 2 chairs) $50___________(please supply your own table cover)
  • Double Vendor Space (equal to a 10 x 10 space - includes 2 tables & 2 or more chairs) (please indicate if you do not want tables in your space) $100_______________ x number of spaces______Equals: _______
  • All vendors are encouraged to become members of the American Bamboo Society.
  • Digital Membership in the American Bamboo Society and the Texas Bamboo Society $40_________
  • or
  • Print Version of Membership (Receive Bamboo Magazine & Source List in the Mail) $50_______
  • To pay by check please mail Vendor Application and check payable to the "The Texas Bamboo Society" and mail the application with fees attached to TX Bamboo Festival, c/o Carole Meckes, 6707 Willamette Drive, Austin, TX 78723. Questions? and/or to check your membership status: call 512-906-8250 or send email.
  • Or you may pay online using the paypal donation button:
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    Vendor Set up times are: Friday, September 14, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 7 pm & Sat. 8 am - 9:30 am. The bamboo festival is free and open to the public. The entry fees to Zilker Botanical Garden (ZBG) are $2 for adults, $1 for senior citizens, and $1 for children (3-12). ZBG entry fees go to the City of Austin. Extra parking will be available on Stratford Drive. On Saturday and Sunday vendors are asked to park on Stratford Drive or in the staff area after unloading to allow for parking to be available for festival visitors. see map
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    It is the responsibility of each vendor to obtain and display the Texas Sales Tax and Use Permit and Nursery Certificate required to conduct business in the state of Texas.

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    The Bamboo Festival is the annual fund raiser for the Texas Bamboo Society Chapter of the American Bamboo Society, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization. Proceeds are used to provide research, information, education, assistance to public bamboo gardens, support for bamboo artists, and to bring new varieties to the multi-state region represented by the Texas Bamboo Society.

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    More Texas Bamboo Festival Info: www.texasbamboosociety.org & www.bamboocentral.net