Carols in the Park - General Stall

Stallholder application for Carols in the Park 2022 including Terms and Conditions.


Based on your Expression of Interest, you are invited to submit an Application Form for a GENERAL STALL at Carols in the Park 2022.  
Please fill in the details below.   Payments can be made at the end of this process.   Please email as soon as possible if your requirements or situation changes.  
There are limited stall sites available across the Carols in the Park precinct. Hunter’s Hill Council will curate and allocate stall sites to best fit the layout of theme precincts across the event site. Please answer the questions to the best of your ability. The more information we have the better we are able to place your stall in an appropriate location.  
Please note that all stallholders will need to be compliant with NSW Health Regulations at the time of the event.

Carols in the Park

Sunday 4 December 2022 6pm – 10pm, Boronia Park ovals

Privacy Notice

Council is using Eventbrite to register & invoice stallholders for Carols in the Park 2022. When configuring each form, Council only collects information that is necessary for the purposes of managing the event. This information is stored within Eventbrite and can only be accessed by Council’s Manager Communications and Events, Events Coordinator and Manager Digital and Customer Information. In accordance with Council’s Privacy Management Plan, we will only use the information for the purpose it was collected. For more details go to Before registering for events using this software, customers should consider the Privacy Policy of this provider.


Prices for a General Stall (Ex - GST) are as follows:
  • General Stall 3m x 3m $150.00
  • Extra space/1m $70.00

About the Stallholder

My business is located(Required)
I have previously had a stall at Carols in the Park(Required)

About the stall space

Include everything such as trailers and tow bars etc. NB: if you need even 50cm more width than a standard 3m stall, you must acquire additional sites or space. OVERSIZED STALLS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TRADE.
Include everything such as trailers and tow bars etc. NB: if you need even 50cm more width than a standard 3m stall, you must acquire additional sites or space. OVERSIZED STALLS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TRADE.
What type of structure will you be using?(Required)

About the products


Green Credentials: Carols in the Park is promoted as a waste wise green event – please read  the Sustainable Events Management Policy before answering the questions below.

Insurance & Licenses

Please upload your a copy of your Public Liability Insurance and any relevant licenses or applicable certificates for your Goods and Services. Unincorporated community groups please contact Council if you don't have your own insurance.
Max. file size: 128 MB.
Max. file size: 128 MB.
Max. file size: 128 MB.
Upload a relevant license
Max. file size: 128 MB.
STALLHOLDER TERMS AND CONDITIONS (CAROLS IN THE PARK IS A NON-SMOKING EVENT) Please take the time to read the following very closely.
  • All vendors can only sell the products that are stated on their application form and that have been confirmed by Hunter’s Hill Council.
  • Applications will only be considered if a completed application form, full payment and a copy of your Public Liability Insurance and Food Safety Supervisor Certificate are received by the due date. (Unincorporated groups please contact Hunter’s Hill Council)
  • Vendors are expected to keep Hunter’s Hill Council updated with their contact details; stall allocations will be posted closer to the event and we need your correct address to do this.
  • Failure to comply with these terms and conditions may result in the closure of your stall – no refund will be available if your stall is closed.
  • While preference will usually be given to previous stallholders, there is no guarantee of the exact stall site and no correspondence will be entered into about selection. Preference will be given to products of quality, and only a limited numbers of stalls selling cheap and or imported products may be selected.
  • Council reserves the right to refuse any application that it believes will not reflect the spirit of the community and Carols In the Park.
  • The location and allocation of stalls is at the absolute discretion of the event organisers. Particular care, courtesy and consideration are expected of each Vendor while setting up and packing down.
Stall Bump-in and Bump-out
  • Stallholders must follow the direction of stall marshals at all times. If you fail to follow the direction of marshals, are rude, do not adhere to the below conditions, in particular ones relating to safety, you will not be invited back and /or your stall may be closed on the day. This is a highly successful Community Festival and we expect all involved to attend with that spirit.
  • The Festival site is a Car Free Zone during operational hours (5.00pm-10.00pm). No cars can be brought onto the Festival site after 5.00pm and prior to approximately 10.00pm or until the Festival Precincts have been satisfactorily cleared and deemed safe to enter by the Event Coordinator.
  • Stallholders must arrive at the designated time to allow for a smooth setup.
  • Food vans cannot move until after 10.00pm. All heavy vehicles (including vans) must have a person guiding at the front and rear at all times when being moved. We ask for your patience at the end of the day.
  • If you would like to leave the site immediately at close and cannot walk your equipment and products off site then please do not apply for a stall. Harassment of Council staff will not be tolerated and may result in a ban for the next year.
  • The Festival site, outside of operational hours is a strictly 10km per hour shared zone. All cars must be removed from the festival site once you have unloaded in the morning to allow space for others.
  • Our concern with vehicles is the safety of you and all festival attendees, and we sincerely ask for your patience and understanding during bump in and out.
Stall set-up
  • Accepted stalls will be sent their site allocation No., a Festival site map and a designated time of arrival in the post. Under no circumstance are stalls to extend signage, racks and other fixtures out in front of their stall. If you are unable to set up due lack of space this will be your liability and no refunds issued.
  • Tents and umbrellas must be weighed down with suitable weights at all times. It is the stall holders’ responsibility to keep the tent/umbrella from blowing or falling over while at the event. Any damage or injury is the sole responsibility of the stall holder.
  • Carols in the Park will only be cancelled due to severe weather (including on-the-day or in the lead up to the event where weather has caused the Festival Site to be deemed unsafe), and at the discretion of Hunter’s Hill Council. Carols in the Park will continue with mild rain conditions. There will be no refund if abandoned.
  • All vendor stalls and contents are to be adequately secured against wind and for wet weather.
  • All care must be taken when putting tents down in severe weather, particularly with high winds. If there is lightning, do not take down tents, walk with poles or leave umbrellas up.
  • Vendors should consider wearing sunscreen and hat as well as enclosed shoes.
Payments and Refunds
  • Payments must be made in full at time of this application. Payment will be made using the Eventbrite Ticket Payment portal. Under no circumstances will refunds be available to selected vendors once payment has been receipted.
  • Hunter’s Hill Council takes no responsibility for inclement weather or crowd participation. Council reserves the right to cancel the event due to inclement weather and/or due to unsafe conditions.
Waste and the Environment
  • Carols in the Park is promoted as a “green” festival which is one of the draw cards for this special community event.
  • All vendors MUST comply with the Sustainable Events Management Policy. This Policy has been developed to reduce the waste impact of this large special event.  Failure to comply may result in the closure of your stall on the Festival day and/or a ban on attendance at future Hunters Hill events.
  • A cleaning fee of $400 will be charged for any waste left behind on your site. Excess waste is to be taken away by you. The bins in the general access area on the Festival site are provided for the use of patrons only. Stallholders will be provided with access to a limited number of bins. Hunter’s Hill Council will provide three kinds of bins:
    1. Yellow bin for recycling
    2. Blue bin for cardboard/paper
    3. Red bin for general waste
Sustainable Event Management Policy
  • Hunter’s Hill Council has in place a Sustainability Plan, which aims to reduce the waste produced and energy consumed within the LGA. A requirement from the Office of Environment and Heritage is that Hunter’s Hill Council develops and implements a Sustainable Event Management policy. This includes Council Events and Functions. This ensures that Council operations have minimal impact on the environment and set an example to the community. Stallholders must follow the following policy
  • Council will monitor the management of waste throughout the day to make sure no problems occur. Festival staff will also monitor and provide education material to ensure stall holders understand what goes in which bin, on the day to ensure that waste guidelines are in place.
  • Pollution and waste reduction according to the above mentioned policy:
  • All food-ware used at the festival must be reusable, biodegradable or recyclable.
  • Plastic and polystyrene products and packaging; including drinking cups, food containers, drinking straws and stirrers, cutlery, plates etc. must NOT be used or distributed at events.
  • Take-away coffee cups MUST be recyclable
  • Balloons are NOT to be used, given away or released during events (see Prohibited Items list for details).
  • Plastic bags are NOT to be used / given away during events. Showbags must be paper or cloth.
  • Any products sold or distributed must use reusable, or comprised of biodegradable or recyclable material.
  • Single-use plastic items are prohibited at events.
  • If stall holders propose to distribute paper cups, manufacturer details must be provided prior to the event (and stallholder approval) to ensure that the product is recyclable.
  • No single use plastic sachets of product samples are to be distributed at events e.g sunscreen sachets or giveaways products such as shampoo, moisturiser or sauce sachets etc.
Prohibited items and services
  • Products that may not be sold at Carols in the Park include live birds or animals, fakes or copies of designer brand name goods, weapons, items associated with the illegal use of drugs, or other items that the festival management may consider unsuitable for the market.
  • No political stalls or advertising are allowed at the event.
  • No alcohol may be sold at the event without prior written permission from Hunter’s Hill Council and Ryde Police Area Command Gladesville Police Licensing Division.
  • No offensive, counterfeit or unauthorised products may be sold.
  • No games of chance such as lotteries, lucky dips, guessing competitions, raffles and the like are to be conducted without the express prior written consent of the Council.
  • Any form of firecracker, silly string, gas bombs, and any other item deemed unsuitable will be prohibited from being sold or used at the Festival.
  • Vendors applying for a stall position who sell these forms of merchandise should be aware that their application will be denied.
  • On the day of the event, Council has the right to request that any items not deemed suitable for sale be withheld from public scrutiny and sale (this includes dangerous and/or banned items such as those mentioned above). Should the vendor refuse this request, the vendor will be asked to leave the premises and will take no further part in the Festival.
  • Balloons are also prohibited from the event as when released into the atmosphere they can travel long distances and often end up in waterways where they can be ingested by birdlife and marine animals. Hunter’s Hill Council and Carols in the Park try to set a good example by banning balloons from the event.
  • You MUST have your own public liability insurance of a minimum of $10 million broad-form coverage. Please attach a copy of your Certificate of Currency (unincorporated groups please contact Hunter’s Hill Council)
  • Power is to be provided by stallholder.
  • Vendors should consult an electrician to confirm their power requirements based on their equipment. Overloading power outlets is seriously dangerous to yourself and others.
  • Power leads and extension cords must be unbroken and they must not lie across thoroughfares.
  • Please ensure your leads and equipment have been recently tagged by an accredited electrician.
Work Health and Safety:
  • All stallholders are expected to abide by all safety regulations and requirements to ensure the Festival is a safe and WH&S compliant event.
  • Electrical equipment must comply to Australian Safety Standards AS3760.
  • Stallholders are to have all leads and equipment tagged in accordance with the statutory requirements, and are to ensure any leads are placed in such a manner so as not to create trip hazards or to present a hazard to the public through exhaust or heat. Electrical cables are to be heavy-duty construction standard and must have a circuit breaker.
Health and Safety
  • This year a Food Health and Safety Inspector will be on duty from 4pm. Infringement Penalties may be issued to Food Stall vendors who do not comply with Council and State Government requirements. Vendors are to consider Workplace Health and Safety as it applies to their business and staff and that of doing business at Carols in the Park.
Please also read carefully these Terms and Conditions with particular attention to the Temporary Food Premise requirements. Please ensure:
  • Potentially Hazardous Foods (e.g. Chicken and lamb) are transported, displayed and stored at or below 5˚C for cold foods and at or above 60˚C for hot foods.
  • You have a thermometer on hand
  • BBQs and cooking facilities are out of reach of the general public
  • BBQs and cooking facilities must have overhead and side coverings
  • Sneeze Guards are in place (minimum: cling wrap shoulder height to prevent contamination)
  • Hand washing facilities are designated (warm, soap and paper towel drying)
  • Disposable gloves required when handling ready to eat food.
  • Fire Extinguisher (Dry Chemical A:B (E) Class) is visible, placed away from food preparations and easily accessible.
Temporary Food Premise
  • A temporary food premise includes food vending vehicles and demountable stalls, located in open areas or within another structure, used for the purpose of selling any article of food and/or beverage.
  • Vendors selling food must comply with the NSW Food Authority guidelines, the National Code for Food Vending Vehicles and Temporary Food Premises and the requirements of the 2003 Food Act. All food stalls must meet the food regulations 2004 and Food Standards Code and any local Council Codes.
  • Certified Organic and/or conversion to Organic, can only be used on products that have been certified by either a Government Accredited certification body (such as AQIS in Australia); IFOAM, or ISO 65 with an organic component. Please maintain documentation to verify this status of certified organic or conversion to organic, and particularly if labelled as such. Vendors are to understand that unless their products are certified Organic, no reference should be made verbally or with signage to this claim. If you do comply to Organic certification, then please display your documents at your stall.
  • Any food vendor selling produce that is not certified organic or in conversion must display a standard sign, with no suggestions of misleading claims of their produce/goods being Organic.
  • Food Vendors are to register with the NSW Food Authority; if required appoint a qualified Food Supervisor; give appropriate warnings, if required on food labels; and give appropriate training to all staff.
  Waste Management and Collection
  • Council will provide collection for recyclable materials and waste. All stallholders are required to dispose of packaging and food scraps in line with arrangements made by Council. Excess waste has to be removed from site.
  • A cleaning fee of $400 will be charged for any waste left behind on your site. Excess waste is to be taken away by you. The bins in the general access area on the Festival site are provided for the use of patrons only. Stallholders will be provided with access to a limited number of bins.
Stallholder Checklist(Required)


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Hunter’s Hill Council

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