Big River Steampunk Festival

Vendor/Exhibitor Information


Sponsored by the Hannibal History Museum


The Big River Steampunk Festival Midway is open to quality vendors or exhibitors who wish to make available for purchase and/or enjoyment Steampunk-themed works of art, costumes and accessories, jewelry, gadgets and gizmos, living history demonstrations, and other appropriate merchandise as approved by the board of the Hannibal History Museum Foundation.


All vendor spaces will be included in The Great Midway in the municipal lot at the corner of Bird and Main Streets in historic downtown Hannibal. The Midway will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, August 30, 2014.


Exhibitor Application Deadline is August 15, 2014. Spaces are limited so please send in your applications as early as you are able. The Hannibal History Museum Foundation reserves the right to refuse a vendor application for any reason, particularly if the merchandise or service being offered is not in keeping with the Steampunk theme.



Exhibitor Information:


All spaces are 10 feet x 15 feet


Vendor Fees for 2014 are $60 per space which includes your $10 Hannibal City License fee (fees are non-refundable unless your application is denied).


Missouri State Sales Tax must be collected and properly reported by Vendor.


Vendor set up may begin at 7:00am on Saturday, August 30 (earlier set-up only with prior approval).


Booths may not be shared unless work is collaborative.


Display furnishings such as tents, tables, chairs, shelving and display units must be clean and professional in appearance.


Tents must be erected without the use of stakes but must be secured with weights. Be prepared for inclement weather, including wind.


No trailers or motor vehicles will be permitted in the Midway lot between 9:00am and 5:00pm on the day of the event.

No portable generators may be used. Electricity will be made available, please request access in advance (additional fees may apply).


Because this is a one-day event, no overnight security will be provided.


Food Vendors must obtain a permit from the Marion County Health Department prior to the festival.






By submitting your application you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Big River Steampunk Festival as set forth by the Hannibal History Museum Foundation, the City of Hannibal, and the Missouri State Department of Revenue-Sales Tax Divistion.


The Hannibal History Museum will retain the right to use photographic images taken of vendor booths and merchandise for the sole purpose of promotion of the Big River Steampunk Festival. Vendors retain all rights to their artwork and merchandise.


QUESTIONS? Please call the Hannibal History Museum at (573) 248-1819 or email

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Big River Steampunk Festival is Presented By:

Hannibal History Museum Foundation

200 N. Main Street

Hannibal, MO 63401

(573) 248-1819

a 501(c)(3) Missouri non-profit corporation

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