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The Dayton Rodeo offers opportunities for a variety of vendors during the Annual Dayton Labor Day Rodeo.  Many people will come to our community to celebrate this event.

Vending Packet Information - Click here for 2022 Vending Packet:


The vendor fee is for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday


Fees PAID BEFORE August 1st                  

Product or Service Vendor: $150    

Food Stand Vendor: $250

Fees PAID AFTER August 1st

Product or Service Vendor: $250

Food Stand Vendor: $350


NOTE:  There is a waiting list for Food Stand Vendors - ONLY 5 Food Stand Vendors are allowed and no exact duplicate Product or Service Vendors will be allowed (direct selling companies such as: Thirty One, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, etc.).


**** Vendors that participated as a vendor in 2021 and want to be a vendor in 2022 need to CONFIRM AND PAY vending fees BY JULY 1 to be guaranteed to be vending spot. After July 1, new vendors (or vendors that are currently on a waiting list) will then have the opportunity to fill spots that were not confirmed by July 1, 2022.    


FOOD STAND VENDORS:  Food stand vendors must have proper permits/license obtained prior to event and is the responsibility of the food vendor to comply with all health codes. To obtain an application to the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals:

  • Vendors that are not in good standing with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals will not be permitted to be a vendor at the Dayton Rodeo.  When registration form is received the Health Inspector will be contacted to confer good standing status - if not in good standing registration will be denied and a food vendor on the waiting list will be given the available spot.

  • Health Inspection:  Vendors must be able to be ready for health inspection by 3 pm on Friday.

  • For guidelines set by the Department of Inspections and Appeals please refer to the Temporary Food License Checklist and the Temporary Food Operation Guide on the Dayton Rodeo website.



  • Spaces will be 25 - 30 feet.  Additional space may be available at an extra charge.

  • All vendor spaces are assigned by the Dayton Rodeo Celebration Committee.

  • Vendors may set up their stands any time Wednesday evening or later.

  • 110 volt electricity is furnished - if possible.  220 volt electricity at vendor’s expense - if possible.

  • Water furnished - if possible. Not all spaces have water hook ups.


Set Up, Open/Closing and Tear Down Times:

  • Vendors should be set up and ready by 4 pm on Friday, September 2nd, 2022.

  • FOOD Vendors must be ready to be inspected BY 3 pm on Friday.

  • Open times are at the discretion of vendors - suggested times would be to be open by 3 or 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, and immediately following the parade on Monday.

  • Closing times is at the discretion of vendors - suggested earliest closing time would approx. 10 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Tear down on Monday should not begin until 3 pm or following the rodeo.


Camping fees are included in vendor fee - from Wednesday - Monday. 

Non-Vendor Overnight camping fee is $15.00 per night and will be collected by the Dayton Rodeo Celebration Committee.


Due to our celebration continuing to grow, there is an ever-increasing lack of space. We ask that all vendors park towing vehicles in the Vendor Parking area of the parking lot after you are set up.


  • ONLY 1 vehicle per vendor allowed in the vendor parking area.  

  • Vendor parking permits will be given by the Dayton Rodeo Celebration Committee Vending Contact.

  • Permits must be displayed in vehicle and parked in the vendor parking area.


Parking tow vehicles in parking lot will increase the number of spaces for vendors. No vehicles will be allowed in the vending area other than to unload.  We appreciate your cooperation!


If you have any questions, please call committee members:

Joe Tuel    (515)269-0318

Thank you!

2022 Dayton Rodeo Celebration Committee

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