Spring Fever

Vendor Fair
SAVE THE DATE:  TBA Spring 2023
10am – 4pm
at Murphy Central Park

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Annual Spring Fever

Presented by the Murphy Chamber of Commerce

Spring Fever is a premiere vendor event in Murphy! This event offers a variety of businesses, artisans, entertainment and food trucks that appeal to all ages. It’s a great way to showcase your businesses and/or your product within the Murphy community and surrounding areas.

Email SpringFever@MurphyChamber.org for vendor interest form!

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Spring Fever Information

Spring Fever FAQs 

Is there a vendor packet that I need to pick up?

All information will be sent via email. The event layout will be sent early the week of the event. Vendors are welcome to email or call the chamber with any questions they may have.

Do you recommend a raffle for the booths at Spring Fever?

You are welcome to do a raffle or something else to invite people into your booth, this is not required, though is recommended – it’s all about getting more traffic into your booth. Some of our vendors in the past have held fun contests, had spin-the-wheel activities and games to win chances for a prize. You want to create a mailing list of those who stop by so give them a reason to sign up! Everyone loves to walk away with something and be a winner!

Do sponsors need to bring their own banners?

Yes. If you are a sponsor of this event, you will need to bring your own banner which can be dropped off the week prior to the event, but no later than Wednesday, April 27th. Banners can be dropped off at the Farmers Insurance – Carolyn Weeks Agency office at 231 W. FM 544, Murphy, TX. Commonly used size for a banner is 8’W x 3’H with grommets in the top corners.

What do I provide to set up my booth?

You need to bring your 10×10 tent, tables, chairs, banners, tent weights, etc; whatever you are featuring in your tent. It will be good to have water, snacks and sunscreen for those in the booths! Have something that people can walk away from your booth with and remember you by.

 

Do we need to provide all the cinder blocks for set up?

You need to bring your 10×10 tent, tables, chairs, banners, tent weights, etc; whatever you are featuring in your tent. Maybe water and some snacks. Handouts are recommended, something that people can walk away from your booth with and remember you by.

What happens if it rains, is windy?

The event takes place rain or shine. Please be prepared for wind with anything necessary to secure your tent and items in your tent.

Where can I park?

Parking for vendors is available in the north end of the PSA parking lot and also at the City of Murphy parking lots, located next to the large soccer field/east of the Police Department. Also, a map will be provided with your other vendor information via email the week before the event.

How many people normally attend this event?

We expect numbers around 1500-2000 on a typical year. 

Do you assign our location? If so, when will we know that?

Location will be sent via email early the week of the event. The park will be marked so that you will know where to set up your booth based on your assigned number and map which will be emailed to you early in the week of the event.

Is power available?

No power is available.  If you need power you will need to bring your own generator and will need to contact the Fire Marshall for sign-off. City of Murphy Fire Marshal Perry Elliot: 972-468-4300 or 972-468-4312; pelliott@murphytx.org.

Is there something we could offer that is different or needed?

The Allstate Insurance booth always does face painting and features a balloon animal designer and there is always a long line to get into their booth. One booth will be doing glitter braids, another offering riding tricycles, the Murphy Chamber Scholarship Foundation will have a ladder golf game and pinot palette painting activity Lots of ideas. You want to create a mailing list of those who stop by so give them a reason to sign up! Everyone loves to walk away with something and be a winner! 

Any other tips to make this as successful as possible?

It’s a 6-hour event – make sure you staff your booth so that you all have a chance to take a break and walk around some, enjoy the entertainment and have a bite to eat.  It’s always a good idea to bring something that people can walk away from your booth with. Ideas include a photo booth, contest activities, give-aways, etc.! The people manning your booth should enjoy speaking to the public.

Are permits necessary?

If you are planning on serving any food from your booth, you may need a temporary food permit from the City of Murphy. You can download the permit from the City’s website at murphytx.org. Please note, it must be filed at least 5 days before the event, by Monday, April 25th, at the latest.  If you need a permit, review from the Fire Marshall, you can reach Fire Marshall Perry Elliott at pelliott@murphytx.org. Also, you can refer to cottage law information for more information on food handling requirements at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/foodestablishments/permitting.aspx#no-permit

Clean Up

Trash and recycling bins are provided and vendors are asked to pick up all their own trash and recycling.

Set up and break down

Set up is from 7 – 9 am. Please have your booth completely ready to go by 9:30am. You may park in the north part of the PSA parking lot as well as the City of Murphy parking lots, next to the large soccer field/east of the Police Department. Break down is at 4 pm. You may not break down your booth any earlier than 4 pm.

Day of event Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns the evening before or morning of the event, you can reach Juli Richards at 972-805-3749.  She will be on-site from 7 am through the end of the event.  All booths must remain up until the event ends at 4pm.

We are very excited to have you join us at our Annual Spring Fever Event! 

2022 Spring Fever Vendors

Allstate Insurance Co

Baked Right In

BB’s Barkery

Bella Blaise Boutique

BIKER CHURCH WYLIE

Bella Vita by Lyn

The Bridgemoor at Plano

Boardwalk Bites

BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar

Bottom Line Methods, David Allen Capital Agency

Brown Girls Crafts & Decor

Camp Gladiator

Candidate for City Council Place 6

Capital One Bank

CBD American Shaman of Murphy

Charcute-Brie Co

Citrus Smiles

City of Murphy City Council

Club Z Tutoring

Colbert Laser Designs

CoServ

Countryside Smiles

Creations by Janie

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Dip and Draw Creations

East Plano Chiropractic & Wellness

East Plano Murphy Pet Hospital

Edward Jones

Em & Bubba’s Home-Cooking Food Truck

Exceptional Emergency Center

Farmers Insurance – Carolyn Weeks Agency

Ferris Wheel Coffee Co

Girl Scout Troop 4572

House of Felt Creative

ICNA

iCode

Independent Beauty Consultant

Kenya Henderson

Kona Ice North Garland

LEATHER FEATHERS

Local Leap Marketing

Lolo’s Lovely Treats

Lunch Ladies Baked Goods

Master Choi’s World Class Taekwondo

 

Maxwell Creek Family Dentistry

 

Methodist Richardson Medical Center

 

Mosquito Hunters of East Allen-Wylie-Murphy

Murphy Dental and Implant Center

 

Murphy Historical Society

 

Nailswithbetsy/color street

 

NimsCustoms

 

Papa Perry’s Pepper Products

 

PetSuites Murphy

 

Pizza Rocks by Mogios Gourmet Pizza

 

Plano Sports Authority (PSA)

 

Pouring Paints

 

Primrose School of Breckinridge Park

 

Radical Insurance Agency LLC

 

Red Aspen

 

Republic Services

 

Robertson Orthodontics

 

Sachse discount pharmacy

 

Shop Lennon Grey

 

Special Webs

 

State Farm

 

Strawberry Kitchen

 

StretchLab Murphy

 

STS PLUS ACCESSORIES INC

 

Sylvan Learning of Murphy

 

Tarot & Tea

 

Tate-a-Tate Sales

 

Texas Warriors FC

 

The UPS Store

 

Tin & Tonik

 

Tori Belle Magnetic Lashes

 

Total Scents

 

Wild and Free by Name

 

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Mailing Address:
120 E. FM 544 Ste 72 PMB 157
Murphy, TX 75094
Phone:  (972) 805-3749
Email:  info@murphychamber.org

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