Dear Vendor:

The 18th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival attracts thousands to the historic Central Avenue corridor each year. As one of the largest festivals in Los Angeles and the largest in South Los Angeles, the Central Avenue Jazz Festival is a free community event that pays tribute to “The Avenue” as Central Avenue was known during the renaissance years from the 1920’s through the 1950’s.  The celebration features music, delicious food, crafts and children’s activities that will take place July 27th and 28th 2013.

The festival will take place on Central Avenue between Vernon Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard in South Los Angeles from 11am to 7pm.

Vendor Booth Pricing Information:

 Food Booths: $600 

 Size: 10×10- with open space adjacent for cooking

 Merchandise Booths: $350 

 Non-profit/Information Booths: $250 

The fee includes space for both Saturday and Sunday, a canopy with 3 walls, 2 tables, and 2 chairs for food vendors.  Food vendors will receive two tickets for large bag of ice, access to a generator, hot/cold water and communal sink.

Vendors will NOT be allowed to sell soda or water; soda and water will be sold exclusively by the event organizer.  Vendors are allowed to sell specialty beverages that are not bottled or canned.  Merchandise vendors will not be able to sell this year’s Jazz Festival merchandise; shirts, hats etc.

All food vendors must attend a mandatory health meeting on Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 11am at: Department of Public Health
695 S. Vermont 14th Floor-South Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90005. Street parking available.

If you are interested in participating in the 18th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival, please fill out the enclosed application and mail to: Johnny Andrade, Coalition for Responsible Community Development; 3101 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90007.  For further information, contact Johnny Andrade at (213) 743-8739 or


18th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival

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