Grand Forks Downtown Development Association

Downtown Street Fair | September 8-9, 2017

The Grand Forks Downtown Development Association (DDA) will sponsor Downtown Street Fair September 8-9, 2017, in downtown Grand Forks. The Street Fair will be free to the public and will feature artisans and vendors from around the country, as well as a “Taste of the Fair” food experience. Applications for the Street Fair are now open to all interested vendors. Applications should be submitted by emailing Applications should be submitted by August 15, 2017.

“The Downtown Street Fair will provide a fun and unique opportunity for visitors and vendors alike,” Sarah Prout, Executive Director of the DDA. “Visitors will enjoy a wide variety of artisans and unique food selections in one convenient, walkable area.”

The 2016 Downtown Street Fair brought over 20,000 visitors to Downtown Grand Forks, vendors will have the opportunity to showcase their crafts and interact with a large number of attendees from throughout the region. In addition, the DDA will award cash prizes and trophies for categories like Best of Show, People’s Choice, and Most Interactive. Vendor information including prices, regulations and booth information can all be found in the following link


GFDDA 2017 Street Fair Application.docx


The GFDDA’s vision is a downtown that is stable and growing; encourages economic development and business diversity; is walkable and pedestrian friendly; and is safe and clean. This is a downtown in which business, residents and visitors can take pride, visit frequently, and use to its fullest potential.