The friends of Allensworth is a 100% volunteer group. We rely on the altruism of people like you to carry out our mission. Volunteers are the key to our success!

There are many different ways you can volunteer with the Friends of Allensworth.

  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Publicity
  • Fundraising
  • Be an advocate
  • Special Events
  • Work Day at the Park
  • Set up and take down at events

For more information on how you can become a volunteer and support the Friends of Allensworth and Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park, please contact:

Statewide President Sasha Biscoe


Thank you for your interest in participating as a vendor at one of the Friends of Allensworth events at Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park. We are looking for high quality craft/retail and food vendors for our annual events. All vendor applications will be reviewed to ensure your product or service is the right fit. Please note that if you were a vendor at past events, it does not guarantee your acceptance this year.

We offer three types of vendor booths:

  • Craft/Retail
  • Food/Beverage
  • Informational

Please make sure to have read and understand the following before applying:

Black History Month Celebration
Second Saturday in February
Vendor applications are due two weeks prior to event

Old Time Jubilee
Third Saturday in May
Vendor applications are due two weeks prior to event

Juneteenth Celebration
Second Saturday in June
Vendor Applications are due two weeks prior to event

Annual Re-dedication
Second Saturday in October
Vendor applications are due two weeks prior to event

Booth Requirements:

  • Booth space is limited to a single story 12’x12′ booth (including all wires, stakes, poles, etc.).
  • Come prepared for all types of weather.
  • Your booth must be open during the entire festival. You cannot vacate early.
  • Your booth must be neat, attractive and well-maintained.
  • You are responsible for setting up, maintaining, and removing your own booth, merchandise and trash.
  • Vendor accepts responsibility for all lost or stolen merchandise and equipment.
  • Vendor accepts all responsibility, liability, and costs for any damage to booth, customers and to the park.
  • Food and beverages may not be sold or distributed by craft/retail or informational vendors.

Additional requirements for food/beverage booths:

Food/Beverage booths must comply with the Tulare County Temporary Event Food Vendor Requirements.
All signs and displays must be of a professionally produced nature.
Prices of items must be displayed.
We strongly suggest displaying your Food Handling Certification.

Please print the vendor application then submit the completed application and payment by the due date.