General Rules for the Public and Vendors
HILLBILLY DAYS 2013
Hours of Operation on Thursday and Friday
Wednesday Night is a load-in time only – No Sales will be allowed!
Thursday and Friday
You can open for business as early as 6:00 am but must be open at least by 10am
You must be open until 8:00 pm but can stay open as late as 11:00 pm.
Power shut off at 8:00 on Saturday April 21th.
All booths must be off the streets and out of the parking garage by 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20th.
- NO firearms, except as display pieces, during the scheduled parade and No discharging of them.
- NO dogs permitted (leashed or unleashed) by visitors or participants in the festivities unless prior permission is obtained from the Pikeville Police Department and the Hillbilly Days Committee.
- No hanging on to automobiles or otherwise disobeying common safety practices concerning vehicles.
- STATE AND LOCAL LAWS – (Reference to public drinking and disorderly conduct): The purpose of Hillbilly Days is to support the Shriner’s Children Hospital, have a good time, entertain friends and welcome visitors. Common sense, good judgment, safety, law enforcement, and basic rights of others will be maintained. The improper actions of a few will not be allowed to spoil the fun for all! Such conduct will be met with appropriate action by law enforcement agencies, and could result in denial of participation in future Hillbilly Days festivals.
- SPECIAL NOTE TO PARENTS: You are responsible for your children. Children will not be allowed to shoot other people with water guns. Also, please watch your children. In a crowd this size, they may get lost.
- DO NOT ride bicycles or any other wheeled vehicles on the sidewalks or in the park. No golf carts permitted without a police permit. With a crowd this large, the possibility of getting hurt greatly increases!
- Each food booth must carry a fire extinguisher.
- Do not, for any reason, move barricades.
- No food or commercial booths can be set up before 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18th. Crafters who set up in the park and parking garage can do so anytime after 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, after obtaining credentials from Chamber office.
- All booths must be off the streets and out of the park and parking garage by 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21.
No personal microwaves or electrical heaters are allowed. The electrical system will not support them. A list of mandatory electrical requirements is included.
Electricity will be reset a maximum of three times. If a breaker is blown a fourth time, electricity will not be available to your booth. No one is to remove covers from breaker boxes; these are only to be removed by authorized personnel .
The Pike County Health Department will have a booth located in the parking garage #47 and #48 for those food vendors who have not applied for a food handler’s permit.
All food booths must have an approved fire extinguisher within reach at all times. Cooking oil must be set out in jugs or other containers, NOT poured down storm drains, in yards or into streets. Violators will be fined and asked to leave. Charcoal grills must be kept away from buildings or tent sides, which could be combustible. Any propane tanks must be secured.
If you are using your own generator, you must keep the gasoline in a proper, approved container.
The selling and use of fireworks, silly string, obscene articles and stink bombs is strictly prohibited. Violators will be shut down. Consider this as your first and final warning.
HAVE A SAFE AND FUN FILLED HILLBILLY DAYS