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Bedford River Festival is postponed until 23rd & 24th July 2022 . Find out more...

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Trading opportunities

If you would like to trade at the 2022 Bedford River Festival, the new application form will be available on this page later in the year, and will contain all of the information you need, including pitch prices. Please note that this trader application form should not   be used by any trader wishing to sell food, drink, ice cream, confectionery or slush. See the Catering, Bars, confectionery and Slush section to find out more.

Please take a look at our Environmental Statement to see whether your business can support us in providing goods and services that fit within our ethos.

The value of trading at the Bedford River Festival

  1. Align your business with the Festival’s established brand values of inclusion, creativity, diversity and celebration.

  2. The opportunity to form links and meet with key Bedford stakeholders and businesses.

  3. Ability to promote your brand directly to a huge local and regional audience.

Example trading stall at the Bedford River festival



A flexible approach...

The 2022 River Festival will include countless river activities, six live music and performance stages, the Arts, Heritage and Sports Villages, the wonderful offerings of the Continental Market and the spectacular fireworks, plus so much more.

Make sure you keep the 23rd & 24th July 2022 free in your diaries so that you don’t miss out on any of the action

2022 could be the year your business brings a unique touch to the Bedford River Festival – don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

If you can’t find what you’re looking for on this website, please contact the Events Team at for more information on the trade opportunities available.

Apply to trade at the Bedford River Festival 2022 online

Download a River Festival Trade Application Form


Our Sponsors

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