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Trading Opportunities

If you would like to trade at the 2022 Bedford River Festival, the application form contains all of the information you need, including pitch prices. We welcome applications from both traders and charities.

Please note that all ‘B rate’ and charity pitches are now full for the 2022 event. If you would like to join the waiting list, please complete an application as normal so your details can be added to the list.

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

  • Align your business with the Festival’s established brand values of inclusion, creativity, diversity and celebration
  • The opportunity to form links and meet with key Bedford stakeholders and businesses
  • Ability to promote your brand directly to a huge local and regional audience
Example trading stall at the Bedford River festival



The 2022 River Festival will include countless river activities, eight live music and performance areas, the Sports Island, Pirate Island, the wonderful offerings of the Festival Market, 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.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for on this web site, please contact the Events Team at to discuss how you can get involved.


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