STREET FESTIVAL

 

STREET FESTIVAL LICENSE – Special Class C (Street Festival) (on sale only) license will be issued to a bona fide entertainment events held in the Arts & Entertainment District in Hagerstown approved by the Mayor & City Council shall be required in accordance with Code Art. 2B Sections 7-101(t)(4) and 12-107(b)(2) and shall be issued by the Board, provided that the application for the license is filed with the Board at least 30 days prior to the first effective date of the license; and the following rules shall apply:

 

  1. Only one Special Class C Street Festival License shall be issued with respect to each such event.

  2. The license applicant/licensee:

  1. Shall be a bona fide not-for-profit club, society, association or organization with corporate existence (corporation, charitable trust, foundation, etc.) and may not be an unincorporated association;

  2. Shall make an application in the form provided by the Board; and

  3. Shall submit with its license application:

  1. A copy of the City of Hagerstown’s event approval, with a copy of the event details submitted to the City specifying, without limitation, the event dates, hours of service of alcoholic beverages, the event area and any street closures, the identity of any participating alcoholic beverage licensee’s, proof of applicant’s liquor liability insurance, etc.;

  2. A copy of the applicant’s IRS tax exempt status exemption determination letter or affirmation letter; and

  3. Such other information as specified by the Board in the application materials;

  1. Shall be responsible for the issuance of the required wristband, upon proof of legal age, to anyone to whom an alcoholic beverage is to be served by the special street festival licensee or by any participating licensee;

  2. Shall be responsible for the sale or distribution of the “designated container unique to the event” referred to in Art. 2B §12-107 (b)(11); and

  3. Shall be responsible for enforcing compliance with all alcoholic beverage laws, rules and regulations during the event, except on premises operated by other alcoholic beverage licenses.

  1. Special Class C Street Festival Licenses:

  1. Are issued on a per-diem basis, for up to 26 days per calendar year; and

  2. Shall be granted by the Board without need for publication or hearing.

 

Participation by Licensee’s other than a Special Class C Street Festival Licensee in Hagerstown A&E District Street Festival.

  1. Each alcoholic beverages licensee other than the holder of the Special Class C Street Festival License issued with respect thereto desiring to participate in a bona fide entertainment event held in the Arts & Entertainment District in Hagerstown approved by the Mayor & City Council shall:

  1. Be listed in the application for the Special Class C Street Festival License issued with respect to such event; and

  2. Serve beer or wine for transporting and consumption off premises as contemplated by Art. 2B, §12-107 (b)(11) only

  1. In the designated container unique to the event sold or otherwise distributed by the Special Class C Street Festival Licensee specifically with respect to such event; and

  2. To persons wearing the wristband distributed by the Special Class C Street Festival Licensee; and

  1. Shall otherwise be subject to all laws, rules and regulations otherwise applicable to his, her or its license.  

  2. Fee for a Street Festival License is $30.00 per day.      Effective Date June 1, 2015

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