It is time to mark your calendar now for July 28 – 30, 2023 as the Tri-City Water Follies Association presents the Columbia Cup. The Tri-City Water Follies shoreline festival will prove to be one of Eastern Washington’s largest weekend events – showcasing a variety of activities and drawing crowds of approximately 50,000 to Kennewick’s Columbia Park and 15,000 to the Pasco river shore (combined over three days). Based on the fantastic feedback from last year’s fans, our objective is to once again, increase shoreline entertainment value and improve the flow of traffic through the event while adhering to the health department, fire department, and Labor and Industries requirements.
All 2022 vendors will have first right of refusal for the 2023 season, If you would like to be on the 2023 waiting list please send an e-mail to email@example.com or contact the office at 509-783-4675.
When approved for the 2023 festival, a deposit of $150 and the completed reservation form are due by April 1, 2023. The following information is required and must be received by the Tri-City Water Follies Association by May 1, 2023, to participate in the event.
- The full balance of payment,
- Proof of liability insurance coverage not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and a minimum of $2,000,000 aggregate
- Certificate of Insurance naming the Tri-City Water Follies Association as additionally insured,
- Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Kennewick and/or City of Pasco – determined by set-up location, as additionally insured,
- Pasco vendors only – City of Pasco Hold Harmless,
- Copy of your Benton Franklin County Health Permit,
- WA State Business license number or Business identification number.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in the forfeiture of exhibit space.
Please remember to serve Coca Cola products
Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
1225 North Road 34
Pasco, WA 99301 – (509) 547-6712
Please remember to serve Redbull Energy Drinks
Notes for 2023
Kennewick – Your on-site Kennewick contact is Kay Metz. Please check in with Kay Metz upon arrival and before set-up. Kay may be located through the Will Call trailer.
Pasco – You’re on-site Pasco contact is Michelle Davee or Mike Hall. Please check in with Michelle or Mike upon arrival and before set-up.
Department of Labor and Industries Electrical Inspectors will be on-site for inspection of concession area.
City Fire Marshal will be on-site for inspection of concession area.
We would not be successful without the support of our sponsors. Please remember to serve Coca Cola soft drink products and Rockstar Energy Drink.
All spaces are sold in 10’ x 10’ lots. Booths that exceed 10’ x 10’ should purchase additional space. Please communicate any special needs, concerns, generator size, etc. so we can plan accordingly.
Hookups to electricity are not available, however generators are allowed. Generators that are 5KW or greater and propane must be permitted and grounded. Permits and on-site support are available from Sierra Electric, 509.542.8682 and Allan Electric, 509.582.6770. All booths must comply with electrical inspection guidelines of the Department of Labor and Industries and city fire codes. The Tri-City Water Follies is not responsible for fees associated with permitting and grounding generators/propane.
The Tri-City Water Follies recommends using a generator that is less than 5 KW.
Extension cords shall be UL listed for exterior use, shall serve only one portable appliance and the capacity of the extension cord shall not be less than the rated capacity of the portable appliances supplied by the cord.