Be a Vendor

New vendorsdownload the 2016 New Vendor Application

Returning vendors – applications for 2016 were emailed prior to the Festival and were also included in your check-in packet. If you need another copy, email .

Application Deadline: October 1, 2015

vendorsThe Vendor Committee encourages all potential applicants to visit the Festival to get a flavor of the type of products sold. Each year we receive an increasing number of applications for a limited number of vendor booth spaces. When applying to the Festival, please keep in mind that we are always looking for new and fresh ideas. Please review our Vendor Application Tips for more information about applying as a vendor.

See the Preinspection Guidelines from the Fire Marshal.

Food Vendor Inquiries

Food vendors are primarily provided through a contract with the Howard County Fairgrounds itself. The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is only able to hire food vendors who sell lamb products. If you are interested in applying, and sell lamb, please contact for more information.


2015 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to 2015 Cover Art Competition Winner Ida Faraghan of Cinnaminson, NJ. Honorable mentions went to Evie Baskin of Chestertown, MD; Clare Margaret Douglas of Harrisburg, PA; Patricia Powell Kessler of Silver Spring, MD; and Alison L. Baker, of York Haven, PA.


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Don't forget, the deadline for the 2016 Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Cover Art Competition is November 1, 2015! Grand Prize of $1000 and up to four $100 Honorary Mention awards. Visit our website for more information and to see a gallery of past winners. ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out the latest from the American Lamb Board, with everything you need to know about American lamb and craft beer. Vote for your favorite recipe and be eligible to win one of their weekly prizes:

7/24: 5lbs of ground lamb & a pizza stone

7/31: 2 butterflied legs of lamb & a set of metal kebab skewers

8/7: 5lbs of ground lamb and a burger press

8/14: 2 racks of lamb and 12 loin chops with mortar & pestle

8/21: Ultimate American Lamb Grilling Kit

*Each prize package comes with a galvanized metal party bucket, American lamb apron, and American lamb meat thermometer*
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