Upcoming events

    • 20 Jan 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 21 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Montclair Center

    Volunteer with us!  We always need helping hands and the fantastic expertise of the talented Montclair community to help with events, signups, promotions and office help.  Please sign up today and we will reach out to you soon!

    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 21 Apr 2018
    This year, we invite YOU our merchants to develop your own activities if you want to be a part of Women's Empowerment Week.  Please let us know if you want to hold your own event to be part of the activities.

    You can teach a class, give a talk, invite a musician or artist or have an someone you know to hold an inspiring event in your space and we will include it on our list of activities.

    The main Women's Empowerment Event will be held at the Montclair Art Museum on Weds, April 18 in the evening.  We will be featuring a panel of dynamic women to speak about their stories.

    Please list as many details you have about your event.  This is not a shopping/sales event (that's for Ladies Night Out)  -- but a chance to to share and further enrich our community. 

    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ladies Night Out will take place on Friday, April 20 from 5-9 pm.  List your special event, demonstration, offer or giveaway on this form to be included on the flyer and all the assorted promotions. 

    • 05 May 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Lackawanna Plaza

    This year, Montclair Center Stage will kick off with a music festival on Saturday, May 5, from 12 pm - 8 pm on Lackawanna Plaza.  The festival will celebrate the tradition of Montclair music with two stages of the best, emerging local talent.  Bands will include Hodera, Tula Vera, Samad Savage, SMOCK, Wyland, Rockstar Racecar, School of Rock and Ava Otterbein. 

    The event will have a police presence, mandatory redundant ID checks and general liability insurance.  IMPORTANT: all food vendors MUST get in touch with the Montclair Fire Department to inspect.  CALL 973 509 4769 to arrange your inspection ahead of the event.  Fire Department can deny you a same day inspection.

    The Montclair Center BID is restricting all alcohol sales and ice cream. The Pig & Prince will be selling a variety of Mexican beers. Gelotti of Montclair will be the sole ice cream/gelotti/frozen treat vendor.

    We are not excepting anymore vendors that are selling ice cream, tacos, or ribs/brisket for those slots are full.

    Businesses will be provided with 10 x 10 area, cleanup services, port-a-potties. 

    If you need a larger space, they will be available for additional fees.

    Businesses will commit to personal liability insurance, email blast to your contacts, social media posts tag





    To register to be a vendor, please fill out the following registration.  ADDITIONALLY you will need a peddlers license for Montclair.  You can download the form here. 

    IF you are selling FOOD, you will need an additional Montclair Township license available here - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByNyh3_IO34xQTN5czA3cEdDM1FjUWJfXzJFU3U4R2hKd1dB/view

    If you have a FOOD TRUCK  you will need a food truck license.  https://www.montclairnjusa.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_5276204/File/Government/Municipal%20Clerk/Licenses%20&%20Permits/Mobile-Vendor-Application.pdf

    • 05 May 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    RAINDATE Sunday, May 6

    Celebrating Montclair’s Center Stage tradition, the Montclair Center BID will be closing Lackawanna Plaza to feature two stages, a full day of young and emerging musicians and a special tribute to Montclair music legend John Finnegan.

    The Pig & Prince will be the exclusive vendor of beers. 

    The event will feature food vendors and music themed vendors. 

    Participating bands are:

    • ·       Hodera
    • ·       Tula Vera
    • ·       Samad Savage
    • ·       Tribute to John Finnegan
    • ·       Wyland
    • ·       SMOCK
    • ·       Rockstar Racecar
    • ·       School of Rock
    • ·       Ava Otterbein


    PRODUCER   - $3000

    Naming sponsorship. You will have marquee naming rights (ie: Your Company presents Montclair Center Stage Festival…), prominent logos and mentions on all advertisements, press releases, banners and assorted materials. You will be mention multiple times from the stage and the chance to speak to the crowd.  Other benefits to be announced.

    STAGE MANAGER - $1500

    Your name and logo prominently displayed on all assorted banners, websites and visual materials. Mentioned in all press releases, statements and social media.  You will be thanked from the stage multiple times and mentioned many times on social media. Other benefits to be announced.

    BOOKER - $500

    Your smaller name and logo on all banners.  Mention on assorted visual materials, press releases and social media.

    ROADIES  - $100 and up.  Call Ann Marie or Joann at 973 509 3820

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Montclair PreK

    Kidchella – Kids Music and Arts festival, celebrating the MCPreK 20 year anniversary

    Sunday, June 10th 12-5pm 

    Montclair Community PreK, 49 Orange Road

    Description: Celebrate music and arts with Montclair’s finest! It will be a day filled with music, activities and local vendors. The event will also be celebrating the McPreK 20 Year anniversary. Proceeds and donations will go to the PreK’s new playground. We are looking for food vendors, arts vendors, and retail. This event will be focused on activities for children so engaging kids activities are highly recommended! 

    • set up time 
      • Set up starts at 10. Must be set up by 11am 
      • breakdown is at 5pm. NO early breakdown 
    • hashtags to use 
      • #kidchellamontclair2018

    ALL VENDORS must file the required and appropriate form with the Township.

    ALL VENDORS  Peddler Mar 2.pdf

    AND FOR FOOD VENDORS Temporary Food Peddlers Mar 2.pdf

    AND FOR FOOD TRUCKS  Mobile Vendor Application Mar 2.pdf

    AND FOR HEAT/OPEN FLAME Montclair Fire Safety Permit Mar 2.pdf

    Registration Costs: 
    • $25 Nonprofits
    • $75 BID members - i.e. Storefronts within Montclair Center district 
    • $100 Montclair home –based businesses 
    • $125 Montclair food vendors 
    • $150 Business Outside Montclair Bid 
    Table set up costs: 
    • $0 if bringing own tables, chairs, and/or tent
    • $150 table 6 ft rectangular, 2 chairs and 10x10 tent rental (strongly recommended) -  
    • $25 table and two chairs rental 

The Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization established in 2002 by the local business community to enhance and promote downtown Montclair as a regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Representing over 300 retailers and restaurants along Bloomfield Avenue and nearby adjacent streets, the BID is a Nationally Accredited Main Street Community that partners with businesses, nonprofits, landlords and government to make Montclair Center a vibrant place to eat, work, shop, live and play.

Montclair Center Corporation 7 North Willow Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

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