2022 Volunteer Information

A HUGE THANK YOU to our volunteers. This event is run entirely by our amazing volunteers, and we could not do it without you! 

When

Saturday, July 16

  • Event and vendor set up 7:00 am – 9:30 am

  • Event runs 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Clean up and take down starts at 4:00 pm and usually takes an hour (depending on how many people we have to help!)

 

Where

Edgemont Park

11001 24th Street E

Edgewood, WA 98372

 

Vendors will enter at the back gate (see map below). Volunteers can enter at either gate - Please note, the back (Vendor) gate will be closed during the event.

Parking is available across the street and at City Hall. We will reserve the spaces immediately in front of the park as handicap spaces (placard/sticker required).

Carpooling is highly encouraged as parking is limited. 

 

Volunteer Activities - What to Expect

  • Vendor set up (7-9:30). As vendors arrive we will escort them to their pre-marked vendor space

  • Event set up (before 10am)

    • Help finalize main stage set up​

    • Set up children's games and activity space

    • Assist with any vendors needing extra assistance

  • Event Volunteers​

    • Manage parking at main gate (handicap parking only)​

    • Manage back (Vendor) gate 

    • Facilitate children's art projects 

    • Manage children's games and activities

    • Manage dunk tank

    • Assist with transition of entertainment on main stage

    • Help keep the grounds clean (garbage and debris)

    • Assist with events

      • Money Hunt activity​

      • Pie eating contest

  • Post Event (after 4pm)​​

    • Take down children's area​

    • Garbage and debris clean up

    • Take down main stage

    • Take down tents

    • Put away chairs and tables

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What should I bring?

  • Bring comfortable clothes and sunscreen

  • The park is 5 acres and we have a variety of things happening across the space - Comfortable shoes are a must!

 

Food and Drinks

  • We have some amazing food vendors joining us – Plan to visit one of them for lunch 

  • We will provide water and snacks for volunteers

 

Event Happenings

We will have music and live entertainment throughout the day on the main stage. We’ll have a variety of children’s activities and our annual pie eating contest!

 

Further Questions? Reach out!

edgewoodpicnic@gmail.com

 

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