City of Cleveland, Major League Baseball, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Cleveland Indians Provide a Reminder on Approved Vendor Policies

Friday, July 5, 2019

CLEVELAND - Today the City of Cleveland, Major League Baseball, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the Cleveland Indians are providing a reminder of the authorized vendor policies. These restrictions are in place for all events and activities leading up to and through the All-Star Week starting July 5th through July 10th.

Authorized Vendor Badges: ** If vendors do not have an authorized vendor badge they may not vend in any of the vendor zones.

MLB Anti-counterfeit Measures

Major League Baseball and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are collaborating to crack down on the production and sale of counterfeit merchandise and tickets during MLB All-Star Week. You can access the MLB Press Release here.

Vendor Regulations

These rules and regulations were developed for the safety and protection of those attending the All-Star Game events and for the authorized vendors.

Due to restricted access to certain areas of the City based on federally mandated guidance and an expected increase in pedestrian and vehicular traffic during the All-Star Events, the following Regulations are in effect under the authority of Section 697A.04, Codified Ordinances of Cleveland, Ohio, 1976 (“C.O.”) and apply to all vendors in the Central Business District during the effective period of July 5th – 9th.

Vendor Regulations: Find the full set of vendor regulations and guidelines here.

Vendor Badging

Only vendors with “Special Event” credentials will be authorized to vend in the designated vending zones.

All-Star Game Week Approved Vendors and Vendor Zone Maps

Please note: The Cleveland City Board of Control approved the vendor list linked above. No additional licenses are being issued to operate during the 2019 MLB All-star game.

About the City of Cleveland

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