May 17th the city center is full of people who are interested in buying food, drink and various 17th of May articles. This site is operated by 17.mai-komiteen i Bergen. Here you’ll find information on how to obtain sales permits for stalls/sales booths as well as ballon sales permits on May 17th.
Helium gas baloons
In accords with the plan from the city council against plastic and sea pollution, the 17th of May committee has been asked to stop the sale of helium ballons on public grounds. If you already bought and paid for a license for this, your money will be refundend
How do i get a permit?
Those who wish to obain a sales authorization on the 17th of May have to submit an application and simultaneously pay the advance sales tax. Experience show that most applications are granted. Sales tax will be refunded to those applicants who are declined. Apply for a sales permits on the web, see the following pages for further information and booking / payment. We also sell licenses for the market stalls and ambulatory sales (for example, balloon sellers).
The presale ended at 30th of April, but it is still possible to apply for a booth by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with name and phone number
For conditions, rates and booking – see next page