6th Annual Sykesville Holiday Marketplace

Saturday, November 24, 2018
www.SykesvilleHolidayMarketplace.com
Event Coordinator: Samantha Good, 443-695-4124, SykesvilleHolidayMarketplace@gmail.com

Please read the following information carefully.

The Marketplace will be held at the Shipley Arena at the Carroll County Ag Center on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm. The address is 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157.

Vendor Spaces & Prices:

  • For applications received prior to September 15, 2018, 10’x10’ spaces are $65.00 each.
  • For applications received after September 15, 2018, 10’x10’ spaces are $75.00 each.
  • Vendors are encouraged to bring their own tables, chairs and displays. Vendors must stay within their designated space. Nothing can be hung on the walls.
  • 8’ rectangular tables may be rented for $5 prior to event; $10 day of event. A limited number of chairs will be available for use.
  • Spaces will electric access will be limited to the perimeter of the building. Extension cords will be required (which are not provided) and outlets may be shared by multiple vendors. Please only request electric access if it’s absolutely necessary.
  • Food Vendors: An additional $15 processing fee is required for your Carroll County Health Department permit.
 
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Set Up & Breakdown:

  • Vendors will have two opportunities to set up.
    • Friday, November 23 – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
      • The Arena will be locked overnight, however items are left at the vendor’s own risk; the venue and/or event coordinator will not be held liable if items are missing or lost.
    • Saturday, November 24 – 7:00 am – 9:00 am.
  • NO VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE INTO THE SHIPLEY ARENA. This includes during the set up and breakdown times.
    • Various doors will be opened by Ag Center staff to give vendors multiple entry points during set up and breakdown. Vendors are not permitted to open or close any overhead garage/bay doors.
    • Vendors are encouraged to bring helpers, carts, wagons, or handcarts to carry items.
    • No additional help/man power will be provided to vendors by the Ag Center staff or the Sykesville Holiday Marketplace staff.
  • Breakdown does not begin until 3:00 pm on Saturday. Any vendors breaking down early will not be allowed back for future events. No vehicles will be allowed into the Shipley Arena for loading.
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Other Details:

  • There will be designated vendor parking areas during the event. Any vendor parked in guest parking areas will be asked to move their vehicle. Any vendor parked in a no parking zone (per Ag Center rules) will be at risk to be towed.
  • Vendors are encouraged, but not required, to donate an item to give away at the raffle tables. 100% of the raffle proceeds will be donated to a charity.
  • Food and drinks will be available to the guests and vendors for purchase.
  • There is Wi-Fi and cell phone reception at the Arena. Wi-Fi password will be provided on the day of the Marketplace.
  • $35 fee for any returned checks.
  • The vendor fee is nonrefundable after September 15th. There is no rain or snow date as it is an indoor event.
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The Marketplace features vendors chosen by a jury. Vendors are not selected on a first-come, first-serve basis. Past participation does not guarantee selection for future events. Most of the accepted vendors will be handmade craft vendors. A small number of direct sales vendors that offer a large cash and carry inventory will also be accepted. No resale or flea market items will be accepted.
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Access to electricity is not guaranteed, even if requested. The number of electric-access booth spaces will be limited.
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Completed applications will be reviewed and vendors who are selected by the jury will be notified via email. Vendors have 14 days after notification to send in their payment to secure their spot. If payment is not received within 14 days, the space will be offered to a different vendor.
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Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Host (Samantha Good) against any damages or claims that may arise in connection with Vendor's presence at the Event and Vendor's activities of any kind. By completing the Vendor Application and returning it along with payment, vendor agrees to all terms listed above.
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