Bellingham Handmade Market Vendor Information
Applications close March 1, 2020
In order to participate in Bellingham Handmade markets this 2020 season, you must be a 'Community Member."
64 Vendor Spots available
Please check out joining our project if you are unprepared to vend this year or simply need an art community.
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Market Vending Costs
$100 annual 'Community Membership'
$20 fee per market application
$200 flat rate vending fee for the season per market
Once approved for the market of your choice/choices, you will be requested to pay your 'Community Membership'.
Market flat rate cost is due prior to market attendance. Please note financial hardship in application if applicable.
More information at the bottom of page.
Community Members Market Applications Live!
You are welcome to apply to both, note any special requests upfront, please choose 2 to 4 teams in order to give us the ability to effectively coordinate dates and product diversity. The more you are available, the easier it is to place your product accordingly.
You are expected to have your own tent and vend all days you commit to regardless of weather.
Supporting small business exploration of local artisans.
If you are unsure whether you will be juried into the market, Membership Application is a great place to start!
$200 flat rate will cover vendor fees for the season (payment plans available, please note financial hardship in application) for the 2020 season for each market that you are accepted to (Gruff/Goods), used to pay Onsite Market Manager through out the season which will be due prior to market season.
You will be assigned a 'Team' (FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, LAST) based on product.
You will be given 7 dates that are yours, if are unable to attend some of the dates (please note prior to market season), they will be offered to other artisans in your product category. Jointly, you will be offered forfeited dates in your product category.
Bellingham Handmade does not take responsibility for promotion of your small businesses sales, all fees and rates are used directly to pay for processing, coordination and management of the markets.
Bellingham Handmade offers a rare opportunity for emerging Artisans to have a regular platform to sell and establish an in person, local customer base. Curation is based on product, branding, and positive and honored communication- not by seniority or social politics.