WHERE DOES THE CRAFT FAIR TAKE PLACE?
Inside the Farmers Market at 410 E. Long Ave
Vendors can apply for one or more spaces. Each space is approximately 10x10 and 3 tables (1 8ft, and 2 6 ft) are provided for your convenience. You must bring your own tablecloths or table coverings. Tables MUST be covered. Electricity is available but not guaranteed. Vendors must bring their own extension cords/power strips.
WHO CAN APPLY TO SELL?
Any person that makes 100% of what they sell
Vendors must submit photos of what they plan to be selling when applying. All items must be handmade.
WHAT YOU CAN'T SELL
If you are unsure of your product, please contact us directly to discuss
imports and mass-produced items
commercially molded pottery, sculpture or jewelry
items made from kits or assembled from pre-manufactured components
unlimited offset reproductions of paintings, drawings, prints or photographs
products represented by mail-order companines such as baskets or embroidery items
clothing or items with pre-printed decals or logos
any product with unlicensed character or logo reproductions
WHAT ARE THE HOURS AND WHEN CAN I SET UP?
The Craft Fair will run 12-4pm on Friday and from 9-4pm on Saturday
Setup time for Friday is from 9-11:30, with doors opening to the public at 12. On Saturday, Crafters are welcome to arrive anytime after 7:30am for setup the morning of the day they are participating. Please check in at the office to receive your space assignment. If you have selected more than one day to participate you may leave your booth setup for the duration of the fair. Crafters are REQUIRED to remain for the duration of the day(s) they are registered for. There will be NO EARLY BREAKDOWNS.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
$60 for both Friday and Saturday Participation
We require a deposit of $20 to hold your space and process your application. This year, the payment is static, meaning if you only want to come Saturday, the price stays the same. Your total owed will be the cost for your number of days less the deposit you made. Your balance MUST BE PAID by December 1st, or you may forfeit your spot and your deposit.
THE FINE PRINT
Please read carefully
The submittal of an application and deposit is NOT a guarantee of acceptance into the fair. The Gastonia Farmers Market reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any application to ensure greater variety and opportunity for crafters and customers. A limited number of exhibitors will be accepted in each category. If you are not accepted your deposit will be returned. All decisions are final.
Acceptance into the fair is a commitment to participate and there will be no refunds for no-shows.