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Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor at our American Vintage Markets. We hope the information below will answer any questions you may have. If not, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will do our best to accommodate any special requests.

2024 Schedule

Amerian Vintage Markets:

SARASOTA:

Indoors at Robarts Arena, Sarasota Fairgrounds

Friday, January 26

9 am - 4 pm

Saturday, January 27

9 am - 4 pm

Friday, October 11

9 am - 4 pm

Saturday,October 12

9 am - 4 pm

TALLAHASSEE:

Indoors at the North Florida Fairgrounds

Friday, April 26

9 am - 4 pm

Saturday, April 27

9 am - 4 pm

Friday, August 23

9 am - 4 pm

Saturday, August 24

9 am - 4 pm

SET-UP/BREAKDOWN

Tallahassee

Set-up: Wednesday: noon - 5 pm (no drive-in)

Set-Up: Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm

Breakdown: Saturday: 4 pm - 8 pm 

Early breakdown is not permitted and may result in non-acceptance in future events.

Sarasota

Set-up: Wednesday: drive-in, noon - 5 pm

Set-Up: Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm

Breakdown: Saturday: 4 pm - 8 pm 

Early breakdown is not permitted and may result in non-acceptance in future events.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

2 weeks prior to the Market start date if space is available.

SPACE FEES

Indoors:

10 x 10: $225.00 

20 x 10: $400.00 (multi-space discount $25.00 per space)

30 x 10: $600.00 (multi-space discount $25.00 per space)

40 x 10: $800.00 (multi-space discount $25.00 per space)

10 x 10 with two sides open (front and 1 side): $250.00 (limited) 

20 x 10 with two sides open (front and 1 side): $425.00 (limited) 

30 x 10 with two sides open (front and 1 side): $625.00 (limited) 

40 x 10 with two sides open (from and 1 side): $825.00 (limited)

20 x 10 end cap: $450.00 (very limited)

 

Tallahassee electric: no charge

Sarasota electric: $40.00

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APPLICATION

Please fill out the online application and upload three photos of your product and one of your display set-up as it would be at the event. Your application will then be reviewed to see if your products will be a good fit. There are a limited number of vendors in each category so be sure to get your application in early. An invitation to become a vendor will be emailed once your application is accepted. Vendor space will not be confirmed until the space fee is paid in full.

 

SPACE SHARING

Sorry, space sharing is not available at this time.

 

REVIEW PROCESS

All applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. We are looking for uniqueness, quality, variety, and professionalism as we consider you a partner in our success. If you are selected, we have the right to disallow individual items. You will be notified of your status within 30 days of receipt. A waitlist is kept by category. 

 

CATEGORIES

Vintage home decor, antiques/collectibles, vintage clothing/accessories, garden/yard decor, furniture, handmade/handcrafted/artwork, and prepared foods.

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CLEAN UP

Vendors are responsible for their own cleanup. Your area must be left clean and free of trash prior to leaving the premises. Cleaning includes the thorough removal of any and all spills and any and all trash. Your space should look like it did before you set up your booth.

CORRESPONDENCE

In the interest of "going green", all correspondence will be sent via email. Please include a valid email address on your application.

 

DISPLAY

Displays are to be professional, neat, attractive, and have a "vintage look". Tables must be covered to the floor. 

INSURANCE

It is highly recommended but not required for all vendors to carry business liability insurance.

 

TALLAHASSEE: Concession vendors and food trucks are required to carry a valid general liability policy in the amount of $1,000,000 (one million dollars). A certificate of insurance must be provided within 30 days of acceptance listing American Vintage Markets as additional insured. 

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PARKING

Free onsite parking is available in the vendor parking lot. 

CAMPING:

Overnight camping is available as follows:

     Tallahassee: Please call 850-878-3247 to make your reservation.

     Sarasota: Please remit this form to the Sarasota Fairgrounds. Camping Reservation Form

 

RULES & GUIDELINES

  • Only approved items may be sold at the event. You will be asked to remove any items in your booth NOT approved during the application process. If you sell items that have not been approved, you will be warned one (1) time only. The second time you will be asked to stop all sales and close your booth, with a forfeit of your space fee.

  • Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to our office 30 days prior to the event. No credits or refunds within 30 days of the event. A $50.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from any refund/credit issued.

  • Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting state sales tax.

  • $35.00 fee for all returned checks.

  • Displays must not extend beyond the allotted space.

  • Submitted images may be used for publicity purposes—receipt of images grants permission.

  • Nothing shall be nailed, stapled, or otherwise fixed to the walls, floors, or any part of the exhibition halls.

  • Vendor’s booth shall not interfere with adjacent exhibits in any way.

  • American Vintage Markets reserves the right to make a final interpretation of all rules.

 

CONTACT US

If you have further questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

Lynn Wettach, Event Director

lynn@americanvintagemarkets.com

American Vintage Markets

315 Morgan Branch Rd | Leicester NC 28748

(904) 377-0084

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