"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
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.
2022 - 2023 Schedule
American Vintage Markets: Bradenton
Indoors at Bradenton Area Convention Center
One Haben Blvd, Palmetto FL
Friday: November 11
9 am - 4 pm
Saturday: November 12
9 am - 4 pm
Amerian Vintage Markets: Sarasota
Indoors at Robarts Arena, Sarasota Fairgrounds
Friday: February 3, 2023
9 am - 4 pm
Saturday: February 4, 2023
9 am - 4 pm
Bradenton and 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.
2 weeks prior to the Market start date if space is available.
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)
Bradenton electric: $55.00 (0-500 watts)
Sarasota electric: $40.00
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.
Sorry, space sharing is not available at this time.
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.
Vintage home decor, antiques/collectibles, vintage clothing/accessories, garden/yard decor, furniture, handmade/handcrafted/artwork, and prepared foods.
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.
In the interest of "going green", all correspondence will be sent via email. Please include a valid email address on your application.
Displays are to be professional, neat, attractive, and have a "vintage look". Tables must be covered to the floor.
It is highly recommended but not required for all vendors to carry business liability insurance.
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.
Free onsite parking is available in the vendor parking lot.
Overnight camping is available as follows:
Bradenton: Camping on site is not available.
Sarasota: Camping is available at the fairgrounds. Form will be sent with acceptance email.
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.
If you have further questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
Lynn Wettach, Event Director
American Vintage Markets
PO Box 862 | Saint Augustine FL 32085