The Handmade Holiday Market
Policies & Day of Procedures
MISSION: This event is Second Use’s way of offering exposure to you, the artists and makers of our community, while encouraging the public to shop small. Our low entry fee, inclusion of amenities, and strong promotional efforts are an effort to make the experience worthwhile to all vendors, no matter their experience level or sales. We strive for consistency and fairness to all vendors, and ask that you participate in the spirit of the event by treating your fellow vendors and the Second Use staff with respect.
MARKET HOURS: Sales are limited to Market hours 10:00-4:00. Vendors are not allowed to break down early or stay late to continue sales. Vendors must arrive between 8:00 am and 9:00 am and be off site by 6 pm.
PAYMENT POLICIES: Vendors that are selected to participate in the market will have one week to complete their payment through our online store. Specialty booths and rentals can be purchased at this time on a limited, first-come, first-served basis. Acceptance to the market does not guarantee the availability of preferred your booth. Curation of the market is up to the sole discretion of the market coordinators. Payment with check or cash will incur a $10 handling fee.
LOAD IN: Indoor load in will take place through the glass double doors marked by a green Second Use awning starting at 8:00 am.
Outdoor load in will take place at the front gate, marked with Second Use signage.
Please give yourself adequate time to load in and set up. Second Use staff will NOT be available for assistance. Vendors may park in surrounding parking spaces for load in only. Indoor load in will take place through the glass double doors marked by a green Second Use awning starting at 8:00 am. Vendors may check in at the front desk upon entry.
Please give yourself adequate time to load in and set up. Second Use staff will NOT be available for assistance. Vendors may park in surrounding parking spaces for load in only.
CHECK IN: Make sure to sign yourself in before you load in. Check in will occur at front desk that is accessed through the green awning marked Second Use.
VENDOR PARKING: Will be in the gravel lot to the rear of the building. Do not leave your car in customer parking. This is for your benefit! The more available parking, the more potential sales.
BATHROOM: There is both a Men’s and Women’s bathroom located within the market space and two additional in the store.
LOAD OUT: The market closes at 4:00 PM. Vendors may begin load out when all customers have left the space. Load out will occur in the same space as load in.
$$$ TRANSACTIONS: Vendors are responsible for handling all cash and card transactions. BYO cashbox and card reader. Wifi is limited; it is encouraged to bring a 3G or LTE device for card reading.
BOOTH ASSIGNMENTS: Booth assignments are not disputable. Slight fluctuation in booth size may occur based on spatial constraints and the shape of the room. If you are to the left or right of a vendor positioned in a corner, be courteous and arrange your booth so that it does not prevent traffic from accessing their booth.
PACK IN/PACK OUT: Pack out all your trash, bins are for customers
BY SIGNING IN ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT YOU ARE AGREEING TO ALL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.