Customer FAQ's

WHAT DOES MY TICKET PRICE INCLUDE?

Your days admission to a shopping experience which includes many small businesses offering an extraordinary range of found vintage and antique wares, as well as an array of talented artisans with handmade products carefully curated and beautifully displayed.

You'll find your choice of food trucks and live music all weekend long, ALL for $5 (CASH ONLY) per day which you pay at the entrance gate.

Children 12 yrs and under have free entry.

(The first 20 adults in line each day get a free swag bag with goodies inside!)

ARE DOGS ALLOWED?

Dogs are NOT allowed at The Vintage Market per the Board of The Chester Fairgrounds.

Please DO NOT leave your pets in your vehicles as the weather could get very hot!

Its best to leave them at home.

WHERE DO WE PARK?

FREE parking is in the field just outside the entrance to the event.

Handicap spaces will be available.

DO MERCHANTS ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?

Many, but not all accept credit cards.

It's good to have cash on hand.

There will be a ATM on the premises.

WHAT MERCHANTS, FOOD TRUCKS AND BANDS CAN I EXPECT AT THE VINTAGE MARKET?

You can find the list under Merchants here on the website, on IG @vntge_market and on TVM FB page (@thevintagemarketct) as the event is near.

WHAT IF I LEAVE THE EVENT AND DECIDE TO RETURN?

You're allowed re-entry on the same day as long as you're still wearing your wristband. OR GIVEN A TICKET TO RE-ENTER.

Torn or hand held wristbands will not be valid, so you will have to pay to re-enter.

Saturdays wristband is not valid on Sunday.

IS THERE A TOWN NEARBY?

The Chester Village Center is about 5 minutes away from the fairgrounds.

Take a left out of the fairgrounds, a right at the light, and you'll arrive to the town where you'll find small shops and restaurants.

WHERE IS THE NEAREST TRAIN STATION?

The nearest train station is in Old Saybrook which is about 12 miles from Chester or about 15 minutes away.