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The Vintage Market Merchant FAQ's

SPACES AVAILABLE

At this time there isn't a limit of spaces at The Vintage Market which will be held at the Chester Fairgrounds in Chester,CT

SPACE FEES 

Outside single 12x12  $150  ($75 per day)

Outside double 12x24  $280  (save $20)

Inside space single 10x10  $190  ($95 per day)

Inside double 10x20  $380 (no discounts)

CAN I PARK BEHIND MY SPACE

Parking is not allowed behind your booth space

You may drive up to unload then move your vehicle to the designated parking area

IS SHARING OF SPACES ALLOWED

Yes, but no more than two merchants to a space and each must fill out a application separately

TIPS FOR BEING ACCEPTED

Have quality work & merchandise

Your booth must be well thought out, and displayed to get your customers attention. Make it inviting!

DO I NEED A TENT

Having a tent is required and must be heavily weighted down & staked to prevent dangerous mishaps.

TVM is not responsible for a tent that causes damage to others property or harm to others.

Weather is unpredictable!

TABLES/CHAIRS ETC

Merchants are responsible for their own setups

This includes tables, chairs, table coverings if used, etc.

CAN I BRING MY PET/DOG?

Sorry, no pets are allowed per the Board of the Chester Fairgrounds.

WHAT IF IT RAINS

TVM is a rain or shine event

Plan to be outside in all kinds of weather as cancellations are very unlikely

DO I NEED A CT STATE SALES TAX #

Merchants selling products subject to sales tax are required to obtain a sales tax and use permit in CT

To obtain one go to : www.ct.gov/DRS

This is solely your responsibility

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

Your payment is your commitment to participate

No refunds will be given after May 1st 2022 no matter the reason

Please consider this before sending in your application

SET-UP

Friday 10 am to dusk

Saturday 7:30 am to 9:45 am  (event starts at 10 am)

If you arrive late you'll be given a spot at my discretion

There is no set-up on Sunday

BREAKDOWN

Sunday, the event is advertised to end at 3 pm 

Please refrain from breaking down until then

Some of the best sales are at closing!

Please make sure your area is clear of any debris

Use trash cans and dumpster for larger broken down cardboard.

WHAT YOU BRING IN , YOU TAKE OUT 

HOW DO YOU APPLY

Contact me at kgvintage@yahoo.com

along with a few pics of what you sell and a pic of your booth setup

If you fit in, I'll forward you an application

It's that easy!

I look forward to seeing and working with you at the event!

Kathryn

FB @thevintagemarketct

IG  @vntge_market