Sell Local!

OpenAirMktSign up now to be a vendor at the Sky Valley Spring/Summer markets and festivals . The first date for selling at our local markets is the Skykomish Open Air Market May 9th. Our authentic face to face marketplaces offer the new vendor a comfortable place to get started and for the experienced merchant our vibrant venues attract a variety of customers.  If you are an artist or handcrafter we encourage you to consider selling at these local events:

Skykomish Open Air Markets

  • When:  Second Saturday of the month May through September, 11 am to 3 pm – Market Dates are May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, 2015
  • Venue:  Markets are held at Depot Park along Railroad Avenue  –  Skykomish is a historical town located just off of Highway 2
  • Opportunity: Vendors can only sell handmade wares, produce, plants.  This is a great place to start selling your handcrafted items or if you have experience [such as on Etsy or Ebay] the Open Air Market provides valuable face to face time with customers. Skykomish markets have been going for about 8 years.
  • Fee/Contact:  A one-time fee of $10 for all five market dates, contact today for a space or 360-677-2135
  • Draw:  A variety of customers shop this market – Locals. Road Trippers. Tourists. Adventurists. Visitors are also attracted to local businesses, the Skykomish Historical Museum and the Great Northern & Cascade Railway Rides & Exhibit.  Markets pull traffic/customers from Highway 2 and  marketing in the Sky Valley towns brings out the locals.

Sultan Shindig

  • When:  July 10, 11 & 12, 2015
  • Venue:  32nd Annual Sultan Summer Shindig, local streets & parks
  • Opportunity: Vendors make up the Street Fair attraction open throughout the 3 day festival.
  • Fee/Contact:  Arts & Crafts $75 see details on application, Application page or 360-793-0983
  • Draw:  A tradition – Strong marketing & very visible event including Street Fair, Carnival, Car Show, Parades, Logging Contest, Afternoon & Evening Main Stage Entertainment.

Gold Dust Days

  • When:  July 24, 25 & 26, 2015,
  • Venue:  Local streets and park, Gold Bar
  • Opportunity:  Vendors make up the Street Fair focused on featuring handcrafted items.
  • Fee/Contact: Arts & Crafts $30 see details on application,  Applications page or 360-793-0983
  • Draw:  Three day event includes Street Fair, Pageant, Variety Show, Parade, Car Show & a variety of all day activities.

Index Arts Festival

  • When:  Saturday August 1, 2015
  • Venue:  Festival setting includes local park, designated streets, businesses & public buildings – Index
  • Opportunity:  Visual Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Produce & Plants
  • Fee/Contact: $35 booth fee,   Index Arts Festival Website application page or Contact
  • Draw:  Beautiful setting, all day music, pet friendly, marketing draws festivals goers from local towns & from around the region to a uniquely authentic arts celebration.

Why consider our venues?  Great Locations…Variety of Customers…Strong Marketing in the Region

View all the Sky Valley Events here.

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