Sign 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- 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.