2020 GIFT MARKET VENDORS

Market Hours of Operation

Vendors are required to be set up by Noon on December 4.

Market Hours:

• 1:00p —5:00pm December 4 Friday

•10:00am—7:00pm December 5 Saturday

•Noon—5:00pm December 6 Sunday

*No breakdown prior to Sunday at 5*

Market Mission

The ChristmasVille Gift Market provides high quality hand crafters, artists and vendors with a venue to showcase their products to an audience of shoppers, receptive to purchasing unique and creative gift items.


ChristmasVille reserves the right to remove work deemed unacceptable or obviously different from work represented in application.

Space Fees

$195 per space - Limit 2 spaces per entry

2019 Guidelines & Information

  • Fee includes: Approximately 10’x8’ space, within a heated tent, limited access to 110 volt/15 amp power source, and overnight security. Exhibitor must provide own extension cords, power strip, accent lighting, & chairs and tables with floor length cloths. Only items listed in the application and approved by the event committee may be sold during the event. Do not add jewelry to your display at the venue unless approved by the event staff prior to ChristmasVille.

  • Submission of application does not guarantee participation. All exhibitors will be juried. Applicants that have been accepted to participate will receive confirmation from the Gift Market Team. An electronic invoice will be emailed to you upon acceptance to the festival.

  • The City of Rock Hill, ChristmasVille, and the Old Town Association will not be liable for any lost, stolen or misplaced merchandise or equipment at the event.

  • ​The sale  or consumption of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited and will result in expulsion from the event.

  • Vendors must post prices in a legible manner and in a visible place .

  • Parking will be communicated closer to the event.

  • The festival will proceed RAIN OR SHINE.

  • Exhibitors must be 18 yrs. or older. Exhibitors are expected to maintain an attractive & uncluttered space.

  • The exhibitor must occupy and maintain their display for the duration of the ChristmasVille Market.

  • Reproductions of paintings are acceptable but must be clearly labeled as reproductions and should not make up more than 50% of the artist’s inventory.

  • Display of signs indicating discounts or otherwise reduced items, is prohibited.

  • Artists/vendors may negotiate prices with patrons at their own discretion.

  • Jewelry vendors will be limited to no more than 15% of the total mix of exhibitors.

  • LEAVING BEFORE THE END OF THE EVENT OR STAYING OPEN AFTER THE EVENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Vendors arriving after Noon on December 4 will not be allowed to participate.

  • Application deadline is October 1, 2020.

To be a ChristmasVille vendor, The City of Rock Hill requires that you obtain all applicable federal, state, and local licenses and permits.  These documents are not required to apply, but will be required prior to November 1, 2020.

 

Other documents required include-

  • A City of Rock Hill Business License. The application can be found at www.cityofrockhill.com, or you can reach out to the business licensing office directly via email at businesslicense@cityofrockhill.com, or at 803-329-5590.

  • A State of South Carolina Retail Business License.  This can be found at https://dor.sc.gov/tax/registration .

  • A photo of your vendor space as it is set up.

  • A completed application.

  • Any other applicable federal, state, and local permits and/or licenses required to operate in Rock Hill, SC.

  • A full description of ALL PRODUCTS to be featured at your booth plus price ranges. You may not add unapproved items at the event.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE 2020 GIFT MARKET VENDOR APPLICATION

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

By entering Old Town events, you understand and agree that your photograph or image may be taken in any public place. You further grant permission and consent to the City of Rock Hill and nonprofit entities working with the City to promote the City's downtown area to use any such photograph, motion picture, or image for any reasonable purpose. 

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