become a vendor
APPLICATIONS OPEN JULY 2023
How do I become a vendor at the Pendleton Christkindlmarkt?
Thank you for your interest in the Pendleton Christkindlmarkt!
Please thoroughly read through the full application process phases and submit the form below to start your application to become a vendor for this year’s Christkindlmarkt.
Phase One: Fill out the below application, which are reviewed on a rolling basis opening in July 2022. The Christkindlmarkt committee will review the applications and therefore reserve the right of refusal.
Phase Two: Invitation to participate and Terms and Conditions are sent to all accepted vendors via email.
Phase Three: Signed Terms and Conditions and Payment ($75 for each weekend space) are required to confirm participation. Payment must be received within 7 business days of receiving your invitation to participate in order secure space.
Do my gifts need to be handmade?
Mostly yes! Exceptions will be made for certain products. It is important to have an attractive area that is inviting to the visitor. It is to your advantage to have unique and quality goods to intrigue the visitors to shop at your booth.
How many nights can I sign up for?
As many as you'd like!
Commitment to both nights of a weekend is required (Friday evening and Saturday evening). You will be informed of the weekends you have been assigned after review of your application.
Upon acceptance of your application, you are obligated for the entire event time (4:30pm to 8:30pm).
You are welcome to leave your 10'x10' white canopy tent overnight.
What time is set-up and what do I need to bring?
Set up begins at 3:00pm on Friday and 4:00pm on Saturday.
Vendors are required to bring a 10'x10' white tailgating tent. No other color will be accepted. Christmas decor and tablescapes are required.
More information on lighting, etc, is provided in the Terms and Conditions letter.
What is the cost to vendors to participate?
A vendor fee of $75 per weekend space is required to confirm your place. Payment must be received within 3 business days of receiving your invitation to participate.
The vendor fee provides a designated sales space.
Reminder - a 10'x10' white canopy tent provided by each vendor is required for participation.
What ARE THE POP Up Art GallerIES?
Artists are encouraged to display their work at our Pop Up Art Gallery sponsored by the Pendleton Area Business Association. This is free for artists and local businesses will take turns hosting pop up art galleries around the Square in Pendleton. Applications are open through September 2022 and the jury will select participants in early October. Please select the correct check box below.